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The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
 
The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, November 17, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, February 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Genealogy of Temple Record Keeping'''" - Ruth Ellen Maness<br>
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*Keynote Address - "'''Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity'''" - Robert Raymond<br>
  
Sister Maness is a senior research consultant for the Family History Department.  
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As a budding genealogist, have you ever wondered what sources are best to use? Where are they found? How do I cite published sources, online sources, and manuscripts? Come learn baby steps to take as you grow and mature in your use of sources and citations and your ability to make your genealogy verifiably correct. Popular speaker Robert Raymond will help you navigate your way in his keynote presentation, "Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity."
  
Description:&nbsp; This presentation is designed to describe (in roughly chronological order) the major programs and processes set in place by the LDS Church for temple names’ submissions, and to show where and how to find the resultant temple work dates to try and avoid the problem of duplication which has been present from the beginning of this work.<br>  
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Robert Raymond is a deputy to FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher, and is a director of the National Genealogical Society. Robert works to increase genealogical soundness of FamilySearch products. He also helps set the record collection acquisition and publication strategy. He is a popular speaker and the shadow writer of a top ten genealogical blog. Robert is a genealogy technologist with more than 40 years experience in genealogy and 30 years in technology. He holds over a dozen technology patents and has earned a Master's degree in Electrical (Computer) Engineering from BYU, where he was honored as a Kimball Scholar.<br>  
 
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*“'''Your Family's Temple Work:&nbsp; Think It's All Done?&nbsp; Think Again!'''" - Diane Loosle
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*“'''German Life Events and Their Records'''" - Tamra Stansfield<br>
  
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*'''"Assembling Complex Evidence'''" - Warren Bittner<br>
  
*'''"Navigating the Globe with Google'''" - Devin Ashby
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*"'''Your Ancestors in the Newspapers?&nbsp; Read All About It!'''" - Ron Ray<br>
  
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*"'''Researching Your Scottish Ancestors'''" - Raymon Naisbitt<br>
  
*"'''German Research Part 1:&nbsp; Beginning Research in Germany'''" - Michael Grimshaw
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*'''"Using Online Storage in Family History"''' - Tom Stubben<br>
  
*"'''Families and the War Between the States:&nbsp; Getting to Know Your Civil War Era Ancestors'''" - Yvonne Curry
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*'''"Preserving Evidence"''' - Warren Bittner&nbsp;
  
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*"'''Quakers and Their Records'''" - Lisa Arnold<br>
  
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*"'''Genealogy Apps'''<span style="font-weight: bold;" />" - Sue Maxwell<br>
  
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
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March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">Many Are Called, but Few Have All the Answers - Helping Consultants Work with Ward Members" (</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">Panel Discussion) - Marci Wahlquist and Sherry Zealley
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.<br>  
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== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ==
  
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Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
  
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The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.<br>  
  
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=== Saturday, February 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
*&nbsp;"'''Trained to Text and Tweet for a Reason:&nbsp; How Youth are Propelling Family History Work Forward'''" - Suzanne Curley
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following: ====
  
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1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster.)
  
*"'''German Research Part 2:&nbsp; German Life Events and Their Records'''" - Tamra Stansfield
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If these items are '''completed and brought''' to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be finished at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.
  
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
*"'''Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared'''" - Bud Wood<br>
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:Search?fulltext=true&search=Boy+Scout+Merit+Badge+in+Genealogy Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki ]<br>[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA ]<br> <br>  
  
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Upcoming Events

Saturday Seminar 

The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, February 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity" - Robert Raymond

As a budding genealogist, have you ever wondered what sources are best to use? Where are they found? How do I cite published sources, online sources, and manuscripts? Come learn baby steps to take as you grow and mature in your use of sources and citations and your ability to make your genealogy verifiably correct. Popular speaker Robert Raymond will help you navigate your way in his keynote presentation, "Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity."

Robert Raymond is a deputy to FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher, and is a director of the National Genealogical Society. Robert works to increase genealogical soundness of FamilySearch products. He also helps set the record collection acquisition and publication strategy. He is a popular speaker and the shadow writer of a top ten genealogical blog. Robert is a genealogy technologist with more than 40 years experience in genealogy and 30 years in technology. He holds over a dozen technology patents and has earned a Master's degree in Electrical (Computer) Engineering from BYU, where he was honored as a Kimball Scholar.

10:00 a.m.

  • German Life Events and Their Records" - Tamra Stansfield
  • "Assembling Complex Evidence" - Warren Bittner
  • "Your Ancestors in the Newspapers?  Read All About It!" - Ron Ray
  • "Researching Your Scottish Ancestors" - Raymon Naisbitt

11:00 a.m.

  • "Using Online Storage in Family History" - Tom Stubben
  • "Preserving Evidence" - Warren Bittner 
  • "Quakers and Their Records" - Lisa Arnold
  • "Genealogy Apps" - Sue Maxwell

Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:

March:  Barry Ewell 

April:  Paul Nauta

May:  Karen Clifford

American Sign Language

The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.

Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

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

Saturday, February 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following:

1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded;
2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930;
3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and
4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster.)

If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be finished at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links

Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki
Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA