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WVGS offers a variety of classes from beginner to advanced to help you with your family history. Topics vary from year to year, but include genealogy research methods, record types, online resources, genealogy computer programs, technology aids, genetic genealogy, preserving memories and photos, and more. Classes are usually held in the WVGS Library but some may be conducted virtually Below is a table listing classes we currently plan to hold. As we have updates to the class plans, this table will be updated so that you can see what we plan to offer. If you would like to attend a class that is not listed, you may suggest it to us by completing an email to classes@azwvgs.org Although online registration is preferred, you may also register with cash or check at WVGS monthly meetings or the WVGS Library. Classes are held in-person at the WVGS Library unless otherwise noted. Check eNews, Tidbits, Facebook or the WVGS website regularly as classes are added throughout the year and some may be cancelled or rescheduled. For further information, send e-mail to classes@azwvgs.org To see the classes currently available for registration, go to Available Classes. Classes usually open for registration two to three months before the scheduled date.

Class Schedule
April 2024 – August 2024

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Day Date Time Title Instructor
Monday 04/15/2024 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial Lou McLean
Friday 04/19/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Novice Genealogy Barbara Stenberg
Friday 05/17/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Novice Genealogy Barbara Stenberg
Monday 05/20/2024 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial Lou McLean
Friday 05/24/2024 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Unlocking the Past with Artificial Intelligence (Computer Lab Workshop) Bonnie Bossert
Tuesdays 06/04/2024 & 06/11 (2 Sessions) 10:00 – 12:00 p.m. Brick Wall Workshop Barbara Shroyer
Saturday 06/08/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Minimizing Clutter: Organizing Your Family History Information (Virtual Only) Connie Sheets
Friday 06/21/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Novice Genealogy Barbara Stenberg
Friday 07/19/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Novice Genealogy Barbara Stenberg
Saturday 07/27/2024 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Building & Managing Your Family Tree on Ancestry (Virtual Only) Connie Sheets
Mondays 08/12/2024 & 08/19 & 08/26 (3 Sessions) 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Genealogy 101: Foundations for Research (Virtual Only) Connie Sheets
Friday 08/16/2024 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. Novice Genealogy Barbara Stenberg
West Valley Genealogical Society