2017 Genealogy Workshop

The Butler Center presents:
2018 Genealogy Workshop

Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Avenue

The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, the archival department of the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), will offer a free, all-day genealogy workshop on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater, 100 River Market Ave. The theater doors will open at 9 a.m. The program is free and open to the public; there is no registration for this event.

This workshop is geared to helping genealogists of all levels sharpen their genealogical skills and enlarge the scope of their research. The topics discussed during the workshop will be:

  1. Getting the most from Ancestry.

  2. Meet John Smith: Tracing Ancestors with Common Monikers.

  3. Hidden Treasures on Ancestry.

  4. Mining Probates on Ancestry for Family History Gold.

About Juliana Szucs

juliana szucs

Juliana Szucs will be this year's speaker. Szucs has been working for Ancestry.com for more than twenty years, and she is currently a genealogist and senior community manager for the company. She began her family history journey poring over microfilm with her mother when she was eleven years old. She has written many articles for online and print genealogical publications, and she contributed the "Computers and Technology" chapter of The Source: A Guidebook of American Genealogy. Szucs holds a certificate from Boston University's online Genealogical Research Program.

Parking Information

Limited parking spaces are available for a fee either in the Central Arkansas Library System's open-air parking lot south of the theater building or in the Library's new parking tower located one block west of the theater on the corner of Rock St. and President Clinton Avenue. Metered street parking and free parking lots are available in the surrounding area.