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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, September 15, 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 - "'''How to Inspire Priesthood Leaders and Members to participate in Family History'''" -&nbsp;Russell Lynch&nbsp;
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*Keynote Address - "'''Ah Ha! &nbsp;I'm a Genealogist and Lovin' It'''" - Barry Ewell<br>
  
Russell S. Lynch has an Honors BA in French from the University of Utah and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Brigham Young University. He served as the treasurer for the Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) from 2004 to 2008. Previously Russell served as a Director, Associate Vice-President, and President of UGA. He has taught classes on record sources, software products, and research methodology at local, state, and national conferences.  
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*“'''Utilizing Online Resources of the Midwest'''" - Luana Darby<br>
  
Russell works in the Family History Library as a Collection Management Specialist. He has worked in the LDS Family and Church History Department since 1985.<br>From 2007 to 2011, he served as Secretary to the Genealogy and Local History (GENLOC) Section of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). He has participated in recent World Library and Information Congress sessions on various continents.
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*'''"Searching Ancestry.com'''" - Echo King<br>
  
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*"'''Church of England Parish Registers'''" - Apryl Cox<br>
  
Russell is married and has one daughter. Beside music, genealogy, and computers, he enjoys camping, hiking, photography, and gardening.
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*"'''Digging Up Death Records Online'''" - Lorraine Bourne<br>
  
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*'''"Census Techniques and Strategies"''' - Jason Harrison<br>
  
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*'''"Ancestry.com Online FamilyTrees"''' - Echo King &nbsp;
  
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*"'''The 'Shady' Side of the Family Tree: &nbsp;Prison, Criminal, Asylum Records and More'''" - Bret Petersen<br>
  
*'''British Research, Part 1'''" -&nbsp;Paul Smart&nbsp;
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*"'''Danish Military Levy Rolls'''<span style="font-weight: bold;" />" - Linda Baker<br>
  
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:&nbsp; &nbsp;  ===
  
*<span style="display: none" id="1345486098497S">&nbsp;</span><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1345486097984_264" />"'''Blogging for Genealogy Success'''" -&nbsp;Larry Cragun&nbsp;
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
*"'''Topic and Presenter to be Announced'''"
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.<br>  
  
*"'''Topic and Presenter to be Announced'''"
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== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ==
  
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Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
  
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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>
  
*"'''British Research, Part 2'''" -&nbsp;Paul Smart
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=== Saturday, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following:  ====
  
*"'''Using Newspaper Resources for Research'''" - Ron Ray&nbsp;
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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.)
  
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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.
  
*"'''Topic and Presenter to be Announced'''"
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
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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>  
  
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Revision as of 15:43, 22 February 2013

 

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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