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Revision as of 22:15, 20 March 2014

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 March 2014 Class Schedule

Printable April 2014 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

Mar 17: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Mar 24: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Mar 31: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Apr 14: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 21: "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

Mar 17: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"
Mar 24: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"
Mar 31: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"
Apr 7: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"
Apr 14: "Locating, Preparing, and Submitting Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 21: "Locate and Prepare Photos, Documents and Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums"

  • Wednesday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Mar 19: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Mar 26: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 2: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Apr 9: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Apr 16: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 23: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

  • Thursday Series

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Linda Baker
No registration necessary

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

Mar 20: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
Mar 27: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
Apr 3: “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources'”
Apr 10: "Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
Apr 17: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"
Apr 24: "Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos & Stories"

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Family Tree Live 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 Live Demonstration Calendar for March 2014 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 March 2014 Calendar of Family Tree Demonstrations
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Family Tree Sourcing

This class will cover how to find and connect outside sources to your Family Tree, using and organizing your source box, and how to create a source from a personal collection or electronic source. Researchers of all levels of expertise will benefit from this class. 

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Larry Haggerty
No registration is necessary.

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Mar 6: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
Mar 13: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"
Mar 27: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
Apr 3: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"
May 1: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
May 15: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"
May 29: "Family Tree Sources, Using the Source Box, and TreeConnect"
Jun 12: "Adding Family Tree Documents as Sources"

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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 Louise Gray
No registration is necessary.

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

Mar 6: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Mar 13: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 20: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 27: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

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

May 1: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
May 8: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 22: No Class
May 29: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"



  • Saturday Series

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

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

Mar 8: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Mar 15: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Mar 22: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
Mar 29: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

Apr 12: "Serving as a Family History Consultant and Quick Start Research Fundamentals"
Apr 19: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
Apr 26: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 3: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 3"

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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.

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

Mar 3: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Mar 10: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Mar 24: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Mar 31: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Apr 14: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Apr 21: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 5: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
May 12: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

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

Mar 6: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Mar 13: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
Mar 27: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Apr 3: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"

Apr 17: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
Apr 24: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 2"
May 8: "Basic Computer Skills, Part 1"
May 15: "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

Mar 17: "Basic Internet Skills"
Apr 7: "Basic Internet Skills"

Apr 28: "Basic Internet Skills"
May 19: "Basic Internet Skills"

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

Mar 20: "Basic Internet Skills"
Apr 10: "Basic Internet Skills"

May 1: "Basic Internet Skills"
May 22: "Basic Internet Skills"

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IrfanView

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

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

Mar 18: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"
Apr 22: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"
May 27: "Installing and Using IrfanView Software"

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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

Mar 25: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
Apr 1: "Selecting an Ancestor"
Apr 8: "Finding Your Way"
Apr 15: "Online Resources"

Apr 29: "Let's Start at the Very Beginning"
May 6: "Selecting an Ancestor"
May 13: "Finding Your Way"
May 20: "Online Resources"

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Photo Editing Basics

This series of classes focuses on the basic features needed to crop, repair and enhance photos for Family Tree and for your own general use. An introduciton and use of Pixlr (Photoshop Elements look-alike) online editing software will be used during the class. It is great and also FREE to use from Autodesk (the AutoCAD Folks). Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class. Basic computer skills are necessary. You will need to bring a USB flashdrive for class use.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice
Presented by Paul Hyer
No registration is necessary

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room 2

Feb 24: “Features and Tools”
Mar 3: “Cropping and Canvas Resize”
Mar 10: “Repair and Modifications”
Mar 17: “Enhancements and Improvements”
Mar 24: “Using Photo Layers”
Mar 31: “Family Tree Photo Preparation”

Apr 7: “Features and Tools”
Apr 14: “Cropping and Canvas Resize”
Apr 21: “Repair and Modifications”
Apr 28: “Enhancements and Improvements”
May 5: “Using Photo Layers”
May 12: “Family Tree Photo Preparation”

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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

Mar 20: “A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American”

Mar 27: “What Does It Say? - Tips and Strategies for Reading Old Handwriting”
Apr 3: “How to Build Your Own Valid Pedigree Using Vital Records”
Apr 10: “Getting Counted - Rightly or Wrongly - In the United States Census”
Apr 17: “Going to Church in America - Where Was Your Ancestor Christened?"
Apr 24: “Records, Records, and More Records - Your LDS Ancestor's Story from LDS Church Records”
May 1: “Your Ancestor's Piece of Earth - Learning About Your Family Through Land Records”
May 8: “An Inheritance of Records Through Proving Wills and Dividing Property”
May 15: “Family History Meets the Military: In Which War Did Your Ancestor Serve?”
May 22: “From Old Country to New Country - Records of the Voyage”
May 29: “A Switch of Allegiance - The Records of Becoming an American”

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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

Mar 4: "Best Family History Web Sites 2"
Mar 11: No Class
Mar 18: "Best Family History Web Sites 3"
Mar 25: "Ancestry.com - Tied for Best Website"

Apr 1: "Create Family PDF Source Files for your Family Tree Week 1"
Apr 8: "Create Family PDF Source Files for your Family Tree Week 2"
Apr 15: "Create Family PDF Source Files for your Family Tree Week 3"
Apr 22: "Lands Records - The Golden Records"
Apr 29: "Descendancy Research - Millions to Find"

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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

Mar 5: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 12: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 19: "Sources"
Mar 26: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Apr 2:"Essential Operations"
Apr 9: "Collaboration"
Apr 16: "Search Techniques"
Apr 23: "Match / Merge, etc."

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

Mar 5: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"
Mar 12: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"
Mar 19: "Sources"
Mar 26: "Photos and Screen Tabs"
Apr 2:"Essential Operations"
Apr 9: "Collaboration"
Apr 16: "Search Techniques"
Apr 23: "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. Attendees should have basic indexing skills or have some indexing experience. Handouts will be provided.

Lecture
Presented by Rose Scott
No registration necessary.

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesday - 1288

Mar 26: "Indexing Italian Records"


Lecture and Lab
Presented by Rose Scott
No registration necessary.

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

May 15: "Indexing Italian Records"
Jun 12: "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 FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.

  • Wednesday Series

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

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

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

Apr 2: "Basic Keys and Sharing with Family Tree"
Apr 9: "Images, Videos, PDF Files"
Apr 16: "Sources, PDF Files"
Apr 23: "Creating Useful Reports"
Apr 30: "Review and Questions"

  • 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

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

There will be no Friday classes of RootsMagic for April.

May 2: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"
May 9: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"
May 16: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"
May 23: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"
May 30: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files"

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Legacy 8

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 8, which is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 8 will be helpful.

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

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

Mar 4: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Mar 11: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Mar 18: "Sources and Chronologies"
Mar 25: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

Apr 1: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
Apr 8: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
Apr 15: "Sources and Chronologies"
Apr 22: "Interfacing with Family Tree"

May 6: "Getting Started with Legacy 8"
May 13: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"
May 20: "Sources and Chronologies"
May 28: "Interfacing with Family Tree"


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