Free Family History Library Webinars, Classes in October 2017

Contributed By FamilySearch

  • 5 October 2017

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 October 2017. Participants can attend in person or online.

The October schedule includes how-to classes for Canada, UK, U.S., and Venezuela 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.

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

DATE / TIME

CLASS (SKILL LEVEL)

WEBINAR | ROOM

Thursday, October 5
1:00 p.m.

Using England Probate Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Monday, October 9
10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday, October 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, October 11
3:00 p.m.

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

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday,
October 12

1:00 p.m.

Finding Jewish Ancestors in England (Beginner)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday, October 12
 4:00 p.m.

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

Webinar | M Lab

Monday, October 16
9:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday, October 16
10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Canada Census Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday, October 16
11:30 a.m.

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

Webinar | M B/C

Monday, October 16
1:15 p.m.

United States Vital Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Monday, October 16
2:30 p.m.

United States Naturalization Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday, October 17
9:00 a.m.

FamilySearch Wiki (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday, October 17
10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Canada Vital Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday, October 17
11:30 a.m.

Descendancy Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday, October 17
1:15 p.m.

United States Land Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Tuesday, October 17
2:30 p.m.

United States Probate Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday, October 18
9:00 a.m.

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

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday, October 18
10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Quebec Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday, October 18
11:30 a.m.

A United States Case Study (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday, October 18
1:15 p.m.

Census Techniques and Strategies (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Wednesday, October 18
2:30 p.m.

Great Internet Sites for United States Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday, October 19
9:00 a.m.

FamilySearch Memories (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday, October 19
10:15 a.m.

Canada Research: Ontario Research (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday, October 19
 11:30 a.m.

The Research Process (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday, October 19
1:15 p.m.

Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Thursday, October 19
2:30 p.m.

Using LDS Church Records (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday, October 20
9:00 a.m.

Freedman Bureau Records (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday, October 20
10:15 a.m.

Immigration and Canadian Border Crossings (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday, October 20
11:30 a.m.

Ask Your United States and Canada Research Question (Beginner)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday, October 20
1:15 p.m.

Canada Research: Canada Military (Intermediate)

Webinar | M B/C

Friday, October 20
2:30 p.m.

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

Webinar | M B/C

Saturday, October 21
1:00 p.m.

Recursos Genealógicos de Venezuela (Beginner)

Webinar | VIP Room

Monday, October 23 10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday, October 24
10:00 a.m.

What’s New at FamilySearch (Beginner)

Webinar | M Lab

Tuesday, October 24
11:00 a.m.

Danish Tax Records (Advanced)

Webinar | B1 Lab

Tuesday, October 24
1:00 p.m.

Exploring Probate Records in Norway (Intermediate)

Webinar | MF A

Wednesday, October 25
10:00 a.m.

Spanish Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Intermediate)

Webinar | M Lab

Wednesday, October 25
11:00 a.m.

Online Resources for Finnish Research (Intermediate)

Webinar | B1 Lab

Wednesday, October 25
1:00 p.m.

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

Webinar | B2 Lab

Thursday, October 26
1:00 p.m.

Your British and Irish Research Questions Answered (Beginner)

Webinar | B2 Lab

Monday, October 30
10:00 a.m.

Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)

Webinar | 2N Lab

Tuesday, October 31
1:00 p.m.

Deciphering Portuguese Script (Beginner)

Webinar | MF B