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What's new at the Family History Library September 2016

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What's New[edit | edit source]

Nordic Family History Conference[edit | edit source]

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The Family History Library and the Research Specialists of the Nordic Reference team invite you to a free, never before offered, week-long conference focused exclusively on Nordic research. The conference, which will be held October 17th - 21st, 2016, is perfect for beginning and intermediate genealogists interested in learning about records of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Family History Library collections.

To attend the Nordic Conference registration is required. To attend in person click here. If you are going to attend online click here. When registering please check ALL of the boxes you wish to attend. We will use Eventbrite to process your registration. Your information will be processed in accordance with their privacy policy located at Eventbrite's Privacy Policy.

Main Floor Construction for New Discovery Center[edit | edit source]

Beginning on August 29, 2016 and ending January 2017, the main floor will be closing to begin construction on a Discovery Center. There will be no access to the main floor computer area, classrooms, restrooms, or the snack room during this time. All services provided on the main floor will be moved to the 3rd floor. Guests may use the lunchroom on the 3rd floor until the construction is completed. The Discovery Center will be open before the RootsTech Conference begins on February 8, 2017.

Discovery Center Artist Rendition
Discovery Center Artist Rendition
Discovery Center Artist Rendition
Discovery Center Artist Rendition
Main Floor Lobby
Main Floor South Side

Computer Labs Added to the B1 and B2 Floors[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has added computer labs to the classrooms on the B1 and B2 floors.

B1 Floor Computer Lab
B1 Floor Computer Lab
B2 Floor Computer Lab

Classes and Webinars[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library is offering classes and webinars for various countries and subjects. Click on the thumbnail to see the class schedule for September.

September 2016

Family History Library Facebook Page

Are you on Facebook? Like the Family History Library Facebook page. See upcoming events, learn about new or updated collections, and find out about new resources at the Family History Library. Click the link below to access the page.

FHL Facebook Page

Research Specialists at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Research specialists are available to answer your research questions in person when you visit the Family History Library in Salt Lake City! Our professional research specialists are either Accredited or Certified as Genealogists. See our research specialist page for more information about our new Guest Services model.