Class Schedule 2020

Class descriptions are at the end of the class table.

 Time Class Instructor Cost
Thur, Oct 296:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GenealogyKevin SpireFREE
Sat, Nov 710:30 am - 12:30 pmIA Vital RecordsTheresa Liewer$16.00 or with member coupon $6.50
Thur, Nov 196:30 pm - 8:30 pmMennonite RecordsRenee Cue$16.00 or with member coupon $6.50

Unless otherwise noted: pre-registration is required so there will be an adequate number of handouts; all classes and events are OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and are at the IGS Library, 628 E Grand Ave, Des Moines IA, 50309-1924. Phone 515 276-0287. Subject to change.

$6.50 for IGS members with coupon code and $16 for non-members unless otherwise noted.

Lunch and Learn (L/L) – bring your lunch and learn something new at the same time.

Oct 29th, Thursday

Beginning Genealogy

6:30 -8:30 pm     by   Zoom        Instructor: Kevin Spire


Start your genealogy with these guidelines and tips.



Nov 7th, Thursday

IA Vital Records

10:30 am – 12:30 pm CDT by   Zoom    Instructor: Theresa Liewer

$6.50 for IGS members with coupon code and $16 for non-members

Iowa is blessed with great vital records.  We’ll walk you through their historical development, their contents, and where to access them.  You may find just the right clue in a birth. marriage or death record to help you over your brick wall.



Nov 19th, Thursday

Mennonite Records

6:30 -8:30 pm  by   Zoom   Instructor: Renee Cue

$6.50 for IGS members with coupon code and $16 for non-members

In this session, Renee will review resources available to you on-line, at the Iowa Genealogical Society library, and other libraries to help you learn more about your Mennonite Ancestors.    Her focus will be on Mennonite records in the United States.