Returning in January: Genealogy classes with Alan Horbal



In January the Berkshire Athenaeum welcomes back genealogist Alan Horbal. Horbal will offer a four-week workshop on finding your ancestors using the 1900 through 1940 census along with other helpful immigration websites.  Classes offered on 4 consecutive Tuesdays: January 8, 15, 22 and 29 . Two sessions offered: 10-11:30 am and  1-2:30 pm.   Prerequisites:  Internet proficiency and an established email address.

Also offered in January is a Beginning Genealogy workshop taught by Jan Rogge & Angela Rifkin.  Intended for those with little or no knowledge of genealogy who would like to begin doing their family history, this two-part series  is scheduled for Thursday, January 10, and Thursday, January 17, with two sessions offered:   10 am -12 noon and 1 – 3 pm.  No Prerequisites.

Both workshops are free and open to the public. Space is limited. Registration required and only available to those who can commit to a full series. To register call the Local History Dept. at 413-499-9480 ext. 6. Participants encouraged to bring their own laptop; a limited number of library laptops available to registrants.

These Genealogy Workshops are co-sponsored by the Athenaeum’s Local History Department  and the Berkshire Family History Association.


About Berkshire Athenaeum

We are the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
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