The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for April 2016

March 29, 2016  - by 
Family History Library

During the month of April, the Family History Library will be hosting a number of free online family history classes and webinars. These classes and webinars are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach important family history techniques. They are free to the public. Information about specific classes is listed below.

To join a webinar, please go to this Family History Library wiki page, select a month, then scroll to find the desired class.


April 6- 10:00 A.M. Spanish Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours)

April 7- 10:00 A.M. Mid 19th Century Yorkshire Case Study and Research Strategy Session Webinar

April 7- 1:00 P.M. Strategies for Successful French Research Online Webinar

April 12- 1:00 P.M. How to Really See What Records Are Telling about Your Ancestor

April 13- 10:00 A.M. Portuguese Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours)

April 14- 1:00 P.M. Research Logs: A Tool for Organizing Your Research Webinar

April 16- 10:00 A.M. Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge (1½ hours) To register, call 1-801-240-4673 at least one week before the workshop to find out which requirements should be completed before attending.

April 16- 1:00 P.M. Historia familiar de Italia Parte 1 Webinar

April 16- 2:00 P.M. Historia familiar de Italia Parte 2 Webinar

April 16- 3:00 P.M. Historia familiar de Francia Webinar

April 18- 1:00 P.M. Key Scotland Websites Webinar

April 19- 11:00 A.M. FamilySearch Wiki

April 19- 1:00 P.M. Incredible Scotland Maps and Gazetteer Online Resources Webinar

April 19- 3:00 P.M. Norwegian Genealogical Collections Webinar

April 20- 10:00 A.M. Dutch Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours)

April 20- 1:00 P.M. Scotland Census Records Webinar

April 21- 1:00 P.M. Scotland Civil Registration Records Webinar

April 26- 1:00 P.M. Finding Your Ancestors in U.S. Vital Records

April 27- 10:00 A.M. French Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours)

April 27- 1:00 P.M. British Virtual Specialist Q&A Session Webinar

April 28- 2:00 P.M. Exploring Probate Records in Norway Webinar

April 28- 6:00 P.M. Planning and Implementing a Research Trip Webinar 

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  1. I am interested in attending this webinar:
    April 6- 10:00 A.M. Spanish Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours)
    However, I have to work during that time. Will it be available for viewing after somehow?

    Stephanie Lazo

  2. I’m interested in several of these webinars. In what time zone are these taking place? Thanks!

  3. Majority of my ancestors on my father’s side came from the area what is now Slovakia, I am having a difficult time finding information. Where would I find the best information to link my family’s together.