The Berkshire Athenaeum’s Local History Department and the Berkshire Family History Association are sponsoring free genealogy workshops at the Berkshire Athenaeum during January.
Genealogist Alan Horbal will lead a workshop using the 1900 through 1940 census along with other immigration websites. Classes are offered on four consecutive Tuesdays, Jan. 8 to 29, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. or from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Prerequisites include Internet proficiency and an established email address. Registration is limited to 12.
A Beginning Genealogy workshop will be offered on Thursdays, Jan. 10 and 17, from 10 a.m. to noon or 1 to 3 p.m. Registration is limited to six. There are no prerequisites for this class.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or the library will provide one for in-house use.
To register, call the Local History Department at (413) 499-9480, ext. 6.