Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule
|4766 Lincoln Avenue|
|Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm|
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Classes hosted by the Oakland FamilySearch Library are offered free of charge with an occasional small fee to cover the cost of handouts. Pre-registration is required as classes may be cancelled when enrollment is insufficient. Pre-register at: firstname.lastname@example.org 510-531-3905.
Class and Event Schedule
|Apr 20||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|Apr 21||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
|Apr 22||Breathe Life into Your Family History thru Digital Photography||Madsen||1||1P-4P|
|Apr 26||African American Research Workshop||Ward||monthly||6P-8 P|
|Apr 27||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|Apr 28||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
|Apr 29||Piedmont DAR Chapter||10A-4P|
|Apr 29||Who, What, Where, When & Sometimes Why||Walker||1||1P-2P|
|Apr 29||Pleasanton Stake Youth||Severson||10A-11A|
|Apr 29||Piedmont DAR Chapter||10A-4P|
|May 4||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|May 5||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
|May 6||Piedmont DAR Chapter||10A-4P|
|May 10||East Bay Genealogical Society||monthly||10A-11A|
|May 10||Mac Users Workshop||George||monthly||7P-8P|
|May 11||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|May 11||Family History Workshop : Write Your History in Stories||Miller||monthly||1P-2P|
|May 12||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
|May 13||Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge (by appointment)||Mattson||monthly||3P-4:30P|
|May 18||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|May 19||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
|May 21||SFBAJGS Meeting||monthly||12P-4P|
|May 24||African American Genealogy Research Workshop||Ward||monthly||6P-8P|
|May 25||Swedish Genealogy Workshop||Olofson||weekly||10A-4P|
|May 25||Stanislaus County Genealogical Society||10A-4P|
|May 26||Hispanic Research Workshop||Grow||weekly||10A-1P|
- SFBAJGS = San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society
- AAGSNC = African American Genealogical Society of Northern California
- WETA = Alameda County Weekend Training Academy
African American Research Workshop - Instructor, Genealogist Alvis Ward Jr. - This is an ongoing free hands-on research workshop comprised of African Americans, also referred to as Black or Afro-American, or those who harmonize with Sub-Saharan Africa, with ancestry, citizenship, or residency in the United States. The workshop is an interactive exchange of research tools, methods and systems, and discussions necessary for progress at individual levels of family histories and genealogies impacted by the 16th Century removal of Africans to America as slaves. No pre-registration is required. For additional information E-Mail: email@example.com
Breathe Life into Your Family History thru Digital Photography - Instructor, Ronald Madsen - Photographs and other digital images are major enhancements to Family History. Most everyone has a camera in their pocket and a shoe-box full of dog-eared photos and documents. In this class we will learn how to collect, or "Capture," organize, enhance, archive, and label Family History photos and documents,
Family History Workshop : Write Your History in Stories.- Instructor, Kim Miller, staff genealogist - Does writing your personal history sound intimidating? Does "I was born ..." seem like a boring way to start? How about writing your memories one story at a time? Come once or come monthly, come when you can. Set aside the 2nd Thursday of each month and spend an afternoon jump starting your memory. Write one story each time you come, and you could greet 2018 with 11 stories for your personal history.
Hispanic Research Workshop - Need some help with your Spanish research? More comfortable speaking and reading Spanish? Come work with our Spanish Speaking Missionares, Brother and Sister Grow.
Swedish Research Workshop - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts (Beryl and Wade) on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.
Using Newspaper Subscription Websites in the FamilySearch Library - Instructor, Janice Sellers, APG - Newspapers can provide information about births, deaths, marriages, moves, business, naturalizations, court cases, and more. The FSL Portal available at FamilySearch Libraries and Centers provides access to several newspaper subscription sites. This class gives an overview of what is available and techniques to help improve your chances of finding information about your relatives.
Who, What Where, When and Sometimes Why: Creating Your Own Personal History - Instructor, Sister Walker, staff missionary - Another way to help you put together your personal history – or someone else’s.