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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, August 18, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, January 12, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Three-word Journal:&nbsp; Finding Your Purpose in Life'''" - Randall Wright
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*Keynote Address - "'''Newest Features of Family Tree'''" - Ron Tanner<br>
  
In this presentation you will learn how to record a journal entry in 10 seconds – recall the significant experiences and lessons from life that you thought were forgotten – file your life lessons by topic so they are instantly available – and easily write a history of your life to leave to posterity. Discover your strengths and weaknesses and how to use them to achieve your mission in life.
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Randall Wright is the&nbsp;author of many books including The 3 Word Journal: Finding Purpose in Life, Achieving Your Life Mission. &nbsp;He is a popular BYU Campus Education Week and Especially for Youth speaker with a Ph.D. in Family Studies from BYU.&nbsp;
 
  
 
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*“'''Creating and Using Timelines to Solve Family History Mysteries'''" - Mike Provard
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*“'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
  
This class will explore different types of timelines that a genealogist can create that will organize the events in an ancestor’s life. Timelines help sort through all the bits and pieces that can become a jumbled mess, and show a view that may answer “brick-wall” questions, and open up new avenues of research. Three case studies will be shown that helped to solve various family history mysteries.
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*"'''The Big 4 U.S. Records: &nbsp;Census, Vital, Probate, and Land'''" - Marilyn Markham
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*'''"Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
  
The four major original United States record types for genealogy and family history are: census, vital, probate, and land. This class will explain why these records are valuable, how to find them, and how to use them. Online, film, and paper sources will be discussed. A few alternative sources will be described in case your ancestors dodged the record takers. &nbsp;
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*"'''New Features in Ancestral Quest''' 14:&nbsp; The Natural Upgrade for PAF" - Gaylon Findlay
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*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
  
Ancestral Quest 14 was just released, with new features which include a research timeline, color coding, and improvements to the way AQ works with FamilySearch. Learn about all the new features, but especially how to prepare the records of your ancestors in new.FamilySearch so they will be ready for the Family Tree.&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*"'''If New FamilySearch&nbsp;is 'New", Why Do We Need&nbsp;&nbsp;Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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*"'''Scanning Images and Using Them Online'''" - Sarah Morrow
  
Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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*"'''Hitting It Out of the Park with Ancestry.com'''" - Biz Chase
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*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
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*'''"Death Records"''' - Lorraine Bourne
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Some of the Ancestry topics we will touch upon in this class include: Basic search techniques for Ancestry databases, Using the learning center, Attaching personal family documents and photos to Ancestry family trees, Using Family Tree Maker in conjunction with your Ancestry family tree, Why do I care about source information? and much more.&nbsp;
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*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
  
*"'''The FamilySearch Wiki: Where Your Search for Your Ancestors Should Begin and End'''" - Dennis Knox
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This class will cover what the wiki is and what the wiki is not. Also how to search on the wiki, and how to read in different languages. Specific questions will be addressed as well.
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*"'''Priesthood and Consultant Training'''" - Tara Bergeson
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
  
This class is designed to assist Priesthood brethren and Consultants work together to use Family History as a resource within the ward and stakes. The focus of this class will be on the Turn the Hearts Guide and DVD.<br>
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February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch is 'New", Why Do We Need Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;
  
Family Tree is replacing new FamilySearch. Come and see what’s new and what’s different. We will look at the differences in Family Tree and compare the advantages. We will answer questions like, can I edit other people’s contributions, what about relationships, and will sourcing be better?
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
=== Saturday, August 18, 2012 / 10:00 a.m. - noon <br> ===
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
'''FamilySearch Data Analyst Personal Consultation Appointments'''
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.
  
FamilySearch administration employees will be at the library to assist patrons with difficult New FamilySearch problems. Sign up for a 20 minute personal consultation session by calling 801-240-9601.
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Revision as of 15:18, 20 November 2012

 

Riverton
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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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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Upcoming Events

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, January 12, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Newest Features of Family Tree" - Ron Tanner



10:00 a.m.

  • But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?" - David Ouimette


  • "Indexing" - Brad Jensen


  • "Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry" - Molitika Vaivaka


  • "Scanning Images and Using Them Online" - Sarah Morrow



11:00 a.m.

  • "Who Made the Bread?  Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown" - Peggy Ryskamp


  • "Death Records" - Lorraine Bourne

 

  • "Immigration and Emigration Records" - Pat Jensen


  • "Presenter and Topic To Be Announced"

Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:

February:  Robert Raymond

March:  Barry Ewell 

April:  Paul Nauta

May:  Karen Clifford

American Sign Language

The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.