Preserve Your Heritage
Research Helps
Family Activities
Library Resources

We have a variety of scanners for digitizing photographs, slides, and negatives here at our library. In addition, we can help you digitize VHS tapes, cassette recordings and old reel to reel tapes.
Explore your areas of interest by clicking on the links in the right column.

One of the most satisfying aspects of Family History work is finding new family members through research efforts. Researching has become significantly easier with the help of multiple search services, "Record Hints", and such. So many different types of records are on-line now, such as Census Records, Military Draft Records, City Directories, Probates & Wills, birth, marriage, and death certificates, obituaries, and more.
This site will help you with information about the variety of resources available to you. Feel free to explore them. New information is added often, so please check back periodically.

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Family Fun Games

We have quite a few fun family games that will introduce and teach your family about their ancestors. Try some of them out!

Family History Video Collection

Explore our family history video collection. We will continue to add to this over time.

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Library Resources

Did you know that our library is NOT just a place for genealogical research? In addition to classes on a variety of family history topics, we also have equipment to help with preserving photographs, audio tapes, & VHS movies.

Creating Shareable Multimeda Presentations

Mixing Photos, Videos, Narratives, Audio, & Text Into a Single Presentation

Mixing Video Clips Into a Single Presentation

It is easy to combine different video clips and photos into a single video file using paid applications like Adobe Premier Elements.
There are also a variety of free software programs like Adobe Spark, Microsoft Sway, Google Photos that allow you to mix video, text, photos to create shareable presentations.

More information and classes on this are forthcoming.

Use Adobe Spark to Mix Text & Photos

Adobe Spark is a free online app that allows the mixture of photos, narration, and text to create a video presentation. It can then be shared with others by using a shareable link or downloaded onto a "cloud drive". Microsoft Sway is a similar app that is also free.

The Adobe app can be found at spark.adobe.com. All you need to do, is to set up an free Adobe account. The Microsoft app can be found at https://sway.com/. Check them out!

There are many YouTube video tutorials if you just google for some. We have classes taught here at the library as well on how to use this great tool.

If you are LDS, you have free access to Lynda.com for a huge library of video tutorials. Lynda.com has a tutorial on Adobe Spark. If you would like to access this website, click HERE for instructions.

The presentation below was created using Adobe Spark.

Adobe Spark Page