Friday, April 21, 2017

Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for May 2017


Salt Lake City, Utah (20 April 2017), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah has announced its free family history classes and webinars for May 2017.  Participants can conveniently attend in person or online. The May calendar will offer classes on how to succeed researching Belgium, British Isles, Colombia,  ​France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, and US records-related classes, as well as a variety of how-to classes. 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 offered in the schedule are noted as "Webinars". Webinars noted in red this month have limited attendance and require registration. Click on the title to register in advance. 
Webinar attendees need to click on the link next to the class title to attend the online class on the scheduled date and time. Those attending the Library in-person need to simply go to the room noted. Invite family and friends. All times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Not able to attend a webinar live or in-person? Most sessions are taped and can be viewed later online at your convenience in the archive for Family History Library Classes and Webinars.

DATE / TIME
CLASS (SKILL LEVEL)
WEBINAR | ROOM
Tue, 2-May, 10:00 AMOverview of FamilySearch.org (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 3-May, 10:00 AMSpanish Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 3-May, 1:00 PMUnderstanding Places in Ireland (Beginner)WebinarB2 Lab
Wed, 3-May, 3:00 PMAsk Your United States Research Question (Beginner)WebinarB2 Lab
Thur, 4-May, 11:00 AMStarting Family Tree: Attaching FamilySearch Sources to your Tree (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Thur, 4-May, 1:00 PMBritish Case Study (Beginner)WebinarB2 Lab
Fri, 5-May, 1:00 PMUnited States Case Study (Intermediate)WebinarB2 Lab
Sat, 6-May, 1:00 PMRecursos genealógicos de Colombia (Beginner)WebinarB1 Lab
Mon, 8-May, 10:00 AMUsing the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Tue, 9-May, 11:00 AMNorwegian Emigration: The Experience (Beginner)WebinarMain C
Tue, 9-May, 11:00 AMWhat is New at FamilySearch.org (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 10-May, 10:00 AMItalian Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Thur, 11-May, 11:00 AMUsing Social Media for Family History (Beginner)WebinarMain C
Mon, 15-May, 9:00 AMFinding German Places of Origin (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Mon, 15-May, 10:00 AMUsing the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Mon, 15-May, 10:15 AMSpelling Variations in German Given and Place Names (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Mon, 15-May, 11:30 AMMeyers German Gazetteer Now Online, Indexed and Fully Searchable (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Mon, 15-May, 2:00 PMGerman Church Records and Beyond: Deepen Your Research
Using a Variety of Town Records (Intermediate)
WebinarMain B/C
Mon, 15-May, 3:15 PMElusive Immigrant: Methods of Proving Identity (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Tue, 16-May, 9:00 AMFinding Your French Ancestors Online Part 1 (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Tue, 16-May, 10:15 AMFinding Your French Ancestors Online Part 2 (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Tue, 16-May, 11:30 AMFinding Your French Ancestors Online Part 3 (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Tue, 16-May, 1:00 PMTips and Tricks of Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Tue, 16-May, 2:00 PMOut of the Ashes of Paris (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Tue, 16-May, 3:15 PMResearch in Alsace-Lorraine (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Wed, 17-May, 9:00 AMLatin for Researchers (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Wed, 17-May, 10:00 AMFrench Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 17-May, 10:15 AMCalendar Changes in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the
Low Countries (Intermediate)
WebinarMain B/C
Wed, 17-May, 11:30 AMGazetteers and Maps for Belgium, Luxembourg, and the
Netherlands (Intermediate)
WebinarMain B/C
Wed, 17-May, 2:00 PMBeginning Research in Luxembourg (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Wed, 17-May, 3:15 PMBeginning Research in Belgium (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Thur, 18-May, 9:00 AMNames in Belgium and the Netherlands (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Thur, 18-May, 10:15 AMWieWasWie, Past the Index: What to do Next (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Thur, 18-May, 11:00 AMStarting Family Tree: Submitting Names for Temple Work (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Thur, 18-May, 11:30 AMDutch Provincial and City Research (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Thurs, 18-May, 2:00 PMDutch Research Before 1811 (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Thu, 18-May, 3:15 PMFinding Your Family in the Amazing Online Amsterdam City
Archives (Intermediate)
WebinarMain B/C
Fri, 19-May, 9:00 AMBeginning Swiss Research Part 1 (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Fri, 19-May, 10:15 AMBeginning Swiss Research Part 2 (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Fri, 19-May, 11:30 AMSwiss Archives Online Records (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Fri, 19-May, 2:00 PMSwiss Census Records (Beginner)WebinarMain B/C
Fri, 19-May, 3:15 PMSwiss Chorgericht Records (Intermediate)WebinarMain B/C
Sat, 20-May, 1:00 PMDiviértete con tus hijos creando una fiesta de Historia Familiar (Beginner)WebinarB1 Lab
Mon, 22-May, 10:00 AMUsing the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Tue, 23-May, 11:00 AM
FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Tue, 23-May, 1:00 PM
Tracing Scottish Ancestry Online (Beginner)WebinarB2 Lab
Wed, 24-May, 10:00 AM
Portuguese Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 24-May, 2:00 PM
Databases for Swedish Genealogy (Intermediate)WebinarMain B
Thu, 25-May, 10:00 AM
United States Census: Techniques and Strategies for Finding
Elusive Ancestors (Beginner)
WebinarMain B
Thur, 25-May, 1:00 PM
Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England’s North Country (Intermediate)WebinarB2 Lab
Tue, 30-May, 1:00 PM
Starting Family Tree: Open Questions and Answers (Beginner)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 31-May, 10:00 AM
Dutch Language Records Indexing ( 1½ hrs) (Intermediate)WebinarM Lab
Wed, 31-May, 1:00 PM
Your British/Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner)WebinarB2 Lab


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