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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


November 15: Beginning Swedish Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch, Meeting Room A
Time: 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Topic: 11:30 am - Kenneth Schoon, author and IUN professor, will speak about the migration of immigrants from Sweden along the South Shore. This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of Lake County Public Library.

1:00 pm - Genealogist Herb Smith will show you how to start your Swedish Genealogy. Learn the methodology and resources needed to find your Swedish ancestors.
Sign Up Here


December 3: Genealogy Class
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Topic: TBD Sign Up Here


December 6: I Work Here! Ask Me About Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Topic: Ask library staff for help with your family history. You can also research with others, and share new websites, research or discoveries. Sign Up Here