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Courses

Toronto Branch courses are a great way to improve your research and organizing skills, learn about records in a specific geographic area, or increase your knowledge of your ancestor’s life and times.

Many courses are intended for beginners or those still learning the basic techniques of genealogy while some courses are aimed at people who have many years of experience who are looking to fine-tune a specific skill, enhance an area of knowledge, or just keep up-to-date. Each year Toronto Branch’s education committee plans a mixture of courses that will enable everyone to find something of interest. (And we’re always looking for new ideas.)

Courses can be as short as two weeks and as long as eight weeks. Occasionally, we pack a whole course into one day! But they’re always inspiring—and fun. Class sizes are kept small to allow discussion with your instructor and fellow students.

Our courses are popular! We recommend that you register early. It is quick and easy with our online system. You can pay with your credit card, PayPal account, or print the form and send us a cheque. (Just follow the links for each course.)

Members of Toronto Branch OGS are first in line to hear about educational events, and benefit from a lower registration fee. We’d love to have you join us!


 

Spring 2017 Courses: Registration now open!

Genealogy Collection Tour at Humanities & Social Sciences DepartmentSaturday, April 1, 2017.  This tour is now full.  Please contact courses@torontofamilyhistory.org for wait list information.

Using the iPad and iPhone for GenealogyThursdays, April 20, 27, and May 4, 2017.  Registration required.  Registration now open.

Marilyn and Charles Baillie Special Collections Centre TourSaturday, April 29, 2017.  Registration required.  Registration now open.

Designing Genealogy Posters: Tuesdays, May 2 and 16, 2017.   Registration required.  Registration now open.

Using Adobe Spark to Create Genealogy VideosTuesdays, May 30 and June 6, 2017.  Registration required.  Registration now open.