Workshops and Classes

Upcoming Workshops:


Genealogy 101: Tips for Getting Started with Cath Madden Trindle

Thursday, November 8, 2018   2:30-4 pm

Canada College Library Computer Lab, 4200 Farm Hill Boulevard, Redwood City

If you love family history and are looking for time-tested strategies for getting started with your family genealogy, then this workshop is for you. Learn tips for how to get started with organization, building your family tree, and common genealogical websites for researching what you would like to know.

Cost $5 SMCGS members, $10 non-members

Contact Chris Green to register:


Cath Madden Trindle, Publication Chair and long-time member of SMCGS, is a retired professional genealogist who specializes in Irish research.


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 $3.00 parking permit at the machines in Lot 1 or Lot 7. The permit is good for the entire day.