15:40 PM

Riverton FamilySearch Library March 2017 Seminar

Twila Van Leer: What I Have Learned about Family History Through My Mission Service

The Riverton, Utah, FamilySearch Library is announcing its free seminar series on Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Twila Van Leer, a journalist for the Deseret News from 1951 until 2010 and a professed "non-genealogist" her entire life. Ironically, in March 2016 she began serving a family history mission as a writer. You can find her weekly column in the Deseret News Mormon Times where she pens her personal epiphanies along her journey of discovery.  No registration is required.

9:00–10:00 a.m.–Keynote by Twila Van Leer: What I Have Learned About Family History Through My Mission Service”  

10:10–11:10 a.m. Class options:

“Why Are You Changing My Family Tree? Change and Collaboration" by Jim Greene

“It’s All in There: Navigating the FamilySearch Catalog” by Sharon Monson

“The Timeline Grid: An Easy Way to Track, Organize, and Use Your Research” by Kathryn Grant

“Microsoft Always Has the Last Word (plus Snipping Tool)” by Ron Ray

11:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Class options:

“The New Lexicon: What If The Records I Want Are Not Indexed? Not Digitized?” by Jim Greene

“Got Questions: Ask the Wiki” by Sharon Monson

“Answers Hiding in Plain Sight: Using What You Know to Discover What You Don’t Know” by Kathryn Grant

“Descendancy Research on Steroids” by Ron Ray

Last minute class changes are shown on the RFSL website at www.familsearch.org/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 4,983 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.