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

August 31: Using Calumet Archives for Genealogy Research
Location: Merrillville Branch
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Topic: Stephen McShane, Curator of the Calumet Regional Archives at IUN, will present an overview of the Calumet Regional Archive collections with an emphasis on records most useful to local genealogists. Sign Up Here

September 4: How to Find and Use Military Records
Location: Munster Branch
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 PM
Topic: Herb Smith will help us take an in-depth look at Fold3, a database of U.S. military records. 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!