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== &nbsp;Daily Class Schedule<u><br></u>  ==
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== Daily Class Schedule<u><br></u>  ==
  
=== [https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B_iNaPZr938gT1NsNHRFOUFuVGc Printable November / December 2012 Class Schedule]  ===
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=== [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_iNaPZr938gTGR4V2RDRlhqWlU/edit?usp=sharing Printable July 2014 Class Schedule]  ===
  
=== [https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B_iNaPZr938gazgyZl9qSTRjaXM Printable January 2013 Class Schedule]  ===
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To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.  
  
To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.&nbsp;<br>  
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==== '''Do You Need Help With Family Tree? '''  ====
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'''If you would like specific help on any of the basic features of Family Tree, ask at the Welcome Desk or Help Desk for a staff member to help you.'''  
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==== [https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B_iNaPZr938gLTdKcTJRWFQwLWs&usp=sharing To access "Practice" photo, document, story click HERE<br>]  ====
  
 
= Walk-in Classes<br>  =
 
= Walk-in Classes<br>  =
  
'''No registration is required for these classes. <br>'''  
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=== '''FamilySearch - Family Tree''' ===
  
=== FamilySearch - Family Tree ===
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These classes teach the fundamentals of using the Family Tree feature at familysearch.org.
  
These classes teach the fundamentals&nbsp;of using the&nbsp;Family Tree feature&nbsp;at familysearch.org.&nbsp;
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*'''Monday Series'''
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Lecture and On-line Practice<br>Presented by Boyd Willden <br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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*'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1328403821525_383" />'''
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Jun 23: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"<br>Jun 30: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"<br>Jul 7: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"<br>Jul 14: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"<br>Jul 21: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 28: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them" <br>
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1'''
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Jun 23: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"<br>Jun 30: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"<br>Jul 7: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"<br>Jul 14: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"<br>Jul 21: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 28: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them"
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'''''**NEW TIME**'''''<br>
  
 
*'''Monday Series'''
 
*'''Monday Series'''
  
Lecture&nbsp;and On-line Practice<br>Presented by Boyd Willden <br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary  
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*'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1328403821525_383" />'''
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Sep 8: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Sep 15: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Sep 22: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Sep 29: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Oct 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Oct 13: "Using the Merge FeatureSep 8 and Adding Photos &amp; Stories"
  
Jan 7: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"<br>Jan 14&nbsp;: "Adding &amp; Correcting Information"<br>Jan 21:&nbsp; '''No Class<br>'''Jan 28: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"<br>Feb 4: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"<br>Feb 11: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and<br>"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"  
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Oct 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Nov 3: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'<br>Nov 10: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Nov 17: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Dec 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories"  
  
 
*'''Wednesday Series'''
 
*'''Wednesday Series'''
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary<br>
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary  
  
'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays&nbsp;-&nbsp;Zion Room C'''<br>  
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
  
Oct 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”&nbsp;<br>Oct 31&nbsp;: '''No Class'''<br>Nov 7:&nbsp;&nbsp; “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Nov 14: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Nov 21:&nbsp; '''No Class'''<br>Nov 28: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Dec 5:&nbsp; "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
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Jul 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jul 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jul 30: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Aug 6: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Aug 13: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Aug 20: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories" <br>
  
Jan 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jan 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”&nbsp;<br>Jan 23: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Jan 30: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Feb 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Feb 13: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
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&nbsp;Aug 27: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>&nbsp;Sep 3: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>&nbsp;Sep 10: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>&nbsp;Sep 17: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>&nbsp;Sep 24: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>&nbsp;Oct 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories"
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Oct 8: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Oct 15: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Oct 22: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Oct 29: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Nov 5: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 12: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories"  
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*'''Thursday Series'''
 
*'''Thursday Series'''
  
'''<span id="1353002613864S" style="display: none"><span id="1353002615524S" style="display: none">&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;</span>'''Lecture<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary  
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary<br>
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m../ Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
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Jul 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jul 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jul 31: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Aug 7: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Aug 14: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Aug 21: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories" <br>  
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=== '''Family Tree Sourcing'''  ===
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This class is an introduction to using sources with a hands-on practice of setting up and building a sourcing toolbox, and attaching all types of sources to ancestors in your Family Tree. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit from this class.&nbsp;<br>  
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Deane Gearig<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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*'''10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C'''
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Jul 31: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Aug 14: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Aug 28: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Sep 18: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Oct 2: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Oct 16: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Oct 30: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"<br>Nov 13: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
  
Jan 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jan 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” <br>Jan 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”<br>Jan 31: “More Sourcing Features”<br>Nov 1: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"&nbsp;&nbsp;
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=== Training for Family History Consultants&nbsp; ===
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=== '''Training for Family History Consultants''' ===
  
This series of classes is designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their duties and increase their skills. Basic computer skills are necessary. Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class.<br>  
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This series of classes is designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their duties and increase their skills. Basic computer skills are necessary. Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Please bring a flash drive with you to class.<br>  
  
 
*'''Thursday Series'''
 
*'''Thursday Series'''
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''
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Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Mark Plehn<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.&nbsp;
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*'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
Jan 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Jan 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jan 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jan 31: "Research Fundamentalas"  
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Jul 31: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Aug 7: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Aug 14: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Aug 21: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Aug 28: " Finding People to Help"  
  
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Sep 11: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Sep 18: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Sep 25: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Oct 2: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Oct 9: " Finding People to Help"
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Fridays - Library&nbsp;Training Room'''
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Oct 16: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Oct 23: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Oct 30: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Nov 6: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 13: " Finding People to Help"<br>
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary. &nbsp;
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*'''Saturday Series'''
  
Jan 4: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Jan 11: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jan 18: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jan 25: "Research Fundamentalas"
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Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.
  
*'''Saturday Series&nbsp;'''
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*'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room'''
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Aug 2: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Aug 9: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Aug 16: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Aug 23: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Sep 6: " Finding People to Help"<br>
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
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Sep 13: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Sep 20: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Sep 27: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Oct 11: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Oct 18: " Finding People to Help"
  
Nov 10:&nbsp; "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Nov 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Dec 1:&nbsp;&nbsp; "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Dec 8:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Research Fundamentals"  
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Oct 25: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Nov 1: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Nov 8: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Nov 15: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Nov 22: " Finding People to Help"  
  
Jan 5: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Jan 12: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jan 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jan 26: "Research Fundamentalas"
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=== Basic Computer Skills&nbsp; ===
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=== '''Basic Computer Skills''' ===
  
LectureLab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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These two classes teach basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.  
  
This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Please bring a flash drive&nbsp;to&nbsp;get the most from this class.&nbsp;
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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
'''1:00 -&nbsp;3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Jan 10:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"<br>Jan&nbsp;24:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice:&nbsp;
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
=== Basic Internet Skills ===
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Aug 7: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>Aug 14: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>Aug 28: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>Sep 4: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>Sep 18: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>Sep 25: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>
  
Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.&nbsp; Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.
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'''''** NEW DAY / TIME **'''''<br>  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Jan 17:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"<br>Jan 31:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
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*'''12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
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Aug 9: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>Aug 16: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>Sep 6: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1 &amp; Part 2"<br>Sep 20: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1 &amp; Part 2"<br>
  
Lecture&nbsp;and Lab<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.
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This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Participants should bring a flash drive and a personal pedigree chart to get the most from this class.&nbsp;&nbsp;Students will select an ancestor to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.
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=== '''Basic Internet Skills'''  ===
  
'''This class is a prerequisite for&nbsp;the U.S. Research Class described below.'''&nbsp;<br>
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This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.  
  
'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
Jan 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jan 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Feb 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Feb 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Feb 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Feb 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"
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=== United States Research  ===
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Jul 31: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>Aug 21: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>Sep 11: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>Oct 2: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>
  
Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.
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'''''** NEW DAY / TIME **'''''<br>  
  
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347396670296_767" />These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the '''United States'''.&nbsp;&nbsp;Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.&nbsp;&nbsp;Basic computer skills are necessary. Attendees must have a working knowledge of basic Family History research techniques or have completed the Basic Genealogy Research Class offered at the library as a walk-in class described above.
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*'''12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
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Aug 2: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>Aug 23: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>Sep 13: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"<br>
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room'''
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Jan 28: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Feb 4: “Census Records”'''&nbsp;<br>'''Feb 11: “Vital Records”<br>Feb 18:&nbsp; '''No Class<br>'''Feb 25: "U.S. Church Records"<br>Mar 4:&nbsp;&nbsp;"LDS Church Records"'''&nbsp;<br>'''Mar 11: “Land Records”<br>Mar 18: "Probate Records"<br>Mar 25: "Military Records"<br>Apr 1: "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Apr 8: "Naturalization Records"
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=== '''IrfanView''' ===
  
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IrfanView is a free graphics editing program designed for capturing and editing photos and documents. It is helpful in acquiring and preparing digital images for family history projects and genealogy programs. This class teaches the basic features and functions of this software. Basic computer skills are necessary.<br>
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
Jan 8: "LDS Church Records" <br>Jan 15: “Land Records”<br>Jan 22: "Probate Records"<br>Jan 29: "Military Records"<br>Feb 5: "Immigration and Emigration Records" <br>Feb 12: "Naturalization Records" <br>  
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
  
=== Research Helps  ===
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Aug 5: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"<br>Sep 9: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software" <br>Oct 14: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"<br><br>
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.  
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=== '''Beginning Genealogy Research'''  ===
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This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Participants should bring a flash drive and a personal pedigree chart to get the most from this class. Students will select an ancestor to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.
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Jul 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jul 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Jul 22: "Finding Your Way"<br>Jul 29: "Online Resources" <br>
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Aug 12: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Aug 19: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Aug 26: "Finding Your Way"<br>Sep 2: "Online Resources"
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Sep 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Sep 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Sep 30: "Finding Your Way"<br>Oct 7: "Online Resources" <br>
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=== '''Photo Editing Basics'''  ===
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This series of classes focuses on the basic features needed to crop, repair and enhance photos for Family Tree and for your own general use. An introduction and use of Pixlr (Photoshop Elements look-alike) online editing software will be used during the class. It is great and also FREE to use from Autodesk (the AutoCAD Folks). Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Basic computer skills are necessary. You will need to bring a USB flashdrive for class use. <br>
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Paul Hyer<br>No registration is necessary<br>
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Jul 15: “Features and Tools”<br>Jul 22: “Cropping and Canvas Resize”<br>Jul 29: “Repair and Modifications”<br>Aug 5: “Enhancements and Improvements”<br>Aug 12: “Using Photo Layers”<br>Aug 19: “Family Tree Photo Preparation” <br>
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=== '''United States Research'''  ===
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These classes define types of records used in United States research that give names, dates, places, and relationships of your ancestors. Learn where to find these records online, on microfilm, and in books. Instructions on how to extract and interpret the information found in these various records about your ancestors and how it can be used to extend your family lines will be given.<br>
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347396670296_767" />Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Jill Shoemaker<br>No registration is necessary.
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Jul 19: "Getting Counted - Rightly or Wrongly - In the United States Census"<br>Jul 26: "Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"<br>Aug 9: “Diving into LDS Church Records to Find Your Ancestor's Story”<br>Aug 23: “Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records”<br>Sep 6: “An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property”<br>Sep 13: “Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?”<br>Sep 27: “From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage”<br>Oct 11: "A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American”<br>
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=== '''Research Helps'''  ===
  
 
This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.  
 
This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays'''
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Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
Jan 9: "Great Free Graphics Programs to Capture, Print and Edit Images"<br>Jan 16: "Golden Land Records"<br>Jan 23: "Research Tips 1:&nbsp; Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, and Graphics"<br>Jan 30:&nbsp; "Research Tips 2:&nbsp; LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books and Images"
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2'''
  
=== Legacy 7.5  ===
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Jul 29: "The Magic in RootsMagic: A Great Program for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"<br>
  
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker<br>No registration is necessary.
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Aug 5: "FamilySearch Records-Genealogies-Catalog-Books-Wiki"<br>Aug 12: "Family Tree - Our Generation is to Get It Right and Complete"<br>Aug 19: "Discovering Gold in Land Records"<br>Aug 26: "Fold3 - Military Records, Utah &nbsp;ourt Records and More"<br>  
  
This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.&nbsp; Some experience with Legacy 7.5&nbsp;will be helpful.
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'''*Leg<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1352930646578_336" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1352930646578_963" />acy 7.5&nbsp;will be a pre-registration class beginning in January 2013.&nbsp; See pre-registration classes below for details.'''&nbsp;
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=== '''LDS Records'''<br>  ===
  
=== Ancestral Quest&nbsp;  ===
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This class will show the various records, books and stories available at the Church History Library, including special collections of membership records, family histories, membership records on film strips, and microfiche. <br>
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.
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Lecture and Demonstration<br>Presented by Garry Banks<br>No registration is necessary  
  
This is an&nbsp;8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest.&nbsp; The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Basic&nbsp;computer skills are necessary.&nbsp;
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 1'''<br>
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room'''
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Jul 23: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"<br>Aug 6: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"<br>Sep 3: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"<br>Sep 17: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"<br>Oct 1: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"<br>
  
Jan 9:&nbsp; "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Jan 16: &nbsp;"Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Jan 23:&nbsp; "Nice Options and Features"<br>Jan 30:&nbsp; "Essential Operations"<br>Feb 6:&nbsp;&nbsp; "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Feb 13:&nbsp; "Collaboration"<br>Feb 20:&nbsp; "Search Techniques"<br>Feb 27:&nbsp; "Match / Merge, etc."
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=== Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts  ===
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Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary
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=== '''Advanced Online Research'''  ===
  
These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.&nbsp;  
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These classes are designed to help patrons locate online information and records using tips and strategies that help narrow searches for your Ancestor's information. A working knowledge of computer and internet skills is necessary for a good experience in these classes. These classes would be particularly helpful for&nbsp; serious researchers and youth in learning additional researching techniques.<br>
  
TBA&nbsp;
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Lecture and Demonstration<br>Presented by Van Celaya<br>No registration is necessary.
  
=== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ===
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*'''Thursday Series'''
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2'''
  
Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
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Jul 10: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jul 17: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jul 31: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
  
The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month&nbsp;from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
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Aug 7: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Aug 14: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Aug 21: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
  
==== Saturday,&nbsp;January 12, 2013&nbsp;/ 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ====
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*'''Saturday Series'''
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Library Training Room 1'''
  
*'''Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:'''
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Jul 12: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jul 19: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jul 26: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>
  
1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster). <br>If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.
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Aug 2: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Aug 9: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Aug 16: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>  
  
*'''Genealogy Merit Badge Resources'''
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Aug 23: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Sep 6: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Sep 13: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:Search?fulltext=true&search=Boy+Scout+Merit+Badge+in+Genealogy Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki ]<br>[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA&nbsp;]<br>&nbsp;
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=== '''Ancestral Quest'''  ===
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This is an 8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary.
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Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.
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*'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; *** ''NEW DAY/TIME ''***'''
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
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Jul 8: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Jul 15: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Jul 22: "Sources"<br>Jul 29: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>Aug 5:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Aug 12: "Search Techniques"<br>Aug 19: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Aug 26: "Collaboration"
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Sep 2: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Sep 9: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Sep 16: "Sources"<br>Sep 23: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>Sep 30:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Oct 7: "Search Techniques"<br>Oct 14: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Oct 21: "Collaboration" <br>
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*'''1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1'''
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Jul 9: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Jul 16: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Jul 23: "Sources"<br>Jul 30: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>Aug 6:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Aug 13: "Search Techniques"<br>Aug 20: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Aug 27: "Collaboration"
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= Pre-registration Classes  =
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= '''Pre-registration Classes''' =
  
 
'''Pre-registration is required for these classes.'''<br>'''Call 801-240-9618 to register.'''<br>  
 
'''Pre-registration is required for these classes.'''<br>'''Call 801-240-9618 to register.'''<br>  
  
=== RootsMagic ===
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=== '''Indexing Workshops - Basic and Italian'''<br> ===
  
Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson. <br>  
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'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.'''<br>  
  
'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.<br>'''
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<u>The Basic Indexing class</u> teaches basic indexing skills, how to read old English handwriting and other basic language resources and helps available, as well as the arbitration process. This class will be helpful for all levels of indexers.
  
This is a five week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.  
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<u>The Italian Indexing class</u> teaches how to index Italian records, which is a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project. Italian language skills are not needed for this class. However, Basic Indexing skills or some indexing experience would be helpful. Handouts will be provided. <u></u>
  
'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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<u>Open Lab classes</u> will offer any help with all indexing issues.<br>
  
Jan 11: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Jan 18: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Jan 25: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1" <br>Feb 1: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"<br>Feb 8: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Rose Scott and Sandi Bigelow<br>  
  
=== Legacy 7.5  ===
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*'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1'''
  
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker
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Sep 2: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"<br>Sep 9: "Indexing Italian Records"<br>Sep 16: "Indexing - Open Lab"<br>Sep 23: "Indexing - Open Lab"
  
'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.&nbsp;'''
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Oct 7: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"<br>Oct 14: "Indexing Italian Records"<br>Oct 21: "Indexing - Open Lab"<br>Oct 28: "Indexing - Open Lab"
  
This is a five week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.
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Nov 4: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"<br>Nov 11: "Indexing Italian Records"<br>Nov 18: "Indexing - Open Lab"
  
*'''Tuesday Series'''
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'''10:00 -&nbsp; 11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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=== '''Macs and Genealogy''' ===
  
Jan 8: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Jan 15: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Jan 22: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Jan 29: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Feb 5&nbsp;: "Reports and Charts"  
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'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.'''<br>
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This class will discuss basic Mac Operating System, OSX, Mavericks, including functions, short cuts, and integrating your Mac for Family History. We will discuss software, APPS, websites, genealogy utility APPS, the wireless Bluetooth, Mac tract pad, and Mac Bluetooth mouse. Bring your Mac laptop to follow along with the lecture.  
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Lecture &amp; Hands-on Lab<br> Presented by Alan LaPearle<br>  
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 2'''<br>
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Sep 10: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"<br>Sep 24: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"<br>Oct 8: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"<br>Oct 22: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"  
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This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.
  
 
*'''Wednesday Series'''
 
*'''Wednesday Series'''
  
'''7:00&nbsp;- 8:30 p.m.&nbsp;/ Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 22 participants.)<br>Presented by Ron Ray
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
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Jul 2: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"<br>Jul 9: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"<br>Jul 16: "Sources, PDF Files"<br>Jul 29: "Creating Useful Reports"<br>
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Aug 6: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"<br>Aug 13: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"<br>Aug 20: "Sources, PDF Files"<br>Aug 27: "Creating Useful Reports"<br>
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Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson.
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Jun 13: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Jun 20: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Jun 27: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Jul 11: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jul 18: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"
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Aug 1: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.<br>Aug 8: "RootsMagic - Open Lab"&nbsp; - No registration necessary for this class.<br>Aug 22: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.<br>Aug 29: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.<br>
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Sep 5: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Sep 12: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Sep 19: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Sep 26: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Oct 2: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"<br>
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Oct 17: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Oct 24: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Oct 31: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Nov 7: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Nov 14: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"<br>
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'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.'''
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This is a four week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 8, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 8 will be helpful.
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Riverton
FamilySearch Library
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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Contents

Daily Class Schedule

Printable July 2014 Class Schedule

To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.

Do You Need Help With Family Tree?

If you would like specific help on any of the basic features of Family Tree, ask at the Welcome Desk or Help Desk for a staff member to help you.

To access "Practice" photo, document, story click HERE

Walk-in Classes

FamilySearch - Family Tree

These classes teach the fundamentals of using the Family Tree feature at familysearch.org.

  • Monday Series

Lecture and On-line Practice
Presented by Boyd Willden
No registration is necessary.

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1

Jun 23: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"
Jun 30: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"
Jul 7: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"
Jul 14: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jul 21: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Jul 28: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them"

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1

Jun 23: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"
Jun 30: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"
Jul 7: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"
Jul 14: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jul 21: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Jul 28: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them"


**NEW TIME**

  • Monday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1

Sep 8: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Sep 15: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Sep 22: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Sep 29: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Oct 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Oct 13: "Using the Merge FeatureSep 8 and Adding Photos & Stories"

Oct 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Nov 3: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Nov 10: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Nov 17: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Dec 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jul 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 30: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Aug 6: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Aug 13: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Aug 20: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

 Aug 27: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
 Sep 3: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
 Sep 10: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
 Sep 17: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
 Sep 24: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
 Oct 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

Oct 8: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 15: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Oct 22: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Oct 29: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Nov 5: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Nov 12: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"


  • Thursday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m../ Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jul 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 31: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Aug 7: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Aug 14: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Aug 21: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

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Family Tree Sourcing

This class is an introduction to using sources with a hands-on practice of setting up and building a sourcing toolbox, and attaching all types of sources to ancestors in your Family Tree. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit from this class. 

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Deane Gearig
No registration is necessary.

   *** NEW TIME ***

  • 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Jul 31: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Aug 14: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Aug 28: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Sep 18: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Oct 2: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Oct 16: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Oct 30: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"
Nov 13: "Adding Sources to Family Tree"


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Training for Family History Consultants

This series of classes is designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their duties and increase their skills. Basic computer skills are necessary. Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Please bring a flash drive with you to class.

  • Thursday Series

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Mark Plehn
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 31: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Aug 7: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Aug 14: "Learn to Use Records"
Aug 21: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Aug 28: " Finding People to Help"

Sep 11: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Sep 18: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Sep 25: "Learn to Use Records"
Oct 2: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Oct 9: " Finding People to Help"

Oct 16: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Oct 23: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Oct 30: "Learn to Use Records"
Nov 6: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Nov 13: " Finding People to Help"

  • Saturday Series

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Sherry Zealley
No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 1

Aug 2: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Aug 9: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Aug 16: "Learn to Use Records"
Aug 23: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Sep 6: " Finding People to Help"

Sep 13: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Sep 20: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Sep 27: "Learn to Use Records"
Oct 11: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Oct 18: " Finding People to Help"

Oct 25: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Nov 1: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Nov 8: "Learn to Use Records"
Nov 15: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Nov 22: " Finding People to Help"

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Basic Computer Skills

These two classes teach basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Aug 7: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Aug 14: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Aug 28: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Sep 4: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Sep 18: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Sep 25: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

** NEW DAY / TIME **

  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2

Aug 9: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Aug 16: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Sep 6: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1 & Part 2"
Sep 20: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1 & Part 2"

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Basic Internet Skills

This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 31: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Aug 21: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Sep 11: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Oct 2: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"

** NEW DAY / TIME **

  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2

Aug 2: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Aug 23: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Sep 13: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"

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IrfanView

IrfanView is a free graphics editing program designed for capturing and editing photos and documents. It is helpful in acquiring and preparing digital images for family history projects and genealogy programs. This class teaches the basic features and functions of this software. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1

Aug 5: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"
Sep 9: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"
Oct 14: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"

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Beginning Genealogy Research

This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Participants should bring a flash drive and a personal pedigree chart to get the most from this class. Students will select an ancestor to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jul 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jul 22: "Finding Your Way"
Jul 29: "Online Resources"

Aug 12: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Aug 19: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Aug 26: "Finding Your Way"
Sep 2: "Online Resources"

Sep 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Sep 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Sep 30: "Finding Your Way"
Oct 7: "Online Resources"

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Photo Editing Basics

This series of classes focuses on the basic features needed to crop, repair and enhance photos for Family Tree and for your own general use. An introduction and use of Pixlr (Photoshop Elements look-alike) online editing software will be used during the class. It is great and also FREE to use from Autodesk (the AutoCAD Folks). Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Basic computer skills are necessary. You will need to bring a USB flashdrive for class use.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Paul Hyer
No registration is necessary

***NEW DAY/TIME***

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 2

Jul 15: “Features and Tools”
Jul 22: “Cropping and Canvas Resize”
Jul 29: “Repair and Modifications”
Aug 5: “Enhancements and Improvements”
Aug 12: “Using Photo Layers”
Aug 19: “Family Tree Photo Preparation”

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United States Research

These classes define types of records used in United States research that give names, dates, places, and relationships of your ancestors. Learn where to find these records online, on microfilm, and in books. Instructions on how to extract and interpret the information found in these various records about your ancestors and how it can be used to extend your family lines will be given.

Lecture/Lab Course
Presented by Jill Shoemaker
No registration is necessary.

  ***NEW DAY/TIME***

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2  

Jul 19: "Getting Counted - Rightly or Wrongly - In the United States Census"
Jul 26: "Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"
Aug 9: “Diving into LDS Church Records to Find Your Ancestor's Story”
Aug 23: “Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records”
Sep 6: “An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property”
Sep 13: “Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?”
Sep 27: “From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage”
Oct 11: "A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American”

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Research Helps

This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary.

  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2

Jul 29: "The Magic in RootsMagic: A Great Program for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"

Aug 5: "FamilySearch Records-Genealogies-Catalog-Books-Wiki"
Aug 12: "Family Tree - Our Generation is to Get It Right and Complete"
Aug 19: "Discovering Gold in Land Records"
Aug 26: "Fold3 - Military Records, Utah  ourt Records and More"

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LDS Records

This class will show the various records, books and stories available at the Church History Library, including special collections of membership records, family histories, membership records on film strips, and microfiche.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Garry Banks
No registration is necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 1

Jul 23: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"
Aug 6: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"
Sep 3: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"
Sep 17: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"
Oct 1: "The Story Lives Here: Church History Library"

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Advanced Online Research

These classes are designed to help patrons locate online information and records using tips and strategies that help narrow searches for your Ancestor's information. A working knowledge of computer and internet skills is necessary for a good experience in these classes. These classes would be particularly helpful for  serious researchers and youth in learning additional researching techniques.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Van Celaya
No registration is necessary.

  • Thursday Series
  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2

Jul 10: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jul 17: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jul 31: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Aug 7: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Aug 14: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Aug 21: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

  • Saturday Series
  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Library Training Room 1

Jul 12: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jul 19: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jul 26: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Aug 2: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Aug 9: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Aug 16: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Aug 23: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Sep 6: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Sep 13: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

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Ancestral Quest

This is an 8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Bud Wood
No registration is necessary.

  •       *** NEW DAY/TIME ***
  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 8: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jul 15: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jul 22: "Sources"
Jul 29: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Aug 5:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Aug 12: "Search Techniques"
Aug 19: "Match/Merge, etc."
Aug 26: "Collaboration"

Sep 2: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Sep 9: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Sep 16: "Sources"
Sep 23: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Sep 30:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Oct 7: "Search Techniques"
Oct 14: "Match/Merge, etc."
Oct 21: "Collaboration"

  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Jul 9: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jul 16: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jul 23: "Sources"
Jul 30: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Aug 6:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Aug 13: "Search Techniques"
Aug 20: "Match/Merge, etc."
Aug 27: "Collaboration"

Sep 3: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Sep 10: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Sep 17: "Sources"
Sep 24: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Oct 1:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Oct 8: "Search Techniques"
Oct 15: "Match/Merge, etc."
Oct 22: "Collaboration"

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Pre-registration Classes

Pre-registration is required for these classes.
Call 801-240-9618 to register.

Indexing Workshops - Basic and Italian

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.

The Basic Indexing class teaches basic indexing skills, how to read old English handwriting and other basic language resources and helps available, as well as the arbitration process. This class will be helpful for all levels of indexers.

The Italian Indexing class teaches how to index Italian records, which is a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project. Italian language skills are not needed for this class. However, Basic Indexing skills or some indexing experience would be helpful. Handouts will be provided.

Open Lab classes will offer any help with all indexing issues.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Rose Scott and Sandi Bigelow

  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1

Sep 2: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"
Sep 9: "Indexing Italian Records"
Sep 16: "Indexing - Open Lab"
Sep 23: "Indexing - Open Lab"

Oct 7: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"
Oct 14: "Indexing Italian Records"
Oct 21: "Indexing - Open Lab"
Oct 28: "Indexing - Open Lab"

Nov 4: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"
Nov 11: "Indexing Italian Records"
Nov 18: "Indexing - Open Lab"

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Macs and Genealogy

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.

This class will discuss basic Mac Operating System, OSX, Mavericks, including functions, short cuts, and integrating your Mac for Family History. We will discuss software, APPS, websites, genealogy utility APPS, the wireless Bluetooth, Mac tract pad, and Mac Bluetooth mouse. Bring your Mac laptop to follow along with the lecture.

Lecture & Hands-on Lab
Presented by Alan LaPearle

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 2

Sep 10: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"
Sep 24: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"
Oct 8: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"
Oct 22: "Using Your Mac for Family History and Research"

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RootsMagic

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.

This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 22 participants.)
Presented by Ron Ray

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 2

Jul 2: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Jul 9: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Jul 16: "Sources, PDF Files"
Jul 29: "Creating Useful Reports"

Aug 6: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Aug 13: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Aug 20: "Sources, PDF Files"
Aug 27: "Creating Useful Reports"

  • Friday Series

Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
Presented by Margaret Peterson.

  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room 1

Jun 13: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Jun 20: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Jun 27: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jul 11: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jul 18: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Aug 1: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.
Aug 8: "RootsMagic - Open Lab"  - No registration necessary for this class.
Aug 22: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.
Aug 29: "RootsMagic - Open Lab" - No registration necessary for this class.

Sep 5: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Sep 12: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Sep 19: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Sep 26: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Oct 2: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Oct 17: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Oct 24: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Oct 31: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 7: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 14: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

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Legacy 8

Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.

This is a four week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 8, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 8 will be helpful.

Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
Presented by John Baker

***NEW DAY/TIME***

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1    

Aug 4: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Aug 18: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Aug 25: "Sources and Chronologies"
Sep 8: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Sep 15: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Sep 22: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Sep 29: "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 6: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Oct 13: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Oct 20: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 27: "Sources and Chronologies"
Nov 3: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Nov 10: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Nov 17: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Nov 24: "Sources and Chronologies"
Dec 1: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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