Learn about Genealogy at the Library

Learn about your roots! We offer classes on a variety of genealogical topics. All of our classes are free of charge. Click the links below to sign up (classes without links have not opened sign-ups yet).

Are you a librarian or library staff? You can earn LEUs by attending most of these classes!

Upcoming Genealogy Classes

February 5: Bloodline Documentation
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Collecting proper information & documentation to join bloodline organizations or simply to find your own bloodline.Sign Up Here

February 22: Beginner Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: This class will show you how to start your family tree and research. Learn how to look for records and where and how to organize what you find to tell your family story.Sign Up Here

March 5: Civil War Genealogy
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Learn how to locate key information about the Civil War and see how it connects to your family history.Sign Up Here

Come for the Class, Stay for At-Your-Fingertips Resources

Most of our genealogy classes are offered at the Merrillville branch, where the Indiana Room and Genealogy room are housed. You can feel free to use these excellent resources on your own, too!

If you'd like to see genealogy classes at your local branch, let us know. We're always interested in hearing what you'd like to learn at your library!