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Saturday, March 25
Genealogy Symposium  (Training)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
The Library Center
The Springfield Greene County Library is sponsoring a Genealogy Symposium.  Learn tips for digging into your family history from the Library's Local History and Genealogy Department.  Drop in for one session or attend all five:  no registration is required.  Topics:  Researching Your German Ancestors; Tracing Your World War I Ancestor; Tracking Ancestors Using Google Earth; Finding Female Ancestors: Researching Native American Ancestors. More information can be found in the Bookends published by the Library.


Saturday, March 25
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
CANCELED - Research Day has been canceed for this month only.  Plan to attend the Library Symposium sponsored by the Springfield Greene County Library District.  See you in April.


Wednesday, March 29
Spring Cleaning - Overstock sale  (Training)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
OGS Library
OGS is doing some Spring cleaning.  You can reap the benefits.  There will be sale prices on numerous publications, featuring back issues of the popular quarterly Ozarkin on Wednesday March 29.  Bring your bags  or  boxes along with cash...or your checkbook!



Monday, April 3
Memory & Legacy: Missouri in the Great War  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Library Center
More than 156,000 Missourians served in the First World War.  How the state has remembered their service and sacrifice has changed greatly since the 1920s.  Brian Grubbs, Local History & Genealogy Department Manager of the Springfield Greene County Library District, will discuss the legacy of the war in Missouri and the state's efforts for commemoration in the digital age.


Monday, April 10 through Friday, April 14
Spring Research Trip  (Research Trips)
MidWest Genealogy Center, Independence, MO
Want to get out of the house and do research on your family...in a quiet place away from distractions?   
OGS is making plans for a trip to Midwest Genealogy Center located in Independence, Missouri.  
More details to follow on website.  
More details will also be announced in the Monday and Wednesday monthly meetings.


Wednesday, April 19
Researching at Missouri State Archives  (Workshop)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center
TAXES got you down?  This workshop will focus on various tax records available from several counnties in Missouri.  Speaker will be Linda Myers, field archivist in southwest Missouri - Local Records Program.  Linda is a Certified Archivist with an M.A. in history,


Saturday, April 29
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
Still searching for a particular ancestor?  Check out the monthly research day being held Saturday April 29, 2017 at the OGS library from 1 - 5.  For more information contact Linda Chesebro.



Monday, May 1
Organization in the Digital Age   (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Library Center
Organizing genealogical research can seem a daunting task.  Research efficiency is limited when we are unable to find prior research or information we already have.  This workshop, presented by Patti Hobbs, CG will focus on digital methods for tracking genealogical information, keeping track of research performed and organizing digital copies of original records.


Saturday, May 13
Historic Preservation Month Symposium  (Research Trips)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Midtown Carnegie Branch Library
The Springfield Greene County Library is sponsoring a Historic Preservation Month Symposium at the Midtown Carnegie Branch located on the corner of North Jefferson and East Central.  Attendees will meet in the upstairs meeting room for adults.  Learn about area efforts to preserve history and how you can contribute and participate in preserving history.  Drop in for one session or attend all four.  No registration is required.  Topics:  Exploring Ozarks Alive:  From the Darkroom & Over There;  Cemetery Preservation in an Ozarks Community:  Personal Archiving.   More details can be found in the Bookends published by the Library.


Wednesday, May 17
Cemeteries  (Workshop)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center
Cemeteries:  so many cemeteries to visit.  So many headstones to be cleaned.  So many ancestors to find and to discover where they are buried.  Do you have more pictures of cemeteries than of your last vacation? Cemeteries in southwest Missouri will be featured and presented by OGS members.


Saturday, May 27
Monthly Research Day  (Training)
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The Library Center
Another opportunity to research your family...check out the monthly research day being held Saturday May 27 2017 at the Library Center from 1 - 5.  Contact Linda Chesebro for more details.



Saturday, September 16
2017 OGS Conference  (Training)
To be Announced
The OGS Conference Date has been chosen  Saturday September 16...one day only.
Speaker:  Michael Lacopo from Indiana.  He is on facebook, has a blog, and a website.  Mark your calendar now to save the date.