Glasgow Libraries’ Mitchell Library is home to a wealth of resources for family historians and also offers a variety of courses and sessions to aid in research.
Contact us now to book a place on any of our courses or sessions.
Download our quarterly Mitchell Events Card to find out when the following regular events are taking place
Family History Tours
Tue 14 May / Wed 12 Jun / Thur 18 Jul 2.30 - 3.30pm. Meeting point - Granville Street Reception. Free. Suitable for Family History beginners. Come along and learn more about our Library resources for family history.
Introduction To Family History
This 5 week course covers different aspects of family history research:
searching and recording your family history
introduction to selected online resources including Ancestry
resources in The Mitchell Library’s Family History Centre
resources session: Archives
You must have basic computer and Internet experience to participate in this course.
Cost: £50 (£30 for concessions) and the course fee includes a voucher to access ScotlandsPeople. The course is held in The Mitchell Library, contact 0141 287 2847 for more information or speak to staff in any library to register interest.
Beyond The Basics Family History Course
Wanting to take those next steps? Book our intermediate level family history course which will help you to use archives to discover more about your ancestors.
£50 for the whole course (£30 concession).
Places limited, please book (Granville Street).
Six week course, on Tuesdays 6.15pm-7.45pm from Apr 30 – Jun 4 2013.
Archives Sources For Family History
A free introductory session to Archives sources for family history research in The Mitchell Library.
Wed 19 Jun/ Wed 3 July 12noon
Family History Advice Sessions
Free 30 minute advice sessions for anyone looking for help with the next step on their family history research.
Thu 23 May / Tue 18 Jun / Wed 31 Jul 2.00 - 4.00pm. Meeting point Granville Street Reception.
More Archives For Family History
Free stand-alone workshops exploring essential archives such as Census Substitutes, Estate Records and School Archives to develop your family history research.
Irish Family History Workshops
An introductory session to Irish family history by Dr Irene O’Brien.
Sat 6 Jul 10.00am - 1.00pm.
Booking is essential for all of the above as places are limited. Book in person at the Granville Street Reception Desk or call 0141 287 2999.