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The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
 
The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, June 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, July 21, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
  
 
*'''9:00 a.m.'''
 
*'''9:00 a.m.'''
  
Keynote Address - "Using Google Search to Connect with Your Past" - Michael Rossetti&nbsp; <br>Michael Rossetti is a Software Engineer who works for Google.com.&nbsp;  
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Keynote Address - "Descendancy Research" - Tim Bingaman&nbsp;<br>Tim Bingaman is a Research Specialist at the LDS Family History Library.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
 
*'''10:00 a.m.'''
 
*'''10:00 a.m.'''
  
“Organizing Your Genealogy" - Beth Taylor <br>"Finding Descendants of Your Ancestors" - Don and Diane Snow <br>"Be a 'Fan' of the Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook" - Fran Jensen <br>"Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know" - Barry Ewell&nbsp;  
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“Using Newspapers in Research: &nbsp;You sNEWS You Lose" - Bret Peterson&nbsp;<br>"Magnifying Glass, Wide-Angle Lens or Telescope? &nbsp;Charts to Visualize Your Family Tree and Further Your Research" - Janet Hovorka&nbsp;<br>"Sharing Time" - Andrea Schnakenburg&nbsp;<br>"Topic to be Announced" - Fran Jensen &nbsp;  
  
 
'''11:00 a.m.'''  
 
'''11:00 a.m.'''  
  
“Solving Really Tough Research Problems" - Beth Taylor <br>“Where Did That File Go? - Understanding and Organizing Computer Files" - Sue Maxwell <br>"Be a 'Fan of the Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook" - Fran Jensen <br>"New England Resources at the Riverton FamilySearch Library" - Linda Baker<br>
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Topic and Presenter to be Announced<br>“German Research" - Luana Darby&nbsp;<br>"Southern States Research - Duncan Kuehne&nbsp;<br>Topic and Presenter to be Announced
  
 
== '''Merit Badge Workshop'''  ==
 
== '''Merit Badge Workshop'''  ==
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=== Saturday, August 10, 2012&nbsp;/ 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;  ===
 
=== Saturday, August 10, 2012&nbsp;/ 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;  ===
  
===== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:<br> =====
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===== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:<br> =====
  
 
1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster). '''<br>'''If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.  
 
1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster). '''<br>'''If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.  
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*[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf '''Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook'''&nbsp;'''- BSA'''&nbsp;]<br>
 
*[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf '''Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook'''&nbsp;'''- BSA'''&nbsp;]<br>
  
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Revision as of 00:25, 18 June 2012

 

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Saturday Seminar 

The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, July 21, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

  • 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address - "Descendancy Research" - Tim Bingaman 
Tim Bingaman is a Research Specialist at the LDS Family History Library.  

  • 10:00 a.m.

“Using Newspapers in Research:  You sNEWS You Lose" - Bret Peterson 
"Magnifying Glass, Wide-Angle Lens or Telescope?  Charts to Visualize Your Family Tree and Further Your Research" - Janet Hovorka 
"Sharing Time" - Andrea Schnakenburg 
"Topic to be Announced" - Fran Jensen  

11:00 a.m.

Topic and Presenter to be Announced
“German Research" - Luana Darby 
"Southern States Research - Duncan Kuehne 
Topic and Presenter to be Announced

Merit Badge Workshop

The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

******** No Workshop in July ********

Saturday, August 10, 2012 / 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  

Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:

1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded;
2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930;
3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and
4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster).
If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resources