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Learn your roots at LCPL's genealogy classes!

Genealogy Classes

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 Classes

March 29: Refresher Course
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: This is a review of basics including using the card catalog, how to create an effective search search, build a tree and more.Sign Up Here

March 30: DNA Day: 3 Webinars on DNA and Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Topic: DNA Uncensored - Live streamed webinar from Fountaindale Library. Classes are free and open to researchers of all experience levels.Sign Up Here

April 2: Genealogy with Herb Smith: Bring Your Stories!
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Topic: This month we'll share our stories about our family searches.Sign Up Here

April 26: Location Research: Learn to Search in a New State or Country
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Topic: This class will explore the many ways you can learn how to search for your ancestors and find records in other states, countries or exploring research for different ethnicities. Sign Up Here