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Revision as of 03:40, 27 November 2013

Riverton
FamilySearch Library
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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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Contents

Daily Class Schedule

Printable November & December 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

Jan 6: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jan 13: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jan 27: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Feb 3: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Feb 10: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 24: "Locate and Prepare Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"

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

Jan 6: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Jan 13: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Jan 27: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Feb 3: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Feb 10: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 24: "Locate and Prepare Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Jan 8: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 15: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jan 22: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Jan 29: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Feb 5: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 12: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

Thursday Series

Lecture
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Jan 9: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Jan 16: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Jan 23: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Jan 30: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Feb 6: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Feb 13: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

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Family Tree Demonstrations

Lecture and Hands-on Exercises
Presented by Library Staff

Since FamilySearch first released the Family Tree, many new features and tools have been added to it. These short live demonstrations are designed to introduce library patrons to some of the most popular new features and tools available in Family Tree. The demonstrations are scheduled several times during each week at the library and include a hands-on exercise followed by a question and answer session. The Family Tree Demonstration Calendar for November 2013 is available by clicking here.

The hands-on exercises allow patrons to follow along with an instructor as the basics of Family Tree are explained. Demonstration attendees should have registered for an LDS account and have access to their usernames and passwords. Basic computer skills are necessary for this to be a helpful experience.

Demonstration Topics

  • Basic Navigation in Family Tree / This demonstration shows how to navigate through and access the many features, tools, and information available in Family Tree.
  • Adding Photos to Family Tree / This demonstration shows how to upload, tag, and link photos to persons in Family Tree.
  • Adding Stories to Family Tree / This demonstration shows how to add, tag and link stories to persons in Family Tree.
  • Adding Sources to Family Tree / This demonstration shows how to find, add, and attach source documents to persons in Family Tree.

Click here for the November 2013 Calendar of Family Tree Demonstrations.

Click here for the December 2013 Calendar of Family Tree Demonstrations.

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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

7:00 – 8:30 p.m. / Wednesday – Training Room 1

Nov 20: FamilySearch Research Tools

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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

Nov 7: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"
Nov 14: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 21: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Dec 5: "Research Fundamentals"

Saturday Series

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

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

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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

Nov 18: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Nov 25: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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

Jan 2: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Jan 9: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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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.

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

Dec 2: "Class Cancelled"

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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

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

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United States Research

These classes define types of records used in United States research that give names, dates, places, and relationships of your ancestors. Learn where to find these records online, on microfilm, and in books. Instructions on how to extract and interpret the information found in these various records about your ancestors and how it can be used to extend your family lines will be given.

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

3:30 - 4:30 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Jan 9: “Paleography/Old Handwriting”
Jan 16: "Census Records"
Jan 23: "Vital Records"
Jan 30: “U.S. Church Records”
Feb 6: “LDS Church Records”
Feb 13: “Land Records”
Feb 20: “Probate Records”
Feb 27: “Military Records”
Mar 6: “Immigration and Emigration Records”
Mar 13: “Naturalization Records”

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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.

3:30 - 5:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Training Room 2

Nov 5: "Family Tree Photos and Stories"
Nov 12: "Newspapers - Read all about. . .your ancestors"
Nov 19: "Simple Computer Maintenance - A Must"
Nov 26: "Tips 1: Google Translate, Magic Keys, Patron Tools, Intro to Using Graphics"


7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Training Room 2

Nov 13: "Week 1 of 2 - Family Tree Documents"
Nov 20: "Week 2 of 2 - Family Tree Documents"

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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

Oct 9: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Oct 16: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Oct 23: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Oct 30: "Nice Options and Features"
Nov 6:"Essential Operations"
Nov 13: "Collaboration"
Nov 20: "Search Techniques"
Dec 4: "Match / Merge, etc."

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

Oct 9: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Oct 16: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Oct 23: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"
Oct 30: "Nice Options and Features"
Nov 6: "Essential Operations"
Nov 13: "Collaboration"
Nov 20: "Search Techniques"
Dec 4: "Match / Merge, etc."

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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

Nov 6: "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

Oct 25: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
Nov 1: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
Nov 8: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Nov 15: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Nov 22: "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

Oct 16: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Oct 23: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Oct 30: "Sources, TreeConnect, PDF Files"
Nov 6: "Creating Useful Reports"

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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

Nov 5: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"
Nov 12: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Nov 19: "Sources and Chronologies"
Nov 26: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

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