Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for January 2018

  • 1 January 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.

If your New Year's resolutions include free, how-to family history classes, then look no further than the array of webinars and classes offered by the Family History Library starting in January 2018. Participants can attend in person or online.

The January schedule includes informative classes for Ireland, Portugal, Germany, United Kingdom, Norway, and United States research, using the FamilySearch Family Tree, learning how to use the FamilySearch tools more effectively, how to index, and other useful tips and instruction. Some classes are available in Spanish. See the full schedule below. Easily find and share this announcement directly from the FamilySearch Newsroom.

Online classes are noted on the schedule as webinars. Webinar attendees need to click the link next to the class title on 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. Mark your calendars for events you want to join so you don’t forget.

If you are unable to attend a class in person or watch it online at the time it is scheduled, you may be able to watch it later. Most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. To view these recorded sessions, go to the archive for Family History Library classes and webinars.

DATE and TIME

CLASS (and SKILL LEVEL)

WEBINAR | ROOM

Tuesday, 
January 2

10:00 a.m. 

Overview of FamilySearch.org (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

Saturday,
 January 6

1:00 p.m. 

Secretos del Catálogo de FamilySearch (Beginner)

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Monday, 
January 8

10:00 a.m. 

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 9

10:00 a.m. 

Starting FamilyTree: Navigating, Adding and Editing, Standardization of Dates and Places (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Wednesday, 
January 10

10:00 a.m. 

French Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Thursday, 
January 11

1:00 p.m. 

British Case Study (Intermediate) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Thursday, 
January 11

3:00 p.m. 

Using Social Media for Family History (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 16

10:00 a.m. 

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

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 16

11:00 a.m. 

From America to Norway: A Beginner's Case Study (Beginner) 

Webinar2N Lab

Wednesday, 
January 17

10:00 a.m. 

Italian Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Thursday,
January 18

11:00 a.m. 

Pennsylvania Research (Beginner) 

WebinarMain B

Thursday, 
January 18

1:00 p.m. 

What's New in British Research at FamilySearch.org (Intermediate) 

WebinarMain B

Saturday, 
January 20

1:00 p.m. 

Establecimiento geográfico-eclesiástico de la Nueva España—México (Intermediate) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Monday, 
January 22

10:00 a.m. 

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 23

10:00 a.m. 

What's New at FamilySearch.org (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday,
January 23

11:00 a.m. 

How to Find Ancestors in Digitalarkivet of Norway (Beginner) 

Webinar2N Lab

Tuesday, 
January 23

1:00 p.m. 

Tracing Ancestry in Ireland's Estate Records (Advanced) 

WebinarMain B

Wednesday, 
January 24

10:00 a.m. 

Portuguese Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner) 

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday, 
January 25

1:00 p.m. 

Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Intermediate) 

Webinar | B2 Lab 

Monday, 
January 29

10:00 a.m. 

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 30

10:00 a.m. 

Starting FamilyTree: Attaching Sources (Beginner) 

Webinar | Main Lab

 

Tuesday, 
January 30

1:00 p.m. 

FamilySearch's Collections of British Merchant Maritime Records (Intermediate) 

WebinarMain B

Wednesday, 
January 31

10:00 a.m.

Spanish Language Indexing (1.5 hrs) (Beginner)

Webinar | Main Lab