Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Taming Your Inner Packrat

Are you drowning in a sea of papers, documents, old photographs and other research materials? Don't miss this organizational power lecture by Lisa Alzo! Learn how to organize your documents and photos for quick retrieval, use strategies to stay on track, and tame your paper and electronic monsters. Two sets of handouts, and a project template, will be available to attendees in electronic formats.

Join us for "Taming Your Inner Packrat" by Lisa Alzo and moderated by Thomas MacEntee.

Our meetings are generally  streamed on YouTube, starting at 7:30 p.m. ( Due to copyright considerations, for this meeting we will stream just the business and announcements portion. 

HOWEVER, we have purchased the rights to have the video and handouts in the Members Only Section of our website. If you are a Durham Region Branch member, you can come back and review the lecture as many times as you need to! Click here for the sign-in page. Once there, choose Branch Member Sites under the Members Only tab.

Join us at 7:30 on Tuesday, March 1st at the Oshawa Public Library on Bagot Street, Oshawa (just south of City Hall). We gather in the basement Auditorium.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Phishing - Be Aware & Don't Bite

A little short video to remind everyone that there are dangers in the electronic world!

Resources at the Oshawa Public Library

Durham Region Branch Meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 2nd, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Oshawa Public Library, Bagot St., Oshawa (just south of the City Hall)
Auditorium (downstairs)

Laura McEwen, Oshawa Public Library staff member, will describe the Oshawa Public Library holdings relevant to genealogical researchers.    

Our meetings are often streamed on YouTube, starting at 7:30 p.m. (

Streaming of last month's meeting was successful. Here is a slightly edited version of January's General Meeting -