Family History Library/Group Visit Options

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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 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.

Family History Research Classes.

In addition to the above options, classes are taught most days on how to do research in various geographical areas. Click Patron Class Schedule to see what classes are being offered and how to register for them. (approximately 60 minutes per class)

Make a Reservation

Use the [[<iframe src="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1TEapBQnPo94xlPG8U_g07k_zMJCDrFHPe0NiEtdXQ44/viewform?embedded=true" width="760" height="500" frameborder="0" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0">Loading...</iframe>|Online Registration Form]]to make a reservation for your group. Do this at least one day in advance of your planned visit. Click Library Hoursto see the Library's hours and holiday schedule.