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== <u>'''Upcoming Events'''</u>  ==
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== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
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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.
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=== Saturday, January 19, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
  
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==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
== <u>'''Upcoming Events'''</u> ==
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Family Tree is Released!&nbsp; Now What?'''" - Ron Tanner<br>
  
== '''Merit Badge Workshop'''  ==
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==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
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.
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*“'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
  
=== Saturday, June 9, 2012&nbsp;/ 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.&nbsp;&nbsp;  ===
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===== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:<br> =====
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*'''"Introduction to Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
  
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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===== Genealogy Merit Badge Resources&nbsp;  =====
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*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Boy_Scout_Merit_Badge_in_Genealogy '''Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki''']
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*[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf '''Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook'''&nbsp;'''- BSA'''&nbsp;]<br>
 
  
== '''General Authority Visit''' ==
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*"'''The 3 C's of Irish Research'''" -&nbsp;Judith Eccles Wight<br>
  
=== Tuesday, June 12, 2012&nbsp;/ 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  ===
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==== '''11:00 a.m.''' ====
  
==== '''The Doctrines of Family History Work''' ====
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*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
  
*'''A Discussion with Elder Dennis C. Brimhall of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy'''
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Elder Dennis C. Brimhall was named a member of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 4, 2009.
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*'''"Scanning Images and Using Them Online"''' - Sarah Morrow
  
Elder Brimhall received a bachelor of science degree in Zoology from Brigham&nbsp;Young University in 1972.&nbsp; He later received an MBA&nbsp;from Northwestern University.&nbsp; He began his career in 1974 working as an Associate Administrator ot the University of Utah Medical Center and later as Chief Operating officer at the Medical Center at University of Califronia San Francisco and then as Chief Executive Officer at the University of Colorado Hospital.&nbsp; Currently he&nbsp;is managing Director of the Family History Department for the Church.
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Elder Brimhall has&nbsp;served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary to Auckland, New&nbsp;Zealand, elders quorum president, stake mission president, high councilor, stake president, and mission president.
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*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
  
== &nbsp;'''Saturday Seminar'''  ==
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<br>
  
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.&nbsp;
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*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">A Few of My Favorite Things in Irish Research</span>" - Judith Eccles Wight<br>
  
=== Saturday, June 16, 2012&nbsp;/ 9:00 a.m. - noon&nbsp;&nbsp; ===
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
  
*'''9:00 a.m.'''
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February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
  
<span style="display: none" id="1337651384263S">&nbsp;</span>Keynote Address - "Using Google Search to Connect with Your Past" -&nbsp;Michael Rossetti&nbsp;  
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March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;  
  
Michael Rossetti is a Software Engineer&nbsp;who works for&nbsp;Google.com.
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
*'''10:00 a.m.'''
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
“Organizing Your Genealogy" -&nbsp;Beth Taylor&nbsp;<br>"Finding Descendants of Your Ancestors" - Don and Diane Snow&nbsp;<br>"Be a 'Fan' of the Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook" -&nbsp;Fran Jensen&nbsp;<br>"Top 20 Lessons Genealogists Need to Know" - Barry Ewell
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
*'''11:00 a.m.'''
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.&nbsp;<br>
  
“Solving Really Tough Research Problems" -&nbsp;Beth Taylor&nbsp;<br>“Where Did That File Go? - Understanding and Organizing Computer Files" -&nbsp;Sue Maxwell&nbsp;<br>"Be a 'Fan of the Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook" -&nbsp;Fran Jensen&nbsp;<br>"New England Resources at the Riverton FamilySearch Library" -&nbsp;Linda Baker
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Revision as of 17:34, 28 December 2012

 

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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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 19, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "The Family Tree is Released!  Now What?" - 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


  • "Introduction to Indexing" - Brad Jensen


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


  • "The 3 C's of Irish Research" - Judith Eccles Wight

11:00 a.m.

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


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

 

  • "Immigration and Emigration Records" - Pat Jensen


  • "A Few of My Favorite Things in Irish Research" - Judith Eccles Wight

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.