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'''Phone:'''   208-319-1159  
 
'''Phone:'''   208-319-1159  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net]<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net]<br>  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp;  
 
'''Open Hours:'''&nbsp;  
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Evening: &nbsp;Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm.  
 
Evening: &nbsp;Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm.  
  
'''Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays, the week of Thanksgiving and two weeks at Christmas.'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays.'''  
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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==== May Calendar of Classes ====
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Monday April 29th- 1pm "Computer Tips For Family History"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;1pm "Immigration Records"
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Tuesday April 30th- 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos &amp; Stories" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Computer Tips For Family History"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm ""Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer
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Wednesday May 1st 10am "Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer
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Thursday May 2nd 10am "Indexing" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm&nbsp; "Immigration Records"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Scanning &amp; Saving Documents &amp; Pictures"
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Monday May 6th 1pm "File Management For Family History"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1pm "Research1-Pattern &amp; Methodology"
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Tuesday May 7th 10am "Family Tree Introduction" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "File Management For Family History"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Family Tree-Adding Photos and Stories" Hands On Computer
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Wednesday May 8th 10am "Google For Family History" Hands On Computer
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Thursday &nbsp; May 9th 10am &nbsp;"Great Tips For Indexing" &nbsp;Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "The MAC &amp; Family History" &nbsp;
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Research I Pattern &amp; Methodology"
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Monday May 13th 1pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;1pm "Research 2- Finding The Proof"
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Tuesday May 14th 10am "Learn How To Research" &nbsp;Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "My IPAD &amp; Family History"
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Wednesday May 15th 10am "Using Family Search"
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Thursday &nbsp; May 16th 10am "Learn How to Index"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Reserach 2-Finding The Proof"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Scanning &amp; Saving Documents &amp; Pictures
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Monday May 20th 1pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances &amp; Tips"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 1pm "Probate &amp; Military Records"
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Tuesday May 21st 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos &amp; Stories" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances &amp; Tips
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer
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Wednesday May 22nd 10am "Using Historical Maps" &nbsp;Hands On Computer
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Thursday May 23rd 10am "Tips To Help With Indexing" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Probate &amp; Military Records"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "Scanning &amp; Saving Documents &amp; Pictures
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'''MONDAY MAY 27TH MEMORIAL DAY-THE CENTER IS CLOSED'''
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Tuesday May 28th 10am "Where Do I Begin" &nbsp;Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer
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Wednesday May 29th 10am "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer
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Thursday May 30th 10am "Learn How To Index"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "MAC&amp; Family History" Hands On Instruction
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=== <br><u>'''The Classes For April: 15th to 18th'''</u> ===
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Monday 1pm "Notes &amp; Sources"
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "Family Tree" Introduction" Hands On Computer
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Tuesday 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos&amp; Stories" Hands On Computer
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "My IPAD &amp; Family History"
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Wednesday 10am &nbsp;"How To Navigate in Famiily Search" Hands On Computer
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Thursday &nbsp; &nbsp;10am &nbsp;"All About Indexing" &nbsp;Hands On Computer<br>
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; 7pm "How To Navigate Heritage Quest"
  
In September we will be a six-week course designed to help Ward Family History Consultants and Eagle Family History Center Staff learn their roles and increase their skills.&nbsp; It is important to begin training with the first class because each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class.&nbsp; Each class will be presented twice weekly to better meet your schedule.&nbsp; Please don't stop coming if you miss a class - we will help you make it up individually.
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==== Class Schedule&nbsp; ====
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<u>'''The Classes For April" &nbsp;22nd to 25th'''</u>
  
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&nbsp;Monday 1pm "Basic Internet Reserach"
  
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Tuesday 10am "Learn Family Tree&amp; Basic Research" Hands On Computer"  
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Family Tree
 
  
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Thursday 10 am &nbsp;"Indexing Tips &amp; Tricks"  
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Nov 19
 
  
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;7pm "Using Newspapers For Family History Research"
Nov&nbsp;25
 
  
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<br> <u>'''''Every Wednesday at 10:00 am -One on One-Learning How to Use Roots &nbsp;Magic!&nbsp;'''''</u>
Closed For Thanksgiving&nbsp;
 
  
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==== Center Closures  ====
 
==== Center Closures  ====
  
The Eagle Family History Center will be closed the week of November&nbsp;18 to&nbsp;25 for Thanksgiving Holiday.&nbsp;
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We Will Be Closed Monday May 27th For Memorial Day
  
 
==== Personal Training&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Personal Training&nbsp;  ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting at 6:30 PM. Training class open to everyone at 7:00 PM, usually held in a room down the hall.  
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The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM.  
  
The October Staff Meeting and Training will be on the Third Thursday October 18th as usual. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. and classes will begin at 7:00 p.m.&nbsp;  
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Staff Meeting in April will be held Thursday April 25th at 6:30 pm&nbsp;  
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:&nbsp; Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library,&nbsp;Historical Maps, The American&nbsp;Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.&nbsp;
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:&nbsp; Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library,&nbsp;Historical Maps, The American&nbsp;Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.  
:*The center also has access to GenealogyBank and American Ancestors.  
 
 
:*Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and&nbsp;Progeny.
 
:*Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and&nbsp;Progeny.
  
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&nbsp;Links  
  
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==== ''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''<br> ====
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=== <u>&nbsp;Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts and PPT's:</u><u></u>  ===
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Tech Tools &nbsp;https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/New%20Handout%20for%20Tech%20Tools%20Class.doc
  
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<u></u>Research I PPT -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.ppt
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Research I - Research Pattern &nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc
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Research I Handout -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I%20Handout.doc
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Research II PPT -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/ResearchII.ppt
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Research II Handout (Links to Websites) -&nbsp;http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20II%20HandoutLinks.doc
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Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf]<br>
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==== <u>Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:</u>  ====
 
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https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/FamilySearch%20Hands%20On.pptx<br>
  
 
==== <br>Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012  ====
 
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==== Search Engine Basics, Nola Serra, Instructor, May 17, 2010  ====
 
==== Search Engine Basics, Nola Serra, Instructor, May 17, 2010  ====
  
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Search%20Engine%20Basics.ppt<br>
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Revision as of 22:07, 15 April 2013

The Eagle Idaho Family History Center is staffed by Eagle Stake, Meridian North Stake and Star Stake. We invite everyone to come and visit our center. We look forward to helping you search your family history.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 2090 N Eagle Road, Eagle, Idaho 83616, United States
  2. Park on the southwest side of building. Use the southwest door labled "Family History Center"
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone:   208-319-1159

E-mail: ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

Daytime:  Mon, Tue, Wed 9am-4pm;  
                Thu 9am-12:30pm

Evening:  Tue, Wed, Thu 6:30pm-9:30pm.

Holiday Schedule: Closed all major holidays.


Calendar and Events

May Calendar of Classes

Monday April 29th- 1pm "Computer Tips For Family History"

                             1pm "Immigration Records"

Tuesday April 30th- 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos & Stories" Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Computer Tips For Family History"

                             7pm ""Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 1st 10am "Family Tree" Introduction Hands On Computer

Thursday May 2nd 10am "Indexing" Hands On Computer

                             7pm  "Immigration Records"

                             7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures"

Monday May 6th 1pm "File Management For Family History"

                          1pm "Research1-Pattern & Methodology"

Tuesday May 7th 10am "Family Tree Introduction" Hands On Computer

                            7pm "File Management For Family History"

                            7pm "Family Tree-Adding Photos and Stories" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 8th 10am "Google For Family History" Hands On Computer

Thursday   May 9th 10am  "Great Tips For Indexing"  Hands On Computer

                              7pm "The MAC & Family History"  

                              7pm "Research I Pattern & Methodology"

Monday May 13th 1pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources"

                           1pm "Research 2- Finding The Proof"

Tuesday May 14th 10am "Learn How To Research"  Hands On Computer

                            7pm "Family Tree" Introduction, Editing, Sources

                            7pm "My IPAD & Family History"

Wednesday May 15th 10am "Using Family Search"

Thursday   May 16th 10am "Learn How to Index"

                                7pm "Reserach 2-Finding The Proof"

                                7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures

Monday May 20th 1pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances & Tips"

                            1pm "Probate & Military Records"

Tuesday May 21st 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos & Stories" Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Family Tree-Merging, Temple Ordinances & Tips

                             7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 22nd 10am "Using Historical Maps"  Hands On Computer

Thursday May 23rd 10am "Tips To Help With Indexing" Hands On Computer

                              7pm "Probate & Military Records"

                              7pm "Scanning & Saving Documents & Pictures

MONDAY MAY 27TH MEMORIAL DAY-THE CENTER IS CLOSED

Tuesday May 28th 10am "Where Do I Begin"  Hands On Computer

                             7pm "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Wednesday May 29th 10am "Family Tree-Introduction" Hands On Computer

Thursday May 30th 10am "Learn How To Index"

                               7pm "MAC& Family History" Hands On Instruction




The Classes For April: 15th to 18th

Monday 1pm "Notes & Sources"

                    "Family Tree" Introduction" Hands On Computer

Tuesday 10am "Family Tree-Adding Photos& Stories" Hands On Computer

               7pm "My IPAD & Family History"

Wednesday 10am  "How To Navigate in Famiily Search" Hands On Computer

Thursday    10am  "All About Indexing"  Hands On Computer

                    7pm "How To Navigate Heritage Quest"


The Classes For April"  22nd to 25th

 Monday 1pm "Basic Internet Reserach"

              1pm "Using Newspapers For Family History Research"

Tuesday 10am "Learn Family Tree& Basic Research" Hands On Computer"

               7pm "Basic Internet Research"

               7pm "Family Tree Introduction" Hands On Computer

Wednesday 10 am "Family Search" A Great Site For Sources

Thursday 10 am  "Indexing Tips & Tricks"

               7pm "Using Newspapers For Family History Research"


Every Wednesday at 10:00 am -One on One-Learning How to Use Roots  Magic! 




Center Closures

We Will Be Closed Monday May 27th For Memorial Day

Personal Training 

Any class will be taught one-on-one.  Call 208-319-1159 to set up an appointment. 

Staff Training Meetings

The Staff Training meetings are held every 3rd Thursday at the Eagle Family Center. Staff meeting begins at 6:30 PM. After training meeting we will be offering two classes open to everyone at 7:00 PM.

  

Staff Meeting in April will be held Thursday April 25th at 6:30 pm 


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: The center has the ability to order films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Magazines: American Ancestors, FamilyTree, and Internet Genealogy.  The center has over 300 microfilm and microfiche, many reference books and Daughters of Utah Pioneer books. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal The center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions:  Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library, Historical Maps, The American Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection.
  • Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and Progeny.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 7 new Lenova computers with 23" screens
  • 3 new multi function printers
  • 1 scanner
  • 5 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • 1 Microfilm and microfiche copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

 Resources in the Local Area

Idaho State Archives and Research Center -- 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise Idaho,(208) 334-2620. Hours T - Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM

Western States Marriage Index, Idaho State Death Index 1911- 1956 and Eastern Idaho Death Records -- http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections

Boise Public Library, newspapers and obituary collections -- www.boisepubliclibrary.org

 Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)

 Links to 6-Week Consultant Training Handouts and PPT's:

Tech Tools  https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/New%20Handout%20for%20Tech%20Tools%20Class.doc

Research I PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I.ppt

Research I - Research Pattern  http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20Pattern.doc

Research I Handout - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20I%20Handout.doc

Research II PPT - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/ResearchII.ppt

Research II Handout (Links to Websites) - http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Research%20II%20HandoutLinks.doc

Role Of Family History Consultant -Working With Leaders: Link to Guide:      http://broadcast.lds.org/elearning/fhd/Local_Support/Consultant/Expos/2012/Family%20History%20Consultant%20Conference%20Presentations%E2%80%942012.pdf


Links to PowerPoint files for classes taught at Eagle Family History Center:

Using FamilySearch Effectively

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/FamilySearch%20Hands%20On.pptx


Descendancy Research, Nola Serra, Instructor, January 19, 2012

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/48794634/Descendancy%20Research.ppt


Search Engine Basics, Nola Serra, Instructor, May 17, 2010

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/82390524/Search%20Engine%20Basics.ppt

Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for those who have research skills and/or computer skills.