The Scio Public Library is pleased to announce the fall genealogy class “SEARCHING FOR YOUR ANCESTORS” a class designed to teach you how to discover “who you are and where you came from”. The class will also offer research techniques and genealogy resources that will equip you to research independently. This four-week course is designed for the beginning and intermediate genealogist. Records covered will include U.S. census, state census, vital records, military pension records, land records, tax records, and the newest genealogy tool – DNA testing. You will have lively discussions based on case studies which will be used to give you guidance on how to combine traditional records with your DNA results to solve family mysteries! Class Schedule: ·Monday, October 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd, 2018·1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.·Scio City Hall – Senior Center Room (38957 N.W. 1stAvenue, Scio, Oregon)Instructor: LaVonne Murray, City of Scio Librarian and Genealogy Instructor for over 17 years.Class Fee: $25.00
Electronic Books and Audio Books at Scio Public Library
Scio Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of eBooks and audiobooks to its user collections. This digital library is available through Library2Go, the Oregon Digital Library Consortium. Scio Public Library patrons can now enjoy these digital books anytime and anywhere internet connection is available. Whether you are using a desk top computer, smart phone or tablet, you will find the digital checkout and return process user friendly. The digital collections provide a variety of book titles for children, teens and adults!The easiest way to get started is to install the “Libby” app from the app store on Android, iOS, or Windows 10 devices. Patrons with computer operating systems older than Windows 10 will have to access the digital collection through the Scio City website at <ci.scio.or.us>:1.Choose the “Departments” tab at the top of the page.2.Click on “Library”.3.Click on the “Library2Go” logo located in the upper, right corner of the page.It is necessary to have a current library membership to access this collection. Patrons are required to enter the number found on the back of their library cards, as well as their pin number.For more information, call the Scio Public Library at 503-394-3342.
City of Scio
Incorporated in 1866.
Population:905County:LinnLocation:44°42′13″N 122°51′0″WElevation:317 feet Area Code:(503)Zip Code:97374Time Zone:Pacific
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