Digging up your family tree

The Special Collections department at the Downtown Huntsville Library can help you dig up your family history.

Basic genealogy classes will be held every Tuesday night from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Rane Pruitt Room starting July 1. Admission is free.

For more advanced genealogical research, spend one evening Sitting Up With the Dead. This program will be held on Friday, July 18, from 6 to 11 p.m. Cost to participate is $15.

For more information, call Special Collections at 256-532-5969.

You can keep up with genealogical and other historical programs offered by Special Collections by "Liking" us on Facebook: HMCPL Special Collections.