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Friday, September 15
Late Night at the Library  (Special Event)
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Akron Summit County Public Library
Join the Special Collections Division and the Summit County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society for an evening of genealogy research. On Friday, September 15th, the Main Library will close at its regular time of 6 pm but will reopen for genealogists from 6:30 to 10:30 pm. Mingle with fellow researchers as you uncover the details of your ancestry. Tours and a “mini” Getting Started session will be offered at 6:45. Refreshments and door prizes will be provided and parking is free in the deck next door to the library, if you enter it after 6:00 pm. For additional information contact the Special Collections Division by phone: 330.643.9030 or email: speccollections@akronlibrary.org.
 


Saturday, September 16
English and Welsh Research - Part 1  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our speaker will be Liz Pearson.  Her specialty is English and Welsh research.  Her presentation will be the Fundamentals of English and Welsh Family History Research. This presentation will provide all you need to know about easily accessible family history records.  What records are available and what records are not available.  Liz will cover administrative jurisdictions, parish chest records, and the government census. 



Saturday, October 21
English and Welsh Research - Part 2  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
We are pleased to have our speaker from September, Liz Pearson, returning this month.  Liz will continue the conversation on administrative jurisdictions, parish chest records, and the government census. 



Saturday, November 4
Haunted Ohio  (Banquet)
67 West Avenue, Tallmadge
Our banquet this year will be Delanie's in Talllmadge.  Our presenter will be Mary Jamba.  Mary will share ghost stories from around Ohio.
 
Reservations will be taken starting at the September meeting.  Information will be emailed to members.



Saturday, January 20, 2018
Immigration Records  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Overview of resources to search immigration records over different time periods. 



Saturday, February 17, 2018
A Patriot's Price  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our presenter will be author Barb Baltrinic.  Barb will present the story of Andrew Clark who was captured and placed on the British prison ship H.M.S. Jersey.



Saturday, March 17, 2018
Working With Your Autosomal DNA  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our speaker will be Julie Wilson.  Julie will talk about autosomal matches and provide tips for working with them.



Saturday, April 21, 2018
Early Settlers in Ohio  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our presenter will be Mary Jamba, a Ohio Genealogy Society trustee.



Saturday, May 19, 2018
Frances and Arabella: John and Fanny: Love and War  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
Our presenter will be John C. Fazio, Civil War Scholar.  John will present a story of a Union and a Confederate General and their wives and how they became intertwined.



Saturday, June 16, 2018
Cemetery Invasion  (Chapter Meetings)
TBD
Kelly McKnight, our Cemetery Chair, will announce the location of our annual cemetery invasion at a later date.



Saturday, July 21, 2018
Newspapers in Research  (Chapter Meetings)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Akron-Summit County Public Library, downtown
The presentation will cover how to search for ancestors using digitized newspapers.  Presented by Summit County Librarian