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== <u>'''Upcoming Events'''</u>  ==
 
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== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
 
== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
  
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.  
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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 10:15 and 11:30 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, January 12, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, June 15, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
  
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
*Keynote Address - "'''Newest Features of Family Tree'''" - Ron Tanner<br>
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*Keynote Address - "'''Zap the Grandma Gap'''" - Janet Hovorka
  
==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
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==== '''10:15 a.m.'''  ====
  
*“'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
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*“'''Using Neighborhoods to Solve Difficult Problems: &nbsp;A Case History from New York State'''" - Bart Kowallis<br>
  
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*'''"Naturalization Records'''" - Pat Jensen<br>
  
*'''"Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
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*"'''The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: &nbsp;U.S. Vital Records'''" - Beth Taylor<br>
  
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*"'''Introduction to Ancestral Quest'''" - Bud Wood<br>
  
*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
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==== '''11:30 a.m.''' ====
  
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*'''"U.S. Migration Patterns"''' - Mary Hill<br>
  
*"'''The 3 C's of Irish Research'''" -&nbsp;Judith Eccles Wight<br>
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*'''"Where There's a Will, There's a Probate: &nbsp;U.S. Probate Records"''' - Beth Taylor &nbsp; &nbsp;
  
==== '''11:00 a.m.''' ====
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*"'''Organizing and Presenting Your Photos: &nbsp;Picasa and Other Freeware'''" - Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover<br>
  
*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
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*"'''Topic to be Announced'''" -&nbsp;<br>
  
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== '''Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge'''  ==
  
*'''"Scanning Images and Using Them Online"''' - Sarah Morrow
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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.<br>
  
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Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
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=== Saturday, June 8, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
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==== Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:  ====
  
*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">A Few of My Favorite Things in Irish Research</span>" - Judith Eccles Wight<br>
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*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. &nbsp;Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.<br>
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*Complete a pedigree chart. Pedigree chart forms are available online at [http://www.lds.org/images/howdoibeg/Pedigree_Chart.html http://www.lds.org/images/howdoibeg/Pedigree_Chart.html]. &nbsp;The information can also be handwritten. &nbsp;List yourself and at least two additional generations. &nbsp;Bring this information to the workshop.<br>  
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*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. &nbsp;Family group record forms may be found online at [http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/files/2009/06/family-group-record.pdf http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/files/2009/06/family-group-record.pdf]. &nbsp;The information can also be handwritten. &nbsp;Bring this information to the workshop.<br>
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*Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.<br>
  
=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
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'''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.''' <br>
  
February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
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==== Requirements to be completed at the library: ====
  
March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;  
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*Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."<br>
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*Do a time line for yourself and write a short autobiography.<br>
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*Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. &nbsp;Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.<br>
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*Contact a genealogical repository.<br>
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*Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. &nbsp;Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.<br>
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*Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.<br>
  
April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
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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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=== American Sign Language  ===
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.&nbsp;<br>  
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Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
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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 10:15 and 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, June 15, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Zap the Grandma Gap" - Janet Hovorka

10:15 a.m.

  • Using Neighborhoods to Solve Difficult Problems:  A Case History from New York State" - Bart Kowallis
  • "Naturalization Records" - Pat Jensen
  • "The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead:  U.S. Vital Records" - Beth Taylor
  • "Introduction to Ancestral Quest" - Bud Wood

11:30 a.m.

  • "U.S. Migration Patterns" - Mary Hill
  • "Where There's a Will, There's a Probate:  U.S. Probate Records" - Beth Taylor    
  • "Organizing and Presenting Your Photos:  Picasa and Other Freeware" - Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover
  • "Topic to be Announced" - 

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, June 8, 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. Pedigree chart forms are available online at http://www.lds.org/images/howdoibeg/Pedigree_Chart.html.  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.  Family group record forms may be found online at http://www.lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/files/2009/06/family-group-record.pdf.  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.

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
Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA