Kalispell Montana Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Welcome to the re-opening of the Kalispell Family History Center

Consultants are on duty to help assist you with your research whether you are a beginner or have been doing family history for years.

This is a public center and everyone is welcome. Right now (April 2021) masks are required while working in the center.


  • 1380 Whitefish Stage Rd Kalispell MT 59901-2748 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-406-752-5446


  • mt_kalispell@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed on all major holidays. We occasionally close unexpectedly due to inclement weather. Closed in August

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

First Wednesday of each month 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

Polk's Directories - Kalispell, Columbia Falls, and Whitefish MT 1959, 1961-1972, 1974-76, 79-82. Missoula MT 1992.

Flathead County Obituaries - 1952-1971, 1980-2018

Demersville Cemetery on 6 CDs

300+ Reference books

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

12 Computers

Lexmark mx611dhe copier

Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner - flatbed

Canon-Microfim Scanner 300

Center Services[edit | edit source]

  • Gain online access to premium genealogy resources
  • Access FamilySearch's extensive records collection
  • Scan your family photos
  • Learn to index historical records
  • Learn to use FamilySearch mobile apps
  • Have a personalized family history experience

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

NW Montana History Museum

Kalispell Public Library

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]