Free Family History Classes and Webinars for August 2018

Contributed By FamilySearch.org

  • 1 August 2018

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City provides free classes and webinars each month on a variety of topics and for a variety of skill levels.

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

Research classes will focus on the Boy Scout Merit Badge, England, France, Germany, Low Countries, Sweden, Switzerland, United States (Midwest Region), and DNA Research. Weekly FamilySearch sessions for the Family Tree are offered in English and in Spanish. Participants can attend in person or online.

See the calendar below for the complete list. No registration is required.

Weekly webinars are organized along the following track schedule throughout the month:

Mondays—FamilySearch Catalog at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Tuesdays—FamilySearch.org and Family Tree Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Wednesdays—Indexing Classes at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Thursdays—Research Classes at 1:00 p.m. MDT

Mark your calendars for events you want to join. 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 daylight time (MDT).

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. Access archived classes online at Family History Library classes and webinars.

DATE / TIME

All Classes are in MDT 

CLASS

SKILL LEVEL

ROOM

Thursday

August 2

1:00 p.m.

Calendar Changes in France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Low Countries Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Saturday

August 4

1:00 p.m.

Búsquedas eficaces Webinar

Beginner

Main B

Tuesday

August 7

10:00 a.m.

Starting Family Tree: Navigating, Adding, Editing, and Standardization of Dates and Places Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Thursday

August 9

10:00 a.m.

Web Indexing Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Thursday

August 9

1:00 p.m.

United States Research: Midwest Region Webinar

Beginner

Main B

Tuesday

August 14

10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Thursday

August 16

1:00 p.m.

England Non-Conformist Church Records Webinar

Intermediate

Main Lab

Saturday

August 18

10:00 a.m.

Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge (1½ hrs). To register, go to the FamilySearch Boy Scout Merit Badge Site.

Beginner

2S Lab

Saturday

August 18

1:00 p.m.

Ayudando a los demás Webinar

Intermediate

B1 Lab

Tuesday

August 21

10:00 a.m.

Tips and Tricks for Using the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Thursday

 August 23

1:00 p.m.

Swedish Moving Records Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Tuesday

 August 28

10:00 a.m.

Starting Family Tree: Attaching Sources Webinar

Beginner

Main Lab

Thursday

August 30

1:00 p.m.

Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA Webinar

Beginner

Main B

Thursday

August 30

2:15 p.m.

DNA: I’ve Tested. Now What? Webinar

Beginner

Main B