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Wednesday, July 26
Open session for brainstorming brickwalls - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Bring your questions and brickwalls for help from our group



Wednesday, August 2
Subscribing to Research Databases - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Which subscriptions should you buy? Ancestry? FindMyPast? Newspapers.com? myHeritage? Class members will share their lists of subscriptions and the reasons they are worth the annual investment to them.


Wednesday, August 9
Navigating the VCGS Catalog & Library - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Kay will go over the organization of the VCGS genealogical library catalog and explain how books are organized on the shelves and where to look for particular subjects.


Wednesday, August 16
1920s Movie Day - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Pam will show a film about how hats were made during the 1920s. Don will show some silent movies taken by his family in the 1920s in Sweden, England and Pasadena, California.


Wednesday, August 23
VCGS Library Workshop - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Bring your research questions and Kay will help you find books in our library that will help in your quest for your ancestors.


Wednesday, August 30
Genealogical Travelogue - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Class members who have recently returned from their ancestors' homeland in Europe will show slides of their trips.



Wednesday, September 6
Keep Your Genealogy Out of the Dumpster DISCUSSION - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Don will lead a discussion about techniques for "future proofing" your genealogy so that it lives on after you're gone. We'll address questions about backup media and strategies, sharing your genealogy, scanning documents and photos, and documenting your organizational system.


Wednesday, September 13
Storytime with Ray Roth - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Ray will regale us with his finds from his recent trip to Kentucky.


Wednesday, September 20
Open session for brainstorming brickwalls - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Bring your questions and brickwalls for help from our group


Wednesday, September 27
FindAGrave - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Pam will explain the value of and how to use FindAGrave.



Wednesday, October 4
Open session for brainstorming brickwalls - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Bring your questions and brickwalls for help from our group


Wednesday, October 11
Archive.org - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Judy will highlight some of the resources you can find on Archive.org for furthering your genealogical research.


Wednesday, October 18
PhotoShop Elements - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Don will give a brief introduction to the power of PhotoShop Elements for restoring, labeling and colorizing old photographs.


Wednesday, October 25
Heirloom Show & Tell - Weds Class
10:30 am to 11:30 am
Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo
Lyn will lead the group in another heirloom show & tell session. Class members will bring in family heirlooms and pictures and share stories about the ancestors they came from.