Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Library History Sleuth program July 10 in Sugar Land, Texas

BECOME A HISTORY SLEUTH
AT UNIVERSITY BRANCH LIBRARY

            Whether you are doing research for a history class, tracing your family roots, or simply love digging into the past, the library’s historical databases provide a window into times past. Learn more about these online historical resources when Fort Bend County Libraries’ University Branch Library presents “Library History Sleuth” on Wednesday, July 10, beginning at 2:00 pm, in the Computer Lab of the library, located at 14010 University Blvd in Sugar Land, on the UH campus.

            Reference librarian Andrew Bennett will introduce the library’s online historical databases, and will demonstrate tips and tricks for performing an efficient search. Learn which resources can be used to trace people, places, and events in history in different ways.

            The program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited, however, and reservations are required. To register online at the library’s website (www.fortbend.lib.tx.us), click on “Calendar,” select “University Branch,” and find the program. Participants may also register by calling the library at 281-633-5150, or by visiting the library.

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