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Facebook 101

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Learn to setup a Facebook account, add a profile picture, add friends, then message them, and connect with community groups. Also discuss privacy settings and other functions of this social networking site. Come with your: Device (laptop/tablet), or request to borrow a laptop Library card and PIN# Email account and login information Call 705-526-4216 to…

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Email 101

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Join us to learn the basics of email with Google's Gmail: sending emails, replying, and attaching files. Walk through how to adjust Gmail’s layout for your preferences, and discuss how to detect fraudulent emails. If you do not have a Gmail account, please arrive 15min early and we will help you set one up. Come…

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World War 1 Records

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Was your family involved in The Great War? Uncover your ancestors’ stories through original WW1 documents. Search records of personnel and enlistment, cemeteries, and battlefields through library resources and the Canadian repository. Come with your: Device (laptop/tablet), or request to borrow a laptop Library card and PIN# Family information (any details available of relatives’ names,…

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Book Club

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Join your neighbouring readers for engaging conversation on each month’s book of choice. Members are encouraged to nominate selections for upcoming months and all genres are welcome. In celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, preference will be given to Canadian authors throughout 2017. All books will be provided by the Library, and will be ready for…

Getting to Know You

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Every family has a story. What’s yours? Learn tips and tricks for interviewing relatives to reveal the gems from your family’s history. Much of genealogy relies on historical records – but a wealth of valuable information may be just a phone call away! Find out, with this interactive workshop. Come with your: Family information –…

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Local Records

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The inside scoop on local records and genealogical resources freely available through Midland Public Library. Both online and print content will be covered – including websites, blogs, databases, national repositories, magazines, and books. Come with your: Family information – consider this your pre-homework! Have any details available to you of your relatives’ names, dates of…

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Windows 10 Basics

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Join us for this hands-on, bring your own device (BYOD) class! Learn about the layout and features of Windows 10, and how to customize it for your preferences. Come with your: Device (laptop, tablet) Microsoft ID – this is used to login to Windows 10 on your device Register at 705-526-4216.

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Ancestry Library

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Everything you ever needed to know about using Ancestry.com – the world’s largest online family history resource. We’ll discover birth, marriage, death, and census records, and start adding leaves to your family tree! Please note: Ancestry.com is a membership-based genealogical database, that is available to all Midland Library members through our subscription. Come with your:…

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Genealogy 101

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Interested in genealogy, but not sure where to start? We’re here to help! Get the answers to frequently asked questions, and get a jump start on uncovering your family history. Come with your: Family information - consider this your pre-homework! Have any details available of your relatives’ names, dates of birth/death, locations of these events…

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