Classes

Please call (916) 487-2090 to reserve a place in a class

2:00 pm  -  The first and second Monday of each month, Kori Pilkington will give a class on the use of the FamilySearch.org – Wiki  This is a great resource for finding information on the area that you think your ancestors came from.

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The 2nd Wednesday of each month, 1:00 pm

Rootsmagic users group / Lynn Brown

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Ward Family History Consultant training 

2nd Tuesday and Thursday each month 6:00 – 8:00 pm

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  Lynn Brown – PowerPoint Workshops for Beginner

Session 1 –  Tues Oct 14th 2:00   and Mon Oct 20 11:00

1. Principles of preparing a presentation using PowerPoint as a presentation tool

2. Do’s and don’ts of a PowerPoint Presentation

3. Design concepts to preparing an effective PowerPoint Presentation

4. Introduction Using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 basic tool

Session 2 – Tues Oct 21 2:00 and Mon Oct 27 11:00

Prequisite Session 1

1.  Making your first PP presentation – Hands on exercises in creating a simple presentation

2.  Use of tools, visual effects, fonts, color, effects, image capturing

3.  Each student will create a mini-presentation of their own

Session 3 – Tues Oct 28 2:00

Prequisite Session 1 & 2

Continuation and review of Session 2 for those wanting more hands on instructions and exploring various design techniques and tools.

Recommended for Beginners

 

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ADDING PHOTOS AND STORIES

Thurs Oct 2nd, 2:00,        Thurs. Nov. 6th 2:00,    Thurs. Dec. 4th 2:00

Taught by Karen Stubbs

  PLEASE BRING YOUR FLASH DRIVE WITH YOUR PICTURES ON IT SO YOU CAN ADD THEM DURING THIS CLASS TIME

 

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Scanning & Adding Photos and Documents 

Tues Oct 14th and Oct 21 6:00

 PLEASE BRING YOUR

PHOTOS WITH YOU

Taught by Elder & Sister Hendrickson

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Genealogy Research Classes

by Glenda Lloyd- Tuesdays at 10:00

October 7th Bible RecordsBible records are a jewel in your genealogy research when you are lucky enough to find them!  Suggestions for finding these wonderful records.

October 14th This Ol’ House – Sometimes you want to know the history of a particular building.  It may be because of historical importance, line of ownership, or place of residence.

October 21st Newspaper Research- Newspapers are mostly an untapped resource in genealogical research.  They offer many clues about your family.

October 28th Reading Old Handwriting – The handwriting in many old documents is a challenge.  This class offers strategies helpful to deciphering what it says.

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Heritage Quest class Oct 22nd taught by Tammy Noe

Why should I use it?

HeritageQuest is a great source for information that can be accessed by you from home for FREE.  Come learn how to search the census records, search through over 28,000 family and local histories, search PERSI with its index of over 2.3 million genealogy and local history articles, search Revolutionary War records, search the Freedman’s Bank records, and search the U.S. Serial Set of actions of the U.S. Congress

Family Tree class Oct 29th taught by Tammy Noe

FamilySearch Family Tree

Come learn how to use this wonderful tree so you can preserve your information online as well as share and collaborate with others.  This presentation will cover how to navigate the tree, add people and information, edit people and information, link sources, attach photos, documents, stories, and audio, and how to find the sandbox where you can “play” and practice everything on a pretend family before you work on your family.