Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Saturday Family History Seminar Series at Riverton Library

The following is from FamilySearch.

Dear Family History Consultants,

We invite you and any of your friends, neighbors, ward members, or interested genealogy enthusiasts to attend and to help publicize the Riverton FamilySearch Library’s monthly Saturday Seminar, which will take place on Saturday, February 19, 2011, from 9:00 a.m. to noon. There will be three hours of instruction by family history experts covering a wide range of technical and research subjects.

The keynote speaker, Merrill White, will address the topic “FamilySearch—a Library without Walls,” focusing on the vision and scope of FamilySearch products and services. White is the manager of Library Patron Services and has worked for FamilySearch for 11 years.

Following the keynote presentation, there will be two blocks of four classes that will cover topics of interest to both beginning and advanced family historians.

Classes to be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. are:

  • “There’s Gold in Them Thar . . . Land Records”—Ron Ray
  • “Genealogy Gifts and Games”—Kim Woodbury
  • (Webinar) “Legacy Family Tree Interface with New FamilySearch”—Geoff Rasmussen
  • “Basic Danish Research”—Orla and Karen Pedersen

The classes available from 11:00 a.m. to noon are:

  • “The Google Genealogist”—Devin Ashby
  • “Early American Handwriting”—Pat Jensen
  • “Do You Really Belong in My Family? Tips for Successfully Combining and Separating Records in New FamilySearch”—Suzanne Curley
  • “Finding Your Ssons and Dotters in Swedish Research”—Linda Baker

Registration is not required for this free seminar. Also, the library will be open until 5:00 p.m. that day for patrons desiring to do individual family history research. For more information, please visit www.familysearch.org/fhc/riverton. We have also attached a flyer if you choose to print it out and distribute it.



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