Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for October 2017

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for November 2017.

[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 (27 September 2017), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for October 2017. Participants can attend in person or online. The October schedule includes how-to classes for Canada, UK, US and Venzuela research, using the FamilySearch Family Tree, learning the new web-based indexing tool, 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. (Find and easily 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).

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. To access these, go to the archive for Family History Library classes and webinars.

DATE / TIME

CLASS (SKILL LEVEL)

WEBINAR | ROOM

Monday Oct. 2,10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday Oct. 3,10:00 a.m.

Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection (Beginner)

Webinar | M Lab

Wednesday Oct. 4, 10:00 a.m.

Italian Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Intermediate)

Webinar | M Lab

Thursday Oct. 5, 1:00 p.m.

Using England Probate Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Monday Oct. 9,10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday Oct. 10, 10:00 a.m.

FamilyTree: Correcting Relationships (Intermediate)

Webinar | M Lab

Tuesday October 10,11:00 a.m.

Figuring Out Place Names for Swedish Genealogy (Intermediate)

Webinar | MF A

Tuesday October 10,1:00 p.m.

Criminals, Lunatics, and Witches, Oh My! Finding the Less Than Pleasant in Family History (Beginner)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Tuesday October 10,2:00 p.m.

Starting FamilyTree: Open Questions and Answers (Beginner)

Webinar | M Lab

Wednesday Oct. 11, 3:00 p.m.

Web Indexing Training for Temple and Family History Consultants—Brazil: (1½ hours) (Intermediate)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday Oct. 12, 1:00 p.m.

Finding Jewish Ancestors in England (Beginner)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday Oct. 12, 4:00 p.m.

Web Indexing Training for Temple and Family History Consultants—South America: (1½ hours) (Intermediate)

Webinar | M Lab

Monday Oct. 16,9:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday Oct. 16,10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Canada Census Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday Oct. 16,11:30 a.m.

Are You Your Own Brick Wall? Common Genealogical Mistakes and Their Solutions (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday Oct. 16,1:15 p.m.

United States Vital Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday Oct. 16,2:30 p.m.

United States Naturalization Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday Oct. 17, 9:00 a.m.

FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday Oct. 17, 10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Canada Vital Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday Oct. 17, 11:30 a.m.

Descendancy Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday Oct. 17, 1:15 p.m.

United States Land Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday Oct. 17, 2:30 p.m.

United States Probate Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday Oct. 18, 9:00 a.m.

Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday Oct. 18, 10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Quebec Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday Oct. 18, 11:30 a.m.

A United States Case Study (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday Oct. 18, 1:15 p.m.

Census Techniques and Strategies (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday Oct. 18, 2:30 p.m.

Great Internet Sites for United States Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday Oct. 19, 9:00 a.m.

FamilySearch Memories (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday Oct. 19, 10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Ontario Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday Oct. 19, 11:30 a.m.

The Research Process (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday Oct. 19, 1:15 p.m.

Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.

Using LDS Church Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday Oct. 20,9:00 a.m.

Freedman Bureau Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday Oct. 20,10:15 a.m.

Immigration and Canadian Border Crossings (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday Oct. 20,11:30 a.m.

Ask Your United States and Canada Research Question (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday Oct. 20,1:15 p.m.

Canada Research: Canada Military (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday Oct. 20,2:30 p.m.

Over There! World War I Records over Here (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Saturday Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.

Recursos Genealógicos de Venezuela (Beginner)

Webinar | VIP Room

Monday Oct. 23,10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday Oct. 24, 10:00 a.m.

What’s New at FamilySearch (Beginner)

Webinar | M Lab

Tuesday Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m.

Danish Tax Records (Advanced)

Webinar | B1 Lab

Tuesday Oct. 24, 1:00 p.m.

Exploring Probate Records in Norway (Intermediate)

Webinar | MF A

Wednesday Oct. 25, 10:00 a.m.

Spanish Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Intermediate)

Webinar | M Lab

Wednesday Oct. 25, 11:00 a.m.

Online Resources for Finnish Research (Intermediate)

Webinar | B1 Lab

Wednesday Oct. 25, 1:00 p.m.

Tracing Ancestry in Ireland’s Land and Other Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday Oct. 26, 1:00 p.m.

Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Monday Oct. 30,10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday Oct. 31, 1:00 p.m.

Deciphering Portuguese Script (Beginner)

Webinar | MF B

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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.

1 Comment on "Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for October 2017"

  1. Mary A. Haven | 27 September 2017 at 2:31 pm |

    Thank you for making so much material available for free. Genealogy can be expensive, but you make it accessible to all.

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