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Kitty Baughan Cole will present “Making the Most of Your Computer as a Resource” at the Thursday, Nov. 10, meeting of the Genealogy Club in the Archives and History Library. The discussion will take place from 6 – 7:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public.

Baughan Cole will provide valuable information to help those conducting genealogical research use their time and computers more effectively. Her discussion will include an introduction to free applications and resources that are available.

Baughan Cole is the Stake Family History director for the Charleston Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A stake is an administrative unit composed of multiple congregations of Latter-day Saints. She also serves on several genealogy committees in West Virginia. Baughan Cole holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.

Advance registration for the program is not required, but is encouraged. To register in advance, contact Robert Taylor, library manager, at (304) 558-0230, ext. 163, or by e-mail at [email protected]. Participants interested in registering by e-mail should send their name, telephone number and the name and date of the session. For additional information about the discussion or the club, contact the Archives and History Library at (304) 558-0230.

The Archives and History Library is open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday. The library is closed on Sunday.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary. The Division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the Division’s programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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