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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
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable November / December 2012 Class Schedule

Printable January 2013 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. 

Walk-in Classes

No registration is required for these 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

Oct 29: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Nov 5 :   "Adding & Correcting Information"
Nov 12: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"
Nov 19: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"
Nov 26: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and
"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"

Jan 7: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Jan 14 : "Adding & Correcting Information"
Jan 21:  No Class
Jan 28: "Finding and Adding People and Sources"
Feb 4: "Creating and Organizing Sources from Various Internet Sites"
Feb 11: "Creating and Connecting Your Photos and Documents" and
"Submitting and Tracking Temple Ordanances"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Zion Room C

Oct 17: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 24: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” 
Oct 31 : No Class
Nov 7:   “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Nov 14: "More Sourcing Features"
Nov 21:  No Class
Nov 28: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Dec 5:  "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

Jan 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information” 
Jan 23: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Jan 30: "More Sourcing Features"
Feb 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 13: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

  • Thursday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C

Oct 18:  “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Oct 25:  “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Nov 1:    “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”
Nov 8:    “More Sourcing Features”
Nov 15:  "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Nov 22:  No Class
Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

Jan 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jan 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”
Jan 31: “More Sourcing Features”
Nov 1: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Nov 29: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  

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.

  • Thursday Series

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

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

Nov 1:  "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 8:  "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 15:  "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 29:  "Research Fundamentalas"

Jan 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jan 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 31: "Research Fundamentalas"

  • Friday Series

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

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.  

Nov 2:   "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 9:   "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 30: "Research Fundamentalas"

Jan 4: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 11: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jan 18: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 25: "Research Fundamentalas"

  • Saturday Series 

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

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

Nov 10:  "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Dec 1:   "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Dec 8:   "Research Fundamentals"

Jan 5: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jan 12: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jan 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jan 26: "Research Fundamentalas"

Basic Computer Skills 

LectureLab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.  Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class. 

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room
Jan 10:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
Jan 24:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice: 

Basic Internet Skills

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.
This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.  Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room
Nov 29: "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
Jan 17:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
Jan 31:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"

Beginning Genealogy Research

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

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.

This class is a prerequisite for the U.S. Research Class described below. 

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

Oct 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Oct 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Oct 30: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Nov 6:    "Internet Genealogy"
Nov 13: "Finding Your Way"
Nov 20: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

Jan 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jan 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jan 22: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Jan 29: "Internet Genealogy"
Feb 5: "Finding Your Way"
Feb 12: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

United States Research

Lecture/Lab Course
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the United States.  Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.  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.

  • Monday Series

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

Sep 10:  “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Sep 17:  “Census Records”
Sep 24:  “No Class
Oct 1:    “Vital Records”
Oct 8:    "U.S. Church Records"
Oct 15:  "LDS Church Records"
Oct 22:  “Land Records”
Oct 29:  "Probate Records"
Nov 5:    "Military Records"
Nov 12:  "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Nov 19:  "Naturalization Records"

Jan 7: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Jan 14: “Census Records”
Jan 21:  No Class 
Jan 28: “Vital Records”
Feb 4: "U.S. Church Records"
Feb 11: "LDS Church Records"
Feb 18:  No Class 
Feb 25: “Land Records”
Mar 4: "Probate Records"
Mar 11: "Military Records"
Mar 18: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Mar 25: "Naturalization Records"

  • Tuesday Series

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

Nov 6:   “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Nov 13: “Census Records”
Nov 20: “Vital Records”
Nov 27: “U.S. Church Records”

Jan 8: "LDS Church Records"
Jan 15: “Land Records”
Jan 22: "Probate Records"
Jan 29: "Military Records"
Feb 5: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Feb 12: "Naturalization Records"

Research Helps

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary.

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

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays

Nov 7:    "Google Drive / Drop Box:  Free Storage Places for Family Tree Sources"
Nov 14:  "Ancestry.com:  One of the Best Family History Websites"
Nov 28:  "The Magic in RootsMagic:  Great Software for Keeping Track of Your Ancestors"

Jan 9: "Great Free Graphics Programs to Capture, Print and Edit Images"
Jan 16: "Golden Land Records"
Jan 23: "Research Tips 1:  Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, and Graphics"
Jan 30:  "Research Tips 2:  LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books and Images"

Legacy 7.5

Lecture / Lab Course
Presented by John Baker
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.  Basic computer skills are necessary.  Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

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

Oct 3:    "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Oct 10:  "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 17:  "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 24:  "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Nov 7:    "Tagging and Searching"
Nov 14:   "Reports and Charts"
Nov 28:  "Open Class for Personal Help and Questions"

*Legacy 7.5 will be a pre-registration class beginning in January 2013.  See pre-registration classes below for details. 

Family History Data Management Software

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

This class will describe and compare the features and capabilities of three popular family history data management software programs:  Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic.  Similarities and differences in the programs will be described.  The class is designed to help library patrons choose family history software best suited for their needs.

10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesday - Library Training Room

Nov 28: "Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared" 

Ancestral Quest 

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

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. 

10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Traingin Room

Jan 9:  "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Jan 16:  "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Jan 23:  "Nice Options and Features"
Jan 30:  "Essential Operations"
Feb 6:   "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Feb 13:  "Collaboration"
Feb 20:  "Search Techniques"
Feb 27:  "Match / Merge, etc."

Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts

Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff
No registration necessary

These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically. 

TBA 

Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

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 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, January 12, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

  • Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:

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;
2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930;
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
4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster).
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.

  • Genealogy Merit Badge Resources

Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki
Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA 
 

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Pre-registration Classes

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

RootsMagic

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

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 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.

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

Oct 19: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Oct 26: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Nov 2:   "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1"
Nov 9:   "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"
Nov 16: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Jan 11: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Jan 18: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Jan 25: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 1"
Feb 1: "Interfacing with New FamilySearch, Part 2"
Feb 8: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Legacy 7.5

Lecture / Lab Course
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. 

This is a four 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.

  • Tuesday Series

10:00 a.m. - noon / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 8: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Jan 15: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Jan 22: "Sources and Chronologies"
Jan 29: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Feb 5 : "Reports and Charts"

  • Wednesday Series

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room

Jan 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Jan 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Jan 23: "Sources and Chronologies"
Jan 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"
Feb 6: "Reports and Charts"

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