NO MEETINGS at the library,
but our programs are being presented by Zoom!

Publishing Your Genealogy Using Windows- Jacquie Schattner

October 5, 2021  9:30 am – 11:30 am

Would you like to publish your family’s history? Have you written a rough draft of a book or a story? Are you considering self-publishing in the future? What’s next? Time to prepare for publishing. ln this presentation, you’ll learn about templates, layouts, ideas to add interest to your manuscript, preparing and inserting family photos, three ways to source, indexing, and tips to create a beautiful cover. included are details on editing your manuscript and where to find help when you need it. There are five steps to elevate your original manuscript to be publish-ready. Complete the steps and you will be thrilled with the results.

Jacquie Schattner is a member of CAGGNI, Computer Assisted Genealogy Group, and is a frequent speaker in Illinois

Click here for Zoom information when it’s available. The handout will be in the Members Only section.
If you have questions, please contact Carol Blohm or Bob Allen.



You must have a valid Gail Borden Library card to use this offer. Click on this link and follow the on screen instructions.


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The Elgin Genealogical Society is for any person who has an interest in genealogy, research or history.

Meetings are held at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL. on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am and the third Thursday at 7:00 pm except in December when the date, time, and location of the annual meeting is announced. It is always best to check this website or call the library at 847-742-2411 to check if schedule changes have occurred.

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