Classes

Class Schedule 2022

Descriptions are below the schedule. $8.00 for IGS members and $18.00 for non-members or as noted

Sat, Jan 29 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Intro to 1950 Census Into to 1950 US Census. Will You Be Ready? Sheri Snodgrass $8.00 member or $18.00 non-member
Sat, Feb 121:30 pm - 3:30 pmBeginning Genealogy Beginning GenealogyLaurie KolsteadFREE
Sat, Feb 191:30 pm - 3:30 pmUsing the Internet for Research Using the Internet for genealogical researchKevin Spire$8.00 member or $18.00 non-member
Thur, Feb 247:00 pm - 8:00 pmTechTalk Tech TalkNicole AndersonFree to members
Thur, Mar 106:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning Genealogy Beginning GenealogyKevin SpireFREE
Mar 3 - Mar 12variousRootsTech 2022 RootsTechFamilySearchFREE
Thur, Mar 247:00 pm - 8:00 pmTechTalk Tech TalkNicole AndersonFree to members
Wed, Apr 23TBDLocal Records and resources for Bridging the 1890's GapDenise Gripp$8.00 member or $18.00 non-member
Thur, Apr 287:00 pm - 8:00 pmTechTalk Tech TalkNicole AndersonFree to members
TBDBeginning GenealogyFREE

2022 Take Your Research to the Next Level

Jan 29th Saturday – 1950 Census – Will You Be Ready?

1:30pm -3:30pm Instructor: Sheri Snodgrass

Members $8.00 – Non-members $18.00

The 1950 US census will be available later this year. Learn how to use and browse images. Contact us for more information.   Register

 

Feb 12th Saturday – Beginning Genealogy

1:30pm -3:30pm Instructor: Laurie Kolstead

FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information.     Register

 

Feb 19th Saturday – Best Practices for Genealogy Research on the Internet

Discover ways the Internet can support your family history research.  Begin with ways to prepare before conducting your research and move forward to identifying different categories of websites that are potentially useful to genealogists.  Discover how you can improve your research results and make progress with your efforts.

Beginning – Intermediate

1:30pm -3:30pm Instructor: Kevin Spire

Members $8.00 – Non-members $18.00

 

Feb 24th Thursday – Tech Talk by Nicole Anderson

7:00pm -8:00pm Instructor: Nicole Anderson

Free to members

How to use your computer and applications. Topic each month. Register.

 

Mar 8 – 12 – RootsTech 2022

Various times FREE

FamilySearch presents the 2022 RootsTech Conference 24/7. International speakers on genealogy. Viewing at IGS to be determined. See RootsTech for individuals to register and watch on their computers.

 

Mar 10th  – Beginning Genealogy

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

FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information.

 

Mar 24th Thursday – Tech Talk by Nicole Anderson

7:00pm -8:00pm Instructor: Nicole Anderson

Fee to members

How to use your computer and applications. Topic each month. Register.

 

Apr 28th Thursday – Tech Talk by Nicole Anderson

7:00pm – 8:00pm Instructor: Nicole Anderson

Fee to be determined

How to use your computer and applications. Topic each month. Contact us for more information.

 

Apr  – Beginning Genealogy

1:30pm -3:30pm Instructor: TBD

FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information.

 

Apr 23rd Wednesday – Local Records and Resources for Bridging the 1890’s Gap

1:30pm -3:30pm Instructor: Denise Gripp

Members $8.00 – Non-members $18.00