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The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule your group at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classes and classrooms are subject to availability. We hope that you will have a great learning experience.
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The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule your group at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classes and classrooms are subject to availability. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. '''''Note: We do not offer tours of the Library.'''''   
  
 
== For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience Reservation Click [https://familysearch.org/discovery/schedule '''here'''] ==
 
== For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience Reservation Click [https://familysearch.org/discovery/schedule '''here'''] ==
* Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive iPad [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Discovery_Experiences experiences]. Discover famous relatives, where ancestors migrated from, pictures, and record your story; see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor; or take photos with various backdrops and more! [https://youtu.be/810DkdlxjdY Discovery Experience Video] '''(FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree Recommended)'''[[Image:Discovery_Center_activities.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Discovery Center Activities]]
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* Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive iPad [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Discovery_Experiences experiences]. Discover famous relatives, where ancestors migrated from, pictures, and record your story; see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor; or take photos with various backdrops and more! [https://youtu.be/810DkdlxjdY Discovery Experience Video] '''([https://www.familysearch.org/register/1 A free FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree] are Highly Recommended)'''[[Image:Discovery_Center_activities.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Discovery Center Activities]]
 
== To Schedule Fun, Engaging Classes for Families, Youth and Adults Click '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform here]'''  ==
 
== To Schedule Fun, Engaging Classes for Families, Youth and Adults Click '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform here]'''  ==
  
Here are some of the options your family or group can choose to do while at the Library. '''''Note: We do not offer tours of the Library.'''''[[Image:Young_adults_in_FHL.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Family History Library Computer Lab]]
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Here are some of the options your family or group can choose to do while at the Library. '''A free''' '''[https://www.familysearch.org/register/1 FamilySearch Account] is needed for the best experience.''' [[Image:Young_adults_in_FHL.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Family History Library Computer Lab]]
  
*'''Search Historical Records Online:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch user, learn how to search through historical records on Familysearch.org and other online databases to find your ancestors. (30-60 minutes)
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*'''Search Historical Records Online:''' For the beginning FamilySearch user, learn how to search through historical records on Familysearch.org. (30-60 minutes)
*'''Build a FamilySearch Family Tree:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch Family Tree user, learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree in a highly-interactive, fun presentation. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account Recommended)'''
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*'''Build a FamilySearch Family Tree:''' For the beginning FamilySearch Family Tree user, learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (60 minutes)  
*'''FamilySearch Indexing:''' Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account Required)'''
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*'''FamilySearch Indexing:''' Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (60 minutes)  
*'''Finding 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''' presentation. (60 minutes) '''(FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree Required)'''
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*'''Finding a Descendant:''' For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to use descendancy research to find your cousins. (60 minutes)  
*'''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 [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library/Boy_Scout_Genealogy_Merit_Badge_Workshop Genealogy merit badge workshop]
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*'''Boy Scout Genealogy merit badge workshop:''' The Family History Library offers this on the third Saturday of each month. For registration [[Family History Library/Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop|click here]]
*'''Self-Host group:''' Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform?formkey=dFo5eFdkaXdzMnVtUmhqWlF2SlF1aEE6MQ&ifq&theme=0AX42CRMsmRFbUy0wYjVlZjc1Mi00ZmQ1LTQ1YTktOWUyMC05M2IxMzljNTJkOTQ&pli=1 '''Reserve here'''].  
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*'''Self-Host group:''' Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform?formkey=dFo5eFdkaXdzMnVtUmhqWlF2SlF1aEE6MQ&ifq&theme=0AX42CRMsmRFbUy0wYjVlZjc1Mi00ZmQ1LTQ1YTktOWUyMC05M2IxMzljNTJkOTQ&pli=1 '''Reserve here'''].
 
*'''Geographic Research:''' To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the [[Family History Library Patron Classes|'''Patron Class Schedule.''']]   
 
*'''Geographic Research:''' To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the [[Family History Library Patron Classes|'''Patron Class Schedule.''']]   
  

Revision as of 17:46, 20 February 2018

The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule your group at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classes and classrooms are subject to availability. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. Note: We do not offer tours of the Library.

For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience Reservation Click here[edit | edit source]

To Schedule Fun, Engaging Classes for Families, Youth and Adults Click here[edit | edit source]

Here are some of the options your family or group can choose to do while at the Library. A free FamilySearch Account is needed for the best experience.

Family History Library Computer Lab
  • Search Historical Records Online: For the beginning FamilySearch user, learn how to search through historical records on Familysearch.org. (30-60 minutes)
  • Build a FamilySearch Family Tree: For the beginning FamilySearch Family Tree user, learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (60 minutes)
  • FamilySearch Indexing: Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (60 minutes)
  • Finding a Descendant: For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to use descendancy research to find your cousins. (60 minutes)
  • Boy Scout Genealogy merit badge workshop: The Family History Library offers this on the third Saturday of each month. For registration click here.
  • Self-Host group: Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. Reserve here.
  • Geographic Research: To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the Patron Class Schedule.
Discovery Center Activities

Prepare for Your Visit[edit | edit source]

  • Obtain a FamilySearch Account in advance at https://www.familysearch.org/register/1
  • The more information in your tree, the better experience.
  • Choose a specific ancestor you want to learn more about. Come with a specific name, place, and event date.

We look forward to your visit!