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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).

Upcoming Classes

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

March 30: Beginner Genealogy
Location: Merrillville Branch Meeting Room A
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Topic: In Person Only. Learn the basic concepts to start your family tree and research. This includes where do I start, what records do I need and how do I put everything together.

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April 27: Vital Records Research in Indiana: From Crafle to Coffin
Location: Merrillville Branch Meeting Room A/Zoom
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Topic: Vital records such as birth and death information can be difficult to find especially during certain time periods. An overview of the many different record types plus research tips will be explored.

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April 27: Oral History Interview Workshop with Samuel Love
Location: Munster Branch Large Meeting Room
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Topic: Oral history interviewing tips for genealogy, local history, podcasting, and more! As part of a grant from Indiana Humanities, LCPL is hosting a workshop led by Samuel Love. Adults & teens welcome.

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