Learn

Overview

The GFO offers many types of learning opportunities. Check the GFO Calendar for upcoming educational events.

Spring & Fall Seminars - These are full day events, presented twice a year, with nationally-known speakers. Due to their larger size, they are normally held at an off-site venue and require registration with an admission cost.

Half-Day Seminars - These events are half-day meetings. They are normally held onsite at the GFO Library and require registration with an admission cost.

Classes - Classes, taught by various presenters, are offered primarily during our annual Open House in the spring, but also intermittently throughout the year. Classes are usually free to members, with a nominal fee for non-members.

GenTalks - GenTalks are offered on the third Saturday of most months and are free to everyone. Check the GFO calendar for the next GenTalk.

Special Interest Groups - In order to provide its membership comprehensive opportunities for learning and involvement in genealogy, the GFO encourages special interest groups on any topic related to genealogy, by hosting SIG meetings in its facilities at no charge, and by encouraging Forum members to form and participate in such groups. See our current list of groups meeting at the library.