Educational Opportunities


Learn About Genealogy

The Rock Island County Illinois Genealogical Society provides educational opportunities through out the year.

Skill Building Workshops

RICIGS is sponsoring three genealogy skill-building workshops in 2017! These classed will be held on three different Saturdays! Want to learn more, see the flyer below.

RICIGS Genealogy Classes

Lunch and Learn Program

RICIGS provides “Lunch and Learn” discussion sessions to RICIGS MEMBERS ONLY free of charge … a nice perk of membership in our Society! Bring your own sack lunch and questions on the scheduled topic. Emails are sent out to RICIGS members prior to each session for sign up to attend. Sessions are held at Butterworth Educational Center, 701 12th Avenue, Moline, IL.

Lunch and Learn Schedule:

Friday, September 22, 2017, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: RootsMagic
Friday, February 16, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: Organizing Your Genealogy
Friday, April 6, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: Researching Your Female Ancestors
Friday, June 15, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: Brick Walls
Friday, August 17, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: Military Records
Friday, October 19, 2018, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Topic: Researching British Isles