Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for February 2018

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

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

Salt Lake City, Utah (26 January 2018), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for February 2018. Participants can attend in person or online. The February schedule includes a three-session series on African American research (just in time for Black History Month), how-to classes for Britain, Ireland, Norway, and US research, and other useful tips and instruction. Some classes are available in Spanish. See the full schedule below. Mark your calendars for events you want to join so you don’t forget. (Easily 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 times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

If you are unable to attend a class, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. To access these, go to the archive for Family History Library classes and webinars.

DATE / TIME

CLASS (SKILL LEVEL)

WEBINAR/ROOM  

Thursday, 1 February, 3:00 p.m. MST

African American Miniseries: Getting Started with African American Research, Post 1865 (20 mins.) (Beginner) Webinar | MF B

Saturday, 3 February, 1:00 p.m. MST

Mi papá también es mi abuelo (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Monday, 5 February, 10:00 a.m. MST

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Tuesday, 6 February, 11:00 a.m. MST

Starting Family Tree: Research Help and Searching Records (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Wednesday, 7 February, 10:00 a.m. MST

Dutch Language Indexing (1 and 1/2 hours) (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Thursday, 8 February, 1:00 p.m. MST

The Research Process (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Thursday, 8 February, 3:00 p.m. MST

African American Miniseries: Finding Helpful Resources, Post 1865 (20 mins.) (Beginner) Webinar | MF B

Monday, 12 February, 10:00 a.m. MST

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Thursday, 15 February, 3:00 p.m. MST

African American Miniseries: How FamilySearch Tools Can Help with Post 1865 Resources (Beginner) (20 mins) Webinar | MF B

Saturday, 17 February, 1:00 p.m. MST

Hay cinco copias de mi abuelo (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Tuesday, 20 February, 1:00 p.m. MST

Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Wednesday, 21 February, 6:00 p.m. MST

Web Indexing and Training Review Event (1 and 1/2 hours) (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Thursday, 22 February, 1:00 p.m. MST

Exploring Census Records Using the Digital Archives of Norway (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Thursday, 22 February, 3:00 p.m. MST

African American Miniseries: Unique African American Records, Post 1865 (20 mins) (Beginner) Webinar | MF B

Monday, 26 February, 10:00 a.m. MST

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

Tuesday, 27 February, 11:00 a.m. MST

Starting Family Tree: Preserving Memories Using Photos and Documents (Beginner) Webinar | MF Lab

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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.