Riverton FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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Riverton
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tue-Wed-Thu:
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable March 2013 Class Schedule

Printable April 2013 Schedule

To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu. 

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

Feb 25: "Accessing and Using FamilySearch Family Tree"
Mar 4 : "Adding, Correcting, and Restoring Personal Information"
Mar 11: "Correcting Couple and Children Relationships, Merging Duplicates, and Attaching Sources from FamilySearch"
Mar 18: "Attaching Sources from Various Internet Sites and Organizing Them into Folders"
Mar 25: "Storing and Attaching Personal Documents" and "Submitting Ancestors for Temple Ordinances."

Apr 8: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Apr 15 : "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Apr 22: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 29: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
May 6: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
May 13:  "Locating and Preparing Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances" and "Overall Questions, Answers and Helps"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary


7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Zion Room C

Feb 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Feb 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Mar 6: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Mar 13: "More Sourcing Features"
Mar 20: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Mar 27: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

Apr 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Apr 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
May 1: "More Sourcing Features"
May 8: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
May 15: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

  • Thursday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C

Feb 21: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Feb 28: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Mar 7: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Mar 14: “More Sourcing Features”
Mar 21: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Mar 28: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"

Apr 11: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Apr 18: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 25: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
May 2: "More Sourcing Features"
May 9: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
May 16: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"   

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.

  • Thursday Series

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

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

Mar 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Mar 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 28: "Research Fundamentals"

Apr 4: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Apr 11: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 18: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Apr 25: "Research Fundamentals"

  • Saturday Series 

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

Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice
Presented by Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

Mar 9: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Mar 16: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 23: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 30: "Research Fundamentals"

Apr 13: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Apr 20: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 27: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 4: "Research Fundamentals"

Basic Computer Skills 

LectureLab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.  Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

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

Apr 1:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
Apr 15:  Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice" 

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

Mar 21:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"
Apr 4:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice" 

Basic Internet Skills

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

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

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

Mar 25:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
Apr 8:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

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

Mar 28:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
Apr 11:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

Beginning Genealogy Research

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

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.

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

Mar 5: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Mar 12: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Mar 19: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Mar 26: "Internet Genealogy"
Apr 2: "Finding Your Way"
Apr 9: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

Apr 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Apr 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Apr 30: "FamilySearch Desktop and Internet Genealogy"
May 7: "Finding Your Way"
May 14: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Feb 19: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Feb 26: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Mar 5: "Tools and Developing Skills"
Mar 12: "Internet Genealogy"
Mar 19: "Finding Your Way"
Mar 26: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

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

Apr 15: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Apr 22: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Apr 29: "FamilySearch Desktop and Internet Genealogy"
May 6: "Finding Your Way"
May 13: "Using IrfanView the Free Image Editor"

United States Research

Lecture/Lab Course
Presented by Pat Jensen
No registration is necessary.

These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the United States.  Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.  Basic computer skills are necessary. Attendees must have a working knowledge of basic Family History research techniques or have completed the Basic Genealogy Research Class offered at the library as a walk-in class described above.

  • Monday Series

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

Jan 28:  “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Feb 4:  Cancelled
Feb 11:  “Census Records” 
Feb 18:  Holiday - No Class
Feb 25:  "Vital Records"
Mar 4:  "U.S. Church Records"
Mar 11:  "LDS Church Records" 
Mar 18:  “Land Records”
Mar 25:  "Probate Records"
Apr 1:  "Military Records"
Apr 8:  "Immigration and Emigration, Naturalization Records"

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room

Apr 2: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Apr 9: “Census Records”
Apr 16: "Vital Records"
Apr 23: "U.S. Church Records"
Apr 30: "LDS Church Records"
May 7: “Land Records”
May 14: "Probate Records"
May 21: "Military Records"
May 28:  "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Jun 4: "Naturalization Records"

Research Helps

Lecture
Presented by Ron Ray
No registration is necessary.

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

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays

Mar 12:  "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1"
Mar 19:  "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2"
Mar 26:  "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3"

Apr 2:  "Ancestry.com - Tied for Best Website"
Apr 9: "Land Records - the Golden Records"
Apr 16: "Microsoft Word - Incredible Power to Record Research"
Apr 23: "Utah Ancestor Research"
Apr 30:  Family History - Where to Start"

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays

Mar 6:  "Immigration and Naturalization Records" 
Mar 13: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #1"
Mar 20: "Best Family History Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #2"
Mar 27: "Best Family Hsitory Web Sites - Where the Pros Search #3"

Apr 3: "Ancestry.com - Tied for Best Website"
Apr 10: "Land Records - the Golden Records"
Apr 17: "Microsoft Word - Incredible Power to Record Research"
Apr 24: "Utah Ancestor Research"

Ancestral Quest 

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

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. 

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

Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"
Mar 27: "Essential Operations"
Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Apr 10: "Collaboration"
Apr 17: "Search Techniques"
Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc."

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

Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"
Mar 27: "Essential Operations"
Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Apr 10: "Collaboration"
Apr 17: "Search Techniques"
Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc."

Basic FamilySearch Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches the basics of FamilySearch Indexing:  registration, program navigation and features, data entry techniques and tools, etc.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Apr 16:  "Introduction to Indexing"

Italian Indexing

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Brad Jensen
No registration necessary.

This class teaches how to index Italian records.  Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project.  No Italian language skills are needed.  Basic computer skills are necessary and attendees should have indexing experience or completed the Basic Indexing class.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288

Apr 18:  “Indexing Italian Birth Records” – Brad Jensen

Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts

Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff
No registration necessary

These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.

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Pre-registration Classes

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

RootsMagic

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

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

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

Feb 22: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Mar 1: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Mar 8:  "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 15: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 22: No Class Today
Mar 29:  "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Apr 12: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Apr 19: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Apr 26: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 3: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 10: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

Legacy 7.5

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

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 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.

  • Tuesday Series

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

Mar 12: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Mar 19: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Mar 26: "Sources and Chronologies"
Apr 2: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Apr 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Apr 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Apr 23: "Sources and Chronologies"
Apr 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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