Does the workshop cost money?

No, it is absolutely free.

Do I need to bring my own computer?

You can bring your own computer or we can lend you a computer to work with during the workshop.

What happens after the 30 minute workshop?

After the workshop you are free to leave or you can continue working on your family history in our family history work area. You are free to stay and work in that area until 5pm when the workshop closes. If you have children in the babysitting area you only have one hour of babysitting time so you will only have a short time to continue working in the family history work area after your workshop.

Will I get one-on-one help during the workshop or is this a big class and I have to fend for myself.

The goal of the workshop is to provide one-on-one or one-on-two help with a class instructor. You will have someone beside you to answer questions and guide you when needed. This workshop is a made to provide lots of individual help, if needed.

Can I get more help after the workshop is over?

Yes, you may sign up family history notification email list. We will send out additional resources for continuing your family history efforts.

Can I bring children?

Children are invited to come. We will have free babysitting for younger children. Babysitting is provided for up to one hour. Teenagers are invited to join the workshop and learn how to do family history.

Can I bring my dog to the workshop?

Trained service dogs are permitted. Emotional support animals or other animals are not allowed in the building.

I already know a lot about family history, is this workshop for me?

This workshop is for beginners—for people who have little or zero family history knowledge.

Do you need volunteers to help with the workshop?

Yes! If you would like to volunteer please contact by email at

I noticed the the workshop is held in a Mormon church. Is this for Mormons only?

No, this is a community workshop. Those interested in family history, regardless of religion or personal beliefs are welcomed and invited.

Will a part of the workshop include anything religious?

No, this family history workshop is a non religious workshop.