Logan Utah FamilySearch Library/Tours and Group Activities

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Logan FSL
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50 North Main
Logan, Utah
435-755-5594
ut_cache@ldsmail.net
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Mon: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Tue-Thurs: 9:30 am – 9 pm
Fri - Sat: 9:30 am – 5 pm
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Group Activities

The Logan FamilySearch Library is pleased and eager to offer the opportunity for individuals, organizations, and other groups to schedule a group visit to our Center. We offer a variety of options that are sure to provide interest to your group - Youth, Adult, Church, Organization, Club, etc.  Please review the following guide lines for scheduling a group visit.

Group Size

  • Tours of the facility may be scheduled by calling the library at 435-755-5594
  • If you want to schedule a classroom for instruction, we have 2 options - A large classroom with 20 computer stations and a smaller classroom with 10 computer stations.

Reservation Procedure

  • Determine the date you would like to come by checking our Online Calendar for available dates.
  • Determine the goal for you visit. You may want to check the list of suggested activities below for ideas.
  • Call the Library - 435-755-5594 - to reserve the date.

Available Times

  • In order to use the Library as efficiently as possible, we suggest the following times:
  • Evening group visits (Tue, Wed, & Thu) will begin at 5:00 PM or 7:00 PM.
  • Daytime reservations (Mon thru Sat) will begin at 10:00 AM, and 1:00 PM.

Supervision

  • Adults accompanying youth groups should prepare to actively participate with their youth.
  • Local family history consultants are an excellent resource to bring with your group and will provide continuity after your visit.

Printing

  • Copies of any documents found during your visit can be printed at the Center for a nominal fee.
  • Documents could also be scanned and saved to your flash drive. Flash drives are also available for purchase for a nominal charge.

Guidelines for a Successful and Rewarding Visit

  • Please DO NOT bring food or drink to the Center.
  • LDS Account Registration: Each member of the group needs to have a current FamilySearch account. Please have them log into their account BEFORE their visit to ensure that their username and password are working. LDS members who don't have an account can go to https://ldsaccount.lds.org and click on the Register for an LDS Account button and enter the necessary information, which includes their church membership number, birth date and an email address. Public accounts can be created by going to https://familysearch.org and clicking on Free Account. Enter in the required information which includes name, birth date, and an email address.
  • Personal Family History Information: Except for Indexing visits, please have everyone bring a personal Pedigree Chart with as much family information as possible.
  • Specific Goal or Objective to Accomplish: Each group should have an idea or goal, before they arrive, of what they would like to accomplish during the visit to our Center.

Suggested Activities at the Center

The Logan Regional FamilySearch Library offers a variety of opportunities for individuals, organizations, and others to experience at the library. Our Family Room is a perfect place for family groups to collaborate on family history and share stories or sources. It also provides a quiet place where younger children can watch a video and participate in a quiet activity allowing a parent to work while observing the child. Listed below are activities appropriate to the various age group visitors to our library

Children 8-11

  • A tour and overview of the library and its resources
  • Help excite this age group in the ward about their ancestors. The "My Family" booklet is available and the group and pedigree sheets can be completed. These activities correlate with Faith in God or Scout merit badge requirements.

Youth 12-18

  • A tour and overview of the library and its resources
  • Classes in indexing
  • Classes designed for teen to introduce them to the FamilySearch program and family history research
  • Classes focused on the fulfilling of requirements for Boy Scout merit badges, Duty to God, and YW Personal Progress
  • Preparation for Pioneer Treks (four youth and advisors)
  • Assistance for Missionaries in Training.

Adults

  • Individual assistance by trained volunteers
  • Classes designed to cover a variety of topics relative to FamilySearch and family history research
  • Discussion groups (Roots Magic users, Legacy users, FH Consultants, etc.)
  • Video histories (See Services)

Other Sources for Great Family History Activities