Genealogy Toolbox: A Primer | Newberry

Genealogy Toolbox: A Primer

Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Two sessions, Wednesdays, April 14 - April 21

6 - 7:30 pm (Central Time)

Full. Email to be added to the wait list.

Newberry Adult Education Seminars will meet virtually via Zoom. For more information about the Newberry’s virtual seminars, including a Zoom tutorial, please see our Virtual Seminars FAQ page. If you have questions about online learning, please reach out to

Seminar Description

Take a tour of the under-utilized website to see what it has to offer genealogy researchers. This course will include a review of this free resource and all the research opportunities it offers, as well as other tools useful for genealogists and family historians.

This seminar is also offered as part of the Genealogy Toolbox series. If you’d like to register for all three seminars in the series, please register on the main Genealogy Toolbox series page.

Two sessions. Registration – $85

Caron Primas Brennan is a frequent speaker on genealogy at local libraries and genealogical societies. She has taught at the Newberry since 2009 and is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Materials List


  • There are no required materials for this seminar.

First Reading:

  • There is no reading assignment for this seminar.

Registration Information

Registration opens at 9 am (CST) on Wednesday, January 13th. Newberry Associates members at the Literati level and above will have access to early registration beginning January 7 at 10am. Learn more about membership benefits and becoming a Newberry Associate.

Please note: For more information about registration, including a guide to online registration, see our Registration Information page. Questions? Please contact seminars program staff via email at

We offer a 10% discount to members, seniors, and students.

This seminar has reached capacity. Please email to be added to the wait list.

This seminar is part of the Newberry’s Adult Education Seminars Program. Learn more about registering for a seminar, program policies, or teaching a seminar.