Riverton FamilySearch Library/Youth Conference

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The library youth conference activities are designed to help youth and their leaders recognize the Spirit of Elijah and learn how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through Family History and Temple Ordinance work.  
 
The library youth conference activities are designed to help youth and their leaders recognize the Spirit of Elijah and learn how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through Family History and Temple Ordinance work.  
  
Research workshops will provide instruction on the key elements of genealogical research to help youth with their individual family history responsibilities. Service workshops will be presented to explain opportunities that are available for youth to assist others in family history research. Each class will be followed with a hands-on activity to practice skills and procedures learned during the class presentations.  
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Research workshops will provide instruction on the key elements of genealogical research to help youth with their individual family history responsibilities. Service workshops will be presented to explain opportunities that are available for youth to assist others in family history research. Each class will be followed with a hands-on activity to practice skills and procedures learned during the class presentations. 
 
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$6.00 per participant (approximately) for hamburger, fries and large drink paid directly to the Riverton Office Building Cafeteria.  
 
$6.00 per participant (approximately) for hamburger, fries and large drink paid directly to the Riverton Office Building Cafeteria.  
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== '''Do Your Own Family History Work'''  ==
 
== '''Do Your Own Family History Work'''  ==
  
== '''''Morning Schedule<br>''''' ==
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=== '''Welcome and Introduction'''  ===
 
=== '''Welcome and Introduction'''  ===
  
9:00 - 9:25 a.m. - Conference Room<br>The conference will begin with a short overview of the library’s resources and layout, an outline of the day’s activities and a few guidelines to follow.<br>
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9:00 - 9:25 a.m. - Conference Room<br>The conference will begin with a short overview of the library’s resources and layout, an outline of the day’s activities and a few guidelines to follow.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
  
9:25 - 9:55 a.m. - Conference Room<br>One of the primary elements of family history research is to determine what we already know about our families. This workshop will teach how to use new.familysearch.org to find family history and temple ordinance information that may already exist.<br>
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9:25 - 9:55 a.m. - Conference Room<br>One of the primary elements of family history research is to determine what we already know about our families. This workshop will teach how to use new.familysearch.org to find family history and temple ordinance information that may already exist.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Activity'''  ===
 
=== '''Activity'''  ===
  
10:00 - 11:10 a.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This activity will give participants time to use new.familysearch.org to locate existing information about individuals and families.<br>
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10:00 - 11:10 a.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This activity will give participants time to use new.familysearch.org to locate existing information about individuals and families.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
  
11:15 -&nbsp;11:45&nbsp; a.m.&nbsp;- Conference Room<br>After determining what we already know about our families, the next step is to verify the information we have and to search for more records. This workshop will introduce resources and methods to search for documents containing family history information.<br>
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11:15 -&nbsp;11:45&nbsp; a.m.&nbsp;- Conference Room<br>After determining what we already know about our families, the next step is to verify the information we have and to search for more records. This workshop will introduce resources and methods to search for documents containing family history information.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Lunch'''  ===
 
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11:45 a.m.&nbsp;- 12:30 p.m. - Cafeteria  
 
11:45 a.m.&nbsp;- 12:30 p.m. - Cafeteria  
  
== '''Help Others Do Family History Work'''<br> ==
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== '''Help Others Do Family History Work'''<br> ==
  
== '''''Afternoon Schedule<br>''''' ==
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=== '''Activity'''  ===
 
=== '''Activity'''  ===
  
12:30 -&nbsp;1:40 p.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This follow-up exercise will provide an opportunity to do some research using the methods and resources introduced in the previous workshop.<br>
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12:30 -&nbsp;1:40 p.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This follow-up exercise will provide an opportunity to do some research using the methods and resources introduced in the previous workshop.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
 
=== '''Workshop'''  ===
  
1:45&nbsp;-&nbsp;2:15 p.m. - Conference Room<br>One of the best ways to give service to others is to help index the millions of digital records the Church has acquired over many decades. This workshop will help youth understand the concept behind FamilySearch Indexing and learn the process. In addition, an overview of other family history service based opportunities will be presented.<br>
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1:45&nbsp;-&nbsp;2:15 p.m. - Conference Room<br>One of the best ways to give service to others is to help index the millions of digital records the Church has acquired over many decades. This workshop will help youth understand the concept behind FamilySearch Indexing and learn the process. In addition, an overview of other family history service based opportunities will be presented.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Activity'''  ===
 
=== '''Activity'''  ===
  
2:20 -&nbsp;3:30 p.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This activity will give youth an opportunity to use FamilySearch Indexing online to enter data from digital images into searchable indexes. There will also be time to explore other service opportunities.<br>
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2:20 -&nbsp;3:30 p.m. - Library Computer Lab<br>This activity will give youth an opportunity to use FamilySearch Indexing online to enter data from digital images into searchable indexes. There will also be time to explore other service opportunities.<br>  
  
 
=== '''Closing Exercise'''  ===
 
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Revision as of 19:19, 16 July 2012

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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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The Riverton FamilySearch Library offers a one day Family History activity to supplement ward and multi-ward youth conferences.

The library youth conference activities are designed to help youth and their leaders recognize the Spirit of Elijah and learn how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through Family History and Temple Ordinance work.

Research workshops will provide instruction on the key elements of genealogical research to help youth with their individual family history responsibilities. Service workshops will be presented to explain opportunities that are available for youth to assist others in family history research. Each class will be followed with a hands-on activity to practice skills and procedures learned during the class presentations. 

Information

The online registration for youth conference has been closed.  However, due to some cancellations there are a few dates available.  July 25, 26 and Aug 7, 13, 14 and 15 are still open.  In addition, some days have space available for small ward groups.  Call 801-240-9618 to reserve the open dates or check on openings for small groups.     

Cost 

Lunch:

$6.00 per participant (approximately) for hamburger, fries and large drink paid directly to the Riverton Office Building Cafeteria.

Group Preparation 

Pre-conference preparation instructions for participants will be given to leaders following registration.

Questions

Call 801-240-9618 or email ut_rivfslibrary3@ldschurch.org  for questions about the conference.

Schedule - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Do Your Own Family History Work

Morning Schedule

Welcome and Introduction

9:00 - 9:25 a.m. - Conference Room
The conference will begin with a short overview of the library’s resources and layout, an outline of the day’s activities and a few guidelines to follow.

Workshop

9:25 - 9:55 a.m. - Conference Room
One of the primary elements of family history research is to determine what we already know about our families. This workshop will teach how to use new.familysearch.org to find family history and temple ordinance information that may already exist.

Activity

10:00 - 11:10 a.m. - Library Computer Lab
This activity will give participants time to use new.familysearch.org to locate existing information about individuals and families.

Workshop

11:15 - 11:45  a.m. - Conference Room
After determining what we already know about our families, the next step is to verify the information we have and to search for more records. This workshop will introduce resources and methods to search for documents containing family history information.

Lunch

11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Cafeteria

Help Others Do Family History Work

Afternoon Schedule

Activity

12:30 - 1:40 p.m. - Library Computer Lab
This follow-up exercise will provide an opportunity to do some research using the methods and resources introduced in the previous workshop.

Workshop

1:45 - 2:15 p.m. - Conference Room
One of the best ways to give service to others is to help index the millions of digital records the Church has acquired over many decades. This workshop will help youth understand the concept behind FamilySearch Indexing and learn the process. In addition, an overview of other family history service based opportunities will be presented.

Activity

2:20 - 3:30 p.m. - Library Computer Lab
This activity will give youth an opportunity to use FamilySearch Indexing online to enter data from digital images into searchable indexes. There will also be time to explore other service opportunities.

Closing Exercise

3:35 - 4:00 p.m. - Conference Room
The day's activities will close with a short review of the workshops and exercises, and give youth leaders an opportunity to conclude with whatever they feel appropriate.