The Sandhills Community College Katharine L. Boyd Library will be hosting a Virtual Family History Fair on Saturday, October 15 from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Presented by The North Carolina Government and Heritage Library, the State Archives of North Carolina and Friends of the Archives, this viewing party will be broadcast live and participants will be able to ask questions to the presenters. Handouts and other materials related to the program will be made available.
The two presentations will teach how to use digital collections for genealogy and an overview of the collections and services of both Government and Heritage Library and the State Archives of North Carolina. At 10 a.m., participants will learn the types of materials, collections, and services available at repositories. The noon presentation will cover online resources and other helpful resources.
Following the presentations an overview of genealogical resources available to Boyd Library community patrons will be discussed and a tour of the archive area and collection will be given.
Light refreshments will be available in the Teresa C. Wood Reading Room.