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Riverton FamilySearch Library Free October 2017 Seminar

The Riverton Utah FamilySearch Library is announcing its free seminar series on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Robert Kehrer, Senior Product Manager of Search Technologies for FamilySearch.  Learn some key tips and tricks to unleash the incredible discovery power of FamilySearch.org's search engine.

9:00–10:00 a.m.  

Keynote Speaker: Robert Kehrer, “Spiritual Insights in Family History Research.”  

10:10 – 11:10 a.m. 

  • “Finding Elusive Records” by Robert Kehrer 

  • “Why We Want a Tree in Ancestry.com” by Art Robbins 

  • Research and Resources in Germany” by Laurie Castillo 

  • “Basic Computer Skills – Lab 1” for beginners by Kenneth Spencer 


11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. Choose one of the following four classes:  

  • “Hinting” by Robert Kehrer 

  • “Transferring Sources and Data between Ancestry.com and FamilySearch” by Art Robbins 

  • “Taking the Work Out of Family History: Wooden Village, Find-a-Record, and Virtual Pedigree” by  Nancy Hendrickson  

  • “Basic Graphic Skills: IrfanView and Graphics – Lab 2” for beginners by Kenneth Spencer 

Class changes are shown on the RFSL website at FamilySearch/fhc/riverton.

The Riverton FamilySearch Library is located in the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 West Market Center Drive (13175 South), Riverton, Utah; 801-240-9601.  

About FamilySearch

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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