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|10741 Santa Monica Blvd,|
Los Angeles, California 90025
|Mon, Fri, Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm|
Tue, Wed, Thu: 9:00am – 9:00pm
Hours & Holiday Schedule
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The Three-Day Intensive course is offered at the Los Angeles Family History Library. It provides both the training to use the resources and the instructions to do Family History/Genealogy Research. It is complemented with a follow on advanced training course.
This course is useful for new Family History Consultants, volunteers who work at family history centers, members of the church and the general public who wish to improve their family history/genealogical research skills. A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the Course.
Participants should have basic computer skills. A free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each course may be of help. See "Course Prerequisites" further below. These Monday classes are open to all patrons.
Enrollment is limited to the first 24 to register.
The classes will be from 8 AM to 5 PM each of the three days. Each class will usually last two hours: A classroom instruction followed by an assignment to be completed on the computers. Help is provided with assignments.
The order the classes are taught is subject to change.
|8 am||Beginning Research/Organizing Family History|
|10 am||Overview of Ancestry.com|
|1 pm||Finding Birth, Death and Marriage Records|
|3 pm||Introduction to Ancestral Quest|
|8 am||Family Search Library Catalog on www.familysearch.org|
|10 am||Searching by Surname – What is already known?|
|1 pm||Advanced PAF / Ancestral Quest - includes notes, sources and attaching images|
|3 pm||PAF / Ancestral Quest Sharing: GEDCOM files and merging|
|8 am||Wills and Probates|
|10 am||Death Records: Cemetery, Obituary, Death Cert, etc|
|1 pm||Church Records: Non-LDS|
|3 pm||US Census Records - Computer Searches|
|Thu||May 17||Jun 19||Jul 10|
|Wed||Jun 20||Jul 11|
|Thurs||Jun 21||Jul 12|
However, the free Preliminary Computer Classes given Monday the day before each Intensive course may be of help. These particular classes are open to all patrons:
|1 PM||Introduction to Computers and File Management|
|2 PM||USB/flash drives and Windows operations|
|3 PM||Introduction to the Internet|
If you have any questions about the prerequisites, please contact Richard D. McBride, Director, LAFHL, 310-474-9990.
You must register for this course, since we only have space for 24 students. Click HERE to register now, online. If you have any questions please call us at 310-474-9990.
You will receive an email within 2 weekdays confirming your registration. If you don't receive the email, email the LAFHL at firstname.lastname@example.org
Your pre-registration will be finalized by paying a $20 fee after receiving the confirming email. This fee is used to cover handout costs. If a person cannot afford the $20 registration fee, it will be waived. The class order is subject to change. Make your check out to LAFHL and the subject "Three-Day Intensive Course" and send it to:
10741 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Los Angeles, CA 90025