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CAGGNI Proudly  Presents

Publishing Your Book: 
Tips and Tricks for the Writer

by Regina Yuill
Jan 16, 10:30 am

at Bloomingdale Public Library

Does publishing your family history book seem like a daunting task?  This talk will help you overcome your fears of writing and publishing your family book.  Discussion will cover how to generate ideas for your book, finding your target audience, setting up the book, finding publishing companies and how to use Microsoft Word to add special features to your book.  If you've ever considered putting your words to paper for posterity, you won't want to miss this informative and engaging meeting.

Bloomingdale Public Library, 101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale, IL





Writer's Workshop

Presented by
Kate Thommes and Nancy Thomas

Saturday, March 8th
10:30 am

Schaumburg Township Public Library

Get inspired to get started writing about your family and the research you have accomplished. Tips will be given and time to begin writing will be offered.



2016 Renewal Season is now open.  Members:  login and click on View Profile, and follow the prompts to renew on-line for 2016.

New Joiners:  Its year-end bonus time.  Click on Join CAGGNI now (at left) and get two months free!  Your next dues will not be due until January, 2017.

GeneaQuest is back!  Save the Date for GeneaQuest 2016, CAGGNI's biennial all-day Conference, June 18, 2016 in Schaumburg.  Stay tuned for more info! 

Upcoming events
Note: Monthly Meeting location will be confirmed 90 days in advance.

28 Nov 2015 • email to newsletter@caggni.org
26 Dec 2015 • email to newsletter@caggni.org
09 Jan 2016 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library
16 Jan 2016 10:30 AM • Bloomingdale Public Library
20 Feb 2016 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library
20 Feb 2016 12:45 PM • Schaumburg Public Library


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CAGGNI (The Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois) is a group of amateur genealogists who are committed to using technology and the internet more effectively in support of their research activities. 

Monthly meeting topics cover a broad range of subjects of interest in supporting genealogical activities including software, tools, techniques and methodologies.  Additionally, monthly newsletters, support for both computer and genealogy issues and Internet surname exposure are among the benefits of membership. 

A variety of genealogy software packages are used by the membership. Popular software includes Family Tree Maker (FTM), Ancestry.com public member trees, Genii, Reunion, Personal Ancestral File (PAF), and The Master Genealogist (TMG).  We are also interested in personal websites, digital photography, handheld apps, and other ways to share our family histories.

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