Riverton FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule

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May 29: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jun 5: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jun 12: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Jun 19: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Jun 26: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 3: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
 
May 29: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Jun 5: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Jun 12: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Jun 19: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Jun 26: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Jul 3: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
  
Aug 7: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Aug 14: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Aug 21: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>Aug 28: "More Sourcing Features"<br>Sep 4: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Sep 11: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers"  
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Aug 7: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Aug 14: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Aug 21: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”<br>Aug 28: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"<br>Sep 4: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>Sep 11: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos &amp; Stories"  
  
 
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Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.
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Aug 8: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Aug 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Aug 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Aug 29: "Research Fundamentals"
  
 
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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 Daily Class Schedule

Printable June 2013 Class Schedule

Printable July 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, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"

Jul 15: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jul 22: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jul 29: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Aug 5: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Aug 12: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Aug 19: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"

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, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"

Jul 15: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jul 22: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jul 29: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Aug 5: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Aug 12: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Aug 19: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

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"

Aug 7: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Aug 14: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Aug 21: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Aug 28: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Sep 4: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Sep 11: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

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 Marci Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

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

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"

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

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

  • Saturday Series

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"

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

Aug 10: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Aug 17: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Aug 24: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Aug 31: "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 24: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jul 8: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"   

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jul 16: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Jul 23: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Jul 30: "Finding Your Way"
Aug 6: "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

Jul 9:  "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 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"

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

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"

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"

Aug 7: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Aug 14: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Aug 21: "Nice Options and Features"
Aug 28: "Essential Operations"
Sep 4: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Sep 11: "Collaboration"
Sep 18: "Search Techniques"
Sep 25: "Match / Merge, etc."

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"

Aug 7: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Aug 14: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Aug 21: "Nice Options and Features"
Aug 28: "Essential Operations"
Sep 4: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Sep 11: "Collaboration"
Sep 18: "Search Techniques"
Sep 25: "Match / Merge, etc."

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"

Jul 9: "Introduction to Indexing"
Jul 16: "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

Jun 18: "Indexing Italian Records"
Jul 16: "Indexing Italian Records"

Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

The library offers a monthly workshop to help Boy Scouts earn the Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

Saturday, July 13, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:

  • Contact a family member by telephone, e-mail or letter, and interview them about their life. Ask about events that have occurred and where they happened. Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete a pedigree chart. Click here for a .pdf fill-in pedigree chart.  The information can also be handwritten. List yourself and at least two additional generations. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete two family group sheets, one listing your parents and all of the children in your family, and another listing one of your parents and their siblings in a family group with your grandparents. Click here for a .pdf fill-in family group sheet. The information can also be handwritten. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.
  • List 8 to ten important events in your life and bring the list to the workshop.

If Scouts complete the items above before coming to the library, and bring their documents with them, they will be able to complete the following requirements at the library, and have authorized personnel certify the completion of their merit badge requirements.

Requirements to be completed at the library:

  • Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."
  • Do a time line for yourself and write a short autobiography.
  • Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.
  • Contact a genealogical repository.
  • Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.
  • Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links

Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki
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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"

Jul 12: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Jul 19: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Aug 2: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Aug 9: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Aug 16: "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"

Jul 10: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Jul 17: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Jul 31: "Sources, TreeConnect, PDF Files"
Aug 7: "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

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"

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