SCGS Library Procedures for Patrons
Effective Oct. 22, 2021

ALL PATRONS MUST WEAR MASKS TO ENTER THE LIBRARY in accordance with the new LA County requirements. As of November 1, 2021 in addition to MASKS being REQUIRED, persons entering the library will be required to show PROOF OF COVID-19 VACCINATION or PROOF OF A NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST WITHIN THE LAST 72 HOURS.
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2022 SCGS Board of Directors

Take this opportunity to meet the nominees.
Read all about them and then be sure to vote online before Dec. 7th.

Voting will take place from November 1st through December 7th. During that time period, please go to Member Log-In to vote electronically or to request a paper ballot. Election results will be revealed at the virtual Annual Meeting on December 12.

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Saturday, December 4 at 10:00 am (PST)

Genealogy of a Neighborhood, Urban and Rural
by Mary K. Risseeuw

Examining those who lived near your ancestor can provide a clearer context for their life. You will learn the methodology to examine the usual and unusual source materials that will help you broaden their story. Whether urban or rural, the neighborhood can provide new insight into why your ancestor chose their location.

Mary K. Risseeuw is a genealogist, historian, writer and lecturer with an emphasis on 19th and 20th Century Dutch emigration and Wisconsin history. She has been a researcher for over 30 years. She serves on the Board of the Association for the Advancement of Dutch American Studies. She organized the 2008 Dutch in Wisconsin Conference which was the first conference about Dutch immigration to Wisconsin.

Saturday, December 11 from 1pm to 2:30pm (PST)
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Join us for the SCGS Annual Meeting from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 11 ONLINE. The minutes from the 2020 meeting will be reviewed for your approval. The newly elected Board Members will be announced. Members of the Board will give you an update on what has happened during the year as well as plans for next year.

The plans for two virtual conferences in 2022 (Genetic Genealogy August 19-20 and Jamboree August 26-27) will be revealed. For those who attend online, there will a random drawing for a free registration for each conference after the meeting. The two winners will be informed by email.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us. E-mail for more details.

Wednesday, December 15 at 6:00 pm (PST)

Getting Ready for the 1950 US Census
by Thomas MacEntee

Many genealogists remember the amount of excitement in April 2012 around the release of the 1940 US Census. Following the "72 Year Rule" for records at the National Archives, the results of the 1950 US Census will be made public on Friday, April 1, 2022. It's never too early to prepare for this valuable data related to US genealogy research!

Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional based in the United States, specializing in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogy research and as a way to connect with others in the family history community.
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