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== &nbsp;Daily Class Schedule<u><br></u>  ==
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=== [https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B_iNaPZr938gUTN5ZU0taDJGYTA/edit?usp=sharing Printable April 2013 Schedule] ===
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[https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BzpcOj4zoyBRVXRfQWZVRlZJNWs/view?usp=sharing]
  
To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.&nbsp;<br>  
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== <u>[https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzpcOj4zoyBRdmtBc1B6ZGl6Wm8 Printable August Calendar]</u>    <u><u>[https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BzpcOj4zoyBRNkZBUXBpYmt2ODA Printable September Calendar]</u></u>   ==
  
= Walk-in Classes<br>  =
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To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.
  
'''No registration is required for these classes. <br>'''  
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'''For daily class information call 801-240-9601.<br>'''  
  
=== FamilySearch - Family Tree  ===
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=== Do You Need Help with Family Tree? ===
  
These classes teach the fundamentals&nbsp;of using the&nbsp;Family Tree feature&nbsp;at familysearch.org.&nbsp;
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If you would like specific help on any of the basic features of Family Tree, ask at the Welcome Desk or Help Desk for a staff member to help you.
  
*'''Monday Series'''
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=== Additional Webinars and Classes at the Family History Library ===
  
Lecture&nbsp;and On-line Practice<br>Presented by Boyd Willden <br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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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 [http://media.familysearch.org/free-family-history-library-classes-and-webinars-for-april-2017/ <u>here</u>.]
  
'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1328403821525_383" />'''
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== Walk-in Classes<br>  ==
  
Apr 8: "Navigate FamilySearch Family Tree and Add / Edit Ancestor's Vital Information"<br>Apr 15&nbsp;: "Quickly Add, Edit and Merge Ancestor's Records and Family Relationships"<br>Apr 22: "Easily Locate and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from FamilySearch"<br>Apr 29: "Easily Locate, Capture and Attach Ancestor's Supporting Records from Free Internet Sites"<br>May 6: "Locate and Prepare Photos / Stories and Attach Them to Ancestor's Records and Albums" <br>May 13:&nbsp; "Locating and Preparing Ancestor's Records for Temple Ordinances" and "Overall Questions, Answers and Helps"
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=== <u>FamilySearch Family Tree</u> ===
  
*'''Wednesday Series'''
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These classes teach the basic fundamentals of using Family Tree features at FamilySearch.org.
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary  
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Lecture and Hands-on Practice - Presented by '''Linda Baker - '''No registration necessary.
  
'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Wednesdays&nbsp;-&nbsp;Zion Room C'''<br>
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'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. Mondays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
Apr 10: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Apr 17: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Apr 24: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>May 1: "More Sourcing Features"<br>May 8: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>May 15: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers" <br>
 
  
*'''Thursday Series'''
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Aug 28:  Week 2 “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”
  
'''<span style="display: none;" id="1353002613864S"><span style="display: none;" id="1353002615524S">&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;</span>'''Lecture<br>Presented by Linda Baker<br>No registration necessary
 
  
'''9:30&nbsp;- 11:00 a.m. / Thursdays - Zion Room C'''  
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Sep 04:  '''''LIBRARY CLOSED, HOLIDAY'''''
  
Apr 11: “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”<br>Apr 18: “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”<br>Apr 25: “Attaching Sources and Using 'My Source Box'”<br>May 2: "More Sourcing Features"<br>May 9: "Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances"<br>May 16: "Using the Merge Feature, Review, and Final Questions and Answers" &nbsp;&nbsp;
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Sep 11:  Week 3 “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources”
  
=== Training for Family History Consultants&nbsp;  ===
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Sep 18:  Week 4 “Creating and Attaching Outside Sources”
  
This series of classes is designed to help Ward Family History Consultants learn their duties and increase their skills. Basic computer skills are necessary. Each class is designed to build on knowledge received in the previous class, so it is important to begin training with the first class.<br>
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Sep 25:  Week 5 “Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances”
  
*'''Thursday Series'''
 
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Sherry Zealley<br>No registration is necessary.&nbsp;
 
  
Apr 4: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Apr 11: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Apr 18: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>Apr 25: "Research Fundamentals" <br>
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Aug 23: Week 3 – “Using ‘My Source Box’ and FamilySearch.org Sources”
  
*'''Saturday Series&nbsp;'''
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Aug 30:  Week 4 – “Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Saturdays - Library Training Room'''
 
  
Lecture and Some Hands-on Practice<br>Presented by Marci Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
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Sep 06:  Week 5 “Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances”
  
Apr 13: "Serving as a Family History Consultant"<br>Apr 20: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>Apr 27: "FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>May 4: "Research Fundamentals" <br>
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Sep 13:  Week 6 “Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos and Stories”
  
=== Basic Computer Skills&nbsp;  ===
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Sep 20:  '''NO CLASS'''
  
LectureLab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.
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Sep 27:  Week 1 “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”
  
This class teaches basic computer skills and allows for hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Please bring a flash drive&nbsp;to&nbsp;get the most from this class.
 
  
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room'''  
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=== '''<u>FamilySearch Family Tree in Spanish</u>''' ===
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These classes teach the basic fundamentals of using Family Tree features at FamilySearch.org in Spanish.
  
Apr 15:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"<br>Apr 29:&nbsp; Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"&nbsp;
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Lecture and Hands-on-Practice - Presented by '''Stan Radford - '''No registration necessary.
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* '''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Thursdays - Training Room 2'''
  
'''1:00 -&nbsp;3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''  
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'''Beginning in August, classes will be taught on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays.'''
  
Apr 18:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"<br>May 2:&nbsp; "Basic Computer Skills with Hands-on Practice"&nbsp;
 
  
=== Basic Internet Skills ===
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Aug 24: Week 2
  
Lecture/Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.
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Sep 14:  Week 1
  
This class introduces basic Internet technology and navigation skills.&nbsp; Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.
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Sep 28:  Week 2
  
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Mondays - Library Training Room'''
 
  
Apr 22:&nbsp; Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"<br>May 6:&nbsp; Introduction to the Internet with Hands-on Practice"
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=== '''<u>FamilySearch Wiki</u>''' ===
  
'''1:00 - 3:00 p.m. / Thursdays - Library Training Room'''
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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.
  
Apr 25:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet&nbsp;with Hands-on Practice"<br>May 9:&nbsp; "Introduction to the Internet&nbsp;with Hands-on Practice"
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Lecture and Lab – No Registration Necessary - Presented by '''Lee Tripp'''
  
=== Beginning&nbsp;Genealogy Research  ===
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*'''10:00 – 11:30 a.m. / 1st Three Wednesdays, every other month, starting with April 2017 – Library Training Room 2'''&nbsp;
  
Lecture&nbsp;and Lab<br>Presented by Colleen Willis<br>No registration is necessary.
 
  
This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Participants should bring a flash drive and a personal pedigree chart to get the most from this class.&nbsp;&nbsp;Students will select an ancestor to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.  
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FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 3” - '''No Classes in August or September.'''
  
'''1:00 &nbsp;- 3:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
 
  
'''TBA'''
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=== '''<u>Consultant Course</u>''' === 
  
=== United States Research ===
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No classes at this time.  
  
Lecture/Lab Course<br>Presented by Pat Jensen<br>No registration is necessary.
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=== '''<u>Basic Computer Skills</u>'''  ===
  
<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1347396670296_767" />These classes provide instruction in genealogical research for the '''United States'''.&nbsp;&nbsp;Numerous record sources will be defined and where to access them will be explained.&nbsp;&nbsp;Basic computer skills are necessary. Attendees must have a working knowledge of basic Family History research techniques or have completed the Basic Genealogy Research Class offered at the library as a walk-in class described above.  
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This class teaches basic computer skills with hands-on practice. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.  
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Tom Stubben''' - No registration is necessary.
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*'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month - Library Training Room 1'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
Apr 2: “Paleography / Old Handwriting”<br>Apr 9: “Census Records” <br>Apr 16: "Vital Records"<br>Apr 23: "U.S. Church Records"<br>Apr 30: "LDS Church Records" <br>May 7: “Land Records”<br>May 14: "Probate Records"<br>May 21: "Military Records" <br>May 28:&nbsp; "Immigration and Emigration Records"<br>Jun 4: "Naturalization Records"
 
  
=== Research Helps ===
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Aug 22: '''''NO CLASS THIS WEEK'''''
  
Lecture<br>Presented by Ron Ray<br>No registration is necessary.
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Aug 29:  '''''NO CLASS THIS WEEK'''''
  
This is a series of classes with varying topics intended to provide helpful information on family history research.
 
  
'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. / Tuesdays'''
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Sep 12: “Basic Computer Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive
  
Apr 2:&nbsp; "Ancestry.com - Tied for Best Website" <br>Apr 9: "Land Records - the Golden Records"<br>Apr 16: "Microsoft Word - Incredible Power to Record Research"<br>Apr 23: "Utah Ancestor Research"
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Sep 26: “Basic Computer Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. / Wednesdays'''
 
  
Apr 3: "Ancestry.com - Tied for Best Website"<br>Apr 10: "Land Records - the Golden Records"<br>Apr 17: "Microsoft Word - Incredible Power to Record Research"<br>Apr 24: "Utah Ancestor Research"<br>  
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=== '''<u>Basic Graphic Skills</u>'''  ===
  
=== Ancestral Quest&nbsp;  ===
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This class teaches basic graphic skills with hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary. Please bring a flash drive to get the most from this class.
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Bud Wood<br>No registration is necessary.  
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Tom Stubben''' - No registration is necessary.
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*'''3:00 - 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month - Library Training Room 2'''
  
This is an&nbsp;8 week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest.&nbsp; The class teaches the features and functions of the program and will give students some hands-on practice.&nbsp;&nbsp;Basic&nbsp;computer skills are necessary.&nbsp;
 
  
'''10:30 a.m. - noon / Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''  
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Aug 23:  '''''NO CLASS THIS WEEK'''''
  
Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"<br>Mar 27: "Essential Operations"<br>Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Apr 10: "Collaboration"<br>Apr 17: "Search Techniques"<br>Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc." <br>  
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Aug 30: '''''NO CLASS THIS WEEK'''''
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'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. / Wednesdays - Library Training Room'''
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Sep 13: “Basic Graphic Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive
  
Mar 6: "Introduction to Ancestral Quest"<br>Mar 13: "Linking Records in My AQ Database with Family Tree"<br>Mar 20: "Nice Options and Features"<br>Mar 27: "Essential Operations"<br>Apr 3: "Sources, Notes, and Scrapbooks"<br>Apr 10: "Collaboration"<br>Apr 17: "Search Techniques"<br>Apr 24: "Match / Merge, etc." <br>
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Sep 27: “Basic Graphic Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive
  
=== Basic FamilySearch Indexing  ===
 
  
Lecture and Lab<br> Presented by Rose Scott<br> No registration necessary.  
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=== '''<u>Basic MAC Computer Skills</u>''' ===
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This class teaches basic mouse and keyboard, copy/paste, setting up your computer for genealogy, how to run Windows on MAC, software programs such as Roots Magic, and file systems. 
  
This class teaches the basics of FamilySearch Indexing:&nbsp; registration, program navigation and features, data entry techniques and tools, etc.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.  
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Alan LaPearle –''' Walk-in class, no registration necessary.  Series of 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays
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* '''10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Thursday – Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288'''
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This class is temporarily unavailable.
  
Apr 16:&nbsp; "Introduction to Indexing"<br>
 
  
=== Italian Indexing<br>  ===
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=== '''<u>Genealogy Toolbox and Google Search Tools</u>''' ===
  
Lecture and Lab<br>Presented by Rose Scott<br>No registration necessary.  
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This is a one-week course designed to showcase various tools to complete genealogical research.&nbsp; Learn tools used in research and family history recording, including successful Google searches.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary.  
  
This class teaches how to index Italian records.&nbsp; Italian records are a high priority FamilySearch Indexing project.&nbsp; No Italian language skills are needed.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are necessary and attendees should have indexing experience or completed the Basic Indexing class. <br>
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Glen Sisam - '''No registration is necessary.  
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* '''1:00 - 2:30 p.m.&nbsp; 1st and 3rd Thursdays - Library Training Room 1'''
  
'''7:00 - 9:00 p.m. - Room 1288'''
 
  
Apr 18:&nbsp; “Indexing Italian Birth Records” – Brad Jensen
 
  
=== Salt Lake Family History Library Broadcasts  ===
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Sep 07:  “Genealogy Toolbox and Google Research”
  
Presented by Salt Lake Family History Library Staff<br>No registration necessary
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Sep 21:  “Genealogy Toolbox and Google Research”
  
These classes are broadcast live from the Salt Lake Family History Library to our training room periodically.<br>
 
  
'''TBA'''  
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=== '''<u>Basic Web Indexing Workshop</u>''' ===
  
[[#top|(back to top)]]
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The '''''Basic Web Indexing Skill''''' class teaches basic indexing skills.
  
= Pre-registration Classes  =
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Training integrated with Hands-on Practice - Presented by '''Nancy Hendrickson - '''No registration necessary.
  
'''Pre-registration is required for these classes.'''<br>'''Call 801-240-9618 to register.'''<br>
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*'''7:00 - 8:30 p.m.&nbsp; Thursdays, 1st and 3rd - Training Room 2'''
  
=== RootsMagic  ===
 
  
Lecture/Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by Margaret Peterson. <br>
 
  
'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.<br>'''
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Sep 07:  “Learning Basic Web Indexing Skills”
  
This is a five week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program RootsMagic, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and will provide hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with RootsMagic will be helpful.<br>
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Sep 21:  “Learning Basic Web Indexing Skills”
  
'''11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / Fridays - Library Training Room'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
  
Apr 12: "Getting Started with RootsMagic"<br>Apr 19: "Using RootsMagic-To-Go"<br>Apr 26: "Interfacing withFamilySearch Family Tree, Part 1"<br>May 3: "Interfacing with FamilySearch Family Tree, Part 2"<br>May 10: "Filtering, Sources and Working with Files" <br>  
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=== '''<u>Beginning Genealogy Research</u>'''  ===
  
=== Legacy 7.5 ===
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This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Students will learn to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.   
  
Lecture / Lab Course (Limited to 24 participants.)<br>Presented by John Baker
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Larry Whittaker - '''No registration is necessary.
  
'''Pre-registration is required. Call 801-240-9618 to register for this course or add your name to a waiting list for a future class.&nbsp;'''  
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*'''9:30 - 11:00 a.m.&nbsp; Mondays - Library Training Room 1''' &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
  
This is a four week course that teaches the basic features and capabilities of the genealogy data management program Legacy 7.5, which is approved new FamilySearch affiliate software, and provides hands-on computer experience. Basic computer skills are necessary. Some experience with Legacy 7.5 will be helpful.
 
  
*'''Tuesday Series'''
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Aug 28:  Week 1 “Introduction to Genealogy”
  
'''10:00 -&nbsp; 11:30 a.m. / Tuesdays - Library Training Room'''
 
  
Apr 9: "Getting Started with Legacy 7.5"<br>Apr 16: "12-Step Checklist, Also Tips and Tricks"<br>Apr 23: "Sources and Chronologies"<br>Apr 30: "Interfacing with Family Tree"<br>
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Sep 04''': LIBRARY CLOSED – HOLIDAY'''
  
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Sep 11: Week 2 “People, Records, and Tips”
  
[[Category:Riverton_FamilySearch_Library]]
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Sep 18: Week 3 " Effective Search Strategies "
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Sep 25: Week 4 " Online Genealogy "
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=== '''<u>Beginning British Research</u>'''  ===
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This series of three classes focuses on beginning research in England; the class covers various types of family history records in England, how to access them, and how to interpret them in order to extend or expand the family tree.&nbsp; The class provides an overview of research strategies and focuses on British census records, civil registration records, and parish or church records.
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Lauren Leifson''' - No registration is necessary.
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* '''1:30 - 3:00 a.m. Mondays - Library Training Room 2'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 
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Aug 28:  '''''NO CLASS'''''
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Sep 04:  '''''LIBRARY CLOSED – HOLIDAY'''''
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Sep 11: Beginning British Research – “England Civil Registration”   1
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Sep18:  Beginning British Research – “England Parish and Church Records”   2
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Sep 25: Beginning British Research – “Getting Started with British Census Records”   3
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=== '''<u>Danish Research</u>'''  ===
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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.
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Lecture and Lab – No Registration Necessary - Presented by '''Orla Pedersen'''
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*'''3:00 – 4:30 p.m. / Wednesday – Library Training Room 2'''&nbsp; &nbsp;
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'''This class has been cancelled'''
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=== '''<u>Swedish Research</u>''' ===
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This class teaches how to read and research Swedish birth, marriage and death records; reviews household records (similar to a census). 
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Lecture and lab - No registration necessary - Presented by '''Gary Gorringe'''
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* '''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesday - Library Training Room 2'''
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'''This class has been cancelled - see below for individualized research by appointment only'''
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=== '''<u>Finding Cousins Workshop</u>'''  ===
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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.
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Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by '''Ron Ray''' - No registration necessary.
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* '''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays - Training Room 2'''
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Aug 22:  Week 4:  "Plus Ancestry.com Research Tips"
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Aug 29:  Week 5:  "Review of previous tools plus the best websites"
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* '''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays - Training Room 2'''
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Sep 06: Week 1: “ Paint.net – A FREE, 5 Star Graphics Program for Family History Photos"
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Sep 13 Week 2: "Using MS Word with snipping tool (Capture anything) for Sources"
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Sep 20: Week 3:  '''''NO CLASS'''''
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Sep 27: Week 4:  '''''NO CLASS'''''
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=== '''<u>Ideas for Breaching Brick Walls</u>'''  ===
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Everywhere your ancestors went, they left some kind of record.&nbsp; This class will present the many places where records may be found, even unusual places.&nbsp; No record is unsearched, both online and offline.&nbsp; Class participants will learn how to successfully search FamilySearch, the FamilySearch Wiki, Ancestry, and Cyndi's List.&nbsp; The classes are not sequential and may be attended at any time.<br>Lecture and Hands-on Lab - Presented by '''Tom and/or Betsy Neil - '''No registration is necessary.
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* '''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays - Training Room 1'''
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'''This class has been cancelled.'''
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=== '''<u>Ancestry.com</u>'''  ===
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This four-week class is designed for all levels of family history users to integrate Ancestry.com into Family Tree.&nbsp; 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.&nbsp; You will also learn how to use all the tools within the Ancestry program to augment FamilySearch.&nbsp; Basic computer skills are helpful.
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Lecture and demonstration - Presented by '''Al Jones&nbsp;'''and '''Art Robbins - '''no registration necessary.
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*'''1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Monday Series - Library Training Room 1'''&nbsp;
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Aug 28:  (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 04:  LIBRARY CLOSED - HOLIDAY
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Sep 11:  (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Tree:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 18:  (3) “Transferring Ancestry.com Data to FamilySearch Trees” – Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 25:  (4) “Adding Pictures, Stories; Understanding DNA; Tools”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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* '''10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Series – Library Training Room 1'''&nbsp; 
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Aug 23:  (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Aug 30:  (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Trees:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 06:  (3) “Transferring Ancestry.com Data to FamilySearch Trees” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 13:  (4) “Adding Pictures, Stories; Understanding DNA; Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 20:  (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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Sep 27:  (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Trees:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones
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=== '''<u>Ancestral Quest</u>'''  ===
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This is an eight-week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and gives students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary.
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Lecture and Lab - Presented by '''Bud Wood'''
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*'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Tuesday Series - Library Training Room 1&nbsp;'''
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'''''Classes will resume on August 8, 2017'''''
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Aug 22:  Week 3 "Sources"
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Aug 29:   Week 4 "Photos and Screen Tabs"
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Sep 05:  Week 5 "Customization, Printing, and Backups”
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Sep 12:  Week 6 "Search Techniques"
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Sep 19: Week 7 "Match/Merge, etc."
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Sep 26:  Week 8" Collaboration"
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*'''1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Series - Library Training Room 1'''&nbsp;
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'''''Classes will resume on August 9, 2017'''''
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Aug 23:  Week 3 "Sources"
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Aug 30:   Week 4 "Photos and Screen Tabs"
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Sep 06:  Week 5 "Customization, Printing and Backups"
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Sep 13:  Week 6 "Search techniques"
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Sep 20''':'''  Week 7 "Match/Merge, etc."
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Sep 27:  Week 8" Collaboration"
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=== '''<u>RootsMagic</u>''' ===
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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.
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Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by '''Ron Ray ''' - No registration necessary.
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* '''7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Series - Library Training Room 2'''
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Aug 23:  Week 4 "Creating Useful Reports and Creative Tools"
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Aug 30:  Week 5 "More Cool Features and Review"
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* '''3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday Series - Library Training Room 2'''
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Sep 05:  “Finding Your Ancestors in Newspapers – Read all about them!!”
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Sep 12:  "Google Drive"
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Sep 19:   '''''NO CLASS'''''
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Sep 26:   '''''NO CLASS'''''
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=== '''<u>My Heritage</u>'''  ===
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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.
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Lecture and Lab Course - Presented by '''Don Barney ''' - No registration necessary.
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'''2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Thursday Series - Library Training Room 2'''
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Aug 24:  My Heritage – “Family Tree”
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Aug 31:  My Heritage – “Discoveries, Photos, and Research”
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Sep 7:  My Heritage – “Introduction to My Heritage”
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Sep 14:  '''''NO CLASS'''''
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Sep 21:  My Heritage - “Family Tree”
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Sep 28:  My Heritage – “Discoveries, Photos, and Research”
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'''<u>SPECIALIZED RESEARCH AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY</u>'''
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Gary Gorringe – Swedish Research – glg625@gmail.com
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Ray Joos – German and Scandinavian Research – rjoos@ix.netcom.com
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''Maintained by:  Sister Debbie Herburg''
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''Last modified:  08/22/17''
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[[Category:Utah_Family_History_Centers]]

Latest revision as of 22:26, 22 August 2017

Riverton
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


OPEN
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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Printable August Calendar Printable September Calendar

To print or download the schedule use the Google file menu in the upper left hand corner of the document, not the browser's file menu.

For daily class information call 801-240-9601.

Do You Need Help with Family Tree?

If you would like specific help on any of the basic features of Family Tree, ask at the Welcome Desk or Help Desk for a staff member to help you.

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

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 p.m. Mondays - Library Training Room 1


Aug 28: Week 2 “Finding, Adding and Correcting Information”


Sep 04:  LIBRARY CLOSED, HOLIDAY

Sep 11:  Week 3 “Using 'My Source Box' and FamilySearch.org Sources”

Sep 18:  Week 4 “Creating and Attaching Outside Sources”

Sep 25:  Week 5 “Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances”


  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays - Library Training Room 1


Aug 23: Week 3 – “Using ‘My Source Box’ and FamilySearch.org Sources”

Aug 30: Week 4 – “Creating and Attaching Outside Sources"


Sep 06:  Week 5 “Preparing Names for Temple Ordinances”

Sep 13:  Week 6 “Using the Merge Feature and Adding Photos and Stories”

Sep 20:  NO CLASS

Sep 27:  Week 1 “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree”


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 - Presented by Stan Radford - No registration necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Thursdays - Training Room 2

Beginning in August, classes will be taught on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays.


Aug 24: Week 2

Sep 14:  Week 1

Sep 28:  Week 2


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 – No Registration Necessary - Presented by Lee Tripp

  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. / 1st Three Wednesdays, every other month, starting with April 2017 – Library Training Room 2 


FamilySearch Wiki – “Why Wiki Works, Week 3” - No Classes in August or September.


Consultant Course

No classes at this time.


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 Tom Stubben - No registration is necessary.

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month - Library Training Room 1   


Aug 22: NO CLASS THIS WEEK

Aug 29: NO CLASS THIS WEEK


Sep 12: “Basic Computer Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive

Sep 26: “Basic Computer Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive


Basic Graphic Skills

This class teaches basic graphic skills 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 Tom Stubben - No registration is necessary.

  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month - Library Training Room 2


Aug 23: NO CLASS THIS WEEK

Aug 30: NO CLASS THIS WEEK

Sep 13: “Basic Graphic Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive

Sep 27: “Basic Graphic Skills” – Bring a Flash Drive


Basic MAC Computer Skills

This class teaches basic mouse and keyboard, copy/paste, setting up your computer for genealogy, how to run Windows on MAC, software programs such as Roots Magic, and file systems. 

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Alan LaPearle – Walk-in class, no registration necessary.  Series of 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  Thursday – Library Training Room 1

This class is temporarily unavailable.


Genealogy Toolbox and Google Search Tools

This is a one-week course designed to showcase various tools to complete genealogical research.  Learn tools used in research and family history recording, including successful Google searches.  Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Glen Sisam - No registration is necessary.

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.  1st and 3rd Thursdays - Library Training Room 1


Sep 07:  “Genealogy Toolbox and Google Research”

Sep 21:  “Genealogy Toolbox and Google Research”


Basic Web Indexing Workshop

The Basic Web Indexing Skill class teaches basic indexing skills.

Training integrated with Hands-on Practice - Presented by Nancy Hendrickson - No registration necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.  Thursdays, 1st and 3rd - Training Room 2


Sep 07:  “Learning Basic Web Indexing Skills”

Sep 21:  “Learning Basic Web Indexing Skills”


Beginning Genealogy Research

This series of classes teaches the basic elements of genealogical research. Students will learn to research, create a research objective, develop necessary skills in using family history equipment, and learn how to use basic research tools.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Larry Whittaker - No registration is necessary.

  • 9:30 - 11:00 a.m.  Mondays - Library Training Room 1       


Aug 28: Week 1 “Introduction to Genealogy”


Sep 04: LIBRARY CLOSED – HOLIDAY

Sep 11: Week 2 “People, Records, and Tips”

Sep 18: Week 3 " Effective Search Strategies "

Sep 25: Week 4 " Online Genealogy "


Beginning British Research

This series of three classes focuses on beginning research in England; the class covers various types of family history records in England, how to access them, and how to interpret them in order to extend or expand the family tree.  The class provides an overview of research strategies and focuses on British census records, civil registration records, and parish or church records.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Lauren Leifson - No registration is necessary.

  • 1:30 - 3:00 a.m. Mondays - Library Training Room 2   

Aug 28: NO CLASS


Sep 04:  LIBRARY CLOSED – HOLIDAY

Sep 11: Beginning British Research – “England Civil Registration”   1

Sep18:  Beginning British Research – “England Parish and Church Records”   2

Sep 25: Beginning British Research – “Getting Started with British Census Records”   3


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 – No Registration Necessary - Presented by Orla Pedersen

  • 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. / Wednesday – Library Training Room 2   

This class has been cancelled


Swedish Research

This class teaches how to read and research Swedish birth, marriage and death records; reviews household records (similar to a census).

Lecture and lab - No registration necessary - Presented by Gary Gorringe

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. / Tuesday - Library Training Room 2

This class has been cancelled - see below for individualized research by appointment only


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.

  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays - Training Room 2


Aug 22: Week 4: "Plus Ancestry.com Research Tips"

Aug 29: Week 5: "Review of previous tools plus the best websites"

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays - Training Room 2


Sep 06: Week 1: “ Paint.net – A FREE, 5 Star Graphics Program for Family History Photos"

Sep 13 Week 2: "Using MS Word with snipping tool (Capture anything) for Sources"

Sep 20: Week 3: NO CLASS

Sep 27: Week 4: NO CLASS


Ideas for Breaching Brick Walls

Everywhere your ancestors went, they left some kind of record.  This class will present the many places where records may be found, even unusual places.  No record is unsearched, both online and offline.  Class participants will learn how to successfully search FamilySearch, the FamilySearch Wiki, Ancestry, and Cyndi's List.  The classes are not sequential and may be attended at any time.
Lecture and Hands-on Lab - Presented by Tom and/or Betsy Neil - No registration is necessary.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays - Training Room 1

This class has been cancelled.


Ancestry.com

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 Al Jones and Art Robbins - no registration necessary.

  • 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Monday Series - Library Training Room 1 


Aug 28: (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones


Sep 04:  LIBRARY CLOSED - HOLIDAY

Sep 11:  (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Tree:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Sep 18:  (3) “Transferring Ancestry.com Data to FamilySearch Trees” – Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Sep 25:  (4) “Adding Pictures, Stories; Understanding DNA; Tools”  Art Robbins & Alvin Jones


  • 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Wednesday Series – Library Training Room 1 


Aug 23: (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Aug 30: (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Trees:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones


Sep 06:  (3) “Transferring Ancestry.com Data to FamilySearch Trees” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Sep 13:  (4) “Adding Pictures, Stories; Understanding DNA; Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Sep 20:  (1) “Adding Your Family Tree and Basic Ancestry.com Tools” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones

Sep 27:  (2) “Research Your Ancestry’s Trees:  Adding Data, Pictures, and Sources” Art Robbins & Alvin Jones


Ancestral Quest

This is an eight-week course designed for current and new users of Ancestral Quest. The class teaches the features and functions of the program and gives students some hands-on practice. Basic computer skills are necessary.

Lecture and Lab - Presented by Bud Wood

  • 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Tuesday Series - Library Training Room 1 

Classes will resume on August 8, 2017


Aug 22:  Week 3 "Sources"

Aug 29:   Week 4 "Photos and Screen Tabs"


Sep 05:  Week 5 "Customization, Printing, and Backups”

Sep 12:  Week 6 "Search Techniques"

Sep 19: Week 7 "Match/Merge, etc."

Sep 26:  Week 8" Collaboration"


  • 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Wednesday Series - Library Training Room 1 

Classes will resume on August 9, 2017


Aug 23:  Week 3 "Sources"

Aug 30:   Week 4 "Photos and Screen Tabs"


Sep 06:  Week 5 "Customization, Printing and Backups"

Sep 13:  Week 6 "Search techniques"

Sep 20:  Week 7 "Match/Merge, etc."

Sep 27:  Week 8" Collaboration"


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.

  • 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Series - Library Training Room 2


Aug 23: Week 4 "Creating Useful Reports and Creative Tools"

Aug 30: Week 5 "More Cool Features and Review"


  • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday Series - Library Training Room 2


Sep 05:  “Finding Your Ancestors in Newspapers – Read all about them!!”

Sep 12: "Google Drive"

Sep 19:  NO CLASS

Sep 26:  NO CLASS


My Heritage

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 p.m. Thursday Series - Library Training Room 2


Aug 24:  My Heritage – “Family Tree”

Aug 31:  My Heritage – “Discoveries, Photos, and Research”


Sep 7:  My Heritage – “Introduction to My Heritage”

Sep 14:  NO CLASS

Sep 21:  My Heritage - “Family Tree”

Sep 28:  My Heritage – “Discoveries, Photos, and Research”


SPECIALIZED RESEARCH AVAILABLE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Gary Gorringe – Swedish Research – glg625@gmail.com

Ray Joos – German and Scandinavian Research – rjoos@ix.netcom.com



Maintained by: Sister Debbie Herburg

Last modified: 08/22/17