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The Family History Library welcomes group visits. We offer a variety of opportunities for groups to learn about family history and how to use FamilySearch Family Tree. Families, children, youth, and adult groups will enjoy actifvities that are engaging and instructive.
 
The Family History Library welcomes group visits. We offer a variety of opportunities for groups to learn about family history and how to use FamilySearch Family Tree. Families, children, youth, and adult groups will enjoy actifvities that are engaging and instructive.
  
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=== Options for Your Grou ===
  
The Family History Library staff has developed various activities that we offer to groups as they visit the library. Please feel free to "mix and match" your activities to customize them to your group and the amount of time you have to spend with us. The activities that we offer fall under the following categories:<br>
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Here ae some of the options your group can choose from. You can select a specific option, or mix and match to tailor your activities to the interests of your group and the time you plan to spend at the library.
 
 
:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Research Mini Classes|Research]]
 
 
 
:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Indexing|Indexing]]
 
 
 
:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Videos|Videos]]
 
 
 
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To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:  
 
To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:  

Revision as of 22:24, 15 November 2013

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Overview

The Family History Library welcomes group visits. We offer a variety of opportunities for groups to learn about family history and how to use FamilySearch Family Tree. Families, children, youth, and adult groups will enjoy actifvities that are engaging and instructive.

Options for Your Grou

Here ae some of the options your group can choose from. You can select a specific option, or mix and match to tailor your activities to the interests of your group and the time you plan to spend at the library.

To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:

1) Youth Group Scenario: You would like to bring a youth group to the library.

Mix and match ideas
1. Library orientation video (9 minutes) with Scaventer Hunt group activity (45 minutes)
2. Indexing instruction (15 minutes) with the hands-on indexing learning activity (30 minutes)
3. Introduction to FamilySearch.org (15 minutes) and with their LDS log-in, they search   FamilySearch.org for their ancestors (45 minutes)
4. Group activity "Super Heroes" to learn FamiySearch.org (20-45 minutes) ending with Elder Bednar's video.

2) Genealogical Society Scenario: You have a genealogy society group coming to the library.

Mix and match ideas
1. Library orientation video (9 minutes) with a Question and Answer session (15 minutes)
2. Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog (15 minutes) and the FamilySearch.org website (15 minutes)
3. Introduction to the FamilySearch desktop (15 minutes) with the Granite Mountain Vault video (5 minutes)

3) Family Scenario: You would like to bring your family to introduce them to family history.

Mix and match ideas
1.Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes)
2.Celebration of Family History videos (5-23 minutes) and printing your Fan chart, requires LDS account (10 minutes)
3. Introduction to the Family Tree (15 minutes) and research your family on the computer (45 minutes)

Remember, these are only suggestions. You are free to customize your visit to accomplish what you desire.

To request a group visit, please click on the Visiting Group Registration Form at the bottom of the link.