What’s happening?

  • Visit the SCVGS computer room in the Welcome Center with your research project.  We have access to these paid subscriptions:  Ancestry.com, Archives.com, FindMyPast, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, My Heritage, and Newspapers.com.  Go to our Club Room Calendar to see when our room will be open, or to sign up to monitor.
  • Visit the SCVGS library catalog to see what books are available in the club library.  Click here for Online Catalog.
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Free Lessons & Resources from Ancestry

Ancestry is offering free lessons for K-12 through its website Ancestry K12 .  At the top banner go to the far right and click on Resources. That will bring up a set of lesson plans, Research Guides, Interesting topics on Newspapers.com, Documents, Charts and forms. If you have a subscription to Ancestry, you can go straight to it.

Free Ancestry Lessons and Resources

 

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Some Ancestry Records available for Free

Ancestry.com is partnering with the US National Archives and Records Administration to make certain records available for free during the pandemic. Here is the link in case you want to check it out. Free Ancestry Records

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Free Legacy Webinars all April

Legacy is offering a Free Webinar every day for the entire month of April. Each day has a special topic.

Free Legacy Webinars

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10 Free Genealogy Sites

These websites might be helpful since you can’t get into the lab to do your research.

10 Free Websites

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Free Genealogy Lectures on Xfinity

If you are on Xfinity, there are free shows until April 19th including a free lecture series by John Philip Colletta. If you are interested, click on the following link to see how to access the free shows and lectures. Free Genealogy Lectures on Xfinity

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