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Revision as of 19:21, 19 August 2013

 
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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 August 2013 Class Schedule

Printable September 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

Sep 9: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Sep 16: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Sep 23: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Sep 30: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Oct 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Oct 14: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"

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

Sep 9: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Sep 16: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Sep 23: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"
Sep 30: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Oct 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Oct 14: "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

Aug 21: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Aug 28: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Sep 4: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Sep 11: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Sep 18: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Sep 25: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

FamilySearch Research Resources

This class introduces and demonstrates the search resources and tools available at FamilySearch.org for Family History research, including: FamilySearch Records, Genealogies, Catalog, Books and Wiki.

Lecture and Demonstration
Presented by Linda Baker
No Registration Necessary

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

Sep 5: FamilySearch Research Tools
Sep 12: FamilySearch Research Tools
Sep 19: FamilySearch Research Tools
Sep 26: FamilySearch Research Tools

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

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

Sep 5: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Sep 12: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Sep 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Sep 26: "Research Fundamentals"

  • Saturday Series

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

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

Sep 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Sep 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Sep 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Sep 28: "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.

Lecture Lab
Presented by Colleen Willis
No registration is necessary.

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

Sep 9: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Sep 16: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Sep 30: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Oct 7: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"   

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

Aug 15: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Aug 22: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Sep 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Sep 19: "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

Aug 26: "CANCELLED"

Sep 23: "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

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

Aug 29: "Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"

Sep 26: "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

Aug 20: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Aug 27: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Sep 3: "Finding Your Way"
Sep 10: "Online Resources"

Sep 24: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Oct 1: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Oct 8: "Finding Your Way"
Oct 15: "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

Sep 17: "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 Shoemaker
No registration is necessary.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Aug 22: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”
Aug 29: “Census Records”
Sep 5: "Vital Records"
Sep 12: "U.S. Church Records"
Sep 19: "LDS Church Records"
Sep 26: “Land Records”
Oct 3: "Probate Records"
Oct 10: "Military Records"
Oct 17: "Immigration and Emigration Records"
Oct 24: "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

Aug 6: "Immigration and Naturalization Records - Keys to the Doors Where Ancestors Came From"
Aug 13: "Best Family History Web Sites, Part 1"
Aug 20: "Best Family History Web Sites, Part 2"
Aug 27: "Best Family History Web Sites, Part 3"

Sep 3: "Ancestry.com - Tied for the Best Genealogy Website"
Sep 10: "Land Records - The Golden Records"
Sep 17: "Descendancy Research - Millions to Find"
Sep 24: "Utah Ancestor Research"

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

Aug 14: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Aug 21: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Aug 28: "Nice Options and Features"
Sep 4: "Essential Operations"
Sep 11: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Sep 18: "Collaboration"
Sep 25: "Search Techniques"
Oct 2: "Match / Merge, etc."

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

Aug 14: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Aug 21: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Aug 28: "Nice Options and Features"
Sep 4: "Essential Operations"
Sep 11: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Sep 18: "Collaboration"
Sep 25: "Search Techniques"
Oct 2: "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. / Tuesday - Library Training Room 2

Aug 20: "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. / Wednesday - Conference Room

Sep 18:  "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 Larry Loudon
No registration is necessary.

Saturday, September 14, 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    

Sep 6: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Sep 13: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Sep 20: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Sep 27: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Oct 4: "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

Aug 14: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Aug 21: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Aug 28: "Sources, TreeConnect, PDF Files"
Sep 4: "Creating Useful Reports"

Sep 11: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Sep 18: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Sep 25: "Sources, TreeConnect, PDF Files"
Oct 2: "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

Aug 20: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Aug 27: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Sep 3: "Sources and Chronologies"
Sep 10: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Sep 24: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Oct 1: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Oct 15: "Sources and Chronologies"
Oct 22: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

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