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<br>Classes for Spring 2013 at the Twin Falls Family History Center
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Date Time Class Instructor
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<br>Sat Feb 16 10:30 AM Photos and How to Identify Them Mary Edgar<br>Sat Feb 16 11:30 AM Research from Newspapers John Cox<br>Sat Feb 16 12:30 PM Family Tree - FamilySearch Adding Sources Marti Pike<br>Sat Feb 16 1:30 PM Step by Step Family History Carl Edgar<br>Tue Feb 19 4:00 PM Roots Magic – How to get Started Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Feb 21 9:30 AM Family Tree - Editing &amp; Correcting Information Mary Edgar<br>Tue Feb 26 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich<br>Tue Feb 26 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox<br>Thu Feb 28 9:30 AM Roots Web - Researching the records Carl Edgar
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Tue Mar 5 4:00 PM Roots Magic – What is New Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Mar 7 9:30 AM Research Logs – What do you want them to do? Carl Edgar<br>Tue Mar 12 4:00 PM Ancestry.com Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Mar 14 9:30 AM Family Tree - Making Family Ordinance Requests Carl Edgar<br>Sat Mar 16 10:30 AM Time Lines and Maps Mary Edgar<br>Sat Mar 16 11:30 AM Research in New Hampshire David Putnam<br>Sat Mar 16 12:30 PM Family Tree - FamilySearch Marti Pike<br>Sat Mar 16 1:30 PM How to Organize records on one Family Line David Putnam<br>Tue Mar 19 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich<br>Thur Mar 21 9:30 AM Ancestry.com – How I use it. John Cox<br>Tue Mar 26 4:00 PM Descendancy Research Karen Prestwich<br>Tue Mar 26 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox<br>Thur Mar 28 9:30 AM On line Cemetery Records – Billion Graves &amp; Findagrave Carl Edgar
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Tue Apr 2 4:00 PM Roots Magic – Sourcing Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Apr 4 9:30 AM Digitalizing Records – Why and How to do it? Carl Edgar<br>Tue Apr 9 4:00 PM Finding Maiden Names Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Apr 11 9:30 AM Documentation - Importance and Quality Mary Edgar<br>Tue Apr 16 4:00 PM Family Tree Training Karen Prestwich<br>Thu Apr 18 9:30 AM Google Searches and other Web sites Carl Edgar<br>Sat Apr 20 10:30 AM Family History Center – Premium Sites Mary Edgar<br>Sat Apr 20 11:30 AM Family Tree from FamilySearch Marti Pike<br>Sat Apr 20 12:30 PM Pennsylvania Records - How to search them David Putnam<br>Sat Apr 20 1:30 PM Organization and Research Logs Carl Edgar<br>Tue Apr 23 4:00 PM Cemetery Research Karen Prestwich<br>Tue Apr 23 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox<br>Thu Apr 25 9:30 AM FamilySearch How to Search effectively Carl Edgar<br>Tue Apr 30 4:00 PM Storing Files Online Kelli Watts
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<br>Thu May 2 9:30 AM Family Tree - FamilySearch Correcting Carl Edgar<br>Tue May 7 4:00 PM Roots Magic – Create a Website Karen Prestwich<br>Thu May 9 9:30 AM Using Roots Magic Carl Edgar<br>Tue May 14 4:00 PM Writing your own Personal History Karen Prestwich<br>Thu May 16 9:30 AM Quick Start to Family History Carl Edgar<br>Sat May 18 10:30 AM Research - Looking at old data in a new way Mary Edgar<br>Sat May 18 11:30 AM Records for Veterans from the Colonial Wars David Putnam<br>Sat May 18 12:30 PM Searching Ancestry.com Carl Edgar<br>Sat May 18 1:30 PM Family Tree from FamilySearch Marti Pike<br>Tue May 21 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich<br>Thu May 23 9:30 AM Descendancy Research Mary Edgar<br>Tue May 28 4:00 PM Organizing your Files – Digital and Paper Karen Prestwich
  
 
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Revision as of 04:22, 27 January 2013


Classes for Spring 2013 at the Twin Falls Family History Center

Date               Time                      Class                                                                         Instructor


Sat Feb 16    10:30 AM     Photos and How to Identify Them                                 Mary Edgar
Sat Feb 16    11:30 AM     Research from Newspapers                                        John Cox
Sat Feb 16    12:30 PM     Family Tree - FamilySearch Adding Sources            Marti Pike
Sat Feb 16     1:30 PM     Step by Step Family History                                          Carl Edgar
Tue Feb 19     4:00 PM     Roots Magic – How to get Started                               Karen Prestwich
Thu Feb 21     9:30 AM     Family Tree - Editing & Correcting Information           Mary Edgar
Tue Feb 26     4:00 PM     Family Tree – Training                                                   Karen Prestwich
Tue Feb 26     7:00 PM     Staff Meeting                                                                   John Cox
Thu Feb 28     9:30 AM     Roots Web - Researching the records                         Carl Edgar

Tue Mar 5      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – What is New                                          Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 7      9:30 AM      Research Logs – What do you want them to do?       Carl Edgar
Tue Mar 12     4:00 PM      Ancestry.com                                                                Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 14     9:30 AM      Family Tree - Making Family Ordinance Requests   Carl Edgar
Sat Mar 16     10:30 AM     Time Lines and Maps                                                  Mary Edgar
Sat Mar 16     11:30 AM     Research in New Hampshire                                      David Putnam
Sat Mar 16     12:30 PM     Family Tree - FamilySearch                                       Marti Pike
Sat Mar 16     1:30 PM      How to Organize records on one Family Line          David Putnam
Tue Mar 19     4:00 PM      Family Tree – Training                                               Karen Prestwich
Thur Mar 21     9:30 AM     Ancestry.com – How I use it.                                     John Cox
Tue Mar 26     4:00 PM      Descendancy Research                                            Karen Prestwich
Tue Mar 26     7:00 PM      Staff Meeting                                                              John Cox
Thur Mar 28     9:30 AM     On line Cemetery Records – Billion Graves & Findagrave Carl Edgar

Tue Apr 2      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – Sourcing                                              Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 4      9:30 AM      Digitalizing Records – Why and How to do it?         Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 9      4:00 PM      Finding Maiden Names                                              Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 11     9:30 AM      Documentation - Importance and Quality                Mary Edgar
Tue Apr 16     4:00 PM      Family Tree Training                                                 Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 18     9:30 AM      Google Searches and other Web sites                  Carl Edgar
Sat Apr 20     10:30 AM     Family History Center – Premium Sites                Mary Edgar
Sat Apr 20     11:30 AM     Family Tree from FamilySearch                            Marti Pike
Sat Apr 20     12:30 PM     Pennsylvania Records - How to search them      David Putnam
Sat Apr 20     1:30 PM      Organization and Research Logs                          Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 23     4:00 PM      Cemetery Research                                              Karen Prestwich
Tue Apr 23     7:00 PM      Staff Meeting                                                         John Cox
Thu Apr 25     9:30 AM      FamilySearch How to Search effectively           Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 30     4:00 PM      Storing Files Online                                             Kelli Watts


Thu May 2      9:30 AM      Family Tree - FamilySearch Correcting            Carl Edgar
Tue May 7      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – Create a Website                     Karen Prestwich
Thu May 9      9:30 AM      Using Roots Magic                                            Carl Edgar
Tue May 14    4:00 PM      Writing your own Personal History                  Karen Prestwich
Thu May 16     9:30 AM     Quick Start to Family History                           Carl Edgar
Sat May 18     10:30 AM    Research - Looking at old data in a new way  Mary Edgar
Sat May 18     11:30 AM    Records for Veterans from the Colonial Wars  David Putnam
Sat May 18     12:30 PM    Searching Ancestry.com                                Carl Edgar
Sat May 18     1:30 PM     Family Tree from FamilySearch                       Marti Pike
Tue May 21     4:00 PM     Family Tree – Training                                    Karen Prestwich
Thu May 23     9:30 AM     Descendancy Research                                  Mary Edgar
Tue May 28     4:00 PM     Organizing your Files – Digital and Paper       Karen Prestwich

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Classes for Spring 2013 at the Twin Falls Family History Center

Date Time Class Instructor


Sat Feb 16 10:30 AM Photos and How to Identify Them Mary Edgar
Sat Feb 16 11:30 AM Research from Newspapers John Cox
Sat Feb 16 12:30 PM Family Tree - FamilySearch Adding Sources Marti Pike
Sat Feb 16 1:30 PM Step by Step Family History Carl Edgar
Tue Feb 19 4:00 PM Roots Magic – How to get Started Karen Prestwich
Thu Feb 21 9:30 AM Family Tree - Editing & Correcting Information Mary Edgar
Tue Feb 26 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich
Tue Feb 26 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox
Thu Feb 28 9:30 AM Roots Web - Researching the records Carl Edgar

Tue Mar 5 4:00 PM Roots Magic – What is New Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 7 9:30 AM Research Logs – What do you want them to do? Carl Edgar
Tue Mar 12 4:00 PM Ancestry.com Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 14 9:30 AM Family Tree - Making Family Ordinance Requests Carl Edgar
Sat Mar 16 10:30 AM Time Lines and Maps Mary Edgar
Sat Mar 16 11:30 AM Research in New Hampshire David Putnam
Sat Mar 16 12:30 PM Family Tree - FamilySearch Marti Pike
Sat Mar 16 1:30 PM How to Organize records on one Family Line David Putnam
Tue Mar 19 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich
Thur Mar 21 9:30 AM Ancestry.com – How I use it. John Cox
Tue Mar 26 4:00 PM Descendancy Research Karen Prestwich
Tue Mar 26 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox
Thur Mar 28 9:30 AM On line Cemetery Records – Billion Graves & Findagrave Carl Edgar

Tue Apr 2 4:00 PM Roots Magic – Sourcing Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 4 9:30 AM Digitalizing Records – Why and How to do it? Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 9 4:00 PM Finding Maiden Names Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 11 9:30 AM Documentation - Importance and Quality Mary Edgar
Tue Apr 16 4:00 PM Family Tree Training Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 18 9:30 AM Google Searches and other Web sites Carl Edgar
Sat Apr 20 10:30 AM Family History Center – Premium Sites Mary Edgar
Sat Apr 20 11:30 AM Family Tree from FamilySearch Marti Pike
Sat Apr 20 12:30 PM Pennsylvania Records - How to search them David Putnam
Sat Apr 20 1:30 PM Organization and Research Logs Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 23 4:00 PM Cemetery Research Karen Prestwich
Tue Apr 23 7:00 PM Staff Meeting John Cox
Thu Apr 25 9:30 AM FamilySearch How to Search effectively Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 30 4:00 PM Storing Files Online Kelli Watts


Thu May 2 9:30 AM Family Tree - FamilySearch Correcting Carl Edgar
Tue May 7 4:00 PM Roots Magic – Create a Website Karen Prestwich
Thu May 9 9:30 AM Using Roots Magic Carl Edgar
Tue May 14 4:00 PM Writing your own Personal History Karen Prestwich
Thu May 16 9:30 AM Quick Start to Family History Carl Edgar
Sat May 18 10:30 AM Research - Looking at old data in a new way Mary Edgar
Sat May 18 11:30 AM Records for Veterans from the Colonial Wars David Putnam
Sat May 18 12:30 PM Searching Ancestry.com Carl Edgar
Sat May 18 1:30 PM Family Tree from FamilySearch Marti Pike
Tue May 21 4:00 PM Family Tree – Training Karen Prestwich
Thu May 23 9:30 AM Descendancy Research Mary Edgar
Tue May 28 4:00 PM Organizing your Files – Digital and Paper Karen Prestwich

Staff Training Meetings


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Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • The Twin Falls Family History Center has a book collection of over 3,000 books. They have a computer printout, by book title, of books in their collection.
  • The center also has a collection of about 3,600 microfilms on indefinite loan, and have a country, and, a state-by-state listing of them. They also have a large microfiche collection.
  • Local residents have some family history books that are not available at the Family History Center. For example, one volunteer has a copy of The Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia
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  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

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