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E.g., 08/20/2017
E.g., 08/20/2017

Carmack Community Room

This program is the monthly meeting for the Johnson County Genealogical Society. Join the Society and learn about resources available to genealogical researchers. Our general society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific topics relating to genealogy research.

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Carmack Community Room

Sifting through family names in historical records can be daunting - families often named children after other family members or persons in the same town. Learn strategies to sort the names in records to find out which one is your ancestor. Presented by Char Mitts with the Johnson County Genealogical Society.

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Carmack Community Room

In recent years, we've seen protests staged throughout the U.S. What does protest seek to accomplish? How do we know when a protest is successful? When is a protest ethical or unethical? With an eye to current local and national movements, and remembering protests throughout our nation's history, join a slate of activists and thinkers to examine the intricacies of protest.

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Carmack Community Room

The Board of Directors are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.

For more information, visit our Library Board's page.

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics. 

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Carmack Community Room

We pass the stories of the military service of our ancestors from generation to generation. Did your ancestor really serve? How long and where did he/she serve? Learn how to employ genealogy strategies and places to begin your military research for your ancestors. 

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Carmack Community Room

Transcribing a document is a word-for-word process. Spelling and punctuation, even when it's not correct, must be written according to what is on the document. Abstracting is a summary of the important details. Learn the skills needed to interpret the information and how to write it out properly.  

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Carmack Community Room

The Board of Directors are appointed by the Johnson County Board of County Commissioners for a four-year term, and may be reappointed for an additional four-year term.

For more information, visit our Library Board's page.

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Carmack Community Room

Everyone has witnessed or experienced incivility. It is often easier to argue or unfriend than listen and seek common ground. Join us for a community dialogue about civility in politics and our personal lives, led by trained facilitators. Light refreshments provided.

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Carmack Community Room

Join the Johnson County Genealogical Society (JCGS) and discover research resources available. Society meetings cover business items and training sessions. Learn about the workings of the JCGS as well as specific genealogy research topics. 

Continue reading »

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