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

June 5: Genealogy Workshop: DNA
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Herb Smith will share his knowledge about researching with your DNA. Sign Up Here

June 22: Genealogy Class: Adoption Research for Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: Marlene Polster, Lake County Genealogist, will talk about the methodologies used to look for adoption records and share her research on the subject. Sign Up Here

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!