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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

Check back regularly for more genealogy classes! Have an idea for a class? Let us know.

August 18: Ask Us About Genealogy: Research Help Sessions
Location: Merrillville Branch Genealogy Room
Time: 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Topic: Ask library staff for help with basic genealogy questions and local genealogy research. We can only provide general research guidance for brick wall questions.

Please register for this event. There are limited slots available.

Sign up here

August 24: Beginner Genealogy Class
Location: Cedar Lake Meeting Room A
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Topic: Learn the basic concepts to start your family tree research. This includes where do I start, what records do I need and how do I put everything together.

Sign up here