Classes

Society Class Schedule 2014

Unless otherwise noted: pre-registration is required so there will be an adequate number of handouts; all classes are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and are at the IGS Library, 628 E Grand Ave,  515 276-0287.

Class description follows the class schedule. $5 for IGS members and $10 for non-members

Lunch and Learn – bring your lunch and learn something new at the same time.

Date
Time
Class
Instructor
July 12, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmBeginning Genealogy
FREE
July 12, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmDigital LibrariesLinda Greethurst
July 14, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmOrganization of Genealogical Information - Members OnlyIGS
Jul 16, Wednesday12:00 pm - 1:00 pmIllinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota Vital Records L/LTheresa Liewer
Aug 11, Monday6:30 pm - 8:30 pmPhoto Touchup - Members OnlyIGS
Aug 20, Wednesday12:00 pm - 1:00 pmIndiana, Ohio, and Michigan Vital Records L/LTheresa Liewer
Aug 23, Saturday10:30 am - 12:30 pmBeginning Genealogy
FREE
Aug 23, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmNaturalization RecordsTheresa Liewer
Sep 6, Saturday1:30 pm - 3:30 pmOrientation to Genealogy Proof Standard Class Linda Greethurst

 

Beginning Genealogy

Find out how easy it is to get started in this popular and fascinating pursuit.  Your family has a story to tell. Learn the basics to begin your journey of discovery for your family history project. Open to the public – FREE, preregistration is required.


Catholic Records

The class will talk about the records and where to find them, both the originals and online.


Preparing for a Road Trip

What information do you need to find on a trip. How to prepare, what to take, where to find records and what to expect at a records repository or office.


Probate Records

Where the records are, how to ask for them, getting the information quickly and citing your source are some of the items covered in this class.