Birmingham Public Library Offers Online
Genealogical Research Workshop
BIRMINGHAM, AL -- The Birmingham Public Library will
offer an online genealogical workshop on Saturday, September 21, 2002, from
9:30 am to 11:30 am, in the Regional Library Computer Center located on the
third floor of the Linn-Henley Research Library.
This workshop is intended for people who are familiar
with using the Internet for research. The workshop will provide information
on using Web search engines and specific genealogical Web sites. This is a
hands-on workshop where patrons will have access to a computer while
learning. The class is limited to 40 people with two at each computer
terminal. Cost for the workshop is $5 per person and pre-registration is
required. Payment must be
received by September 19, 2002.
To register, patrons must send their name, address, and
phone number along with a check payable to the Birmingham Public Library.
Mail to the Southern History Department, c/o Birmingham Public Library, 2100
Park Place, Birmingham, AL 35203. For more information, regarding this
workshop, please call 205.226.3665.
In the October 2002 cover feature article of Family
Tree Magazine entitled, “Leaders of the Stacks”, the Birmingham Public
Library was honored as one of the nation’s ten best public libraries for
genealogy research among
The Birmingham Public Library and its 20 branch locations
provide the public with the most current collections, as well as the most
comprehensive research tools in the state. The Birmingham Public Library
strives to inform visitors by hosting special programs year round, such as
Brown Bag Lunch series and Alabama Bound, in addition to children’s programs
from toddlers to teenagers. These programs allow the public to meet and
greet guest lecturers, musicians, authors and publishers. For more
information regarding the Birmingham Public Library and a list of exciting,
upcoming events, please visit www.bplonline.org or call 205.226.3600.