Riverton FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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=== [https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_iNaPZr938gRWU2ZFB2SGNESGs/edit?usp=sharing Printable June 2013 Class 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.&nbsp;<br>  
 
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'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Training Room 1'''  
 
'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Training Room 1'''  
 
The topics for these two classes include the history of Danish records, the types of available records, basic methods of searching for records, and using online resources.
 
  
 
May 30:&nbsp; Danish Research, Part 1<br> Jun 6:&nbsp; Danish Research, Part 2<br>  
 
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=== RootsMagic  ===
 
=== RootsMagic  ===
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'''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 new FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.  
 
This course 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.  
 
'''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.'''
 
  
 
'''Friday Series'''  
 
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=== Legacy 7.5  ===
 
=== Legacy 7.5  ===
  
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.  
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'''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.'''
  
'''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.'''
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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.  
  
 
Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by John Baker&nbsp;  
 
Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by John Baker&nbsp;  

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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


OPEN
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable May 2013 Class Schedule

Printable June 2013 Class 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 1

Jun 3: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jun 10 : "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jun 17: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Jun 24: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jul 1: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Jul 8: "Locating and Preparing Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances" and "Overall Questions, Answers and Helps"

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

Jun 3: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jun 10 : "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jun 17: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Jun 24: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Jul 1: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Jul 8: "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 - Library Training Room 1

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"

May 29: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jun 5: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jun 12: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”
Jun 19: "More Sourcing Features"
Jun 26: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Jul 3: "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 - Library Training Room 1

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

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

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

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

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

Jun 6: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jun 13: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jun 20: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jun 27: "Research Fundamentals"

  • Saturday Series

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

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

Jun 8: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Jun 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jun 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jun 29: "Research Fundamentals"

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.

LectureLab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1

Jun 3:  "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 10:  "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Jun 24: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jul 8: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"   

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

May 16:  "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"

Jun 6: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jun 13: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Jun 27: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jul 11: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 1

May 20:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
Jun 17:  Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

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

May 23:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
Jun 20:  "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

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

May 7:  "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
May 14:  "Selecting an Ancestor"
May 21:  "Finding Your Way"
May 28:  "Online Resources"

Jun 11: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jun 18: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jun 25: "Finding Your Way"
Jul 2: "Online Resources"

IrfanView

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

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

Jun 4:  "Installing and Using InfanView Software"  

United States Research

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.

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

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

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"

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

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

Jun 6: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Jun 13: “Census Records”
Jun 20: "Vital Records"
Jun 27: "U.S. Church Records"
Jul 11: "LDS Church Records"
Jul 18: “Land Records”
Jul 25: "Probate Records"
Aug 1: "Military Records"
Aug 8: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Aug 15: "Naturalization Records"

Danish Research

The topics for these two classes include the history of Danish records, the types of available records, basic methods of searching for records, and using online resources.

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration is necessary.

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

May 30:  Danish Research, Part 1
Jun 6:  Danish Research, Part 2

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.

3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 1

May 7: "Census Records - Where the  Elusive Ancestors Hide"
May 14: "RootsMagic - Now with Family Tree"
May 21: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records"
May 28: "Family Tree Photos and Stories"

Jun 4: "Newspapers - Read All About...Your Ancestors" 
Jun 11: "Siimple Computer Maintenance - A Must"
Jun 18: "Tips 1:  Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, Introduction to Using Graphics"
Jun 25: "Tips 2:  LDS Wiki, Online OCR, PDF Creator, Google Books, Google Images"

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

May 8: "Census Records:  Where the Elusive Ancestors Hide"
May 15: "RootsMagic - Now with Family Tree"
May 22: "Family Tree and Sourcing Records"
May 29: "Family Tree Photos and Stories"

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

May 1: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 8: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 15: "Nice Options and Features"
May 22: "Essential Operations"
May 29: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Jun 5: "Collaboration"
Jun 12: "Search Techniques"
Jun 19: "Match / Merge, etc."

Jun 26: "Questions and Answers"
Jul 3: "Questions and Answers"

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

May 1: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
May 8: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
May 15: "Nice Options and Features"
May 22: "Essential Operations"
May 29: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Jun 5: "Collaboration"
Jun 12: "Search Techniques"
Jun 19: "Match / Merge, etc."

Jun 26: "Questions and Answers"
Jul 3: "Questions and Answers"

Basic FamilySearch Indexing

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

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Rose Scott
No registration necessary.

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

Jun 11: "Introduction to Indexing"
Jun 25: "Introduction to Indexing"

Italian Indexing

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.

Lecture and Lab
Presented by Rose Scott
No registration necessary.

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

May 16:  “Indexing Italian Records” – Brad Jensen

Jun 4: "Indexing Italian Records"
Jun 18: "Indexing Italian Records"

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Pre-registration Classes

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

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 new FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.

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    

*The following class series is full.  Call 801-240-9618 to add your name to the waiting list for the next Friday series. 

May 31: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Jun 7: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Jun 14: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Jun 21: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Jun 28: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

  • Wednesday Series

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

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

Jun 5: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Jun 12: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Jun 19: "Sources, TreeConnect, PDF Files"
Jun 26: "Creating Useful Reports"

Legacy 7.5

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.

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

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

May 7: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
May 14: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
May 21: "Sources and Chronologies"
May 28: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Jun 4: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Jun 11: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Jun 18: "Sources and Chronologies"
Jun 25: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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