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

January 11: Tech Help: Genealogy Basics
Location: Highland Branch
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: Discover the amount of information available on the internet for tracing your ancestors; you will have time to do some online research, so bring your information. Please register.

January 11: Tech Help: Genealogy Basics
Location: Highland Branch
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Topic: Discover the amount of information available on the internet for tracing your ancestors; you will have time to do some online research, so bring your information. Please register.

January 19: I Work Here! Ask Me about Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: Sanborn Fire Maps. Ask a question about your genealogy research. Please register.

February 6: I Genealogy Worshop: A Look at FamilySearch
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Explore FamilySearch with Herb Smith. 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!