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
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Self-Publishing Your Family History

The Sacramento FamilySearch Library is excited to announce their 2014 Summer Series.

We will provide a ten week program taking you through the different steps to self-publish your family history.

Each class will be presented on Wednesday from 2:00 to 3:15 and repeated at 6:00 to 7:15 pm.

All classes are free but you need to register to ensure a place – call 487-2090

June 11  Review the process of generating and publishing a book

June 18 Planning our book

June 25 Understanding setting the events and sources in our genealogy database for our book

July 2 – holiday

July 9 Downloading data from our genealogy database

July 16 Formatting in MW Word – Part 1

July 23 Formatting in MW Word – Part 2

July 30 Formatting in MW Word – Part 3

Aug 6 Publishing using

Aug 13 Creating our book cover on

Aug 20 Resubmitting an updated version of our book


Ward Family History Consultant training 

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


  Lynn Brown will be teaching five classes – on Mondays at 2:00

July 21st – Ancestry – Searching

July 28th – Googling for Grandma

August 18th – Immigration & Naturalization

August 25th – US Military Research

September 15th – Immigration & Naturalization Part 2


Get A Great Start In Genealogy

Glenda Lloyd will be teaching a series of classes on Tuesday mornings at 10:00 during July

July 1st Charts - - pedigree charts, family group sheets, research logs.  Genealogy is a journey.  Pedigree charts and family group sheets are your roadmap for what you know and what you still need to learn.  Research logs tell you where you have been and what you have learned.

July 8th – Vital Records – birth, marriage, death certificates and divorce records.  Vital records provide exact dates and places for these events.  Explore other records that might provide this information.

July 15th – Census Records – 1790-1940.  Census records pinpoint where your ancestors lived and who was in the household every ten years.

July 22nd – Getting Organized – the dream of every genealogist!  Using this system, one can locate any record in 2 minutes.

July 29th – – getting started – Ancestry is a powerful tool for researching your family.  There are a few tips that will make your searches more successful.


James M Baker

Jim Baker will be teaching “Colonial America (1610-1790) Finding the Records” on 7th of August at 2:00 pm



Scanning and Adding Photos and Documents to Family Tree

Tuesday August 19th 6:00 pm taught by Doug & LaRee Hendrickson

Please bring your photos to be scanned on our High Speed or Flatbed Scanner- these photos will be saved on your flash drive

Thursday August 21st 2:00 pm taught by Karen Stubbs

Please bring a flash drive with your photos and documents on it so you can actually add them while in this class.


What’s New In FamilySearch Family Tree

Fri August 8th 2:00 Taught by Laurie Markham


Facebook for Genealogists

Wednesday August 20th 2:00 Taught by Marna Ambroselli

Fun New Way to do your Genealogy!!


Introduction to Find My Past

Wednesday August 27th 10:00 Taught by Maurine Nuttall