Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

673FW: Clayton Extra - June 2014

Expand Messages
  • Max Heffler
    Jun 1, 2014
      Clayton Extra - June 2014


      Clayton Extra - June 2014

      No. 36

      Additional news from
      Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research
      5300 Caroline, Houston, TX 77004

      In This Issue

      Monthly programming

      Classes are approximately one hour, unless otherwise noted.


      To register online for Clayton Library programs, please visit the HPL events calendar at:  http://hpl.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp , and in the location box at the top right of the screen choose “Clayton,” then click the find button.  Note the month at the top of the screen.  If it is not the month you want, clicking on the month’s abbreviation will bring up the desired month and the events currently scheduled for that month.


      Find the program you desire to attend and click on it. On the next screen, fill in the name and telephone number fields and click on the ‘Complete registration” button.


      The next screen is your registration confirmation. You are finished and registered. When you have completed the registration, you may go back to the Events calendar and register for other events.


      If you have any questions about registering online or do not get a registration confirmation, please call 832-393-2600.



      June 2014 News and Programming




      Clayton Library’s Featured Event:


      Technology Day

      Saturday, June 14, 2014

      Clayton Library will hold classes focused on the importance of technology in your research.

      Learn how to make tech work for you!


      HathiTrust Digital Library

      Saturday, June 14, 2014  1:30PM - 2:30PM

      HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository that provides long-term preservation and access services for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google Books, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. These sources grant access to a variety digitized copies of valuable genealogical and historical books, journals, and periodicals that may not be otherwise accessible. The presentation explains this great resource, and how it can help you! Reservations required.  Please call 832-393-2600.  Adults/Teens.



      Using Evernote for your Genealogical Research

      Saturday, June 14, 2014 3:00PM-4:00PM

      This presentation will highlight the importance of embracing emergent technology for genealogists of all experience levels.  It will include a walkthrough and discussion of the various ways in which the organizational tool Evernote can benefit anyone with their family history.  Please feel free to bring your devices with Internet access enabled.  Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600.  Adults/Teens.




      Other Library Events Include:


      Genealogy Basics Boot Camp

      Saturday, June 7, 2014 1:00PM-3:00PM

      Interested in your family history, but not quite sure where to start?  Found some information, but need to know what else is available?  Join the boot camp for an exercise in genealogical research resources!  This session focuses on starting genealogical research by examining basic tools, such as the pedigree chart, and basic research strategies.  Learn about the different genealogical materials available to researchers and how they lead to other sources.  Reservations required.  Please call 832-393-2600.  Adults/Teens.



      Library Orientation 

      Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:30AM-11:45AM

      Learn about the vast resources and how to efficiently utilize genealogical research materials housed at the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research.  No reservations needed, meet at the Information Desk in the library.  Adults/Teens.












      Additional information about Clayton Library

      Hours of operation:
      Monday: Closed
      Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
      Wednesday: 10am - 8pm
      Thursday: 10am - 6pm
      Friday and Saturday: 10am - 5pm

      We are closed on City of Houston holidays. Click here for the holiday schedule. http://www.houstonlibrary.org/library-holidays.

      To search the Houston Public Library catalog for Clayton’s materials, choose the "Advanced Search" option here: https://halan.sdp.sirsi.net/client/hou, then limit your search by library to Clayton Library Center for Genealogical research.

      If you need driving directions to Clayton from Houston's major freeways, click here: http://www2.houstonlibrary.org/clayton/about_directions.html

      For more information, visit the Clayton Library webpage at: http://www.houstonlibrary.org/clayton


      Have You Read ...
      Looking for your next book? Librarians at Houston Public Library will create a customized reading list for you, based on your exact preferences.

      Ask a Librarian
      Houston Public Library's info 24/7 chat reference service is available
      24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

      We've added newsletters!
      Check out our NextReads Opt-in Page to see what's new.