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<font size="5"><font color="red">'''NOTICE: Family History Library Closure'''</font></font size><br>
<font size="4">Out of concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, <font color="red">'''the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be closed starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice'''.</font> This closure is to support preventive efforts to control the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to use the vast genealogical resources available at [] to continue your family discoveries. During the time the Family History Library is closed personal assistance will continue to be provided online through [ FamilySearch Communities] and [ Family History Library Classes and Webinars].
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the [ FamilySearch newsroom].</font size>
The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance when requesting a class. Classes and classrooms are subject to availability. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. '''''Note: Please schedule an Orientation to learn about the Family History Library. Tours are not given.'''''
The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. Read through the different experiences that we offer and how to register for a group visit==For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience '''Click [https://familysearch. org/discovery/schedule here]'''==
== Fun*Discover your story through fun, Engagingengaging, and Interactive Experiences for Familiesinteractive iPad [ experiences]. Do you have famous relatives or know where your ancestors migrated from? View pictures, Youth record your story or see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor. Take photos with various backdrops and Adults ==more! [ Discovery Experience Video]. '''[ A free FamilySearch Account & Family Tree] are recommended.'''
Here are some of the options==To Schedule Fun, '''please note some of the classes require that you have a FamilySearch Account and/Engaging Classes or a FamilySearch Family Tree already createdClassrooms for Families,''' your family or group can choose to do while at the Library. You can select a specific option, or mix Youth and match activities to the interests of your family or group. Adults '''''NoteClick [https: We do not offer tours of the Library// here]'''''==[[Image:Discovery_Center_activitiesYoung_adults_in_FHL.jpg|rightthumb|thumb400x400px|300x300pxFamily History Library Computer Lab|Discovery Center Activitiesleft]]
*'''Discovery:''' Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive iPad [ experiences]. Discover, picture, and record your story; see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor; or take photos with various backdrops and more! [ Discovery Experience Video] '''(FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree Recommended)'''*'''Search Historical Records Online:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch user, learn how to search through historical records on and other online databases to find your ancestors. (30-60 minutes) *'''Build Listed below are a FamilySearch Family Tree:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch Family Tree user, learn how few group options to build your FamilySearch Family Tree in a highly-interactive, fun presentation. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account Recommended)'''*'''FamilySearch Indexing:''' Learn how to index using choose from while at the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the communityLibrary. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account Required)'''*'''Finding Please schedule at least two weeks in advance when requesting a Descendant:''' For the more '''''experienced''''' FamilySearch user, learn how to use descendancy research to find your cousins. If this is your first time, we recommend you try our '''Search Historical Records Online''' presentationclass. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree Required)A free'''*'''Boy Scout Genealogy merit badge workshop:''' The Family History Library offers a monthly Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge workshop, on the third Saturday of each month. Prior registration is required to attend. For more information see [ Genealogy merit badge workshop1 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 [[Image:Discovery Experiencesnew.jpg|thumb|400x400px|Discovery Center ActivitiesFamily History Library/Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop|leftclick here]]
== '''Build a FamilySearch Family History Research Classes ==Tree:''' For the beginner to learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (1 hour)
[[Image'''FamilySearch Indexing:Young_adults_in_FHL''' Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Family History Library Computer Lab]](1 hour)
In addition to the above options'''Family Tree & Memories Mobile App:''' Beginner level, classes are taught almost every day on how to do research in various geographical areasaccount and phone required. Click [[Build your FamilySearch Family History Library Patron Classes|Patron Class Schedule]] to see what classes are being offered during Tree on your visit phone. (approximately 60 30 minutes per class).
== Make a Reservation '''Find Your Ancestor:''' For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to find your cousins. ==(1 hour)
To make a reservation for a group interactive iPad Discovery Experience at the Family History Library click on https'''Meet Your Ancestor://familysearch''' Beginner Learn about an ancestor and choose Salt Lake how to add a photo, document or story (FHL1 hour).  
To reserve a classroom for group activities, use the [https'''Orientation:// Online Registration Form]. Schedule your group at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classrooms and presentations are subject Introduction to availability.the Family History Library'''
Click [https'''Search Historical Records Online://familysearch''' For the beginner. Learn how to search through historical records on Library Hours] to see the Library's hours and holiday schedule.<br>(30-60 minutes)
== Prepare for Your Visit ==Here are some tips that will make your group’s visit to the Family History Library a great experience'''Genealogical Societies:*'''Obtain a FamilySearch Account in advance.Please ''' If your groups plans to learn about how to use FamilySearch Family Tree, you will have a much more productive experience if all of the members of your group obtain a [http FamilySearch Accountviewform Click here] (either an LDS account or FamilySearch account) '''before''' coming to the library. Go to the FamilySearch account link previously mentioned to obtain an account. When let us know when you come to are visiting the library, be sure to have each member of your group brings his or her username and passwordFamily History Library. *'''Bring genealogical information.''' Have each member of your group bring some genealogical information about his or her family. For example, who in your family do you want to find more information about? If you have a specific name, a place where they came from, and an estimated birth, marriage or death date, your searching will be more successful. *'''Bring enough leaders to help children and youth.''' If your group is primarily composed of children or youth, have enough leaders to help them have a fun and productive experience while at the same time maintaining respect for other guests in the library.
We look forward to '''Geographic Research:''' To see what classes are being offered during your visit! click the [[Family History Library Patron Classes|'''Patron Class Schedule.''']]
'''Self-Host group:''' Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. [ '''Reserve here'''].
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