Family History Library/Group Visit Options

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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.

Options for Your Group

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:

  • Orientation: Watch a video orientation of FamilySearch and the Family History Library. (7-10 minutes)
  • FamilySearch Family Tree activities: Use computers in a lab to learn basic FamilySearch Family Tree techniques and features in a highly interactive, fun presentation. (60 minutes)
  • FamilySearch Indexing: Learn about FamilySearch indexing and how to get started. (60 minutes
  • Genealogical Society: Genealogical societies usually visit the library over the course of a few days for research, and typically are self-directed. They may choose to reserve a classroom for their own group activities and instruction.

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.