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Lit Chat With Libby Copeland

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2020-08-04 13:00:00 2020-08-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Lit Chat With Libby Copeland Virtual Branch

Tuesday, August 04
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Add to Calendar 2020-08-04 13:00:00 2020-08-04 14:00:00 America/New_York Lit Chat With Libby Copeland Libby Copeland, author of The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are joins Jacksonville Public Library for a virtual author chat to discuss the culture of genealogy, the science of DNA, and the business of DNA testing. Virtual Branch

Libby Copeland, author of The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We Are joins Jacksonville Public Library for a virtual author chat to discuss the culture of genealogy, the science of DNA, and the business of DNA testing.

Lit Chat With Libby Copeland

Connie Bradshaw, owner of I Dig Your Roots, chats with author Libby Copeland about her new book The Lost Family: How DNA Testing Is Upending Who We AreLibby investigates how DNA testing has impacted many communities including adoptees, the donor-conceived, and those who didn't start out with questions about their families but found questions posed by their DNA results.

About the author, Libby Copeland is an award-winning journalist who has written for the Washington PostNew York magazine, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and many other publications. She specializes in the intersection of science and culture. Copeland was a reporter and editor at the Post for eleven years, has been a media fellow and guest lecturer, and has made numerous appearances on television and radio.

The facilitator, Connie Bradshaw is a professional genealogist and owner of I Dig Your Roots. Connie is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and completed the Boston University Genealogical Research Certificate Program.

Registration is required for this event, and must be completed two hours prior to the start time. A library card is required for registration. If you do not have a card click here to obtain a card.

A link to the Zoom meeting room will be sent 1 hour prior to the event. Your Zoom name must match your registration name for you to be admitted to the program. 

Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please allow 1–2 business days to process. Last-minute requests will be accepted, but may not be possible to fulfill. Please ask for the Special Needs Library at 255-2665 or email JPLTBSpecialNeeds@coj.net.

AGE GROUP: | Adults | 50+ |

EVENT TYPE: | Authors, Books, and Writing |

TAGS: | genealogy | author |

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