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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.

September 22: 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

September 29: Understanding US Census Data, 1790-1950
Location: Merrillville Branch Meeting Room B or Zoom
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Topic: Presenter Scott Norrick will cover census history, data collected, common errors, supplements, little known gems, sources and getting the most out of your census research for each decade. 

Sign up here

October 27: 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