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<font size="5"><font color="red">'''NOTICE: Family History Library Closure'''</font></font size><br>
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<font size="4">Out of concern for the health and safety of our guests, volunteers, and staff, <font color="red">'''the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be closed starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice'''.</font> This closure is to support preventive efforts to control the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to use the vast genealogical resources available at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] to continue your family discoveries. During the time the Family History Library is closed personal assistance will continue to be provided online through [https://community.familysearch.org/s/ FamilySearch Communities] and [https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Classes_and_Webinars Family History Library Classes and Webinars].
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the [https://media.familysearch.org/family-history-library-closure/ FamilySearch newsroom].</font size>
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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. We hope that you will have a great learning experience. Read through the different experiences that we offer and how to register for a group visit==For an Interactive iPad Discovery Experience '''Click [https://familysearch. org/discovery/schedule here]'''==
== Make a Reservation ==* For the Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive '''iPad Discovery Experience''' at the Family History Library click [https://familysearch.org/discoverywiki/schedule '''here'''en/Family_History_Library_Discovery_Experiences experiences] * To '''reserve a classroom''' . Do you have famous relatives or know where your ancestors migrated from? View pictures, record your story or schedule a class use see yourself in the clothing of an ancestor. Take photos with various backdrops and more! [https://docsyoutu.googlebe/810DkdlxjdY Discovery Experience Video].com'''[https:/forms/dwww.familysearch.org/eregister/1FAIpQLSd4shjV6J_KYP7pHMMd6k-4AttYO4jtawv2NGyXL8tz7QrTig/viewform Online Registration Form1 A free FamilySearch Account & Family Tree]. Please schedule your group at least two weeks in advance of your planned visit. Classes and classrooms are subject to availabilityrecommended. '''
== 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:Young_adults_in_FHL.jpg|thumb|400x400px|Family History Library Computer Lab|left]]
Here Listed below are some of the a few group options your family or group can to choose to do from while at the Library. Please schedule at least two weeks in advance when requesting a class. '''A free''Note: We do not offer tours of the Library.'''''[[Imagehttps:Discovery_Center_activities//www.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Discovery Center Activities]familysearch.org/register/1 FamilySearch Account] is needed for the best experience.'''
*'''DiscoveryBoy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop:''' Discover your story through fun, engaging, interactive iPad [https:Boy Scouts accompanied by their parents and//familysearch.org/wiki/en/Family_History_Library_Discovery_Experiences experiences]. Discover, picture, or leaders can work on and record your story; see yourself earn their merit badge in the clothing of an ancestor; or take photos with various backdrops and more! [https://youtugenealogy.be/810DkdlxjdY Discovery Experience Video] '''(FamilySearch Account & FamilySearch Family Tree Recommended)'''*'''Search Historical Records Online:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch user, learn how preparations needed to search through historical records on Familysearch.org and other online databases be completed prior to find your ancestors. (30-60 minutes) *'''Build a FamilySearch Family Tree:''' For the '''''beginning''''' FamilySearch Family Tree user, learn how to build your FamilySearch Family Tree participating 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 activity [[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 workshopWorkshop|click here]]
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== Family History Research Classes =='''FamilySearch Indexing:''' Learn how to index using the FamilySearch Indexing software as an opportunity to give back to the community. (1 hour)
[[Image'''Family Tree & Memories Mobile App:Young_adults_in_FHL''' Beginner level, account and phone required.jpg|right|thumb|300x300px|Build your FamilySearch Family History Library Computer Lab]]Tree on your phone. (30 minutes)
Free classes are taught both in '''Find Your Ancestor:''' For the Library and online on more experienced FamilySearch user, learn 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 find your visitcousins. (1 hour)
== Prepare for Your Visit ==* Obtain a FamilySearch Account in advance at '''httpsMeet Your Ancestor://www.familysearch.org/register/1''' * The more information in your tree, the better experienceBeginner level. * Choose a specific Learn about an ancestor you want and how to learn more about. Come with add a specific namephoto, place, and event date.We look forward to your visit! 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 '''[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.'''
 
'''Geographic Research:''' To see what classes are being offered during your visit click the [[Family History Library Patron Classes|'''Patron Class Schedule.''']]
 
'''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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