Genealogy classes

Build your family tree

1-4 p.m.

Teton County Library

Front Desk,info@tclib.org 307-733-2164

All skill levels welcome, from beginner to advanced.

Ancestry  Beginner's Class, Aug. 12, 1-4 p.m.

  • Reserve a spot, call 307-733-2164 and select option 1 
  • Locate your ancestors, search family trees, find tombstones, discover documents, build a family tree
  • Learn basic searches, the card catalog, family trees
  • Find out where to get vital records: birth, death, marriages 
  • Learn how to print and save your digital files
  • Get personal assistance in planning your research
  • Bring a USB to save digital Ancestry handouts
  • Questions? Email Lynn, gen@tclib.org

Learn how to:

  • find the best sites for historical newspapers and books
  • save, organize and print from these sites
  • find and use census information
  • find and use library databases including Ancestry International, World Vitals Records, ProQuest and historical maps

Resources

We also have resources online and in our collection to help you put together the pieces of your family’s past.

Staff Picks

Historic Map Works
An extensive digital map collection, with more than 400,000 high-resolution, full-color historic maps.

Proquest Historical Newspapers
Historical newspapers provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

U.S. History in Context
Covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.