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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 19, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''The 3 Word Journal:&nbsp; Finding Your Purpose in Life'''" - Randall Wright
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Family Tree is Released!&nbsp; Now What?'''" - 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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==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
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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*“'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
  
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*'''"Introduction to Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
  
*“'''Creating and Using Timelines to Solve Family History Mysteries'''" - Mike Provard
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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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*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
  
*"'''The Big 4 U.S. Records: &nbsp;Census, Vital, Probate, and Land'''" - Marilyn Markham
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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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*"'''The 3 C's of Irish Research'''" -&nbsp;Judith Eccles Wight<br>
  
*"'''New Features in Ancestral Quest''' 14:&nbsp; The Natural Upgrade for PAF" - Gaylon Findlay
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==== '''11:00 a.m.''' ====
  
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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*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch&nbsp;is 'New", Why Do We Need&nbsp;&nbsp;Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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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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*'''"Scanning Images and Using Them Online"''' - Sarah Morrow
  
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*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
  
*"'''Hitting It Out of the Park with Ancestry.com'''" - Biz Chase
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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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*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">A Few of My Favorite Things in Irish Research</span>" - Judith Eccles Wight<br>
  
*"'''The FamilySearch Wiki: Where Your Search for Your Ancestors Should Begin and End'''" - Dennis Knox
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters: ===
  
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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February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
  
*"'''Priesthood and Consultant Training'''" - Tara Bergeson
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March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;
  
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
*"'''If New FamilySearch is 'New", Why Do We Need Family Tree?'''" - FamilySearch data Analyst
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
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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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.&nbsp;<br>
  
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Revision as of 17:34, 28 December 2012

 

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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.
Closed on Sunday


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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.