October 23, 30, November 13, 20, 2018Tuesdays (2:00 pm – 4 pm OR 5:15 pm – 7:15 pm) at the Berkshire Athenaeum, 1 Wendell Ave., Pittsfield MA.  Call 413-499-9486, ext. 6 to register.  These classes are sponsored by the Berkshire Family History Association.  You must bring your own laptop if you are attending the 5:15 pm classes; library laptops will ONLY be available for the 2:00 pm sessions.  There is no charge for this class.

November 29, December 6, 13, 20, 2018:  Thursdays (5:15 pm – 7:15 pm)  at the North Adams Public Library, 74 Church Street, North Adams.  Call 413-663-3133 to register.  You may bring your own laptops for use during class.  There is no charge for this class.

– Class Description –

Hands-on Genealogy with Alan Doyle Horbal, professional genealogist, along with Cathi Iuliano and Susan Bedard.  Basic outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1920, 1920, 1930 and 1940 US Census.  Learn how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the US using the website and the website, along with several other databases.  Discover how to search for family members outside of the US using  We will explore England, Canada, and Poland along with other countries.

All students must have an email account and be computer literate.  Space is limited.  Please register for sessions by calling the number(s) listed above. The classes are progressive; therefore we ask that you attend all classes in the series.