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<font size="3">Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, '''the Family History Library is closed until further notice'''. Although our doors are closed, we are still available to serve you with [[Engage with the Family History Library Online|'''special resources''']]. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the [https://media.familysearch.org/family-history-library-closure/ '''FamilySearch newsroom''']</font>
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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. 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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==For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience '''Click [https://familysearch.org/discovery/schedule here]'''==
  
== For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience Reservation Click [https://familysearch.org/discovery/schedule '''here'''] ==
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*Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive iPad [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Discovery_Experiences experiences]. Do you have famous relatives or know where your ancestors migrated from? View pictures, record your story or see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor. Take photos with various backdrops and more! [https://youtu.be/810DkdlxjdY Discovery Experience Video]. '''[https://www.familysearch.org/register/1 A free FamilySearch Account & Family Tree] are recommended.'''
* 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)''' 
 
== 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.'''''
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==To Schedule Fun, Engaging Classes or Classrooms for Families, Youth and Adults '''Click [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform here]'''==
[[Image:Discovery_Center_activities.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Discovery Center Activities]]
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[[Image:Young_adults_in_FHL.jpg|thumb|400x400px|Family History Library Computer Lab|left]]
  
*'''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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Listed below are a few group options to choose from while at the Library. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance when requesting a class. '''A free''' '''[https://www.familysearch.org/register/1 FamilySearch Account] is needed for the best experience.'''
*'''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)'''
 
*'''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)'''
 
*'''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)'''
 
*'''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]
 
*'''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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'''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 [[Family History Library/Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop|click here]]
  
== Family History Research Classes  ==
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'''Build a FamilySearch Family Tree:''' For the beginner to learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (1 hour)
  
[[Image:Young_adults_in_FHL.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Family History Library Computer Lab]]
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'''FamilySearch Indexing:''' Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (1 hour)
  
Free classes are taught both in the Library and online on how to do research in various geographical areas. Click [[Family History Library Patron Classes|Patron Class Schedule]] to see what classes are being offered during your visit.
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'''Family Tree & Memories Mobile App:''' Beginner level, account and phone required. Build your FamilySearch Family Tree on your phone. (30 minutes)
  
== Prepare for Your Visit  ==
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'''Find Your Ancestor:''' For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to find your cousins. (1 hour)
* 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!  
 
  
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'''Meet Your Ancestor:''' Beginner level. Learn about an ancestor and how to add a photo, document or story (1 hour) 
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'''Orientation: Introduction to the Family History Library'''
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'''Search Historical Records Online:''' For the beginner. Learn how to search through historical records on FamilySearch.org. (30-60 minutes)
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'''Genealogical Societies:''' Please '''[https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform Click here]  to let us know when you are visiting the Family History Library.'''
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'''Geographic Research:''' To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the [[Family History Library Patron Classes|'''Patron Class Schedule.''']]
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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'''].
 
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Latest revision as of 14:58, 5 June 2020


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Family History Library is closed until further notice. Although our doors are closed, we are still available to serve you with special resources. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the FamilySearch newsroom


Discovery Center activities.jpg

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.

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

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

Family History Library Computer Lab

Listed below are a few group options to choose from while at the Library. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance when requesting a class. A free 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 click here

Build a FamilySearch Family Tree: For the beginner to learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree. (1 hour)

FamilySearch Indexing: Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (1 hour)

Family Tree & Memories Mobile App: Beginner level, account and phone required. Build your FamilySearch Family Tree on your phone. (30 minutes)

Find Your Ancestor: For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to find your cousins. (1 hour)

Meet Your Ancestor: Beginner level. Learn about an ancestor and how to add a photo, document or story (1 hour) 

Orientation: Introduction to the Family History Library

Search Historical Records Online: For the beginner. Learn how to search through historical records on FamilySearch.org. (30-60 minutes)

Genealogical Societies: Please Click here to let us know when you are visiting the Family History Library.

Geographic Research: To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the Patron Class Schedule.

Self-Host group: Classrooms are also available for your own family history group use. Reserve here.