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== &nbsp;Daily Class Schedule<u><br></u> ==
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== Daily Class Schedule  ==
  
=== [https://docs.google.com/open?id=0B_iNaPZr938gT1NsNHRFOUFuVGc Printable November / December 2012 Class Schedule]  ===
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=== '''&nbsp;'''[https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzpcOj4zoyBRZnUzdEJuX1YyOUU/view?usp=sharing '''Printable May 2015 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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'''For daily class information call 801-240-9601 or 801-240-9603.'''
  
= Walk-in Classes<br> =
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'''To sign up for a pre-registration class call 801-240-9618. '''<br>  
  
'''No registration is required for these classes. <br>'''  
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==== '''Do You Need Help With Family Tree? ''' ====
  
=== FamilySearch - 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.
  
These classes teach the fundamentals&nbsp;of using the&nbsp;Family Tree feature&nbsp;at familysearch.org.&nbsp;
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==== [https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0BzpcOj4zoyBRfk9xUzJjWkZaYVg4UC0yeEZGZVZEczdvbTdMbFZudTh5TDlRY3E1ckRJbms&usp=sharing To access "Practice" photo, document, or story click HERE<br>]  ====
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= Walk-in Classes<br>  =
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=== '''FamilySearch - Family Tree'''  ===
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These classes teach the basic fundamentals of using the Family Tree feature at familysearch.org.<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'''
  
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Apr 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Apr 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>May 4: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>May 11: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>May 18: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jun 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos 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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Jun 15: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jun 22: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jul 6: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'<br>Jul 13: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Jul 20: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 27: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories" <br>  
  
 
*'''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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&nbsp;Apr 15: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>&nbsp;Apr 22: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>&nbsp;Apr 29: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'<br>&nbsp;May 6: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>&nbsp;May 13: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>&nbsp;May 20: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories"  
  
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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Jun 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jun 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jul 8: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Jul 15: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Jul 22: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 29: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories"  
  
*'''Thursday Series'''
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'''<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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=== '''Family Tree Sourcing'''  ===
  
'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C'''
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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.<br>
  
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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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Deane Gearig<br>No registration is necessary.
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May 14: "Getting Permanent Sources into Family Tree from Any Site"<br>May 28: "Tools and Helps to Make Sourcing and Finding Cousins Easier" <br>
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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'''<br>
  
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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Apr 30: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>May 7: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>May 14: "Learn to Use Records"<br>May 21: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>May 28: "Finding People to Help"  
  
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Jun 4: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>Jun 11: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Jun 18: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Jun 25: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 2: "Finding People to Help"&nbsp;<br>
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Fridays - Library&nbsp;Training Room'''  
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*'''Saturday Series'''<br>
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary. &nbsp;
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Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Trish Lewis<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
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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*'''12:30 - 2:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
*'''Saturday Series&nbsp;'''
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May 2: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>May 9: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>May30: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Jun 6: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Jun 13: "Finding People to Help"
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room'''
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Jun 20: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"<br>June 27 "Get to Know Your Family Tree"<br>Jul 11: "Learn to Use Records"<br>Jul 18: "Perform Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 25: "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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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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=== '''Basic Computer Skills'''  ===
  
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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These two classes teach basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.
  
=== Basic Computer Skills&nbsp;  ===
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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Kenneth Spencer<br>No registration is necessary.
  
LectureLab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>  
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
  
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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May 5: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>May 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>May 19: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2" <br>May 26: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"<br>Jun 2: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"<br>
  
'''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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=== Basic Internet Skills ===
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=== '''IrfanView and Snipping Tool''' ===
  
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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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 both IrfanView and the Snipping Tool. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class to be a good experience.<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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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Sally Briggs<br>No registration is necessary.
  
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
  
Lecture&nbsp;and Lab<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.
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Apr 16: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"<br>Apr 30: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"<br>May 14: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"<br>May 28: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"<br>  
  
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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'''This class is a prerequisite for&nbsp;the U.S. Research Class described below.'''&nbsp;<br>
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=== '''Indexing Workshops - Basic and Italian''' ===
  
'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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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.
  
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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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.
  
=== United States Research  ===
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Rose Scott<br>No registration necessary.
  
Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.
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*'''7:00 - 8:45 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1'''<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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May 5: "Basic Indexing"<br>May 12: "Indexing Italian Records"
  
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Jun 2: "Basic Indexing"<br>Jun 9: "Indexing Italian Records"
  
'''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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=== '''Beginning Genealogy Research''' ===
  
*'''Tuesday Series'''
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This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Students will learn to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools. <br>
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Larry Whittaker<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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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
  
=== Research Helps  ===
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Apr 13: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Apr 20: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Apr 27: "Finding Your Way"<br>May 4: "Online Resources"
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.
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May 18: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jun 1: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Jun 8: "Finding Your Way"<br>Jun 15: "Online Resources"
  
This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.
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Jun 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Jun 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Jul 6: "Finding Your Way"<br>Jul 13: "Online Resources" <br>
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays'''
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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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=== '''United States Research'''  ===
  
=== Legacy 7.5  ===
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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>
  
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker<br>No registration is necessary.  
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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.  
  
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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*'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
'''*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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May 9: "Finding Your Ancestor's Story in United States Records"<br>
  
=== Ancestral Quest&nbsp;  ===
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Jun 6: "What Does That Say? - Tips and Strategies for Reading Old Handwriting"<br>Jun 13: "How to Build Your Own Valid Pedigree Using Vital Records"<br>Jun 26: "Getting Counted - Rightly or Wrongly - In United States Census"<br>
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.
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Jul 11: "Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"
  
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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Aug 1: "Diving into LDS Church Records to Find Your Ancestor's Story"<br>Aug 8: "Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records"<br>Aug 22: "An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property"<br>Aug 29: "Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?"<br>
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room'''
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Sep 12: From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage"<br>Sep 19: "A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American"
  
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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=== '''Research Helps''' ===
  
Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary
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This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research and tools.
  
These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.&nbsp;
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Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary<br>
  
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
  
=== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ===
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Jun 2: "Finding Your Ancestors in Newspapers - Read All About Them!"<br>Jun 9: "Tips 1: Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, Intro to Using Graphics"<br>Jun 16: "Tips 2 LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books, Google Images"<br>Jun 23: "MyHeritage - Has Great Sources that FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Lacks"<br>Jun 30: "The Magic in RootsMagic: A Great Program for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"<br>
  
Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 2<br>'''
  
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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May 6: "Week 1: Creating Sources with an MS Word and a FREE MS Word look-a-like: WPS Office<br>May 13: "Week 2: Creating Sources with an MS Word and a FREE MS Word look-a-like: WPS Office<br>May 20: "Finding Immigration and Naturalization Records for Your Ancestors<br>May 27: "American Ancestors - Free LDS Partner Site; Also: How to Use Google Drive<br>
  
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=== '''Ideas for Breaching Brick Walls'''  ===
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This class will discuss how to organize a plan to research difficult problem areas, how to evaluate the known information, collaboration with other researchers, and how to find records and informaiton from alternative research sources. <br> <br> Lecture &amp; Hands-on Lab<br> Presented by Tom and Betsy Neil<br>No registration is necessary<br>
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*'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Training Room 1'''<br>
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May 28: "Passports, Pensions, Epidemics and Neighbors"<br>Jun 4: "How to Move Forward and Search"<br>Jun 11: "Exploring the Courthouse and Other Mysterious Places"<br>Jun 18: "Deeds, Migration, Maps, Archives and Cousins"
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=== '''What's New In Family Search<u></u>'''  ===
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This class will review and demonstrate new updates to Family Tree, and other updates or changes in FamilySearch.org. See live demonstrations of new updates with hands-on practice.
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Lecture and Discussion&nbsp; <br>Presented by Garry Banks&nbsp; <br>No registration necessary
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Training Room 1'''
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May 14: "News and Updates in FamilySearch.org"<br>May 28: "News and Updates in FamilySearch.org"<u><br></u>
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=== '''Fast Accurate Research'''  ===
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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 serious researchers and youth in learning additional researching techniques.<br>
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Lecture and Demonstration<br>Presented by Van Celaya<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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*'''Tuesday Series<br>'''
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*'''12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
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May 5: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>May 12: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>May 19: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>May 26: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
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Jun 2: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jun 9: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jun 16: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jun 23: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jun 30: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
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Jul 7: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jul 14: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jul 21: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jul 28: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
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May 7: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>May 14: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>May 22: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>May 28: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
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Jun 4: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jun 11: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jun 18: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jun 25: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
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Jul 2: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jul 9: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jul 16: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jul 23 "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jul 30: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>
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*'''Saturday Series '''<br>
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*'''2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2'''<br>
  
*'''Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:'''
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May 2:<strike>"Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"</strike> '''''Cancelled'''''<br>May 9: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>May 16: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>May 30: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
  
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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Jun 6: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"<br>Jun 13: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"<br>Jun 20: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jun 27: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
  
*'''Genealogy Merit Badge Resources'''
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Jul 11: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"<br>Jul 18: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
  
[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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Aug 1: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
  
 
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= Pre-registration Classes =
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=== '''Ancestral Quest''' ===
  
'''Pre-registration is required for these classes.'''<br>'''Call 801-240-9618 to register.'''<br>
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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.  
  
=== RootsMagic  ===
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Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson. <br>
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*'''Tuesday Series'''
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*'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''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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Apr 28: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>May 5: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>May 12: "Sources"<br>May 19: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>May 26: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Jun 2: "Search Techniques"<br>Jun 9: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Jun 16: "Collaboration" <br>  
  
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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*'''Wednesday Series'''
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*'''1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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Apr 29: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>May 6: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>May 13: "Sources"<br>May 20: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>May 27: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Jun 3: "Search Techniques"<br>Jun 10: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Jun 17: "Collaboration" <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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=== Legacy 7.5 ===
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=== '''Legacy 8''' ===
  
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker
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This course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 8, which is an approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy will be helpful.
  
'''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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Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by Tom Waldron<br>No Registration is Necessary<br>
  
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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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 2 '''<br>
  
*'''Tuesday Series'''
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Apr 21: "Navigating Legacy 8"<br>Apr 28: "Sourcing and Sharing Sources, Tagging, Adding &amp; Sharing Events"<br>May 5: "Creating Gedcom Files and Adding Data to Legacy"<br>May 12: "Customizing Legacy, Finding Potential Problems &amp; Merging Individuals"<br>May 19: "Statistics, Charts and Reports"<br>May 26: "Reports Continued and Publishing"
  
'''10:00 -&nbsp; 11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Jun 2: "Navigating Legacy 8"<br>Jun 9: "Sourcing and Sharing Sources, Tagging, Adding &amp; Sharing Events"<br>Jun 16: "Creating Gedcom Files and Adding Data to Legacy"<br>Jun 23: "Customizing Legacy, Finding Potential Problems &amp; Merging Individuals"<br>Jun 30: "Statistics, Charts and Reports"<br>Jul 7: "Reports Continued and Publishing"<br>
  
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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=== '''RootsMagic'''  ===
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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.
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*'''Friday Series'''<br>
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Lecture/Lab Course <br>No Registration is Necessary<br>Presented by Don and Margaret Peterson.
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*'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room 1'''
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May 8: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>May 15: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>May 22: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>May 29: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Jun 5: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"  
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= '''Pre-registration Classes'''  =
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'''Pre-registration is required for these classes.'''<br>'''Call 801-240-9618 to register.'''
 +
 
 +
=== '''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.
 +
 
 +
*'''Tuesday Series'''<br>
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Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 22 participants.)<br>Presented by Ron Ray <br>
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2'''<br>
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May 5: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"<br>May 12: "Images, Videos, PDF files"<br>May 19: "Sources, PDF files"<br>May 26: "Creating Useful Reports"<br>
  
 
*'''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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Jun 3: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"<br>Jun 10: "Images, Videos, PDF files"<br>Jun 17: "Sources, PDF files"<br>Jun 24: "Creating Useful Reports"<br>
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Jan 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Jan 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Jan 23: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Jan 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>Feb 6: "Reports and Charts"<br><br>[[#top|(back to top)]]<br>  
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


OPEN
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
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[edit] Daily Class Schedule

[edit]  Printable May 2015 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.

For daily class information call 801-240-9601 or 801-240-9603.

To sign up for a pre-registration class call 801-240-9618.

[edit] 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.

[edit] To access "Practice" photo, document, or story click HERE

[edit] Walk-in Classes

[edit] FamilySearch - Family Tree

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

  • 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

Apr 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Apr 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
May 4: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
May 11: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
May 18: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Jun 1: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories"

Jun 15: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jun 22: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 6: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Jul 13: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Jul 20: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Jul 27: "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

 Apr 15: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
 Apr 22: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
 Apr 29: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
 May 6: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
 May 13: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
 May 20: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories"

Jun 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jun 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 8: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Jul 15: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Jul 22: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Jul 29: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos Stories"

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[edit] 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
  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

May 14: "Getting Permanent Sources into Family Tree from Any Site"
May 28: "Tools and Helps to Make Sourcing and Finding Cousins Easier"

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[edit] 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

Apr 30: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
May 7: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
May 14: "Learn to Use Records"
May 21: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
May 28: "Finding People to Help"

Jun 4: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
Jun 11: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Jun 18: "Learn to Use Records"
Jun 25: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Jul 2: "Finding People to Help" 

  • Saturday Series

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Trish Lewis
No registration is necessary.

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

May 2: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
May 9: "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
May30: "Learn to Use Records"
Jun 6: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Jun 13: "Finding People to Help"

Jun 20: "Understanding Your Calling and Starting with Stories"
June 27 "Get to Know Your Family Tree"
Jul 11: "Learn to Use Records"
Jul 18: "Perform Temple Ordinances"
Jul 25: "Finding People to Help"

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[edit] 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 Kenneth Spencer
No registration is necessary.

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

May 5: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
May 19: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 26: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 2: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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[edit] IrfanView and Snipping Tool

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 both IrfanView and the Snipping Tool. Basic computer skills are necessary for this class to be a good experience.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Sally Briggs
No registration is necessary.

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

Apr 16: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"
Apr 30: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"
May 14: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"
May 28: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software and the Snipping Tool"

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[edit] Indexing Workshops - Basic and Italian

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.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Rose Scott
No registration necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:45 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1

May 5: "Basic Indexing"
May 12: "Indexing Italian Records"

Jun 2: "Basic Indexing"
Jun 9: "Indexing Italian Records"

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[edit] Beginning Genealogy Research

This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Students will learn 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 Larry Whittaker
No registration is necessary

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

Apr 13: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Apr 20: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Apr 27: "Finding Your Way"
May 4: "Online Resources"

May 18: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jun 1: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jun 8: "Finding Your Way"
Jun 15: "Online Resources"

Jun 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jun 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jul 6: "Finding Your Way"
Jul 13: "Online Resources"

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[edit] 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.

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

May 9: "Finding Your Ancestor's Story in United States Records"

Jun 6: "What Does That Say? - Tips and Strategies for Reading Old Handwriting"
Jun 13: "How to Build Your Own Valid Pedigree Using Vital Records"
Jun 26: "Getting Counted - Rightly or Wrongly - In United States Census"

Jul 11: "Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"

Aug 1: "Diving into LDS Church Records to Find Your Ancestor's Story"
Aug 8: "Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records"
Aug 22: "An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property"
Aug 29: "Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?"

Sep 12: From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage"
Sep 19: "A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American"

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[edit] Research Helps

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

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary

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

Jun 2: "Finding Your Ancestors in Newspapers - Read All About Them!"
Jun 9: "Tips 1: Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, Intro to Using Graphics"
Jun 16: "Tips 2 LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books, Google Images"
Jun 23: "MyHeritage - Has Great Sources that FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com Lacks"
Jun 30: "The Magic in RootsMagic: A Great Program for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"

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

May 6: "Week 1: Creating Sources with an MS Word and a FREE MS Word look-a-like: WPS Office
May 13: "Week 2: Creating Sources with an MS Word and a FREE MS Word look-a-like: WPS Office
May 20: "Finding Immigration and Naturalization Records for Your Ancestors
May 27: "American Ancestors - Free LDS Partner Site; Also: How to Use Google Drive

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[edit] Ideas for Breaching Brick Walls

This class will discuss how to organize a plan to research difficult problem areas, how to evaluate the known information, collaboration with other researchers, and how to find records and informaiton from alternative research sources.

Lecture & Hands-on Lab
Presented by Tom and Betsy Neil
No registration is necessary

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

May 28: "Passports, Pensions, Epidemics and Neighbors"
Jun 4: "How to Move Forward and Search"
Jun 11: "Exploring the Courthouse and Other Mysterious Places"
Jun 18: "Deeds, Migration, Maps, Archives and Cousins"

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[edit] What's New In Family Search

This class will review and demonstrate new updates to Family Tree, and other updates or changes in FamilySearch.org. See live demonstrations of new updates with hands-on practice.

Lecture and Discussion 
Presented by Garry Banks 
No registration necessary

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

May 14: "News and Updates in FamilySearch.org"
May 28: "News and Updates in FamilySearch.org"

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[edit] Fast Accurate 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.

  • Tuesday Series
  • 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 1

May 5: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
May 12: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
May 19: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
May 26: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Jun 2: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jun 9: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jun 16: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jun 23: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jun 30: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"

Jul 7: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jul 14: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jul 21: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jul 28: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

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

May 7: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
May 14: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
May 22: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
May 28: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Jun 4: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jun 11: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jun 18: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jun 25: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"

Jul 2: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jul 9: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jul 16: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jul 23 "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jul 30: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

  • Saturday Series
  • 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2

May 2:"Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches" Cancelled
May 9: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
May 16: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
May 30: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

Jun 6: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jun 13: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jun 20: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jun 27: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"

Jul 11: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
Jul 18: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"

Aug 1: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

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[edit] 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.

  • Tuesday Series
  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Library Training Room 1

Apr 28: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 5: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 12: "Sources"
May 19: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
May 26: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Jun 2: "Search Techniques"
Jun 9: "Match/Merge, etc."
Jun 16: "Collaboration"

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

Apr 29: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 6: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 13: "Sources"
May 20: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
May 27: "Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Jun 3: "Search Techniques"
Jun 10: "Match/Merge, etc."
Jun 17: "Collaboration"

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[edit] Legacy 8

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

Lecture / Lab Course
Presented by Tom Waldron
No Registration is Necessary

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

Apr 21: "Navigating Legacy 8"
Apr 28: "Sourcing and Sharing Sources, Tagging, Adding & Sharing Events"
May 5: "Creating Gedcom Files and Adding Data to Legacy"
May 12: "Customizing Legacy, Finding Potential Problems & Merging Individuals"
May 19: "Statistics, Charts and Reports"
May 26: "Reports Continued and Publishing"

Jun 2: "Navigating Legacy 8"
Jun 9: "Sourcing and Sharing Sources, Tagging, Adding & Sharing Events"
Jun 16: "Creating Gedcom Files and Adding Data to Legacy"
Jun 23: "Customizing Legacy, Finding Potential Problems & Merging Individuals"
Jun 30: "Statistics, Charts and Reports"
Jul 7: "Reports Continued and Publishing"

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[edit] RootsMagic

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.

  • Friday Series

Lecture/Lab Course
No Registration is Necessary
Presented by Don and Margaret Peterson.

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

May 8: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
May 15: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
May 22: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 29: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jun 5: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

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[edit] Pre-registration Classes

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

[edit] 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.

  • Tuesday Series

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

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

May 5: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
May 12: "Images, Videos, PDF files"
May 19: "Sources, PDF files"
May 26: "Creating Useful Reports"

  • Wednesday Series

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

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

Jun 3: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Jun 10: "Images, Videos, PDF files"
Jun 17: "Sources, PDF files"
Jun 24: "Creating Useful Reports"

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