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Virtual Genealogy Workshops with Les Bakke

Are you interested in exploring your family history but don’t know where to start? The Moorhead Public Library is joining forces with Les Bakke to offer a virtual presentation on family history research for beginners.

How to Attend?

Attend Virtually:
Register today for the sessions you want to attend.

Attend In Person:
No registration is required to view the presentation in-person at the Moorhead Public Library.

Basic Introduction to Family History Research
Wednesday, December 15 from 6-7 PM | REGISTER HERE
In this session, Les Bakke will demonstrate how to get started on your family history research project, will share where to find information about your family’s history and will share tips for keeping track of your findings. (45-60 minutes)

Introduction to FamilySearch
Wednesday, January 19 from 6-7 PM | REGISTER HERE 
Genealogist Les Bakke will provide an overview of the library’s latest family history research tool, FamilySearch. FamilySearch is a free tool that helps millions of people around the world discover their heritage and connect with family members. (30-45 minutes)

Introduction to
Wednesday, February 16 from 6-7 PM | REGISTER HERE 
Get started using, a subscription based family history research website which is also available free-of-charge to users inside the Moorhead Public Library. This research tool provides a unique growing collection of research materials for tracing family history. (30-45 minutes)

Les Bakke is an amateur genealogist with nearly 40 years experience as his family’s record keeper since the early 1980s. He has traced his Norwegian family tree back to the early eleventh century.


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