WVGS Classes/Workshops


To help you with your Genealogy, we offer a variety of basic-advanced Genealogy related classes/workshops.  Sessions are held in our Library in our Traditional classroom and our New PC classroom. We cover the ins and outs of Genealogy, Genealogy Libraries, Genealogy Computer Programs, Technology Aids, Preserving Memories and Photos.


DESCRIPTION

CLASSES

INSTRUCTOR

NOVICE GENEALOGY


This class will focus on the first steps needed to get you started on your research. No prior knowledge is necessary. There will be a new class the 3rd Friday of each month.


Friday, 1-3:30 PM, every 3rd Friday unless noted.


Class Cost $12, Members, $14 Non-members (fee includes handouts)

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

1 Session Barbara Stenberg

Research Techniques I


Course includes organizing your data; vital records, census, cemeteries, maps, computer and internet sources, libraries and much more.


Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2014


Class Cost $48 Members, $56 Non-members (includes $8 supply fee)

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

4 Sessions Jean M. White

Intro to PowerPoint 2010


Come learn the initial set up guidelines, how to select and change design themes. How to work with text, graphics, pictures, sound & video. Handout will be provided.


Friday 9:00 am to 11:00 am, October 31, 2014


Class Cost $12 Members, $14 Non-members(fee includes handouts)

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

1 Session Charlie Mannino

Finding, Writing and Learning About Obituaries


Learn the ins and outs of Obituaries.


Sunday 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, November 2, 2014


Class Cost $10 Members, $12 Non-members.

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

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1 Session Ethel Sanders

Fold3


Learn how to use this valuble resource. Areas discussed will include: Revolutionary War Pension applications, Civil War Pensions, U.S. Census and much more.


Thursday 1 pm - 3 pm November 6, 2014


Class Cost $12 Members, $14 Non-members (includes $2 fee for handouts)

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

1 Session Adrienne Haupt

An Overview of Family Tree on Family Search


Course includes reasons for using Family Tree, entering data, adding sources, photos and family stories.


Wednesday 1 pm - 3 pm November 19, 2014


Class Cost $10 Members, $12 Non-members

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

1 Session Jean M. White

Facebook for Genealogy


Course includes the basics of Facebook, how to reach out to websites, genealogical groups, societies, databases and more.


Thursday 1:00 - 3:00 pm, January 29, 2015


Class Cost $12 Members, $14 Non-members

Class will be limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

1 Session Cathy Gallagher

 

You may call the WVGS Library at 623-933-4945 to verify if the classes are still open for enrollment and to check for potential scheduling additions or other changes.  Non-Members may attend our classes.   Classes must be paid for by the Saturday before the class starts.

 

Please make your check payable to WVGS.