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'''FHC Director:'''  
 
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*Marianne Ruben - 1 801-264-1196
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*Marianne Ruben - 1 801-916-1196
  
*Assistant Directors: Adele Knudson
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*Assistant Directors: Colleen Oliver and Adele Knudson
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
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<br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
<br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*'''Closed for the following 2014 holidays:'''
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*'''Closed for the following 2015 holidays:'''
  
*'''July 24, 2014 - Pioneer Day'''
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*'''November 25 &amp; 26, 2015 - Thanksgiving'''
  
*'''November 26 &amp; 27, 2014 - Thanksgiving'''
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*'''December 21, 2015 through January 4, 2016 - Christmas &amp; New Year's'''
 
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*'''December 22, 2014 through January 1, 2015 - Christmas &amp; New Year's'''
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
  
To sign up for any of the following classes, please call or text Marianne Ruben at 801-916-1196. &nbsp;Also, please make sure you have a FamilySearch account set up and remember to bring your user name and password to the classes. Depending on interest, these classes will be rotated throughout 2014.<br>
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Family Discovery Day - March 28, 2015
 
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==== Class Schedule  ====
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<u>How to Get Started in Family History</u> - Instructor: Marianne Ruben
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''Thursday, January 9 (7-9 pm) and Friday, January 10 (10 am - noon)''
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This class is for those who are new to family history work. Come and learn about the FamilySearch website including where to go for help, how to navigate in Family Tree, and the steps to get started in finding your ancestors.
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<u>Photos &amp; Stories</u> - Instructor: Steve Howell
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''Thursday, January 16 (7-9 pm) and Friday, January 17 (10 am - noon)''
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Bring scanned photos and digitized histories of your ancestors to the Family History Center and we will teach you how to attach them in Family Tree. This is a great way to preserve the details of an ancestor’s life and make them available to all who are related to them! For those needing help with scanning, we would be happy to help you with that prior to this class.<br>
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<u></u><u>Family Tree</u> - Instructor: Tom Decker
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''Thursday, February 13 (7-9 pm) and Friday, February 14 (10 am - noon)''
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This class is intended for those who have already had a chance to explore their ancestral lines in Family Tree. &nbsp;We will teach you how to find a source in FamilySearch and attach it to your ancestor in Family Tree, add new information, correct mistakes, merge duplicates, and prepare names for temple ordinances.
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<u>Finding Records</u> - Instructor: &nbsp;Adele Knudsen
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''Thursday, February 20 (7-9 pm) and Friday, February 21 (10 am - noon)''
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Come and explore other ways to find records of your ancestors that will help to document their lives. &nbsp;Learn about some of the subscription sites that are free at the Family History Center.
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<u>FamilySearch Research Helps</u> - Instructor: &nbsp;Mandy Slack
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''Thursday, March 13, 2014 (7-9 pm) only''
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Learn how the FamilySearch Wiki can help you in your research. &nbsp;You will also learn how to browse for images of records that have not yet been indexed.
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Time: &nbsp;9:00 am - noon
  
<u>Descendancy Research</u> - Instructor: &nbsp;Marianne Ruben
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Location: &nbsp;Murray Little Cottonwood Stake Center
  
''Thursday, March 20 (7-9 pm) and Friday, March 21 (10 am - noon)''
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6180 Glenoaks Street, Murray
  
We will help you find your distant cousins! &nbsp;Descendancy research is the process of finding all of the descendants (children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, etc.) of one of your ancestors. &nbsp;This class will give you step-by-step instructions on how to research descendants using the resources of FamilySearch.org.
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This event will feature classes by local enthusiasts as well as Roots Tech offerings. &nbsp;A nursery will be provided for children ages 1-3 and activities will be provided for Primary-aged children. &nbsp;Youth and adults may choose 3 beginner or intermediate classes to attend. Everyone is invited to learn how you can bless the lives of your ancestors as well as your own families!
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
 
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
  
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*Our Center is equipped with 9 dual monitor stations and 3 single monitor stations. A Lexmark scanner/copier is available for scanning photos and documents. A 55" wall-mount television is available for training purposes.
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:*Our Center is equipped with 10 dual monitor stations and 2 single monitor stations. A Lexmark scanner/copier is available for scanning photos and documents directly to FamilySearch. A 55" wall-mount television makes this family history center ideal for training.
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===

Latest revision as of 00:56, 5 February 2015

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address:

  • 6180 Glenoaks Drive, Murray, UT 84107

Phone: (801) 264-4136

E-mail: UT_MurrayLittleCottonwood@ldsmail.net

FHC Director:

  • Marianne Ruben - 1 801-916-1196
  • Assistant Directors: Colleen Oliver and Adele Knudson

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday 10am - 4pm, 7pm - 9pm
  • Wednesday 10am - 1pm, 7pm - 9pm
  • Thursday 10am - 4pm


Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for the following 2015 holidays:
  • November 25 & 26, 2015 - Thanksgiving
  • December 21, 2015 through January 4, 2016 - Christmas & New Year's

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Family Discovery Day - March 28, 2015

Time:  9:00 am - noon

Location:  Murray Little Cottonwood Stake Center

6180 Glenoaks Street, Murray

This event will feature classes by local enthusiasts as well as Roots Tech offerings.  A nursery will be provided for children ages 1-3 and activities will be provided for Primary-aged children.  Youth and adults may choose 3 beginner or intermediate classes to attend. Everyone is invited to learn how you can bless the lives of your ancestors as well as your own families!

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

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Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Our Center is equipped with 10 dual monitor stations and 2 single monitor stations. A Lexmark scanner/copier is available for scanning photos and documents directly to FamilySearch. A 55" wall-mount television makes this family history center ideal for training.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • England - Don Dalling. Available Thursday 10AM-1PM.
  • Family Tree - Tom Decker. Available Thursday 10AM-1PM.
  • New England Research - Adam Weagle. Available Tuesday 7-9PM

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