Discover Your Ancestors By Digging Into Genealogy

Get Ready For Your Summer Road Trip With a Genealogy Workshop

Join Professional Genealogist Jennifer Alford as she shows how to:

~ Document what you already know about your family history ~ Develop a plan for where you are "going"

~ Search for free internet resources ~ Obtain information from libraries

~ Use different computer software ~ Organize ~ Explore different types of records

~ Uncover your family's past by using stories as clues

Springboro Library Branch

May 4, 2013

10:00 a.m. - Noon

Adults ages 16 and up. Limited seating on a first come basis. Informational handouts will be distributed.

Jennifer Alford is owner of Jenealogy ( where she creates engaging family history treasures. She is part of the leadership team at The In-Depth Genealogist (, publisher of the digital magazine, Going In-Depth, and writes a column on Jewish Genealogy. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Ohio Genealogical Society, Genealogical Speakers Guild, Association of Professional Genealogists, and many more genealogy related organizations.



Working With Your Digital Photos

This workshop will cover the basics of creating a photo album using your computer. Learn to import your pictures, place them on pre-designed pages, add text and embellishments, and get it printed.

With this hands-on workshop you will be working on your laptop computer. Participants need to pre-select and bring 20 to 80 digital photos. These can be on your hard drive, a flash drive, or a CD.

Reservations required by calling 937-748-3200. Ages 18 and up. Participants must bring their own laptop computer.

Instructor Jan Vomacka teaches digital and traditional album making and provides software training for photo organization, editing and creating storybooks, calendars, and other photo gifts. Jan has more then 30 years experience in graphic design. She has been teaching people how to get their photos out of boxes, off memory cards and into albums so they can celebrate and share their memories. 


Ari & Mia Friedman Concert

Boston's Americana Sister Act Is Performing at the Franklin Library Branch

Ari & Mia are a soulful and spirited acoustic accompanied duo exploring the traditions of Southern Appalachia, Northeastern fiddle music and the realm where their own compositions cross paths with older traditions.

Ariel is a classically trained cellist from the Boston area and is one of few musicians challenging the boundaries of cello playing. She performs, tours and records with Scottish National Fiddle champion Hanneke Cassel, was a member of the Boston-based trad band, Long Time Courting, and plays with New England's highly acclaimed fiddle band, Childsplay. She has taught fiddle camps from New England to New Zealand.

Mia graduated from the New England Conservatory. She is an energetic and eclectic fiddler, singer and banjo player who has her roots in Americana and old-time Appalachian traditions. Her song "Across the Water" won the 2011 John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the folk category.

"Unruly Heart" reached #2 on national folk radio chart!

This free performance is geared toward adult listeners.

Limited seating on a first come basis. 


Estate Planning For Ohio Residents

Do you have questions about Wills, Trusts, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney?

You are invited to attend...

Estate Planning for Ohio Residents

Speaker John E. Clough, shareholder with the Dayton law firm Pickrel, Schaeffer and Ebeling, Co. LPA, will explain wills, trusts and probate, what they are and how to navigate through the estate planning process. John has practiced in estate, probate and business succession planning for 18 years.

The program is free and open to the public. Limited seating is available on a first come basis. 


Medicare & Medicaid Information Program

This presentation will explain Medicaid and the difference between Medicare and Medicaid. Look at regular Medicare and Advantage plans and tips to decide which is best for you. Discussions will cover Medicare D prescription drug coverage and supplemental plans. It will also provide information to make this complex program understandable and give resources for more information.

Karen Hill currently serves as Director of Aging Services for Warren County Community Services, Inc. She is a licensed social worker and has her master's degree in health administration and planning. She is certified as an Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) volunteer. With over 30 years experience Ms. Hill has served on numerous community and regional task forces and committees and is a frequent presenter on issues of aging.

Adults ages 18 and up. Limited seating on a first come basis.