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Sunday, May 27
Memorial Day weekend - library closed  (Other)
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Lincoln Libraries are closed in honor of Memorial Day. 



What Do Your AncestryDNA Results Mean?
Sunday, June 3
What Do Your AncestryDNA Results Mean?  (Educational Opportunities)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln, NE
You have your DNA results … Now What?
We'll discuss how to evaluate and use your best matches to find new cousins and identify common ancestors. 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, June 8
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


British Interest Group - Top British Genealogy Websites
Sunday, June 10
British Interest Group - Top British Genealogy Websites  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Our research time is precious.  Find out which websites hold those important records of your British ancestors.
We will take a tour of the top internet websites for English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh genealogy.


What Do Your AncestryDNA Results Mean?
Tuesday, June 12
What Do Your AncestryDNA Results Mean?  (Educational Opportunities)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Eiseley Library, 1530 Superior St., Lincoln, NE
Time To Be Determined
You have your DNA results … Now What?
We'll discuss how to evaluate and use your best matches to find new cousins and identify common ancestors. 


Saturday, June 16
Learn What Resources Are Found at the Nebraska State Historical Society  (Field Trip)
9:00 am
1500 R Street, Lincoln
Exciting Opportunity!!!
Have you wondered what resources are available at the Nebraska State Historical Society (15th & R St) and how to find and use them? Join us for this special tour and be amazed at what you learn. Andrea Faling (NSHS Staff) will lead our tour.
 
The tour begins at 9:00 AM, before the Reference Room opens, so it is important to be on time. Maximum group size is 20 people so we need to know who will attend so we can determine if a second tour will be needed. You may bring guests with you if we have them on our list of attendees. If enough people reserve a spot we can arrange a second tour group at 11:00 AM.
Prudence Sadler will be the primary contact for your reservations. Please advise Prudence by the end of May if you intend to join the tour. She will advise folks if they have reservations or if they are too late registering.


Sunday, June 17
Father's Day - no LLCGS meeting  (Other)
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Father's Day - no LLCGS meetings are scheduled. Enjoy time with your family.


Thursday, June 21
LLCGS June Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Please attend our June Business Meeting.
Presentation following the meeting: Mike George and Nancy Eckles will present information associated with a project started in 2017 to map "abandoned towns" in Nebraska.  This project entails creating an interactive digital map for these towns on a platform provided by the Nebraska State Historical Society.  We will show progress so far and share a few of the interesting stories we have experienced along the way.
 
These meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.
 


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, June 22
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Sunday, June 24
DNA Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Tom McFarland, facilitator.
Discussion group for DNA and genetic genealogy applications and advances that you can use to expand your family tree and better understand your origins. This group is for those who have an intermediate or advanced understanding of DNA and are looking for techniques beyond the basics. 



Sunday, July 1
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln
Help Sunday: Attend this session to get help or help others.
 Get that Family Tree started or break down those brick walls.
We welcome beginners to experts to participate.
Facilitator is Prudence Sadler.
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, July 6
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Nebraska Interest Group
Sunday, July 8
Nebraska Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
The Nebraska Interest Group is led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. Meetings are free and the public is welcomed.
 
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Kay Kottas, Botanist and President of Prairie Legacy, Inc.  Kay specializes in the plant life of our region.  She has taught at the University and also worked with a variety of organizations in providing plant inventories, like the Audubon's Spring Creek Prairie in Denton.  She has also worked to restore the "fachwerkbau" built by her settling ancestor near the village of Western.  Do you have ancestors who homesteaded on the prairie?  What were the plants they plowed under?  Did they develop uses for these plants or learn from Native Americans about them?  Kay will help us provide another piece of context for those who may have had ancestors homestead on the prairie.
 


Sunday, July 15
FTM Software Users  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Bimonthly meeting of Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use this software program. 
[The RootsMagic group will reconvene in September.]
This sessions is free and open to the public.


Thursday, July 19
LLCGS July Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Please attend our July Business Meeting.
There will be an interesting presentation following the Business Meeting.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, July 20
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Sunday, July 22
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Dennis Schulte will lead the Germanic Special Interest Group as they help individuals find out more about their Germanic ancestors. Meetings are free and guests are welcome to attend.



Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, August 3
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Sunday, August 5
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln
Help Sunday: Attend this session to get help or help others. We welcome beginners to experts to participate.
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


Thursday, August 16
LLCGS August Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Please attend our August Business Meeting.
There will be an interesting presentation following the Business Meeting.


Time Travelers Writing Group
Friday, August 17
Time Travelers Writing Group  (Friday Morning Writing Group)
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lower Level Writing Studio, Union College Library, 48th and Prescott St., Lincoln, NE
Writing "Memories into Memoirs for Posterity"  Ruth Briney, facilitator.  
Are you interested in writing your memoirs or your ancestor’s stories?  This group meets twice monthly to share their short stories.


Saturday, August 18
LLCGS 2018 Fall Conference  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
SAVE THE DATE
 
Annual LLCGS Fall Conference is "under construction".
Kathleen Brandt is the featured speaker for the day. If you haven't had the opportunity to hear her in the past you will impressed with her genealogical knowledge and speaking abilitiy. Kathleen has extensive experience in genealogical research and has provided background research as well as on-air presentation on television programs like "Who Do You Think You Are" and "Finding Your Roots" with Dr Henry Gates. You will enjoy spending the day with Kathleen as you learn more techniques to find your ancestors.


British Interest Group - Making Sense of the Census Workshop
Sunday, August 19
British Interest Group - Making Sense of the Census Workshop  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
What information is hidden British census records?  Why can’t you find your ancestors in the census? Work with actual census records. A case study workshop.



Sunday, September 9
RootsMagic / FTM Software Users  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Bimonthly meeting of RootsMagic Software (Phyllis Ericson) and Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use these software programs. Sessions are held simultaneously in Rooms 1 and 2 at Walt Library.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Sunday, September 16
Nebraska Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. Meetings are free and the public is welcomed.


Thursday, September 20
September Meeting - Installation of new Officers/Board of Directors  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please attend this meeting and take part in installation of the Officers that will lead LLCGS activities for the next year.


Sunday, September 23
Germanic Special Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Dennis Schulte will lead the Germanic Special Interest Group as they help individuals find out more about their Germanic ancestors. Meetings are free and guests are welcome to attend.



Sunday, October 7
Sunday with a Genealogist  (Genealogy "Help" Session)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln
Help Sunday: Attend this session to get help or to help others. We welcome beginners to experts to participate.
Guests are welcome and sessions are free.


Promise in a New Land - speaker Cherrie Beam-Callaway
Sunday, October 14
Promise in a New Land - speaker Cherrie Beam-Callaway  (Community Presentation)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 So. 14th St. Lincoln, NE
Cherrie Beam-Callaway is a storyteller and educational speaker who enjoys bringing the 1800s to life for 21st-century residents. She has been giving programs for over 30 years and is one of the most requested Humanities NE speakers.
Please join us for her presentation: Promise in a New Land
Mariah Monahan with her Irish brogue and period dress, is a Nebraska settler between 1847 and 1870. Based on historical facts, Mariah captivates the audience in a first-person presentation. Through a spellbinding performance, viewers are transported in time to sail the ocean, walk the wagon trail, live in a dugout, feel the loneliness, and fight the prairie fires. Laugh and cry with stories of owning land, successful crops, hard work, dancing, diphtheria, losing loved ones, grasshoppers, and becoming an American.
Humanities Nebraska (HN) provides major funding for this program. HN receives support from the National Endowment for the Humanties, the Nebraska State Legislature, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and private donations.
 


Thursday, October 18
LLCGS October Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
First Lutheran Church, 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln, NE
Please join us for our October Business Meeting.
An interesting program will follow the meeting.


British Interest Group - Discovering Ancestors on Passenger Lists
Sunday, October 21
British Interest Group - Discovering Ancestors on Passenger Lists  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Your ancestors may have traveled more than you thought.  Come see how Passenger lists can help you track the travels of your roaming ancestors. 
General information.  British ancestors not required.  Everyone welcome.  



Sunday, November 11
RootsMagic / FTM Software Users  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Bimonthly meeting of RootsMagic Software (Phyllis Ericson) and Family Tree Maker Software (Bob McQuistan).
People of all proficiency levels are encouraged to attend and participate in learning how to use these software programs. Sessions are held simultaneously in Rooms 1 and 2 at Walt Library.
These sessions are free and open to the public.


Sunday, November 18
Nebraska Interest Group  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library, 6701 S 14th, Lincoln
Participate with the Nebraska Interest Group led by Nancy Eckles and Judi Cook. Meetings are free and the public is welcomed.



British Interest Group - Using Parish Records Workshop
Sunday, December 16
British Interest Group - Using Parish Records Workshop  (Genealogy Interest Group (GIG))
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Walt Branch Library 6701 South 14th St., Lincoln, NE
Parish records can take a family tree back to the 1500s.  Learn how to find the baptism, marriage and burial records for your ancestors in parish records. A case study workshop.