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Family Reunions: Exploring Your Roots
Looking for ways to learn more about your ancestors? Ever wonder what brought them here? Or what their life was like? Join Library of Congress staff and explore ways to recreate your family's personal history.
When: Wednesday, June 8, 2:00 p.m. (E.D.T.), 1:00 p.m. CST
To attend, go to
Type your name and click "Enter" to go into the online room. A small software applet will download to your computer as you enter the room. All that is needed is an Internet connection, sound card, and speakers. A headset with microphone will enable you to speak to the group.
Note: Use of Internet Explorer is recommended. Log on 5 minutes early to allow for the web conference software to be downloaded automatically to your computer.
For more information about upcoming programs, see Online Programming for All Libraries (OPAL) at http://www.opal-online.org/progschrono.htm.
To learn more about the Library of Congress's Local History and Genealogy resources, see: http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/.
Digital Reference Team
The Library of Congress