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

April 4: Genealogy
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 7:45 PM
Topic: Topic TBD: Presented by the Nordikfolk Lodge #761 of the Vasa Order of America and Munster Library staff. Please register.

April 21: Beginner Genealogy Course
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1 - 3 PM
Topic: Join us for this beginner class on how to start your family research. Reference Librarian, Lynn Jackson will discuss how to use a pedigree chart, what types of records are available, where to find them and how to organize your research to tell your family story. Sign up here.

May 2: Genealogy Tips & Answers
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Bring your questions and search results. We will answer your questions, basic or advanced. We'll share tips as well. Presented by the Nordikfolk Lodge #761 of the Vasa Order of America and Munster Library Staff. Please register.

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!