Lincoln Nebraska 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]

Location Map: Location Map
  • Address: 3000 Old Cheney Rd, Lincoln, Nebraska 68516
  • Use North Parking Lot and Main Entrance or follow the sidewalk to the right and it will lead you to the FHC Door.
  • Postal Address - Lincoln Family History Center, PO Box 22512, Lincoln, NE 68542-2512
Language: English
  • Phone: 1-402-423-4561

Open Hours:

STAFF MAY LEAVE EARLY IF THERE ARE NO RESEARCHERS - IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO VISIT IN THE LATER PART OF THE SHIFT - PLEASE TO LET US KNOW - 1-402-423-4561

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: closed
  • Friday: closed
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Saturday General Conference - Saturday Stake Conference - Saturday Memorial Day - July 1st-14th Summer Closing - Saturday Labor Day - Saturday General Conference - Saturday Stake Conference. Thanksgiving. Closed Christmas and New Years Day weeks.
When Lincoln Public Schools close due to inclement weather - we will be closed. If the streets are bad, most likely we will also be closed in the evening. Before traveling - call or send an email to see if we are open.
We rarely close unexpectedly - but if you are driving a long distance to visit us, please confirm open hours in advance by sending an email to LincolnFHC@gmail.com.

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center may have various films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc. About 1,000 microfilm rolls on permanent loan.
  • Book Collection: -- 400 + Reference Books

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC 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]

  • 3 computers, 1 printers, copy machine, 7 microfilm Readers, 0 microfilm Reader/Printer.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

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.


Lincoln Nebraska FamilySearch Center on Facebook


Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]