On Sunday, March 18th, Carol Foltz and I went to the Algona to the Kossuth County Genealogical Society’s Open House. The Webster County Genealogical Society donated $100.00 to the renovation of their office at the library. Art Murray gave a speech on DNA, Who Am I. It was very informative. In the picture is Letty Henriksen, Carol Foltz, Pat Klemm, Manita Murphy, Me (Susan M. Olson) and Jean Kramer. In the next picture is Art Murray.
Our library offers Zinio for Libraries. It allows you to check out digital magazines. There is no limit and you can keep them forever. All you need is a library card.
Family Tree Magazine is one of them. I have downloaded zinio app to my Kindle Fire and can now read those magazines. You can also download them to an android.
On Sunday, March 18th I will be going to Algona, Iowa to a meeting of the Kossuth County Gen. Society. It is a 2 pm at the Algona Public Library. The speaker is Art Murray from Webster City. He will be talking about DNA. Art is a member of the Webster County Gen. Society and President of the Hamilton County Gen. Society.
Our March business meeting will be held Monday, March 5th at 1 pm in our office at the Fort Dodge Public Library. There will be no program this time.
Our meeting is at 1:00 PM. Our speaker is Janet Hubbell from Gunderson’s Funeral. She will be speaking about how to record your memories.
Location is the Fort Dodge Public Library in Room 134.
Due to the weather, tomorrows meeting is being rescheduled. The meeting will be held on Monday, Feb 12 at 1 pm.
The meeting will be held at 1:00 pm. We will be discussing arrangements for the speaker on April 20, 2018. The speaker is Dave Baker from the Facebook Page, The 29th State. He will be speaking about Ghost Towns of the Past; communites of today. This is a free event. It will be held at the Fort Dodge Public Library. We will be celebrating our 41st Anniversary. Please RSVP at our website, firstname.lastname@example.org
UPDATE: This event has been canceled. We will reschedule later.
Monday, March 12, 2018, Eowyn Langholf will be speaking about wikitree and collaborative genealogy. She will speak for about an hour and then will answer questions and assist you in signing up for wikitree. You may bring your laptop.The event will be at the Fort Dodge Public Library and is free.