Learn more about your family

Vancouver Island public library branches to offer geneology primer

Who are you, really?

The Parksville and Qualicum Beach branches of the Vancouver Island Regional Library can help you find out when they will hold a free introductory session on getting started with family history research.

The session will be presented by Joe Forsyth from the Qualicum Beach Family History Society.

The class is designed to introduce people to genealogy, how to get started with researching their family history and the resources available to them through the library. This class is free and drop-in.

A session will be held at the Parksville library and repeated at the Qualicum Beach library.

The Parksville library class takes place Wednesday September 28, from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m., while the Qualicum Beach library class takes place Wednesday September 29, from 2 to 3 p.m.

For more information call the Parksville branch at 250-248-3841, visit the website at www.virl.bc.ca or drop by either the Parksville or Qualicum Beach branches.

The Parksville branch is located at 100 Jensen Ave. East, while the Qualicum Beach branch is located at 660 Primrose St.





— submitted by Vancouver Island Library