Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Utah Festival of Books

The following is from FamilySearch.

We would like to make you aware of a family history event occurring soon on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo.

As part of the Utah Festival of Books on June 4, 2011, there will be a family history venue with presentations from 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. It will be located in 3714 HBLL, on the south side of the Harold B. Lee Library.

There will be many family history and local history presentations to choose from. The family history events are as follows:
10:00–10:45 a.m.              “Research Resources” by Jim Greene, FamilySearch
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.     “FamilySearch 2011 and Beyond” by Jim Greene, FamilySearch
12:00–12:45 p.m.              “Chasing Provo’s History: Seldom Told Tales” by Robert Carter
1:00–1:45 p.m.                  “Learning to Love Our Own Ancestors” by Jayare Roberts, ­­­­­­­­­­­MLS, AG, FUGA,
2:00–2:45 p.m.                  “How to Write a Memoir” by Douglas Thayer, local author
3:00–3:45 p.m.                  “Crash Course in Family History” by Paul Larsen, author
4:00–4:45 p.m.                  “True Miracles with Genealogy” by Anne Bradshaw, local author
5:00–5:45 p.m.                  “Getting the Most Out of Ancestry” by Crista Cowan, Ancestry.com

All presentations are free and open to the public. This event is hosted by BYU Bookstore and sponsored by KSL and Read Today.

The festival also includes other family-friendly events held on BYU campus. For a complete schedule, please refer to the festival website at www.utahfestivalofbooks.com. A program will also be printed in issues of the Deseret News.

Note: We suggest you park in the Marriott Center parking lot. A shuttle will be provided for transportation to campus. There will be construction near Heritage Halls, limiting Campus Drive to one lane. The main entrance to the Wilkinson Student Center will also be closed for construction.
For further information, please contact:
Marva Ellis                      or                Jo Calabio
m_ellis@byu.edu                            jo_calabio@byu.edu


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