Larimer County Genealogical Society - Education

Whether you are new to genealogy or have years of experience, you can always learn a new, technique, source of information, or way to search.  Besides our many education events shown on our events page, there are many more learning aids shown below from the comfort of your own home.

New to Genealogy?

Visit our Beginner’s Genealogy Webpage to learn more when starting your genelaogy and learning about your ancestors.

LCGS Video Presentations and Training Videos

On occasion, we have recorded popular past classes that are still relevant today! Become a member today to view our many videos! A password is needed to view these videos.Go to our Membership page to become a member. 

LCGS Video Presentations and Training Videos

Genealogy Quest TV Series

In 2010, our society produced 16 1/2 hour TV programs for our local cable TV (channel 97) in Fort Collins on the most popular genealogy subjects. Become a member today to view our many videos! A password is needed to view these videos. Go to our Membership page to become a member.

Genealogy Quest TV Series

Fort Collins (Poudre River) & Loveland Public Library Computer Classes

Want to learn about computers and how they can help you? FREE computer classes are offered at Fort Collins Harmony Library and the Loveland Public Library to see these offering select one the underlined links below.

View/Register for FREE Fort Collins (Poudre River) Harmony Computer Classes
View/Register for FREE Loveland Computer Class

Society Study Groups

Our society has seven study groups available for our members and new visitors interested in learning about your ancestors by these subjects or locations:  Colonial, English, DNA, Family History Writing, German, Irish, & Technology. 

Visit our Study Group webpage for joining!

Family Search Free Online Classes

Family Search Free Online Videos

Annual Genealogy Classes & Monthly Program Schedule

We normally feature 17 classes and workshops annually at four different library systems in Berthoud, Fort Collins, Loveland, & Wellington. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all classes are now online using our Zoom teleconference service up through June!

Download our 2021 Annual Class & Monthly Program Schedule

Our Recommended Genealogy Websites

Our society created the 2021 Popular Genealogy Websites document for our members and visitors. They include FREE and paid subscription database websites, message boards, and FREE genealogy help volunteer websites.

You can also download our LCGS 2021 Popular Genealogy Websites.

Recommended DNA Websites

Honest Product Reviews of Top Five U.S. Genealogy DNA Labs

Detailed DNA Info by International Society of Genetic Genealogists

Cousins Relationships Explained

Our Vice President Tammie Gregori gave a nice presentation at our January 2019 Annual Meeting on explaining how you are related to your many cousins through the different generations.

Cousins, Cousins Everywhere Presentation

Genealogy Rocks Monthly Column

Our society staff writes a monthly genealogy column in 50 Plus Marketlace News. Please visit this webpage for interesting and informational columns on genealogy.

Genealogy Rocks Column