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Family History Library/Group Visit Options

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Discovery Center Activities

The Family History Library looks forward to hosting your group. Please schedule 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 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
  • Boy Scout Genealogy merit badge workshop: The Family History Library offers this on the third Saturday of each month. For registration 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)
  • FamilySearch Mobile App Classes: Beginner classes, account and phone required. Schedule separately or together.
  • Family Tree Mobile App: Build your FamilySearch Family Tree on your phone. (30 minutes)
  • Memories Mobile App: Upload and attach photos, documents, and recordings to FamilySearch Family Tree from your phone. (30 minutes)
  • Find an Ancestor: For the more experienced FamilySearch user, learn how to use descendancy research to find your cousins. (1 hour)
  • Genealogical Societies: Classes specifically offered for visiting genealogical societies. Click here.
  • 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.
  • Search Historical Records Online: For the beginner. Learn how to search through historical records on (30-60 minutes)