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Upcoming Events Scheduled At Patrick Beaver Library In Hickory

The City of Hickory will have an expert genealogist and German handwriting specialist, Rhonda Roederer, to assist you in your research. She’ll host that session next week. Rhonda is a full-time professional genealogist, educator, and speaker. Over the past 30 years, she has presented at various venues. She has presented a wide array of seminars and workshops for numerous historical societies, conferences, and libraries and at the world’s largest genealogical conference, RootsTech 2021.

She will offer insights and tips she has acquired on her journey of family discovery. This program is for anyone interested in learning more about their German ancestry or for anyone beginning to research their own. Join genealogist Rhonda Roederer at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library next Tuesday, January 10, from 2-4 p.m. for useful tips on deciphering German handwriting along with exploring some useful websites for finding German ancestors.

In addition, you can join the staff of VayaHealth at Patrick Beaver Memorial Library on Thursday, January 19, for two training sessions. “Enriching Mental Health with Complimentary Treatments” part 1 will be at 10 a.m. with part 2 following at 11 a.m. This course covers a variety of complementary treatments for overall mental health that can support managing everyday stressors and improving wellness. Come to learn more about mental health treatments and work on continuing education hours if needed. Registration is not required for this event.

For more information, please call 828-304-0500 or visit us online at https://www.hickorync.gov/calendar/events/category/library/. Patrick Beaver Memorial Library is located at 375 3rd Street NE on the SALT Block. All library programs are free and open to the public.