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The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
 
The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, August 18, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, March 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
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==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''The 3 Word Journal:&nbsp; Finding Your Purpose in Life'''" - Randall Wright
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*Keynote Address - "'''Ah Ha! &nbsp;I'm a Genealogist and Lovin' It'''" - Barry Ewell<br>
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==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
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*“'''Utilizing Online Resources of the Midwest'''" - Luana Darby<br>
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*'''"Searching Ancestry.com'''" - Echo King<br>
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*"'''Church of England Parish Registers'''" - Apryl Cox<br>
  
In this presentation you will learn how to record a journal entry in 10 seconds – recall the significant experiences and lessons from life that you thought were forgotten – file your life lessons by topic so they are instantly available – and easily write a history of your life to leave to posterity. Discover your strengths and weaknesses and how to use them to achieve your mission in life.
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*"'''Digging Up Death Records Online'''" - Lorraine Bourne<br>
  
Randall Wright is the&nbsp;author of many books including The 3 Word Journal: Finding Purpose in Life, Achieving Your Life Mission. &nbsp;He is a popular BYU Campus Education Week and Especially for Youth speaker with a Ph.D. in Family Studies from BYU.&nbsp;
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==== '''11:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
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*'''"Census Techniques and Strategies"''' - Jason Harrison<br>
  
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*'''"Ancestry.com Online FamilyTrees"''' - Echo King &nbsp;
  
*'''Creating and Using Timelines to Solve Family History Mysteries'''" - Mike Provard
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*"'''The 'Shady' Side of the Family Tree: &nbsp;Prison, Criminal, Asylum Records and More'''" - Bret Petersen<br>
  
This class will explore different types of timelines that a genealogist can create that will organize the events in an ancestor’s life. Timelines help sort through all the bits and pieces that can become a jumbled mess, and show a view that may answer “brick-wall” questions, and open up new avenues of research. Three case studies will be shown that helped to solve various family history mysteries.
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*"'''Danish Military Levy Rolls'''<span style="font-weight: bold;" />" - Linda Baker<br>
  
*"'''The Big 4 U.S. Records: &nbsp;Census, Vital, Probate, and Land'''" - Marilyn Markham&nbsp;
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:&nbsp; &nbsp; ===
  
*"'''New Features in Ancestral Quest'''" - Gaylon Findlay
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
Ancestral Quest 14 was just released, with new features which include a research timeline, color coding, and improvements to the way AQ works with FamilySearch. Learn about all the new features, but especially how to prepare the records of your ancestors in new.FamilySearch so they will be ready for the Family Tree.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch&nbsp;is 'New", Why do we need&nbsp;&nbsp;Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.<br>
  
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== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ==
  
==== &nbsp;'''11:00 a.m.'''  ====
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Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.  
  
*"'''Hitting It Out of the Park with Ancestry.com'''" - Biz Chase
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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.<br>
  
Some of the Ancestry topics we will touch upon in this class include: Basic search techniques for Ancestry databases, Using the learning center, Attaching personal family documents and photos to Ancestry family trees, Using Family Tree Maker in conjunction with your Ancestry family tree, Why do I care about source information? and much more.&nbsp;
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=== Saturday, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. ===
  
*"'''The FamilySearch Wiki: Where Your Search for Your Ancestors Should Begin and End'''" - Dennis Knox
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following:  ====
  
This class will cover what the wiki is and what the wiki is not. Also how to search on the wiki, and how to read in different languages. Specific questions will be addressed as well.  
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1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster.)
  
*"'''Consultants and Priesthood Brethren'''" - Tara Bergeson
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If these items are '''completed and brought''' to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be finished at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.
  
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch is 'New", Why Do We Need Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:Search?fulltext=true&search=Boy+Scout+Merit+Badge+in+Genealogy Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki ]<br>[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA ]<br> <br>
  
Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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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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Upcoming Events

Saturday Seminar 

The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, March 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Ah Ha!  I'm a Genealogist and Lovin' It" - Barry Ewell

10:00 a.m.

  • Utilizing Online Resources of the Midwest" - Luana Darby
  • "Searching Ancestry.com" - Echo King
  • "Church of England Parish Registers" - Apryl Cox
  • "Digging Up Death Records Online" - Lorraine Bourne

11:00 a.m.

  • "Census Techniques and Strategies" - Jason Harrison
  • "Ancestry.com Online FamilyTrees" - Echo King  
  • "The 'Shady' Side of the Family Tree:  Prison, Criminal, Asylum Records and More" - Bret Petersen
  • "Danish Military Levy Rolls" - Linda Baker

Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:   

April:  Paul Nauta

May:  Karen Clifford

American Sign Language

The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.

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, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following:

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 finished at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links

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