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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, January 12, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, March 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
  
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
*Keynote Address - "'''Newest Features of Family Tree'''" - Ron Tanner<br>
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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>
  
*'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
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*"'''Church of England Parish Registers'''" - Apryl Cox<br>
  
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*"'''Digging Up Death Records Online'''" - Lorraine Bourne<br>
  
*'''"Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
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==== '''11:00 a.m.''' ====
  
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*'''"Census Techniques and Strategies"''' - Jason Harrison<br>
  
*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
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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>
  
*"'''Scanning Images and Using Them Online'''" - Sarah Morrow
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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;  ===
  
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
==== '''11:00 a.m.'''  ====
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.<br>  
  
*'''"Death Records"''' - Lorraine Bourne
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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.
  
*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
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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>
  
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=== Saturday, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">Presenter and Topic To Be Announced</span>"<br>
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following: ====
  
=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
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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.)
  
February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
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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.
  
March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
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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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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
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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