Special Events

Free Genealogy 101 Classes

Brought to you by Lewis & Clark County Genealogical Society in conjunction with the Lewis & Clark Library. Four classes are in our series introducing genealogy and research tools. For more information email lccgen1@gmail.com.

 

Genealogy 101: Overview

Saturday, February 4 from 1-3 PM in the Large Community Room. 

Introduction to the tools and techniques of genealogical research. Forms, trees, websites, tips and tricks. Registration encouraged but drop-ins are welcome. One on one consulting can be scheduled afterwards. 

We invite you to attend all four but you are welcome to choose to attend individual classes. Please register for each class you hope to attend. Sign up for February 4 class here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/9961172 

 

Genealogy 101: Ancestry and Newsbank

Saturday, February 11 from 1-3 PM in the Large Community Room. Class two of four in our series introducing genealogy and research tools. 

Ancestry.com is one of the largest repositories of genealogical data. In this class we will review how to utilize this site both using the Lewis & Clark Library Edition or a home version. We will also explore Newsbank, a database of newspapers available through the Lewis & Clark Library. 

We invite you to attend all four but you are welcome to choose to attend individual classes. Please register for each class you hope to attend.Sign up for February 11 class here:  https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/9961173 

 


Genealogy 101: Using FamilySearch.org & Other Newspaper Websites

Saturday, February 18 from 1-3 PM in the Large Community Room. 

Class three of four in our series introducing genealogy and research tools. 

FamilySearch.org is a free website with a large repository of genealogical data. In this class we will review how to utilize this site. We will also look at exploring online newspapers at Chronicling America, Newspapers.com, Montana Newspapers and Montana Small Town Newspapers. 

We invite you to attend all four but you are welcome to choose to attend individual classes. Please register for each class you hope to attend.Sign up for February 18 class here  https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/9961174  

 

Genealogy 101: Using DNA in Genealogy Research

Saturday, February 25 from 1-3 PM in the Large Community Room. 

Class four of four in our series introducing genealogy and research tools. Learn about DNA and how it is used in genealogical research. 

We invite you to attend all four but you are welcome to choose to attend individual classes. Please register for each class you hope to attend. Sign up for February 4 class here: https://lclibrary.libcal.com/event/9961175

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