Lehi Utah FamilySearch Center/classes

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Lehi Utah
FamilySearch Center

ADDRESS

3201 Garden Drive
Lehi, Utah 84043


CONTACT INFORMATION

Phone: 801-356-5820
Email: UT_LehiFSC@ldschurch.net
Website: www.FamilySearch.org/fhc/lehi


HOURS

Monday & Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesday through Thursday - 9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm


View/Download Calendar
CLOSED ON

Tue, Jul 3rd - close at 5pm
Wed-Sat, Jul 4-7 - Independence Day week
Sat-Tue, Jul 21-24 - Pioneer Day weekend
Sat-Mon, Sep 1-3 - Labor Day weekend
Sat, Oct 6 - General Conference
Wed, Oct 31 - Halloween - close at 4pm
Mon-Sat, Nov 19-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday
Sat-Mon, Dec 15-31 - Christmas Holiday


NOTE

No food or drink is allowed in the center. Only bottled water or a small water container with a secure cap.


DIRECT LINKS TO INFORMATION

Lehi Center Home Page
June 2018 Class Schedule
July 2018 Class Schedule
Class Descriptions & Handouts
Discovery Experience
Photo/Slide/Document Scanners
Video Tape to Digital File Conversion
Research Area
Children Area
Reserve a Classroom
Schedule an Event
After Class Survey


List of Classes offered
June 2018 Class Schedule
July 2018 Class Schedule
After Class Survey - please share your experience with us
(Please print the outline/handout before coming to class --- bring your login name & password information)

NOTE: There are no reservations -- classes are filled by those who arrive first.

Lehi Utah FamilySearch Center Discovery Area


Ancestry - Overview and Creating Your Tree
This is an introductory class to Ancestry.com. Ancestry.com is an established research tool which interfaces with FamilySearch. Please make sure you have an Ancestry user name and password before attending this class.
Class Handouts ------
Home Page
Navigating your tree
Websites
General Keyboard shortcuts for Windows
General Keyboard shortcuts for MAC

Ancestry - Research Using Your Tree
This class will cover research tools using your personal tree in Ancestry. Please have a tree established in Ancestry before attending this class.
Class Handouts ------
Hints & Search
US Census
United Kingdom Census

Ancestry - Exchanging Data with FamilySearch
This class will cover how you can share data between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch. Please have trees established in both Ancestry and FamilySearch before attending this class.
Class Handouts ------
Transferring Ancestry to FamilySearch
Printing in Ancestry
Printing in Ancestry - 2
Merging Duplicates

Ancestry - Exchanging Media Files and DNA Research
This is an advanced class on how to use Ancestry.com and how to use your DNA results in researching your family history.
Class Handouts ------
Sharing my DNA(1)
Sharing my DNA(2)
Ancestry Adding Pictures
Uploading Media to Ancestry

Become an Indexing Superstar
Indexing is a great way to volunteer in helping with family history. This class will teach people how to index data like birth and death records, marriage certificates, census documents, etc. Indexing helps build and improve the database of important documents used in family history research.
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Beginning Digital Scrapbooking
If you are interested in starting a digital scrapbook for you or your ancestors - you need to attend this class. The teacher will help you get started with digital scrapbooking.
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Computer Basics
This class is intended for those who would like to learn how to better use the PC in doing their family history research. The class will cover the basic functions of using a PC with FamilySearch and other family history applications.
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Creativity with Photos, Documents and Video
Most of us have old photos, documents, audio or video files. Some of the pictures are dark, others have red eye problems, some need to be cropped. Sometimes you want to combine multiple documents into one file. The teacher will help you learn creative things you can do with these files.
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Discover / Gather / Connect
The Family History Department changed their goal from "Find, Take and Teach" to "Discover, Gather and Connect." This class will review what it means to Discover, Gather and Connect and give you some ideas on how to get started.

Discover Ancestors with the Wiki
The FamilySearch Wiki is a wonderful place to learn more about the places your ancestors lived in order to better discover more information and records.This class covers the basics of how and when to use the Wiki. Information is also provided about the newest research tool, Guided Research.
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FamilySearch - Introduction and Family Tree
This class is an introductory class on how to use FamilySearch and the family tree. You should have a FamilySearch user name and password and know how to use a PC before attending this class.
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Family Search - Person Page
This class covers how to use the person page in FamilySearch web site. Please have a family tree established in FamilySearch before attending this class.
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FamilySearch - Search Records
This class covers how to search for sources in FamilySearch. Please have a family tree established in FamilySearch before attending this class.
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FamilySearch - Other Search Techniques
This class covers more advanced search techniques in FamilySearch; i.e. catalog, books, Wiki, etc.. Please have a family tree established in FamilySearch before attending this class.
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FamilySearch - Merging and Temple Functions
This is an advanced class in how to use FamilySearch. The class covers merging and and how to reserve names for temple ordinances. Please have a family tree established in FamilySearch before attending this class.
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FamilySearch Research Tools
There are numerous research apps which interface with FamilySearch. Many of these are free to members of the LDS Church. This class will give an overview of these research applications.
Prerequisites for this class include having a FamilySearch account and experience using the search tools in FamilySearch.

Finding Temple Opportunities
Many members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints with pioneer heritage, find it challenging to discover new names to take to the temple. This class will teach you effective ways to find the names of your distant cousins to take to the temple. You should have experience with using FamilySearch before taking this class.
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FindMyPast
Findmypast is an excellent database used by family history researchers to find their ancestors. This class will teach you the basics on how to use Findmypast with FamilySearch. This tool is free to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and interfaces with the Church’s FamilySearch tool.
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Getting Started
Many members of the Church know how to use FamilySearch, but don’t know where they should begin in researching their family line and finding new names for the temple. This class will cover some basic ideas on where to begin and help you uncover new names in your family line.
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MyHeritage
MyHeritage is the family history tool used by researchers all over the world. This class will teach you the basics on how to use MyHeritage and how to utilize this tool in conjunction with FamilySearch. MyHeritage is free to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
(A GEDCOM file with your family tree and a USB drive is required for this class)
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Searching Online
Sometimes we get stumped on where to look next for data about our ancestors. There are a variety of easy-to-use research tools available online that can assist you in your family history research. This class will cover some of the major search tools outside of FamilySearch.
Prerequisites for this class include: experience with FamilySearch, Ancestry.com and knowledge how to navigate in standard internet browsers like Chrome, Edge, or Firefox.
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Tips and Tools for Using FamilySearch
This class is intended for the intermediate family search user to review concepts making family search easier and more productive. Attendees should have some experience with family search source linker and adding people. We will cover concepts such as standardization, reviewing sources all ready attached, correctly adding people to family search from hints, reviewing original documents, attaching census hints without relationships defined, using Find a Grave, Record Seek and the Change button.

Using Memories in FamilySearch
Pictures and stories are a wonderful way of preserving our family history. This class will assist you in learning how to use photos, documents, stories and audio in the FamilySearch program.
Prerequisites for this class include FamilySearch and basic computer skills.
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Writing Your Personal and Family History
Many members of the Church do not know where to begin in generating their personal or family history. This class will help you get started and teach you the basics on effective ways to write a personal or family history using both text and pictures.
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