Family History Library/Group Visit Options

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Family History Library
Group Visit Options
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The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classes and classrooms are subject to availability. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. Note: We do not offer tours of the Library.

For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience Click here

To Schedule Fun, Engaging Classes or Classrooms for Families, Youth and Adults Click here

Family History Library Computer Lab

Here are some of the options your family or group can choose to do while at the Library. A free FamilySearch Account is needed for the best experience.

Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop: Boy Scouts accompanied by their parents and/or leaders can work on and earn their merit badge in genealogy. For preparations needed to be completed prior to participating in the activity click here

Build a FamilySearch Family Tree: For the beginner to learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (1 hour)

FamilySearch Indexing: Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (1 hour)

Family Tree Mobile App: Beginner level, account and phone required. Build your FamilySearch Family Tree on your phone. (30 minutes)

Find Your Ancestor: For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to find your cousins. (1 hour)

Meet Your Ancestor: Beginner level. Learn about an ancestor and how to add a photo, document or story (1 hour) 

Memories Mobile App: Upload and attach photos, documents, and recordings to FamilySearch Family Tree from your phone. (30 minutes)

Orientation: Introduction to the Family History Library

Search Historical Records Online: For the beginner. Learn how to search through historical records on FamilySearch.org. (30-60 minutes)

Genealogical Societies: Please Click here to let us know when you are visiting the Family History Library.

Geographic Research: To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the Patron Class Schedule.

Self-Host group: Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. Reserve here.