Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for August 2017

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

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (25 July 2017), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for August 2017. Participants can attend in person or online. Many of the August classes teach how to research records in Great Britain, China, and Prussian Poland, to understand DNA, and to use documents and photos to preserve memories. Some classes are also in Spanish. See the full schedule below. Mark your calendars for events you want to join so you don’t forget. Find and share this announcement online in the FamilySearch Newsroom.

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 standard time (MST).

Most sessions are recorded and can be viewed at a later date at Family History Library classes and webinars.




Wed 2 Aug,11:00 AM Ask Your United States Research Question (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Sat, 5 Aug,1:00 PM Los libros de la vida (Beginner) Webinar | B1 Lab
Mon, 7 Aug,10:00 AM Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Tue, 8 Aug,11:00 AM Starting Family Tree: Navigating, Adding a Person, Standardizing Views, and Printing (Intermediate) Webinar | MF Lab
Tue, 8 Aug,1:00 PM British Case Study (Beginner) Webinar | B2 Lab
Tue, 8 Aug,3:00 PM Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Thur, 10 Aug, 3:00 PM DNA: I’ve Tested; Now What? (Intermediate) Webinar | MF Lab
Mon, 14 Aug, 10:00 AM Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Tue, 15 Aug,11:00 AM Starting Family Tree: Preserving Memories Using Photos and Documents (Intermediate) Webinar | MF Lab
Thur, 17 Aug, 1:00 PM Tracing Ancestry in English Census Records (Beginner) Webinar | B2 Lab
Sat, 19 Aug,1:00 PM La tecnología de Ancestry (para miembros SUD) (Intermediate) Webinar | B1 Lab
Mon, 21 Aug, 10:00 AM Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | 2N Lab
Mon, 21 Aug, 1:00 PM Researching in Prussian Poland (Beginner) Webinar | B1 Lab
Tue, 22 Aug,10:00 AM FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Tue, 22 Aug,1:00 PM Kissing Cousins or Not? Understanding British Generations, Kith, Kin, and Relationships (Intermediate) Webinar | B2 Lab
Tue, 22 Aug,3:00 PM Finding Records of Chinese Americans (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Thur, 24 Aug, 10:00 AM Using Metasuche or Metasearch on (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Thur, 24 Aug, 1:00 PM Genealogical Treasures at (Intermediate) Webinar | B2 Lab
Thur, 24 Aug, 3:00 PM Organizing Your Family History Research (Beginner) Webinar | 2N Lab
Mon, 28 Aug, 10:00 AM Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Tue, 29 Aug,10:00 AM Family Tree: Research Help and Searching the Records (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab
Thur, 31 Aug, 1:00 PM Your British/Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner) Webinar | B2 Lab

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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 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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About the Author

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.

2 Comments on "Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for August 2017"

  1. Joanne Kitz | 1 August 2017 at 4:30 pm |

    Am I correct in concluding that I have to convert Mountain STANDARD Time to Eastern DAYLIGHT Time in order to watch the Webinar tomorrow?

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