big talk from small libraries 2016 - dig into your history
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DIG INTO YOUR HISTORY
A Genealogy Program for Children
Why I got interested in looking up my own history
The following list of names represent the famous pirates and privateers who were associated with the Elizabethan era, late 1400's and early 1500's:
Nathaniel Butler - English PirateJan de Bouff - Dutch PirateTobias Bridge - English PirateEnrique Brower - Dutch PirateJohn Calles - English PiratePeter Easton - English PirateDaniel Elfrith - English PirateJohn Nutt - English PirateGrace O'Malley - Irish PirateJohn Ward - English Pirate
And that was just my fathers fathers side of the family! What would I find on the other sides of my family?So I became interested in my familys past and found out a lot!How can I take this interest and extend it to a program at the Library?Our summer Reading program was Dig Into ReadingNamed my program Dig Into Your History!
Sense of self through finding outWho am I?Where did I come from?
Am I English, German, French, or a mixture of a whole lot of nationalities?What did my ancestors look like?
How can I find this out?
Getting the kids interested in finding out about their past:
Are you related to someone famous?
Or even better, are you related to someone infamous?
Getting community partners: