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July 8: Basics of researching your family history



Interested in genealogy but not sure how to get started? Join other beginners at the Stearns History Museum at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, to learn the Basics of Researching Your Family History. This workshop is free for members, $7 for non-members. Archivist Sarah Warmka will give an overview of what you need to get started along with some helpful tips for bridging gaps in your information. She’ll also discuss how to use the Ancestry Library Edition database, which is available at the Stearns History Museum, to search for family records.

Come early to attend the Intro to the Research Center and Archives class at 6:30 p.m. This class will highlight the many resources available in the Research Center and Archives of the Stearns History Museum, and show how easy they are to access. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, Sarah Warmka will show patrons how to use the archives and many of the different databases and collections that are available. Please RSVP to Sarah Warmka, Stearns History Museum Archivist, (320) 253-8424, or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Feel free to contact Sarah with any questions or for more details.