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== <u>'''Upcoming Events'''</u>  ==
 
 
 
== '''General Authority Visit'''&nbsp;  ==
 
 
 
=== Tuesday, June 12, 2012 / 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  ===
 
 
 
==== '''The Doctrines of Family History Work'''  ====
 
 
 
'''<br>&nbsp;'''A Discussion with Elder Dennis C. Brimhall of the Sixth Quorum of the Seventy
 
 
 
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.<br> <br>Elder Brimhall received a bachelor of science degree in Zoology from Brigham Young University in 1972.&nbsp; He later received an MBA 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 is managing Director of the Family History Department for the Church.<br> <br>Elder Brimhall has served in numerous Church callings, including full-time missionary to Auckland, New Zealand, elders quorum president, stake mission president, high councilor, stake president, and mission president.
 
 
 
== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
 
 
 
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  ===
 
 
 
*'''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;
 
 
 
*'''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;
 
 
 
'''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>
 
 
 
== '''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.
 
 
 
=== Saturday, July 14, 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>  =====
 
 
 
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.
 
 
 
===== Genealogy Merit Badge Resources&nbsp;  =====
 
 
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Boy_Scout_Merit_Badge_in_Genealogy '''Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki''']  
 
*[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf '''Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook'''&nbsp;'''- BSA'''&nbsp;]<br>
 
 
 
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