RIVERTON— The Riverton FamilySearch Library is announcing a free seminar series set for Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. at the library. The keynote speaker will be Steven T. Rockwood, managing director for the Family History Department and President/CEO of FamilySearch International. No registration is required.
Rockwood will open the seminar series at 9 a.m., speaking on the topic of “The Future of Family History, Truly a Family Affair.” Rockwood was named to the position in 2015, and previously served as the director of FamilySearch’s international division.
Breakaway classes will follow afterward, including two basic classes focused on Hispanic research and helps. These classes will be presented in English this month by Debbie Gurtler.
The complete list of available classes is available below.
10:10–11:10 a.m. Class Options
• “Basic Computer Skills, Lab 1” by Kenneth Spencer (flash drive needed for lab)
• “Improve Your Search Results in FamilySearch Hispanic Records” by Debbie Gurtler
• “Finding Your Missing Cousins (and Helping Others) to Make Families Complete” by Ron Ray
• “Using FamilySearch Hinting” by R. L. Kehrer
11:20–12:20 p.m. Class Options
• “Basic Graphic Skills, Lab 2” by Kenneth Spencer (flash drive needed for lab)
• “Using Ancestry.mx to Find Your Mexican Ancestors” by Debbie Gurtler
• “Once I Find the Records for a Family, Then What?” by Ron Ray
• “Finding Elusive Records on FamilySearch.org” by R.L. Kehrer
Last minute class changes can be found on the RFSL website: 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) in Riverton. For more information about the seminar or the library, call 801-240-9601.