Southern California Genealogical Society
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAMS - Beginner's Classes

Beginner's Classes

2017 Class Schedule:
  • April 8, 2017 - First Steps
  • Looking for some classes to learn more about genealogy and how to do family research? Free to SCGS Members and open to the public for a small fee, our Beginner's Classes are among the SCGS's most popular educational programs. Join us soon!

    Sign up by emailing beginner@scgsgenealogy.com or call 818-843-7247

    Beginning Genealogy - First Steps
    Just starting out and looking for some help? Are you realizing that you are not going to find everything you want to know on just one or two websites? Join the Southern California Genealogical Society in learning how to start your research right.

    First Steps will be offered Saturday, April 8, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Southern California Genealogical Society Research Library.

    The class is free to SCGS members and open to the public for $10.

    The Beginner's Class - First Steps will provide you with the information and skills necessary to begin the search for your ancestors. The class introduces you to the basics, including setting goals, keeping organized, identifying resources, using federal and state census records and introduction to online sources that are available. A free tour of the SCGS Research Library is available following the class for those interested. All participants are invited to attend the Lunch and Learn presentations immediately following the class.

    To register, email beginner@scgsgenealogy.com or call (818) 843-7247.

    The SCGS Research Library will be closed for research that day.


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