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.  Classses may be registered and paid for at the library, on line or at our monthly Monday meetings.


DESCRIPTION

CLASSES

INSTRUCTOR

Research Techniques II

 

February 15 through March 8, 2017; Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm


This course of four sessions includes detailed information about: organizing your data, vital records and census records, cemeteries and maps, computer and internet sources, ibraries and much more.


Cost $48 Members, $56 Non-members (includes $8 fee for handouts)

Class size is limited to the first 20 people to register.

Registration Form

4 classes

Jean White

Problem Solving

 

March 15, 22 and 29, 2017; Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm

 

Advanced Methodology
Organizing your research
Methods that work and don’t work
Overcoming genealogical obstacles
Discussion of your genealogical problems and much more!

 

Cost $34 Members, $40 Non-members (includes $4 for handouts)

Class size is limited to 10 students.

Registration Form

3 classes

Jean White

FaceBook For Genealogy

 

April 13, 2017; Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

 

Would you like to connect to others researching your common ancestors?

Would you like to connect to groups with interests in similar surnames and places?

 

- Learn the basics of Facebook
- Learn how to reach out to genealogy websites, genealogical groups, societies, projects, places, databases and more

 

Cost $11 Members, $13 Non-members (includes $1 fee for handouts)

Class size is 20 students.

Registration Form

 

1 class

Cathy Gallagher

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.


March 25th, 10:00 - 12:30 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

 

 

Please make your check payable to WVGS. You may also use a credit or debit card to register at our Online Store.

 

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.   Payment must accompany your registration.

 

Please call the Library during our normal hours to cancel attendance; refunds may not be made if at least 24 hours advance notice is not received.