Please call (916) 487-2090 to reserve a place in a class

2:00 pm  -  The first and second Monday of each month, Kori Pilkington will give a class on the use of the – Wiki  This is a great resource for finding information on the area that you think your ancestors came from.

The 3rd Wednesday of each month, 12:30 pm Rootsmagic users group / Linda Lucky


Ward Family History Consultant training 

2nd Tuesday and Thursday each month 6:00 – 8:00 pm


  Lynn Brown – Mondays at 2:00

September 15th – Immigration & Naturalization Part 2

September 22nd – – Direct Search and the Card Catalog


Continuation of Beginning Genealogy Classes

Glenda Lloyd will be teaching a series of classes on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 during September that will be a continuation of the extremely popular classes she taught in July

September 2ndDocumenting Your Heirlooms – There are many things in your family history that are important and worth documenting beyond birth, marriage and death dates.  Family traditions and stories about items in the family can enrich the family history and ensure that the information is passed on to future generations accurately and correctly.

September 9th - Using City Directories – City directories put your ancestor in a specific place at a specific time between the years of the federal census.  The directories were printed and easier to read than the census.

September 16th - County Histories – American county, regional and local/town histories were most popular during the late 1800′s and early 1900′s, although many have been printed before and after these dates.  They may provide events and circumstances of interest that may have influence on the life of your ancestor.

September 23rdPostcards in Genealogical Research – Postcards may give you many clues for sorting out family tangles.  Give them a closer look next time you open that box or scrapbook.


Introduction to Find My Past

Wednesday August 27th 10:00 Taught by Maurine Nuttall