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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/file/d/0B_iNaPZr938gc2x6TGdzNVFhNU0/edit?usp=sharing Printable February 2013 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/file/d/0B_iNaPZr938gWE9DTDNOOWw0RFk/edit?usp=sharing Printable March 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"
  
Feb 25: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"<br>Mar 4&nbsp;: "Adding, Correcting, and Restoring Personal Information"<br>Mar 11: "Correcting Couple and Children Relationships, Merging Duplicates, and Attaching Sources from FamilySearch"<br>Mar 18: "Attaching Sources from Various Internet Sites and Organizing Them into Folders"<br>Mar 25: "Storing and Attaching Personal Documents" and "Submitting Ancestors for Temple Ordinances." <br>  
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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>
  
Feb 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Feb 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” <br>Mar 6: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Mar 13: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Mar 20: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Mar 27: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers" <br>  
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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>
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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>
  
'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C'''  
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m../ Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
  
Feb 21: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Feb 28: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Mar 7: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Mar 14: “More Sourcing Features”<br>Mar 21: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Mar 28: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers" &nbsp;&nbsp;  
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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>
  
=== Training for Family History Consultants&nbsp;  ===
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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.<br>
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=== '''Family Tree Sourcing'''  ===
  
*'''Thursday Series'''
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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>
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Deane Gearig<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.&nbsp;  
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'''&nbsp;&nbsp; *** ''NEW TIME'' ***'''
  
Feb 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Feb 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Feb 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Feb 28: "Research Fundamentals" <br>
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*'''10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
Mar 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Mar 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Mar 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Mar 28: "Research Fundamentals" <br>  
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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"
  
*'''Friday Series'''
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=== '''Training for Family History Consultants'''  ===
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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>
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*'''Thursday Series'''
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Fridays - Library&nbsp;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 Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.  
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*'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''No Friday Series in February &nbsp;&nbsp;'''<br>  
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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"
  
Mar 8: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Mar 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Mar 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Mar 29: "Research Fundamentals" <br>  
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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"
  
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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>
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room'''  
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*'''Saturday Series'''
  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.  
 
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
Feb 2: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Feb 9: "'''Cancelled'''"<br>Feb 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Feb 23: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2" <br>Mar 2: &nbsp;Research Fundamentals"
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*'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
Mar 9: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Mar 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Mar 23: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Mar 30: "Research Fundamentals" <br>  
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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>  
  
=== Basic Computer Skills&nbsp;  ===
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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"
  
LectureLab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.<br>  
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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"
  
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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'''1:00 -&nbsp;3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Mar 7:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"<br>Mar 21:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"&nbsp;
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=== '''Basic Computer Skills''' ===
  
=== Basic Internet Skills  ===
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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.
  
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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Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''<br>Feb 14:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"<br>Feb 28:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
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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&nbsp;and Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.
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'''''** NEW DAY / TIME **'''''<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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*'''12:00 - 1:30 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room 2'''
  
'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
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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>
  
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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Mar 5: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Mar 12: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Mar 19: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Mar 26: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Apr 2: "Finding Your Way"<br>Apr 9: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor" <br>
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=== '''Basic Internet Skills'''  ===
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.  
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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.  
  
'''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.  
  
Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"<br>Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"<br>Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"<br>Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"<br>Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"<br>Mar 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor" '''<br> '''
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''<br>
  
=== 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:&nbsp; “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Feb 4:&nbsp; '''Cancelled'''<br>Feb 11:&nbsp; “Census Records”'''&nbsp;<br>'''Feb 18:&nbsp; '''Holiday - No Class'''<br>Feb 25:&nbsp; "Vital Records"'''<br>'''Mar 4:&nbsp; "U.S. Church Records"<br>Mar 11:&nbsp;&nbsp;"LDS Church Records"'''&nbsp;<br>'''Mar 18:&nbsp; “Land Records”<br>Mar 25:&nbsp; "Probate Records"<br>Apr 1:&nbsp; "Military Records"<br>Apr 8:&nbsp; "Immigration and Emigration, Naturalization Records" <br>
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=== '''IrfanView''' ===
  
=== Research Helps  ===
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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>
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.  
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Lecture/Lab<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 1'''<br>
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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>
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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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Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.
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*'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1'''
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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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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.  
  
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays'''
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Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
Mar 12:&nbsp; "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1<br>Mar 19:&nbsp; "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2<br>Mar 26:&nbsp; "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3<br>
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2'''
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays'''
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Jul 29: "The Magic in RootsMagic: A Great Program for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"<br>
  
Feb 6: "FamilySearch Family Tree"<br>Feb 13: "Family Tree Photos - Free Cloud Storage for Family Tree"<br>Feb 20: "Fold 3 - Searching Military Records and Utah Databases"<br>Feb 27: "The Magic in RootsMagic"  
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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>
  
Mar 6:&nbsp; "Immigration and Naturalization Records"&nbsp;<br> Mar 13: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1<br>Mar 20: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2<br>Mar 27: "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3<br>
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=== Ancestral Quest&nbsp; ===
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=== '''LDS Records'''<br> ===
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.
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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>  
  
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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Lecture and Demonstration<br>Presented by Garry Banks<br>No registration is necessary  
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 1'''<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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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>  
  
Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"<br>Mar 27: "Essential Operations"<br>Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Apr 10: "Collaboration"<br>Apr 17: "Search Techniques"<br>Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc." <br>
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'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Jan 30: "Essential Operations"<br>Feb 6: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Feb 13: "Collaboration"<br>Feb 20: "Search Techniques"<br>Feb 27: "Match / Merge, etc."
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=== '''Advanced Online Research'''  ===
  
Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"<br>Mar 27: "Essential Operations"<br>Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Apr 10: "Collaboration"<br>Apr 17: "Search Techniques"<br>Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc." <br>  
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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>  
  
=== Basic FamilySearch Indexing  ===
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Lecture and Demonstration<br>Presented by Van Celaya<br>No registration is necessary.
  
Lecture and Lab<br> Presented by Brad Jensen<br> No registration necessary.  
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*'''Thursday Series'''
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Library Training Room 2'''
  
This class teaches the basics of FamilySearch Indexing:&nbsp; registration, program navigation and features, data entry techniques and tools, etc.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are 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"
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288'''
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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"
  
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*'''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - Library Training Room 1'''
  
=== Italian Indexing<br> ===
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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>  
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Brad Jensen<br>No registration necessary.
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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>  
  
This class teaches how to index Italian records.&nbsp; Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project.&nbsp; No Italian language skills are needed.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary and attendees should have indexing experience or completed the Basic Indexing class. <br>  
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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>  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288'''
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Feb 14:&nbsp; Indexing Italian Birth Records
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=== '''Ancestral Quest'''  ===
  
=== Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts  ===
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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.
  
Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary  
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Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.
  
These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.<br>  
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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>
  
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. /&nbsp;Saturday&nbsp;'''
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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"
  
Feb 16:&nbsp; Spanish Language Class&nbsp; - "FamilySearch Family Tree"  
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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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Sep 3: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Sep 10: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Sep 17: "Sources"<br>Sep 24: "Photos and Screen Tabs"<br>Oct 1:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"<br>Oct 8: "Search Techniques"<br>Oct 15: "Match/Merge, etc."<br>Oct 22: "Collaboration" <br>
  
 
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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>  ===
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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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<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.
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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>
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<u>Open Lab classes</u> will offer any help with all indexing issues.<br>
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Rose Scott and Sandi Bigelow<br>
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*'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1'''
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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"
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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"
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Nov 4: "Getting Started: Basic Indexing"<br>Nov 11: "Indexing Italian Records"<br>Nov 18: "Indexing - Open Lab"
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=== '''Macs and Genealogy'''  ===
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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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=== '''RootsMagic'''  ===
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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 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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*'''Wednesday Series'''
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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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*'''Friday Series'''
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Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson.
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*'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room 1'''
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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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=== '''Legacy 8''' ===
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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.
  
Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson. <br>
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Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by John Baker
  
'''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>'''''NEW DAY/TIME'''''</u>'''***'''  
  
This is a four 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.<br>  
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*'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''<br>
  
'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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Aug 4: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"<br>Aug 18: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Aug 25: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Sep 8: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
  
Feb 22: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Mar 1: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Mar 8:&nbsp; "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Mar 15: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Mar 22: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files" <br>
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Sep 15: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"<br>Sep 22: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Sep 29: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Oct 6: "Interfacing with Family Tree"  
  
=== Legacy 7.5  ===
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Oct 13: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"<br>Oct 20: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Oct 27: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Nov 3: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
  
Lecture / Lab Course<br>Presented by John Baker
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Nov 10: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"<br>Nov 17: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Nov 24: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Dec 1: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
  
'''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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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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Feb 12: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Feb 19: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Feb 26: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Mar 5: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>  
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Latest revision as of 14:44, 23 July 2014

Riverton
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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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