Free family history classes available through January


SALT LAKE CITY Start your new year with some learning.

After taking a break for the holidays, the Family History Library in Salt Lake is once again offering a full spate of free classes largely designed to help beginners search for their ancestors’ records more easily. The classes are all available either in person or as webinars, and they’re all free of charge.

Saturday, Jan. 6

1 p.m.

Secretos del Catálogo de FamilySearch (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Monday, Jan. 8

10 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Tuesday, Jan. 9

10 a.m.

Starting FamilyTree: Navigating, Adding and Editing, Standardization of Dates and Places (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Wednesday, Jan. 10

10 a.m.

French Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Thursday, Jan. 11

1 p.m.

British Case Study (Intermediate, physical class located in the Main Lab)

3 p.m.

Using Social Media for Family History (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Tuesday, Jan. 16

10 a.m.

Tips and Tricks for Using the FamilySearch Historical Records Collection (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

11 a.m.

From America to Norway: A Beginner’s Case Study (Beginner, physical class located in the 2N Lab)

Wednesday, Jan. 17

10 a.m.

Italian Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner, physical class located in the Main Lab)

Thursday, Jan. 18

11 a.m.

Pennsylvania Research (Beginner, physical class located in Main B)

1 p.m.

What’s New in British Research at FamilySearch.org (Intermediate, physical class located in Main B)

Saturday, Jan. 20

1 p.m.

Establecimiento geográfico-eclesiástico de la Nueva España – México (Intermediate, physical class in the Main Lab)

Monday, Jan. 22

10 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner, physical class in the Main Lab)

Tuesday, Jan. 23

10 a.m.

What’s New at FamilySearch.org (Beginner, physical class in the Main Lab)

11 a.m.

How to Find Ancestors in Digitalarkivet of Norway (Beginner, physical class in the 2N Lab)

1 p.m.

Tracing Ancestry in Ireland’s Estate Records (Advanced, physical class in Main B)

Wednesday, Jan. 24

10 a.m.

Portuguese Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner, physical class in B2 Lab)

Thursday,  Jan. 25

1 p.m.

Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Intermediate, physical class in B2 Lab)

For links to join the various webinars, visit familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars and click on the correct month listed under “Class Schedules.” Once you’ve found the class you’re interested in, click on the “Webinar” link located next to the listing.

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