[Editor’s Note: we received the following announcement from our friends at FamilySearch regarding their free classes and webinars coming up in October. Please take advantage of this great opportunity!]
Salt Lake City, Utah (28 Sept 2018): The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for October 2018. Research classes will focus on records from Denmark, Holland, England, Germany, and Wales. One class is offered in Spanish. A class for deaf community indexing is included. The genealogy merit badge is also featured. Participants can attend in person or online. See the calendar below for the complete list of classes. No registration is required. (Find or share this announcement online in the FamilySearch Newsroom.)
Select webinars are offered weekly 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
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 at Family History Library classes and webinars. 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).
|DATE AND TIME||CLASS||SKILL LEVEL||WEBINAR | ROOM|
|Tuesday, 2 October, 10:00 a.m.||What´s New at FamilySearch||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Thursday, 4 October 10:00 a.m.||Indexing Dutch Records (1.5 hours)||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Thursday, 4 October, 1:00 p.m.||Using Archion for German Research||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Tuesday, 9 October, 10:00 a.m.||Starting Family Tree: Overview of FamilySearch||Beginner||Webinar ||
|Thursday, 11 October, 1:00 p.m.||United States Research: Pacific Region||Beginner||Webinar ||
|Tuesday, 16 October, 10:00 a.m.||Starting Family Tree: Navigating, Adding, Editing, and Standardization of Dates and Places||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Thursday, 18 October, 1:00 p.m.||England and Wales Census||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Saturday, 20 October, 10:00 a.m.||Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge (1½ hrs). For Registration.||Beginner||2S Lab|
|Saturday, 20 October, 1:00 p.m.||Recursos genealógicos de la emigración Hispanoamericana||Beginner||Webinar | Main B|
|Thursday, 25 October, 10:00 a.m.||Deaf Community Indexing Training||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
|Thursday, 25 October, 1:00 p.m.||Using Gazetteers to Determine Jurisdictions in Denmark||Beginner||Webinar ||
|Tuesday, 30 October, 10:00 a.m.||Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively||Beginner||Webinar | Main Lab|
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