20
April
2017

Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for May 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. 

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 AM

Overview of FamilySearch.org (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 3-May, 10:00 AM

Spanish Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 3-May, 1:00 PM

Understanding Places in Ireland (Beginner)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Wed, 3-May, 3:00 PM

Ask Your United States Research Question (Beginner)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Thur, 4-May, 11:00 AM

Starting Family Tree: Attaching FamilySearch Sources to your Tree (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Thur, 4-May, 1:00 PM

British Case Study (Beginner)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Fri, 5-May, 1:00 PM

United States Case Study (Intermediate)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Sat, 6-May, 1:00 PM

Recursos genealógicos de Colombia (Beginner)

Webinar| B1 Lab

Mon, 8-May, 10:00 AM

Using the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Tue, 9-May, 11:00 AM

Norwegian Emigration: The Experience (Beginner)

Webinar| Main C

Tue, 9-May, 11:00 AM

What is New at FamilySearch.org (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 10-May, 10:00 AM

Italian Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Thur, 11-May, 11:00 AM

Using Social Media for Family History (Beginner)

Webinar| Main C

Mon, 15-May, 9:00 AM

Finding German Places of Origin (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Mon, 15-May, 10:00 AM

Using the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Mon, 15-May, 10:15 AM

Spelling Variations in German Given and Place Names (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Mon, 15-May, 11:30 AM

Meyers German Gazetteer Now Online, Indexed and Fully Searchable (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Mon, 15-May, 2:00 PM

German Church Records and Beyond: Deepen Your Research

Using a Variety of Town Records (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Mon, 15-May, 3:15 PM

Elusive Immigrant: Methods of Proving Identity (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Tue, 16-May, 9:00 AM

Finding Your French Ancestors Online Part 1 (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Tue, 16-May, 10:15 AM

Finding Your French Ancestors Online Part 2 (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Tue, 16-May, 11:30 AM

Finding Your French Ancestors Online Part 3 (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Tue, 16-May, 1:00 PM

Tips and Tricks of Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Tue, 16-May, 2:00 PM

Out of the Ashes of Paris (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Tue, 16-May, 3:15 PM

Research in Alsace-Lorraine (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Wed, 17-May, 9:00 AM

Latin for Researchers (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Wed, 17-May, 10:00 AM

French Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 17-May, 10:15 AM

Calendar Changes in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the

Low Countries (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Wed, 17-May, 11:30 AM

Gazetteers and Maps for Belgium, Luxembourg, and the

Netherlands (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Wed, 17-May, 2:00 PM

Beginning Research in Luxembourg (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Wed, 17-May, 3:15 PM

Beginning Research in Belgium (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Thur, 18-May, 9:00 AM

Names in Belgium and the Netherlands (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Thur, 18-May, 10:15 AM

WieWasWie, Past the Index: What to do Next (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Thur, 18-May, 11:00 AM

Starting Family Tree: Submitting Names for Temple Work (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Thur, 18-May, 11:30 AM

Dutch Provincial and City Research (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Thurs, 18-May, 2:00 PM

Dutch Research Before 1811 (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Thu, 18-May, 3:15 PM

Finding Your Family in the Amazing Online Amsterdam City

Archives (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Fri, 19-May, 9:00 AM

Beginning Swiss Research Part 1 (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Fri, 19-May, 10:15 AM

Beginning Swiss Research Part 2 (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Fri, 19-May, 11:30 AM

Swiss Archives Online Records (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Fri, 19-May, 2:00 PM

Swiss Census Records (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B/C

Fri, 19-May, 3:15 PM

Swiss Chorgericht Records (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B/C

Sat, 20-May, 1:00 PM

Diviértete con tus hijos creando una fiesta de Historia Familiar (Beginner)

Webinar| B1 Lab

Mon, 22-May, 10:00 AM

Using the FHL Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Tue, 23-May, 11:00 AM

FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Tue, 23-May, 1:00 PM

Tracing Scottish Ancestry Online (Beginner)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Wed, 24-May, 10:00 AM

Portuguese Language Records Indexing (1½ hrs) (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 24-May, 2:00 PM

Databases for Swedish Genealogy (Intermediate)

Webinar| Main B

Thu, 25-May, 10:00 AM

United States Census: Techniques and Strategies for Finding

Elusive Ancestors (Beginner)

Webinar| Main B

Thur, 25-May, 1:00 PM

Tracing Elusive Ancestry in England’s North Country (Intermediate)

Webinar| B2 Lab

Tue, 30-May, 1:00 PM

Starting Family Tree: Open Questions and Answers (Beginner)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 31-May, 10:00 AM

Dutch Language Records Indexing ( 1½ hrs) (Intermediate)

Webinar| M Lab

Wed, 31-May, 1:00 PM

Your British/Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner)

Webinar| B2 Lab

 

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