Vicki’s note – don’t forget about this great free resource right here in our own area, (and in local areas throughout the world).
Family History Center 2535 Austin Place, Beloit WI “https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Introduction_to_LDS_Family_History_Centers” ; https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Beloit_Wisconsin_Family_History_History“, is a branch facility of the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Click here “https://familysearch.org/locations/” to find your own local Family History Center branch facility.
Nancy Ritter, the Beloit Latter Day Saints Family History Center Director gave a program at the Beloit Public Library for our Stateline Genealogy Club June 12, 2015 – “Genealogy Resources of the Beloit LDS Family History Center” on what is offered if you go to the Center:
There are several volunteers there to help you with your genealogy searches – to get started searching on the free Family Search website, “https://familysearch.org/” , or to put your family history together.
They can help your rent a microfiche/film from Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah to be viewed on the Center’s machines.
The Center has 3 computers, printer, microfiche reader, & 2 microfilm readers for visitors.
They also have premium websites available to use at the Center for free such as:
Heritage Quest online, Fold3, Find My Past, World Vital Records, etc.
Open Thursdays 1 – 4 p.m., and 2nd Saturday of the month 9 a.m. – 12 noon.
OR email or call to make an appointment: “firstname.lastname@example.org“, 608-365-3205
And here is another related resource that I found:
Family Search – Learning Center
Browse hundreds of online genealogy courses to help you discover your family history.
There are many courses arranged by place, skill level, subject, format, and language.
Including several 5 minute Beginning Genealogy Courses:
Choose from a series of online genealogy training videos designed to help you quickly discover your family history.