Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2018

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for October 2018.

[Editor’s Note: we received the following announcement from our friends at FamilySearch regarding their free classes and webinars coming up in July. Please take advantage of this great opportunity!]

Salt Lake City, Utah (25 July 2018), The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for August 2018. Research classes will focus on the Boy Scout Merit Badge, England, France, Germany, Low Countries, Sweden, Switzerland, United States (Midwest Region) and DNA Research. Weekly FamilySearch sessions for the Family Tree are offered in English and in Spanish. Participants can attend in person or online. See the calendar below for the complete list. No registration is required. (Find or share this announcement online in the FamilySearch Newsroom.)

Weekly webinars are organized along the following track schedule throughout the month:

Mondays—FamilySearch Catalog at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Tuesdays—FamilySearch.org and Family Tree Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Wednesdays—Indexing Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Thursdays—Research Classes at 1:00 p.m. MDT

Mark your calendars for events you want to join. Online classes are noted on the schedule as webinars. Webinar attendees need to click the link next to the class title at the scheduled date and time to attend the class online. Those attending in person simply go to the room noted. Invite your family and friends. All class times are in mountain daylight time (MDT).

If you are unable to attend a class in person or online, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. Access archived classes online at Family History Library classes and webinars.

DATE / TIME

All Classes are in MDT

CLASS

SKILL LEVEL

ROOM

Thurs

2-Aug

1:00 p.m. Calendar Changes in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Low Countries Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Sat

4-Aug

1:00 p.m. Búsquedas eficaces Webinar Beginner Main B

Tues

7-Aug

10:00 a.m. Starting Family Tree: Navigating, Adding, Editing, and Standardization of Dates and Places Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Thurs

9-Aug

10:00 a.m. Web Indexing Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Thurs

9-Aug

1:00 p.m. United States Research: Midwest Region Webinar Beginner Main B

Tues

14-Aug

10:00 a.m. Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Thurs

16-Aug

1:00 p.m. England Non-Conformist Church Records Webinar Intermediate Main Lab

Sat

18-Aug

10:00 a.m. Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge (1½ hrs). To register, go to the FamilySearch Boy Scout Merit Badge Site Beginner 2S Lab

Sat

18-Aug

1:00 p.m. Ayudando a los demás Webinar Intermediate B1 Lab

Tues

21-Aug

10:00 a.m. Tips and Tricks for Using the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Thurs

23-Aug

1:00 p.m. Swedish Moving Records Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Tues

28-Aug

10:00 a.m. Starting Family Tree: Attaching Sources Webinar Beginner Main Lab

Thurs

30-Aug

1:00 p.m. Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA Webinar Beginner Main B

Thurs

30-Aug

2:15 p.m. DNA: I’ve Tested. Now What? Webinar Beginner Main B

About Family Search

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.