Family History Library/Group Visit Options

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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 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 (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)
  • Find 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
  • 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!