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=== Introduction to Group Activities ===
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[[Family History Library#Group_Visits|Family History Library]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Group Visit Options''' <br>
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Before you schedule your group, see the following pages:
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit Guidelines|Group Visit Guidelines]]<br>
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:*[[Family History Library/Successful Group Visits|Important information for a successful visit]].<br>
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Make a Reservation|Make a Reservation]]<br>
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=== Introduction to Group Visit Options ===
  
 
==== Mix and Match Ideas  ====
 
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The Family History Library staff has developed various activities that we offer to groups as they visit the library. Please feel free to "mix and match" your activities to customize them to your group and the amount of time you have to spend with us. The activities that we offer fall under the following categories:<br>  
 
The Family History Library staff has developed various activities that we offer to groups as they visit the library. Please feel free to "mix and match" your activities to customize them to your group and the amount of time you have to spend with us. The activities that we offer fall under the following categories:<br>  
  
::Research
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Research Mini Classes|Research]]
  
::Indexing
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Indexing|Indexing]]
  
::Videos
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Videos|Videos]]
  
::Group Activities
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:*[[Family History Library/Group Visit: Group Activities|Group Activities]]
  
 
To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:  
 
To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:  
  
1) '''Scenario: '''You would like to bring a youth group to the library.  
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::4. Group activity "Super Heroes" to learn FamiySearch.org (20-45 minutes) ending with Elder Bednar's video.
 
::4. Group activity "Super Heroes" to learn FamiySearch.org (20-45 minutes) ending with Elder Bednar's video.
  
2) '''Scenario''': You have a genealogy society group coming to the library.<br>  
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2) '''Genealogical Society Scenario''': You have a genealogy society group coming to the library.<br>  
  
 
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::3. Introduction to the FamilySearch desktop (15 minutes) with the Granite Mountain Vault video (5 minutes)<br>
 
::3. Introduction to the FamilySearch desktop (15 minutes) with the Granite Mountain Vault video (5 minutes)<br>
  
3) '''Scenario:''' You would like to bring your family to introduce them to family history.<br>  
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3) '''Family Scenario:''' You would like to bring your family to introduce them to family history.<br>  
  
 
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To request a group visit, please click on the [https://www.familysearch.org/locations/library_group_visits Visiting Group Registration Form] at the bottom of the link.
 
To request a group visit, please click on the [https://www.familysearch.org/locations/library_group_visits Visiting Group Registration Form] at the bottom of the link.
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Revision as of 02:48, 18 July 2012

Family History LibraryGotoarrow.png Group Visit Options

Before you schedule your group, see the following pages:

Introduction to Group Visit Options

Mix and Match Ideas

The Family History Library staff has developed various activities that we offer to groups as they visit the library. Please feel free to "mix and match" your activities to customize them to your group and the amount of time you have to spend with us. The activities that we offer fall under the following categories:

To understand how to "mix and match," here are several examples:

1) Youth Group Scenario: You would like to bring a youth group to the library.

Mix and match ideas
1. Library orientation video (9 minutes) with Scaventer Hunt group activity (45 minutes)
2. Indexing instruction (15 minutes) with the hands-on indexing learning activity (30 minutes)
3. Introduction to FamilySearch.org (15 minutes) and with their LDS log-in, they search   FamilySearch.org for their ancestors (45 minutes)
4. Group activity "Super Heroes" to learn FamiySearch.org (20-45 minutes) ending with Elder Bednar's video.

2) Genealogical Society Scenario: You have a genealogy society group coming to the library.

Mix and match ideas
1. Library orientation video (9 minutes) with a Question and Answer session (15 minutes)
2. Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog (15 minutes) and the FamilySearch.org website (15 minutes)
3. Introduction to the FamilySearch desktop (15 minutes) with the Granite Mountain Vault video (5 minutes)

3) Family Scenario: You would like to bring your family to introduce them to family history.

Mix and match ideas
1.Scavenger Hunt (45 minutes)
2.Celebration of Family History videos (5-23 minutes) and printing your Fan chart, requires LDS account (10 minutes)
3. Introduction to the Family Tree (15 minutes) and research your family on the computer (45 minutes)

Remember, these are only suggestions. You are free to customize your visit to accomplish what you desire.

To request a group visit, please click on the Visiting Group Registration Form at the bottom of the link.