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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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Printable February Calendar -  Printable March Calendar

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For daily class information call 801-240-9601.

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Additional Webinars and Classes at the Family History Library

Check out the Free Family History Library Webinars and Classes available in July 2017 at the Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City by clicking here.

Walk-in Classes

Web indexing Class and Lab

The Basic Web Indexing Skill class teaches basic indexing skills.

Training integrated with Hands-on Practice - Presented by Kent Ahlstrom - No Registration Necessary

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - 1st and 3rd Thursday- Library Training Room 2

Feb 7: “Web Indexing Class and Lab”

Feb 21: “Web Indexing Class and Lab”

FamilySearch - Family Tree

These classes teach the basic fundamentals of using Family Tree features at FamilySearch.org.

Lecture and Hands-on Practice - Presented by Linda Baker - No Registration Necessary

  • 3:00 - 4:30 PM - Mondays - Library Training Room 1

Feb 4: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 4 “Creating and Attaching Outside Sources”

Feb 11: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 5 “Preparing Names for Ordinances”

Feb 18: Presidents Day – No Class

Feb 25: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 6 “Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos and Stories”

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1

Feb 6: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 6 “Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos and Stories”      

Feb 13: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 1 “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”

Feb 20: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 2 “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”

Feb 27: FamilySearch – Family Tree Week 3 “Using ‘My Source Box’ and FamilySearch.org Sources”

Danish Research

These classes define types of records used in Danish research that give names, dates, places, and relationships of your ancestors. Learn where to find these records online on your own home computer. Instructions are given 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.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Linda Baker – No Registration Necessary

  • 10:00 - 11:30 PM - Fridays - Library Training Room 1   

Feb 1: Danish Research Week 3 “Additional Helpful Resources for Danish Family Lines”

Feb 15: Danish Research Week 1 “The #1 Go-To: Danish Church Records and Where To Find Them”

MyHeritage

This three week course teaches the basic features and capabilities of My Heritage. Learn to create your family tree with this online genealogy platform that is an approved FamilySearch affiliate software. We provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by Don Barney - No Registration Necessary

  • 2:00 - 3:30 PM - Thursdays - Library Training Room 2

Feb 7: MyHeritage - “Introduction to My Heritage”

Feb 14: MyHeritage - "Family Tree"

Feb 21: MyHeritage - "Discoveries, Photos, and Research"

Feb 28: MyHeritage - “Introduction to My Heritage”

How to Create a Personalized Discovery Experience

This Class is inspired by recent instruction on how to help others become involved in family history through personalized, one-on-one spirit-led experiences. The class discusses what makes an effective personalized discovery experience and different goals that can be approached in these experiences. Temple and Family History Consultants at any level will also learn sources for further instruction and skill development. After the initial class, participants can sign up for their own personalized discovery experience prepared from their tree and presented at a later date. Mentoring can also be arranged for guidance in helping those they serve. No Registration Necessary.

  • Feb 5 and Feb 19 - 7:00-8:30 PM - Tuesday - Library Training Room 1 - Marilyn Boekweg - Feb 19 Class to be held in Training Room 2
  • Feb 20 - 10:00-11:30 AM - Friday - Library Training Room 1 - Tina Whitney

Beginning British Research

This four week course teaches the basics of beginning British research.  Learn where to find birth, death and marriage records.  Learn where to find these records online. These classes will open doors for you to find your ancestors on the British Isles.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Ray Moore - No Registration Necessary - Will begin in March

  • 1:30 - 3:00 PM - Mondays - Library Training Room 2

March 4:  Beginning British Research Week 1 – "Getting Started"

March 11:  Beginning British Research Week 2 – "Census Records" – To Be Held In Training Room 1

March 18:  Beginning British Research Week 3 – "Civil Records"

March 25:  Beginning British Research Week 4 – "Church Records"

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Wednesdays - Library Training Room 2

March 6:  Beginning British Research Week 1 – "Getting Started"

March 13:  Beginning British Research Week 2 – "Census Records"

March 20:  Beginning British Research Week 3 – "Civil Records"

March 27:  Beginning British Research Week 4 – "Church Records"

FamilySearch Family Tree in Spanish

These classes teach the basic fundamentals of using Family Tree features at FamilySearch.org in Spanish.

Lecture and Hands-on-Practice - No Registration Necessary

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Every 2nd and 4th Thursdays - Stan Radford - Library Training Room 2

Feb 14: FamilySearch - Family Tree in Spanish

Feb 28: FamilySearch - Family Tree in Spanish

  • 1:00 - 2:30 PM - Every 2nd Saturday - Hermano Romay - Library Training Room 1

Feb 9: FamilySearch - Family Tree in Spanish

Finding Cousins Workshop

This four week course teaches how to quickly find missing people in your family lines as well as helping others on their family lines. Varying topics provide helpful information for finding family names, analyzing your FamilySearch Family Tree while performing descendancy research. Everyone has thousands of cousins to find. Helpful resources are also presented. We use your lines to work on.

Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by Ron Ray - No Registration Necessary

  • 7:00 - 8:30 PM - Tuesdays - Library Training Room 2

February 5: Finding Cousins Workshop: Week 1: "Three Great Tools- Virtual Pedigree, Ancestry, FamilySearch"

February 12: Finding Cousins Workshop: Week 2: "Plus Ancestry.com Research Tips"

February 19: Finding Cousins Workshop: Week 3: "Plus Google Tools: Search, Books, Translate, and Images" - Will be held in Training Room 1

February 26: Finding Cousins Workshop: Week 4: "Plus Capture and Attach Sources Found Outside FamilySearch" - Will be held in Training Room 1

RootsMagic

This four week course teaches the basic features and capabilities of the RootsMagic family tree software, RootsMagic is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and we provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic is helpful.

Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by Ron Ray - No Registration Necessary

  • 3:30 - 5:00 PM - Tuesday - Library Training Room 2

February 6:  RootsMagic Week 1: "Basic Keys and Sharing Tree and Sources with Family Tree"

February 13:  RootsMagic Week 2: "Attaching Images, Videos, PDF or any files"

February 20: RootsMagic Week 3: "Creating, Sharing Sources with FamilySearch"

February 27: RootsMagic Week 4: "Sharing Trees and Sources with Ancestry.com, Great Tools, Reports"

Ancestry.com Trees, Sources, and Sharing with FamilySearch

This two week course shows how to set up and use your own tree in Ancestry.com including attaching sources, pictures, and stories. It also shows how to copy people’s information and sources to and from FamilySearch using Ancestry.com.

Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by Ron Ray - No Registration Necessary

  • 3:30 - 5:00 PM - Library Training Room 2

This class is temporarily unavailable.

Ancestry.com Fundamentals

This four-week class is designed for all levels of family history users to integrate Ancestry.com into Family Tree.  Using the new Ancestry tools, you will learn how to transfer data and sources between Ancestry and FamilySearch and learn the advantages of an active tree in Ancestry.  You will also learn how to use all the tools within the Ancestry program to augment FamilySearch.  Basic computer skills are helpful.

Lecture and demonstration - Presented by Ron Reagan - No Registration Necessary

  • 10:00 - 11:30 PM - Thursday - Library Training Room 1

Feb 7: “Ancestry.com Fundamentals” Come with an Ancestry.com Account and Know How to Log In

Feb 14: “Ancestry.com Fundamentals” Come with an Ancestry.com Account and Know How to Log In

Feb 21: “Ancestry.com Fundamentals” Come with an Ancestry.com Account and Know How to Log In

Feb 28: “Ancestry.com Fundamentals” Come with an Ancestry.com Account and Know How to Log In

Researching Hard to Find Records

About 70 percent of the free historical source records on FamilySearch.org can’t be found by searching indexed records. That’s a lot of information about your family just waiting to be discovered! In order to tap into these hard-to-find records, you’ll need to know how to use resources like unindexed image collections, the Wiki, the FamilySearch Catalog, and the internet as well as other advanced search features.

Presented by Glen Sisam - No Registration Necessary

  • 11:00 - 12:30 PM - Thursday - Library Training Room 2

Feb 7: Researching Hard to Find Records: Part I – “Using FamilySearch Records Search”

Feb 14: Researching Hard to Find Records: Part II – “Using FamilySearch Wiki”

Feb 21: Researching Hard to Find Records: Part III – “Using FamilySearch Catalog”

Feb 28: Researching Hard to Find Records: Part IV – “Using Google Search Tools”

Basic Computer Skills

This class teaches basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Kenneth Spencer - No Registration Necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 AM - Monday - Library Training Room 2 

Feb 4: “Basic Computer Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

Feb 11: “Basic Computer Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

Feb 18: Presidents Day – No Class

Feb 25: “Basic Computer Skills” Bring a Flash Drive 

Basic Graphic Skills

This class teaches basic graphic skills using IrfanView with hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Kenneth Spencer - No Registration Necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 AM - Tuesday - Library Training Room 2

Feb 5: “Basic Graphic Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

Feb 12: “Basic Graphic Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

Feb 19: “Basic Graphic Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

Feb 26: “Basic Graphic Skills” Bring a Flash Drive

FamilySearch Wiki

A look into the Wiki and how it increases opportunities to find family information. The class includes explanations and practical exercises to help you understand and exploit the benefits of this little-used tool in your FamilySearch toolkit.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Lee Tripp - No Registration Necessary

  • 1:30 - 3:00 PM - 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesdays – Library Training Room 1

Feb 12: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 1”

Feb 19: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 2”

Feb 26: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 3”

  • 10:00 - 11:30 AM - 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays – Library Training Room 1

Feb 13: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 1”

Feb 20: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 2”

Feb 27: FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 3”

Beginning Genealogy Research

This series of classes teaches how to be effective with genealogy research. Students will learn about a research process, genealogy record types, several record search techniques, and a variety of genealogy web sites.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Larry Whittaker - No Registration Necessary

  • 9:30 - 11:00 AM - Mondays - Library Training Room 1       

Feb 4: Beginning Genealogy Research Week 4 “Online Genealogy”

Feb 11: Beginning Genealogy Research Week 1 “Introduction to Genealogy”

Feb 18: President's Day - No Class

Feb 25: Beginning Genealogy Research Week 2 “People, Records, and Tips”

Ancestral Quest

This is an eight-week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. Ancestral Quest is approved FamilySearch affiliate software, and evolved from the same base program as Personal Ancestral File (PAF).

The class teaches the features and functions of the program and gives students hands-on practice with the software. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Bud Wood - No Registration Necessary

  • 10:00 - 11:30 AM - Tuesday Series - Library Training Room 1 

Feb 12: Week 1 "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"

Feb 19: Week 2 "Linking Records in my AQ Database with Family Tree"

Feb 26: Week 3 "Sources"

  • 1:30 - 3:00 PM Wednesday Series - Library Training Room 1 

The Wednesday Series will begin again in April.



Maintained by: Sister Megan Britton

Last modified: 2/13/2019