Cost and Registration Information
Early Registration Price (August 7 at 10 am – August 31 at 4 pm): $80
Regular Registration Price (August 31 at 4 pm – first day of class): $88
Members, seniors, and students get a 10% discount.
This seminar is full. Call (312) 255-3700 to be on the waitlist.
Mark your Calendar!
The Newberry Bookstore will re-open on August 14, and you will once again be able to find most of your assigned books for sale there.
Try the Fundamentals of Genealogy®'s "Organizational Challenge!" First, we'll learn organizational and preservation techniques for your paper & digital research (files, heirlooms, family photos, etc.) from leading genealogical experts and an organizational consultant. Then we'll explore how you can create many kinds of paper and electronic presentations from your newly organized, preserved genealogy collection.
One session. E - $80, L - $88
Marsha Peterson-Maass is author of the Fundamentals of Genealogy® textbook series and has led genealogy seminars at the Newberry Library since 2002.
Recommended (not required):
- Fundamentals of Genealogy®: Basics for Everyone. ISBN: 978-0578184166
- Fundamentals of Genealogy®: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used. ISBN-13: 978-0578184173
Both books are available for purchase from the Newberry Library Bookstore, or available directly from the publisher at https://www.lulu.com/spotlight/FundamentalsOfGenealogy
There is no reading assignment for the first class.