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9:00am – 9:00pm

Fri

9:00am – 6:00pm

Sat

10:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday Classes

Sundays 12 pm to 8 pm (excluding holidays and General Conference)

  • Free family history classes
  • Personalized research assistance
  • One-on-one consultations
  • Group reservations for YSAs
  • Scanning photos, slides, and other memories
  • Library tours

Contact us to reserve a consultation or group visit.
We are located on Level 2 of the BYU Library. (Get directions.)

To schedule a group class for Sunday (or weekdays), call 801-422-3766 or email byufhlmissionaries@gmail.com 


Class Schedules

Sunday, February 23rd

Walk in or call 801-422-3934 to sign up. To find a helper, ask at the family history missionary desk.

12:00 to 4:00 (sign in at desk for help)

  • General Research – Any available consultant
  • Slavic Languages and Research – Stasia Habel
  • Dutch Research – Dini Hansma
  • French Research – Annick Houze
  • DNA Research – Paul Dunn
  • Scandinavian Research – Rick Matthews
  • German Research – Larry Jensen
  • FH Consultant Training – Ginny Lakey
  • British Isles Research – Dave & Pat Wilmore

4:00 to 7:45 (sign in at desk for help)

  • US Research & Ancestry – Nancy Busby
  • Family History Workshop – Jill Woodbury
  • Hispanic Research – Nancy Moscoso / Ty Sorenson
  • DNA Research – Sarah Stoddard
  • German Research – Laurie Castillo
  • FH Consultant Training – Ginny Lakey
  • British Isles Research – Dave & Pat Wilmore

“CLASSROOM” INSTRUCTION (new hours)

2:30-3:30 Classes

  • Tour: Find treasures in the BYU Library to enhance research
  • A,B,C’s of German Research
  • How to Solve Problems in UK Research
  • Ancestry to FamilySearch Transfer Sources and Data

4:00-5:00 Classes

  • Taxation: The Tax Man Cometh
  • Basic FamilySearch 4
  • Ancestry Part 4

5:00-6:00 Classes

  • Practicum for Basic FamilySearch 4
  • Beginning Hispanic Research 4 (in Spanish)
  • DNA
  • Family History Consultant Training 4

6:00-7:00 Classes

  • Which Family History Program Should I Use?
  • Family Workshop
  • Intermediate FamilySearch 4

Full Schedule with Teachers and Classrooms: February 23rd

Other upcoming classes:

March 1st
March 8th

Important Links

BYU Library Catalog

BYU Library Catalog

Films

FamilySearch Microfilms & Fiche at BYU

Scanner Reservations

Scanner Reservations

FamilySearch

FamilySearch*

Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com
(BYU campus)

MyHeritage Libarary Edition

MyHeritage
Library Edition
(BYU campus)

Find My Past

Find My Past
(BYU Library)

   
Saints by Sea

Saints by Sea

The Family History Guide

The Family History Guide

County Histories

County Histories
(BYU access)

Fold3.com

Fold3
(BYU access)

WorldVitalRecords.com

Sanborn Maps
(BYU access)

HistoryGeo

HistoryGeo
(BYU access)

Gateway to North America

Gateway to North America
(BYU access)

"BYU access" means that the item is accessible on BYU campus or remotely for logged-in BYU students and faculty. If labeled “BYU campus” then it is available anywhere on BYU campus, but not remotely. "BYU Library" indicates that you may only access the resource while physically at the BYU Library. (If you have a personal account with any of these sites, you can access them anywhere. If so, it is best to access them directly rather than using these links.)

*FamilySearch is accessiable anywhere on the Internet, but many of the images (ca. 25-30%) require viewing at a FamilySearch family history center. BYU Library is also designated as a family history center allowing access to these images.