Workshops and Classes

Upcoming Workshops:

MAY 11 2017

Getting the Most Out of
Speaker: Christine Bell Green PLCGS
Time: 2.30-4pm Thursday 11 May 2017
Place: Cañada College Library Computer Lab
Cost: $5 SMCGS Members; $10 Non-Members is a key website for genealogy research – and best of all it’s free. However, the site is so large it’s constantly changing. This workshop will emphasize using the vast array of features currently available at FamilySearch. We will investigate online databases – some but not all are searchable. We will use the catalog, digital books and features of the FamilySearch Wiki. A handout will be provided.
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Workshops are $5 for SMCGS Members, $10 for Non-Members 
Workshops are FREE to Cañada College Faculty, Staff & Students 

Location: Cañada College Library Building 9, Third Floor, 4200 Farm Hill Blvd. Redwood City, CA 94061.

Our SMCGS Library is located at the rear of the Cañada College Library.

Workshops are usually held in the computer lab.


Advanced registration helps us plan to have enough handouts and extra people available for hands-on help.  Please email your name and the workshop name and date that you are registering for to


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To avoid getting a parking ticket, be sure to purchase a $2.00 parking permit at the machines in Lot 1 or Lot 7. The permit is good for the entire day.

Contact us for more information.