These new subscriptions are available on all our computers in both our Library and the Dwyer Center, and are in addition to our existing subscriptions, including
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Find My Past
Family Search Library Affiliate
Newspapers.com Library Edition provides online access to nearly 20,000 historical newspapers. It offers full-page images with searchable full text for millions of pages of newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. It contains full runs and portions of runs of large metro, regional and state titles as well as small local newspapers in the USA and other countries.
ProQuest's African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. This collection was created in partnership with leading African American genealogists and recognized leaders in genealogical information to develop a comprehensive mix of resources, records and tools specifically pertaining to African Americans.
SAGHS Activities: A quick look for upcoming events
Saturday,June 3 from 10 am - 12 pm - FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree workshop with Scott Atkinson.
Wednesday, June 7th - The last day to pay and register for Founder's Day.
Saturday, June 10 from 10 am - 12 pm - The SAGHS Board Meeting. SAGHS members are welcome to attend.
Saturday, June 10 from 1 - 3 pm - Newspaper.com class by Rob Lewis. Duty Librarians may attend for free.
Wednesday, June 14 - FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree workshop is CANCELLED.
Saturday, June 17 beginning at 11:30 am - The Annual Founder's Day Luncheon. The speaker is Larry Luckett.
Sunday, June 25 from 2 - 4 pm - Early German Research - Using Church Records to Find Ancestors class by Lloyd Shenberger.
Tuesday & Wednesday, June 27 & 28 from 10 am - 4 pm - The Annual Duplicate Book Sale in the Dwyer Center Classroom.
New Book! Breaking Through Walls
If you have read the “Methods & Sources” articles by Leslie W. Tomlinson, Certified Genealogist and SAGHS member, in our Newsletters, you might want to add our newest book to your personal library.
Breaking Through Walls expands upon the articles and includes new material. It contains great instructions on researching one’s genealogy. Plus it just might be your ‘go-to’ book for tips on how to break through those brick walls.
Convenient location, great parking, and easy to find.
From I-410, exit onto Blanco Rd north. Go 3/4 mile and turn left onto Melissa Dr.
The Dwyer Center is the first building on the north side of Melissa Dr, and the Library is the second building on the north side of Melissa Dr. Please use the first driveway and park in any of the 28 marked parking spaces.
Days closed:New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Founders’ Day, Father’s Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Fall Seminar, Thanksgiving Eve and Day, Christmas Eve and Day.
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
FamilyTree Maker/WikiTree Workshop
Instructor: Scott Atkinson. Since developing the Family Tree Maker Workshop in 2014, the 2019 program added an additional genealogy documentation tool - the Wikitree.com. The regular monthly Workshop continues to assist in answering questions or solving problems in their use. Laptops are encouraged but not required to attend. Please ...