FREE Genealogy Series with Rick Crume @ Breckenridge Library Begins September 20!

Join Genealogist, Writer and Speaker Rick Crume at Breckenridge Library to learn how to research your family history!

Rick Crume is a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine and he has also written for Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy, Discovering Family History and the National Genealogical Society’s NewsMagazine. The author of “Plugging Into Your Past: How to Find Real Family History Records Online,” he specializes in online research, genealogy software and British genealogy. He also created the Genealogical Library Master Catalog, the largest union list of genealogical books, manuscripts and microfilms. Since he began researching his family history at age 14, Rick has traced his ancestry back to the 1600s and earlier in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands.

All events are free!

Beginner’s Guide to Online Genealogy-Monday, September 20 at 7 p.m.
With so many genealogy resources online it’s hard to know where to start. Rick will point you to the best online destinations for beginning genealogists.

10 Best New Web Tools of the Past 10 Years-Monday, September 27 at 7 p.m.
The Internet has dramatically transformed genealogy over the past decade. Today genealogists rely on tools that weren’t even around ten years ago, but have already become indispensable. If you’re not taking advantage of these tools, it’s time to get with the program.

Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest @ Your Library-Monday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest,the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resources are at your library! Unlock your family story by accessing census information, vital records, immigration records, legal docs, photos and more.

Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part or in whole with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.