West Oaks Branch Library & Genealogy Center

Orange County Library System

Forthcoming Genealogy Events at the Genealogy Center

Want to trace your family history? Learn tips and tricks on how to find information by exploring the HeritageQuest Online and Ancestry Library Edition databases offered free at the library.

 

Ancestry Library Edition Level 1

Sunday, January 25, 2015 @ 2:00PM

 

HeritageQuest Online Level 1

Sunday, January 25, 2015 @ 3:30PM

 

 

Grand Re- Opening Celebration: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 10AM.

Fall in Love with Genealogy and join us at the Grand Re- Opening Celebration Of the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center Library Officials and Local Dignitaries will kick-off events with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony which will be followed with enjoyable and educational events.

 

Introduction to Genealogy

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 10:30AM.

 

Enjoy a presentation on basic genealogical research and how to get started (presented by the Central Florida Genealogical Society). Tours will be held throughout the day! Staff will share information about materials, equipment and resources as well as provide research assistance and answer questions.

 

Explore Free Genealogy Websites!

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 11:45AM

 

Learn about the variety of free genealogy websites to help with your research (presented by the Central Florida Genealogical Society). Tours will be held throughout the day! Staff will share information about materials, equipment and resources as well as provide research assistance and answer questions.

 

Genealogy and Family History Craft!

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 2:30PM

 

Learn how to turn your genealogy research and artifacts into fun crafts to share and to treasure.

 

Tours will be held throughout the day! Staff will share information about materials, equipment and resources as well as provide research assistance and answer questions.

 

Re-Opening Scheduled!

The West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center will re-open Saturday 1/10/15.  Branch hours will be Sundays 1 to 6 p.m.; Mondays through Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

There are a few things left to complete.   Staff have almost completed shelving and shelf reading.  We have some final things to work out but all in all the branch looks great!

 

***** Please save the date and plan to join us for our grand re-opening celebration on Saturday 2/14/15 at 10 a.m. *****

Getting Closer

All genealogy and most public library materials have been shelved.  Microfilm cabinets and microfilm reader / printers have been placed.  Space has been cleared awaiting furniture.  A new sign notes our new identity as the Genealogy Center.  Staff have returned to the branch and are busy readying everything in preparation for opening soon.

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