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Write Your Personal History at the Del City Library

Have you ever wondered how you’ll be remembered by family and friends?  You can help steer that process by writing your own personal history.

Join the staff of the Del City Library, 4509 SE 15, on Tuesday, January 29, for a one-hour session, beginning at 6:30pm, that will introduce you to the best way to get started writing your own life story, or even the story of your family. 

“More and more,” said Del City librarian Sam Weehunt, “people are discovering the joy of writing their personal histories.  It’s not ego; it’s memory.  But it’s also information about health issues and who did what, where and when.”

If writing the story of your life seems too daunting a task, you may just need some help with planning and getting started.  “How to Write Your Personal and Family History” will you how to use timelines, lists, and photographs to jog your memory. 

“We’ll give you organizational options, writing tips and encouragement,” Weehunt added.  “You don’t have to have done something spectacular in your life.  Your kids and grandkids just want to get to know you as you really are, and this is a great way for you to live on in their hearts.”
            The “How to Write Your Personal and Family History” workshop at the Del City Library is designed for adults.  For more information or to pre-register, call the library at 672-1377.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org