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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 February 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

Feb 25: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Mar 4 : "Adding, Correcting, and Restoring Personal Information"
Mar 11: "Correcting Couple and Children Relationships, Merging Duplicates, and Attaching Sources from FamilySearch"
Mar 18: "Attaching Sources from Various Internet Sites and Organizing Them into Folders"
Mar 25: "Storing and Attaching Personal Documents" and "Submitting Ancestors for Temple Ordinances."

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

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"

Feb 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Feb 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Mar 6: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Mar 13: "More Sourcing Features"
Mar 20: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Mar 27: "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

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”
Feb 7: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 14: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

Feb 21: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Feb 28: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Mar 7: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box”
Mar 14: “More Sourcing Features”
Mar 21: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Mar 28: "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. 

Feb 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Feb 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Feb 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Feb 28: "Research Fundamentals"

Mar 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Mar 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 28: "Research Fundamentals"

  • 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.

No Friday Series in February   

Mar 8: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Mar 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 29: "Research Fundamentals"

  • Saturday Series 

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

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

Feb 2: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Feb 9: "Cancelled"
Feb 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Feb 23: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 2:  Research Rundamentals"

Mar 9: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Mar 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 23: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 30: "Research Fundamentals"

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
Mar 7:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
Mar 21:  "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
Feb 14:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"
Feb 28:  "Introduction to the Internet Including Hands-on Practice"

Beginning Genealogy Research

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
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.

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

Jan 22: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jan 29: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Feb 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Feb 12: "Internet Genealogy"
Feb 19: "Finding Your Way"
Feb 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

Mar 5: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Mar 12: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Mar 19: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Mar 26: "Internet Genealogy"
Apr 2: "Finding Your Way"
Apr 9: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

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

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

Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"
Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"
Mar 26: "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

Jan 28:  “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Feb 4:  Cancelled
Feb 11:  “Census Records” 
Feb 18:  Holiday - No Class
Feb 25:  "Vital Records"
Mar 4:  "U.S. Church Records"
Mar 11:  "LDS Church Records" 
Mar 18:  “Land Records”
Mar 25:  "Probate Records"
Apr 1:  "Military Records"
Apr 8:  "Immigration and Emigration, Naturalization Records"

  • Tuesday Series

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

Jan 8:  "LDS Church Records"
Jan 15:  “Land Records”
Jan 22:  "Probate Records"
Jan 29:  "Cancelled Due to Weather"
Feb 5:  "Military Records"
Feb 12:  "Immigration, Emigration, and 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. 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays

Mar 12:  "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1
Mar 19:  "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2
Mar 26:  "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3

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

Feb 6: "FamilySearch Family Tree"
Feb 13: "Family Tree Photos - Free Cloud Storage for Family Tree"
Feb 20: "Fold 3 - Searching Military Records and Utah Databases"
Feb 27: "The Magic in RootsMagic"

Mar 6:  "Immigration and Naturalization Records" 
Mar 13: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1
Mar 20: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2
Mar 27: "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3

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 Training 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."

Mar 6: "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."

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

Jan 30: "Essential Operations"
Feb 6: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Feb 13: "Collaboration"
Feb 20: "Search Techniques"
Feb 27: "Match / Merge, etc."

Basic FamilySearch Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches the basics of FamilySearch Indexing:  registration, program navigation and features, data entry techniques and tools, etc.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Feb 12:  Introduction to Indexing

Italian Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches how to index Italian records.  Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project.  No Italian language skills are needed.  Basic computer skills are necessary and attendees should have indexing experience or completed the Basic Indexing class.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Feb 14:  Indexing Italian Birth Records

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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Saturday 

Feb 16:  Spanish Language Class  - "FamilySearch Family Tree"

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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 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.

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

Feb 22: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Mar 1: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Mar 8:  "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 15: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 22: "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 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.

  • Tuesday Series

10:00 -  11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Feb 12: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Feb 19: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Feb 26: "Sources and Chronologies"
Mar 5: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

  • Wednesday Series

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

Feb 13: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Feb 20: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Feb 27: "Sources and Chronologies"
Mar 6: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

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