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The library offers a free seminar the third Saturday of each month, except for December. 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.  
 
The library offers a free seminar the third Saturday of each month, except for December. 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 ===
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=== Saturday, August 17, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. ===
  
 
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Keynote Address - "'''Zap the Grandma Gap: &nbsp;Connect with Your Family by Connecting Them to Their Family History'''" - Janet Hovorka
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Keynote Address - "'''Lessons Learned from Ephraim Hanks'''" - ''T. C. Christensen''
  
Description: &nbsp;Based on the book and workbook <u>Zap The Grandma Gap Power Up Workbook: The Particulars About How To Connect To Your Family By Connecting Them To Their Family History</u>&nbsp;(www.zapthegrandmagap.com.) Learn the 10 most important ideas to connect to your posterity by connecting them to their past. If they are bored, you are doing it wrong. Go from Snoring and Boring to Exciting and Inviting."
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From the director of the sensational pioneer film 17 Miracles has come a new movie that tells the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim's Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks, a rescuer of the Martin Handcart Company. T. C. Christensen will share thoughts on the lessons he has learned from the life of this extraordinary pioneer.<br>  
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T. C. Christensen is a writer, director, and producer for the movie Ephraim's Rescue. His past accomplishments include the movie 17 Miracles, the story of the Willie and Martin Handcart companies, their struggles, and the miracles they experienced as they crossed the plains. He has made several films about the Prophet Joseph Smith. Among these are Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration and Emma Smith: My Story. He also made A Giant Among Men, about the life of President Gordon B. Hinckley. Other LDS films include Testaments and The Work and the Glory. Christensen has been involved in many feature films, including Rigoletto and Forever Strong, as well as IMAX films, including Lewis and Clark for National Geographic and Roving Mars for Disney. His short films include The Touch of the Master’s Hand, The Pump, Only a Stonecutter, and The John Tanner Story. T.C. lives with the lovely Katy Christensen in Centerville, Utah, where he continues to be tutored in the finer points of putting dirty dishes into the dishwasher and closing drawers all the way. They are the parents of Tanner and Tess, in-laws to cute Carly, and grandparents of Adelaide.<br>
  
 
==== '''10:15 a.m.'''  ====
 
==== '''10:15 a.m.'''  ====
  
'''Using Neighborhoods to Solve Difficult Problems: A Case History from New York State'''" - Bart Kowallis
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"'''Family History: &nbsp;A Doctrinal Framework for the Vital Part of the Work of Salvation'''" - ''Jim Greene''  
 
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"'''Naturalization Records'''" - Pat Jensen
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"'''The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: U.S. Vital Records'''" - Beth Taylor
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"'''Ancestral Quest Basics'''" - Bud Wood
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==== 11:30 a.m.  ====
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"'''U.S. Migration Patterns'''" - Mary Hill
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"'''Where There's a Will, There's a Probate: U.S. Probate Records'''" - Beth Taylor
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"'''Organizing and Presenting Your Photos: Picasa and Other Freeware'''" - Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover
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"'''Using 'My Source Box' on Family Search and Family Tree'''&nbsp;- Linda Baker
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=== June Seminar Handouts ===
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Copies of the June 2013 Saturday Seminar presentation handouts have been provided by those generous presenters who volunteer their time and talents to teach at our seminars. &nbsp;Links to these handouts will be available here until July 1, 2013.
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“'''FamilySearch Photos &amp; Stories -- Unlimited, Free, Accessible to All Your Family"''' - ''Ron Ray''
  
"Zap the Grandma Gap" - Janet Hovorka
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"'''Comparison of Affiliate Software that Interfaces with Family Tree'''" - ''Bud Wood''
  
"Naturalization Records" - Pat Jensen
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"'''Installing and Using IrfanView - Free Digital Imaging Software'''" - ''Colleen Willis''
  
"The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: &nbsp;U.S. Vital Records" - Beth Taylor
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==== '''11:30 a.m.'''  ====
  
"Introduction to Ancestral Quest" - Bud Wood
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"'''Preparing Names for the Temple: &nbsp;What are the Temple Submission Policies?'''" - ''Ray Garrison''
  
"U.S. Migration Patterns" - Mary Hill
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"'''FamilySearch Photos &amp; Stories -- Unlimited, Free, Accessible to All Your Family '''" - ''Ron Ray''
  
"Where There's a Will, There's a Probate: &nbsp;U.S. Probate Records" - Beth Taylor
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"'''&nbsp;Evernote: &nbsp;Your Virtual Genealogy Assistant'''" - ''Sue Maxwell''
  
Organizing and Presenting Your Photos: &nbsp;Picasa and Other Freeware" &nbsp;- Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover
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"'''Using Timelines in Family History Research" - '''''Mike Provard''
  
Using 'My Source Box' on FamilySearch and Family Tree: - Linda Baker&nbsp;
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Saturday Seminar

The library offers a free seminar the third Saturday of each month, except for December. 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, August 17, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address - "Lessons Learned from Ephraim Hanks" - T. C. Christensen

From the director of the sensational pioneer film 17 Miracles has come a new movie that tells the heroic true story of a simple man who was called to do the work of angels. Ephraim's Rescue relates the story of Ephraim Hanks, a rescuer of the Martin Handcart Company. T. C. Christensen will share thoughts on the lessons he has learned from the life of this extraordinary pioneer.

T. C. Christensen is a writer, director, and producer for the movie Ephraim's Rescue. His past accomplishments include the movie 17 Miracles, the story of the Willie and Martin Handcart companies, their struggles, and the miracles they experienced as they crossed the plains. He has made several films about the Prophet Joseph Smith. Among these are Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration and Emma Smith: My Story. He also made A Giant Among Men, about the life of President Gordon B. Hinckley. Other LDS films include Testaments and The Work and the Glory. Christensen has been involved in many feature films, including Rigoletto and Forever Strong, as well as IMAX films, including Lewis and Clark for National Geographic and Roving Mars for Disney. His short films include The Touch of the Master’s Hand, The Pump, Only a Stonecutter, and The John Tanner Story. T.C. lives with the lovely Katy Christensen in Centerville, Utah, where he continues to be tutored in the finer points of putting dirty dishes into the dishwasher and closing drawers all the way. They are the parents of Tanner and Tess, in-laws to cute Carly, and grandparents of Adelaide.

10:15 a.m.

"Family History:  A Doctrinal Framework for the Vital Part of the Work of Salvation" - Jim Greene

FamilySearch Photos & Stories -- Unlimited, Free, Accessible to All Your Family" - Ron Ray

"Comparison of Affiliate Software that Interfaces with Family Tree" - Bud Wood

"Installing and Using IrfanView - Free Digital Imaging Software" - Colleen Willis

11:30 a.m.

"Preparing Names for the Temple:  What are the Temple Submission Policies?" - Ray Garrison

"FamilySearch Photos & Stories -- Unlimited, Free, Accessible to All Your Family " - Ron Ray

" Evernote:  Your Virtual Genealogy Assistant" - Sue Maxwell

"Using Timelines in Family History Research" - Mike Provard