Genealogy to Genetics CANCELED

Are your patrons asking about DNA Testing? Expand upon your ability to help patrons explore their roots.  This informative workshop with Margot Malachowski and Catherine Martin from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) offers ideas for free and easy family medical history programming, including opportunities for patrons to learn the basics of genetics (precision medicine).

Learn about free resources including Genetics Home Reference, a consumer-friendly website about genetics and human health and the All of Us program from the National Institutes of Health.

This progam is for you if you are looking to go beyond your current programs in gemealogy and/or if you are answering reference questions about genealogy and genetics.

Date:
Friday, April 3, 2020
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location:
Middletown Library Service Center, 786 South Main St., Middletown
Categories:
DLD Workshop Event Cancelled

To register for a DLD workshop or webinar, you must be a current staff member, Friend, or Board Member/Trustee of a library in CT. If you are an unemployed librarian in CT, please contact Gail Hurley (gail.hurley@ct.gov or 860-704-2222) to register.

Cancellation Policy

If you cannot attend a workshop you have registered for, please remember to cancel at least 3 days in advance so we can give your spot to someone else. You can cancel via the link in your confirmation email, or by contacting Gail Hurley gail.hurley@ct.gov | (860) 704-2222.

Those who miss (without cancelling) 3 events within a 6-month period will be placed on the waiting list when registering for future events. Be sure to sign in when you arrive for any workshop.

Inclement Weather Policy

For all in-person workshops offered by the CT State Library, Division of Library Development:

If the public schools in the town where the workshop is to be held close due to weather, the workshop will be canceled. If the schools have a delay, the workshop will go on as scheduled.

For the most up-to-date information, call us at 860-704-2200.

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Continuing Education workshops and the professional development collection are funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Connecticut State Library.