HERMISTON -- Learn the basics of starting a brand new genealogy project, get help restarting a project that might have stalled and learn how to avoid common mistakes and the best ways to document your findings during a genealogy talk at the Hermiston Public Library.
Virginia Roberts, president of the Blue Mountain Genealogical Society, will give an introduction to family history research at 1 p.m. today in the library's Lanham Room.
Roberts has 40 years of experience in working with genealogy.
People interested in attending this free presentation are requested to sign up by calling the library at 541-567-2882.
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This presentation also provides an opportunity to check out the library's newest online research tools, Ancestry Library Edition (for use in the library) and Heritage Quest Online.
The society is dedicated to preserving the past for future generations. For more information about the society, go to www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orbmgs.