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

Beginner's Classes
IN PERSON AT THE SCGS LIBRARY

Class Schedule:


  • Saturday, June 11, 2022- Beginner’s Class – First Steps
  • Saturday, November 12, 2022- Beginner’s Class – 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.


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    IN PERSON - AT THE SCGS LIBRARY IN BURBANK
    SCGS Beginner's Class - First Steps
    – (condensed half day class)
    Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    at the SCGS Library, 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504.

    Mark Cross will provide an introduction to the basics including:
    setting goals, keeping organized, identifying resources, getting information from vital records and their substitutes, using census records, citing your sources, tips for online services including Ancestry.com, FamilySearch & My Heritage & an introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard. Download flyer

    This personalized condensed class is FREE to SCGS members and just $10 for non-members.
    Money will be collected before the class in our Library. Limited to 14 participants.

    Sign up by emailing: beginner@scgsgenealogy.com - Subject: First Steps