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3740 West Market Center Drive
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Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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Daily Class Schedule

Printable April 2014 Class Schedule

Printable May 2014 Class Schedule

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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 1

Mar 17: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Mar 24: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Mar 31: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Apr 14: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 21: "Locate and Prepare Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"

May 5: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"
May 12: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"
May 19: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"
Jun 2: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jun 9: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Jun 16: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them"

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

Mar 17: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Mar 24: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Mar 31: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Apr 14: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 21: "Locate and Prepare Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"

May 5: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Information"
May 12: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records"
May 19: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records"
Jun 2: "Capture and Attach Ancestor's Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jun 9: "Locate and Submit Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Jun 16: "Locate Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Mar 19: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Mar 26: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 2: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Apr 9: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Apr 16: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 23: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

Jul 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jul 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 30: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Aug 6: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Aug 13: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Aug 20: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

  • Thursday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m../ Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Mar 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Mar 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 3: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Apr 10: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Apr 17: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 24: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

Jul 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jul 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jul 31: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Aug 7: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Aug 14: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Aug 21: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

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Family Tree Live Demonstrations

Lecture and Hands-on Exercises
Presented by Library Staff

Since FamilySearch first released the Family Tree program, many new features and tools have been added to it. These short live demonstrations are designed to introduce library patrons to some of the more popular new features and tools available in Family Tree. The demonstrations are scheduled several times during each week at the library and include a hands-on exercise followed by a question and answer session. The Family Tree Live Demonstration Calendar for April 2014 is available by clicking here.

The hands-on exercises allow patrons to follow along with an instructor as the basics of Family Tree are explained. Demonstration attendees should have registered for an LDS account and have access to their usernames and passwords. Basic computer skills are necessary for this to be a helpful experience.

  • NOTE: Patrons should learn Basic Navigation before attending the other Family Tree Demonstrations.

Demonstration Topics

  • Basic Navigation in Family Tree - Shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools, and information available in Family Tree.
  • Adding Photos to Family Tree - Shows how to upload, tag, and link photos to persons in Family Tree.
  • Adding Stories to Family Tree - Shows how to add, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.
  • Adding Sources to Family Tree - Shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.
  • Additional Topics will be coming soon.
Click here for the April 2014 Family Tree Live Demonstrations Calendar
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Family Tree Sourcing

This class will cover how to find and connect outside sources to your Family Tree, using and organizing your source box, and how to create a source from a personal collection or electronic source. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit from this class. 

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Larry Haggerty
No registration is necessary.

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

May 1: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
May 15: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"
May 29: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
Jun 12: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"

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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. Please bring a flash drive with you to class.

  • Thursday Series

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Louise Gray
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 1

Apr 3: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Apr 10: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Apr 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

May 1: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
May 8: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

  • Saturday Series

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

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

Apr 12: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Apr 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 26: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 3: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

May 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
May 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 31: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jun 7: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

Jun 14: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Jun 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jun 28: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
July 12: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

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Basic Computer Skills

These two classes teach basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

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

Apr 21: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 5: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
May 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Jun 2: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 9: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Jun 23: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 30: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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

Apr 17: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Apr 24: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 8: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
May 15: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Jun 5: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Jun 26: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1 & Part 2"

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Basic Internet Skills

This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

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

Apr 28: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
May 19: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Jun 16: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"

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

May 1: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
May 22: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
May 29: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"
Jun 19: "Basic Internet Navigation with Hands-on Practice"

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IrfanView

IrfanView is a free graphics editing program designed for capturing and editing photos and documents. It is helpful in acquiring and preparing digital images for family history projects and genealogy programs. This class teaches the basic features and functions of this software. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture/Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

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

Apr 22: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"
May 27: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"

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Beginning Genealogy Research

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.

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

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

Apr 29: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
May 6: "Selecting an Ancestor"
May 13: "Finding Your Way"
May 20: "Online Resources"

Jun 3: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jun 10: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jun 17: "Finding Your Way"
Jun 24: "Online Resources"

Jul 8: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jul 15: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jul 22: "Finding Your Way"
Jul 29: "Online Resources"

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Photo Editing Basics

This series of classes focuses on the basic features needed to crop, repair and enhance photos for Family Tree and for your own general use. An introduciton and use of Pixlr (Photoshop Elements look-alike) online editing software will be used during the class. It is great and also FREE to use from Autodesk (the AutoCAD Folks). Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Basic computer skills are necessary. You will need to bring a USB flashdrive for class use.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Paul Hyer
No registration is necessary

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 2

Apr 7: “Features and Tools”
Apr 14: “Cropping and Canvas Resize”
Apr 21: “Repair and Modifications”
Apr 28: “Enhancements and Improvements”
May 5: “Using Photo Layers”
May 12: “Family Tree Photo Preparation”

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United States Research

These classes define types of records used in United States research that give names, dates, places, and relationships of your ancestors. Learn where to find these records online, on microfilm, and in books. Instructions on how to extract and interpret the information found in these various records about your ancestors and how it can be used to extend your family lines will be given.

Lecture/Lab Course
Presented by Jill Shoemaker
No registration is necessary.

  • 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Apr 17: “Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"
Apr 24: “Records, Records, and More Records - Your LDS Ancestor's Story from LDS Church Records”
May 1: “Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records”
May 8: “An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property”
May 15: “Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?”
May 22: “From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage”
May 29: “A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American”

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Research Helps

This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary.

  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2

Apr 22: "Lands Records - The Golden Records"
Apr 29: "Descendancy Research - Millions to Find"

May 6: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records Part 1"
May 13: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records Part 2"
May 20: "Utah Ancestor Research"
May 27: "Paint.net - Top Rated Free Graphic Program"

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FamilySearch Online Records

These classes will show the vast collection of records available on FamilySearch.org, both indexed and unindexed. The FamilySearch Wiki is an invaluable tool to aid in researching techniques. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit from this class. Previous research experience is not necessary to acquire helpful information.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesday - Library Training Room 1

May 21: "The Wonderful World of FamilySearch Wiki: A Brick Wall Jackhammer"
May 28: "Searching the Historical Records Collection on FamilySearch: Indexed and Unindexed"

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursday - Library Training Room 1

May 1: "The Wonderful World of FamilySearch Wiki: A Brick Wall Jackhammer"
May 8: "Searching the Historical Records Collection on FamilySearch: Indexed and Unindexed"
Jun 19: "The Wonderful World of FamilySearch Wiki: A Brick Wall Jackhammer"

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Scandinavian Research - Danish Records

This is a 2 class series that teaches Danish research techniques and resources. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit fro this class. Previous research experience will be helpful but not necessary to adquire helpful information.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesday - Library Training Room 1

May 7: "Danish Research Part 1: How to Find and Read Family History Information in Danish Church Records"
May 14: "Danish Research Part 2: Using Other Danish Records and Resources to Break Through Brick Walls"

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursday - Library Training Room 1

May 22: "Danish Research Part 1: How to Find and Read Family History Information in Danish Church Records"
May 29: "Danish Research Part 2: Using Other Danish Records and Resources to Break Through Brick Walls"

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New England Research

Looking for information about your New England Ancestors? Come learn about the subscription resources available at the FamilySearch Library and free sites to use at home that may help you discover more about your American roots.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesday - Library Training Room 1

Apr 30: "Resoures of New England: A Region Rich in Records"

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursday - Library Training Room 1

May 15: "Resoures of New England: A Region Rich in Records"

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Advanced Online Research

These classes are designed to help patrons locate online information and records using tips and strategies that help narrow searches for your Ancestor's information. A working knowledge of computer and internet skills is necessary for a good experience in these classes.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Van Celaya
No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesday - Library Training Room 1

May 6: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
May 13: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
May 20: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"
May 27: "Tips and Techniques on Finding Your Ancestors in FamilySearch"
Jun 3: "Finding Your Ancestors Using Advanced Google Searches"
Jun 10: "Affiliate Internet Websites and Other Advanced Sites"

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Ancestral Quest

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.

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Bud Wood
No registration is necessary.

  • 10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Mar 5: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 12: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 19: "Sources"
Mar 26: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Apr 2:"Essential Operations"
Apr 9: "Collaboration"
Apr 16: "Search Techniques"
Apr 23: "Match / Merge, etc."

Apr 30: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 7: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 14: "Sources"
May 21: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
May 28:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Jun 4: "Search Techniques"
Jun 11: "Match/Merge, etc."
Jun 18: "Collaboration"

  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Mar 5: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 12: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 19: "Sources"
Mar 26: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Apr 2:"Essential Operations"
Apr 9: "Collaboration"
Apr 16: "Search Techniques"
Apr 23: "Match / Merge, etc."

Apr 30: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 7: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 14: "Sources"
May 21: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
May 28:"Customization, Printing, and Backups"
Jun 4: "Search Techniques"
Jun 11: "Match/Merge, etc."
Jun 18: "Collaboration"

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Pre-registration Classes

Pre-registration is required for these classes.
Call 801-240-9618 to register.

Italian Indexing

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 class teaches how to index Italian records. Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project. No Italian language skills are needed. Attendees should have basic indexing skills or have some indexing experience. Handouts will be provided.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Rose Scott

  • 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursday - Library Training Room 2

May 15: "Indexing Italian Records"
Jun 12: "Indexing Italian Records"

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RootsMagic

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 course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 22 participants.)
Presented by Ron Ray

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room 2

Apr 2: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Apr 9: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Apr 16: "Sources, PDF Files"
Apr 23: "Creating Useful Reports"
Apr 30: "Review and Questions"

May 7: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
May 14: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
May 21: "Sources, PDF Files"
May 28: "Creating Useful Reports"

  • Friday Series

Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
Presented by Margaret Peterson.

  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room 1

There will be no Friday classes of RootsMagic for April.

May 2: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
May 9: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
May 16: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 23: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 30: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

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Legacy 8

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 Legacy 8, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 8 will be helpful.

Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)
Presented by John Baker

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room 1

Apr 1: NO CLASS

Apr 8: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Apr 15: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Apr 22: "Sources and Chronologies"
Apr 29: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

May 6: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
May 13: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
May 20: "Sources and Chronologies"
May 27: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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