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:Due to overwhelming demand in April, a second round of scanning is scheduled for May. The FamilySearch High Speed Scanner is once again coming to the Mapleton Family History Center for a limited time. The scanner is capable of scanning approximately 700 photos per hour. Sign up sheets will be available beginning April 21st at the Mapleton Family History Center.<br><BR>
 
 
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 26 August 2014

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
Mapleton Family History Center Logo.jpg

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address: 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)

Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center

Phone: 801-489-2999

E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Monday: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 AM to 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM

Sunday: 5 - 8 PM

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

2014 Family Activity Program
Register your children online as Ancestor Detectives to participate in this year's family activity program. Engage your children in family history through a fun, motivational game. To register or download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book, click on the links below:
Click here to register your children for the Mapleton Family History Activity
Click here to download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book

     Annual Consultants Party: 4 September 2014 at 7:00 p.m.
If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for our annual social event. We guarantee rain, so bring an umbrella.

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com


September 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Thursday

4 Sep

7:00 PM Annual Consultant's Party
If you are a family history consultant or high priest group leader, join us for our annual party. We guarantee rain, so bring an umbrella.

Sunday

7 Sep

6:00 PM Using Online Newspapers in Your Family History
Find information about your elusive ancestors in this growing resource for family historians.
Guy Black

Tuesday

9 Sep

10:00

AM

Entering Sources in Family Tree
Learn from an experience family historian how to add sources to prove your family history in FamilySearch Family Tree.
James Baird

Thursday

11 Sep

7:00 PM
Computer Tips & Tricks for the Technology-Challenged
If you are older than sixty, your biggest family history challenge is probably using the computer.  While we cannot promise to make you a computer expert, this class may help you keep up with the fifty-year-old patrons.
Guy Black
Sunday

14 Sep

6:00 PM Using Puzzilla to Find Missing Branches
For those with long-line LDS ancestry, descendancy research is probably your best option for discoverying relatives in need of temple work. Come discover how to use Puzzilla, a descendancy-research tool and find a relative who needs temple work.
Tim Marshall

Thursday

18 Sep

7:00 PM
The Basics of Family History Work
We have been promised great blessings for participating in Family History work. If you want to invite those blessings into your life, this class is for you. We will start at the beginning and learn some simple steps everyone can take. Planning to attend? Email Amberly, she may use examples from your tree during our class. amberlybeck@yahoo.com
Amberly Beck
Sunday

21 Sep

6:00

PM

Descendancy View
Using Descendancy View in FamilySearch Family Tree
Patti Coombs
Tuesday

23 Sep

10:00

AM

Adding and Correcting Relationships in Family Tree
How do you fix duplicate parents in Family Tree? How do you add a new child to a family? Join us to find out how to resolve these and other relationship problems in FamilySearch Family Tree
James Baird

Sunday

28 Sep

6:00

PM

Family Tree: Recent and Future Changes
Join the FamilySearch product manager with primary responsibilty for Family Tree as he discusses recent and near-future changes to the Tree and answers your questions.
Jeff Hawkins


October 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Thursday

2 Oct

7:00 PM Monthly Consultant Training
If you are a family history consultant or high priest group leader, come prepared to learn and be inspired.
Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

5 Oct


GENERAL CONFERENCE
NO CLASSES

Thursday

9 Oct

7:00 PM
Fun, Gifts, Games & Family History
Come have fun with us as we explore great family history gifts, and ideas to make family history fun for the entire family in the approaching holiday season.
Guy Black
Sunday

12 Oct

6:00 PM
Helping Your Youth Be Successful with the "Youth Temple Challenge"
If you are the parent of a teenager, you will want to join us to learn how you can help your child be successful in completing the challenge.
Tim Marshall

Tuesday

14 Oct

10:00

AM

Family History Non-LDS Internet Sites

FamilySearch is not the only family history internet resource. Join us for an overview of where else to look online for genealogy records.
James Baird

Sunday

19 Oct

6:00

PM

FamilySearch Search System
Join the product manager responsible for the Search System on FamilySearch as he discussed the latest changes, future updates, and effective searching of historical records on FamilySearch
Robert Kehrer

Thursday

23 Oct

7:00

PM

Who Do You Think You Are?
If Family History is new to you and you want to have a cool, personalized experience learning about your ancestors, this class is for you. If you are planning to participate please email the teacher by October 16th so she can find some goodies just for you. amberlybeck@yahoo.com.
Amberly Beck

Sunday

26 Oct

6:00

PM




Tuesday

28 Oct

10:00

AM

Writing Personal Histories One of the important tasks in family history is to leave behind a record of your life. Come learn how to write your history. James Baird


November 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Sunday

2 Nov

6:00 PM Using Smartphone Apps for Family History
Bring your smartphone and learn about the new apps available to help you with your family history.
Tim Marshall

Thursday

6 Nov

6:00 PM Monthly Consultant Training
If you are a family history consultant or high priest group leader, come prepared to learn and be inspired.
Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

9 Nov

6:00

PM

Advanced Family Tree: Tips & Tricks
If you have been working with Family Tree for a while, but want to make sure you are up to date on the best practices and features, join us as we delve deep into Family Tree.
Guy Black

Tuesday

11 Nov

10:00 AM
Searching Historical Records in FamilySearch
Finding records to prove your ancestry is one of the most important skills you can learn. This class will teach you how to find records in FamilySearch
James Baird
Thursday

13 Nov

7:00 PM Ancestry Family Trees
Come and learn how to use the Tree feature on Ancestry.com. Learn how this tool can help your research, help you connect with distant cousins, and complement your use of Family Tree. Ancestry Trees are awesome; join us to see how they might help you.
Amberly Beck

Sunday

16 Nov

6:00 PM
Descendancy View and SourceLinker Attach Tool
Join the FamilySearch product manager who has responsibility for developing these tools on Family Tree as he demonstrates how to effectively and properly use them for maximum family history benefit.
Robert Kehrer
Thursday

20 Nov

7:00

PM

Setting and Achieving a Family History Goal
Setting a goal will help you achieve family history success. Join us for ideas and motivation to move your genealogy forward in a way that will help you achieve success.
Guy Black
Sunday

23 Nov

6:00

PM




Thursday

27 Nov


THANKSGIVING
NO CLASS

Sunday

30 Nov

6:00 PM
Your Family History Isn't All Done
If you have ever felt like your Family History is all done, this class is for you. Come and learn some skills to help you identify areas in your tree where family members are missing. Want to see an example from your tree during the class? Email Amberly by October 5th, amberlybeck@yahoo.com.
Amberly Beck


Miscellaneous Classes How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at lawutah@gmail.com.

To be on a class notification email list email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com

For class suggestions email the class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com.

Center Resources

Collections

FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)


Databases and Software

FHC Portal This 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.

Hardware and Equipment

We have 17 personal computers and 2 laser printer-copier-scanners with Duplex scanning capability.
We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
We have readers & printers for both microfiche & microfilm research.
We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
Call our phone number listed above to determine if we have a microfilm you are seeking.

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

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)

Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum

175 South Main Street, springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076
http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org/Springville_Pioneer_Museum/Welcome.html


Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

390 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 (801)360-0117

Links

City of Mapleton
City of Springville
City of Spanish Fork
City of Provo
Utah County - Utah


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiatic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.

Other Resources

Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, and other non-current materials.
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 3 to 6
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 6 to 12
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 12 through adult
Click here to see the 2014 class handouts from the annual fair
Click here to download a collection of family history pages for children