Barbara Shoff, a genetic genealogist, will discuss how to use autosomal DNA testing to find biological family members. Her talk will include methods and online tools that can aid in the search, and be used by both adoptees and those who have a relative in their genetic line who were adopted. She will discuss using a form of “reverse genealogy” to aid in the identification process to find unknown parents, and she will emphasize using various tools to solve these mysteries.
To better accommodate people’s schedules, this class will be repeated twice on Thursday, Nov. 16. The first class will from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the second class will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Both classes will take place in the Library’s meeting room C.
These classes are free and open to the public. Class size is limited, so please register by calling the Local and Family History Department at 918-338-4167.
Overdrive is a service offered by the Library that lets you borrow e-books and audiobooks for free. In this class you will learn how to search on Overdrive’s web site and how to check out and download e-books and audiobooks onto your tablet. You are welcome to bring your registered and charged tablet to the class. This class will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in the Library’s meeting room C.
This class is free, but class size is limited, so please register by contacting the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
A Job Search Tips Class is planned from 6 – 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, in the Library’s meeting room C. Learn what the Library has to offer to help you with your job search, including the Library’s subscription to JobNow, which features live coaches to help with resume writing and interviewing skills.
In addition, the Library has a Career Center, a dedicated space with additional resources to assist you with your job search.
The class will also cover using social media and the most notable websites to use for different phases of your job search.
The class is free, but class size is limited, so please register by calling the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
Join us this Tuesday at 7 pm for an evening of Celtic guitar, history and humor!
This is a free program and YOU are invited!
The program will be in the Library’s upstairs meeting room.
From e-books and audiobooks to car repair guides, legal forms and business plans, the Library offers a host of services that are available to you at no cost, all from our website. To learn more about these, we will be offering a class on Monday, October 2, in the Library’s meeting room C.
Laptops will be available during the class, but participants can bring their own laptops or tablets if they wish to do so.
The class is free; however, class size is limited, so registration is required. To register, contact the Reference Desk at 918-338-4169.
Join us for an evening of beautiful music and lively storytelling with renowned Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow. A virtuoso musician, his repertoire is composed of a synthesis of traditional music from the British Isles and his own original Celtic-inspired compositions. An award-winning and critically acclaimed artist, Barlow has performed at numerous art centers, universities, theaters and libraries.
This year’s program focuses on the immigration of the Irish to America during the Potato Famine and the hardships they faced once they arrived. You will get to hear their history, their music, and their stories. For more information about the artist and to sample his music, please go to his website.
This free hour-long concert will be held in the Library’s upstairs meeting room, Tuesday, October 3rd, at 7 pm. This program is primarily geared for adults, but children over 10 are welcome.
For more information, please contact the Library at 918-338-4187.
Overdrive is a free service offered by the Library that lets you borrow e-Books and audiobooks. Learn how to search on Overdrive, and how to check out and download e-books and audiobooks. You are welcome to bring your charged and registered tablet to the class. The class will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room C.
This free class will be on September 19 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Class size is limited, so please register with the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
Join us Monday, September 11 from 6 pm to 7 pm as we discuss ways to protect your computer and your identity while on the Internet. We’ll discuss easy actions you can take to keep you safe and avoid phishing, viruses, spyware and other malware. We’ll also talk about privacy concerns with social media, shopping online, and how to spot a scam. This class is free and open to the public and will be held in the Library’s meeting room C. For more information, please call the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
On Monday, September 11, at 6:30 pm, Rita Bibles will discuss the census records available online and how census records can help you with your family research.
At 7:15 pm Elizabeth Walker from the Tulsa City-County Library’s Genealogy Center will discuss how to find family information with Autosomal DNA. This DNA test is the most popular test and is the one you hear about in Ancestry commercials. The public is invited to this free program, which will take place in the Library’s upstairs meeting room.