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<font size="4">'''Family History Library'''</font><br>
 
<font size="4">'''Family History Library'''</font><br>
 
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35 North West Temple Street<br> Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-1103<br>Phone: 1 801-240-6996<br> [https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=FXwabgIdAKBU-SGxDVp34YX-hSmV__i7B_VShzGxDVp34YX-hQ&q=Family+History+Library,+35+N.+West+Temple+St.,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84150&aq=&sll=40.770532,-111.894679&sspn=0.023141,0.052314&vpsrc=6&dirflg=r&ttype=now&noexp=0&noal=0&sort=def&ie=UTF8&hq=Family+History+Library,+35+N.+West+Temple+St.,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84150&hnear=&radius=15000&ll=40.770142,-111.89455&spn=0.023141,0.052314&t=m&z=15&start=0 Google Map]; [https://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=family%20history%20library#map=19/40.77019/-111.89449 Open Street Map].  
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35 North West Temple Street<br> Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-1103<br>[https://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=FXwabgIdAKBU-SGxDVp34YX-hSmV__i7B_VShzGxDVp34YX-hQ&q=Family+History+Library,+35+N.+West+Temple+St.,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84150&aq=&sll=40.770532,-111.894679&sspn=0.023141,0.052314&vpsrc=6&dirflg=r&ttype=now&noexp=0&noal=0&sort=def&ie=UTF8&hq=Family+History+Library,+35+N.+West+Temple+St.,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT+84150&hnear=&radius=15000&ll=40.770142,-111.89455&spn=0.023141,0.052314&t=m&z=15&start=0 Google Map]; [https://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=family%20history%20library#map=19/40.77019/-111.89449 Open Street Map].  
 
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'''Current Hours:'''<br>  
 
'''Current Hours:'''<br>  
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'''''Currently not available'''''<br>
 
'''''Currently not available'''''<br>
 
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'''Lost and Found:''' <br>1-801-240-5624
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'''Lost and Found:''' <br>1-801-240-2721
 
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'''Library Rules''':<br> [[Family History Library Rules]]
 
'''Library Rules''':<br> [[Family History Library Rules]]
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===Online Classes===
 
===Online Classes===
 
Join us for an online class or watch a class from our archives. All classes and webinars are free to the public. ''Webinars are currently being broadcast via Zoom. If you are not familiar with the program, this short video will teach you how to use Zoom to join a meeting. [https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting Click here to view the video.]''
 
Join us for an online class or watch a class from our archives. All classes and webinars are free to the public. ''Webinars are currently being broadcast via Zoom. If you are not familiar with the program, this short video will teach you how to use Zoom to join a meeting. [https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting Click here to view the video.]''
*'''[https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/img_auth.php/5/5f/May_2020.pdf Current Month Schedule]'''<br>
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*'''[[Media:Nov 2020 Classes.pdf|November Month Schedule]]'''<br>
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*'''[[Media:FHL Class Calendar 01 2021.pdf|January Month Schedule]]'''<br>
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*'''[[Media:FHL Class Calendar 02 2021.pdf|February Month Schedule]]'''<br>
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*[[Family History Library Classes and Webinars#Upcoming Webinars|View upcoming and past webinars]]<br>
 
*[[Family History Library Classes and Webinars#Upcoming Webinars|View upcoming and past webinars]]<br>
===Online FamilySearch Consultations - '''**NEW**'''===
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Get help with your research questions from one of our FHL Specialist: [[Family History Library Online Consultations|learn more.]]
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===Virtual Research Strategy Sessions - '''**NEW**'''===
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Get free, online, one on one help with one of our research specialists. Our research specialists offer helpful suggestions and assistance with your research goals, to empower you as you discover and connect with your family. [[Virtual Research Strategy Sessions|'''Sign up here.''']]
  
 
===Online FamilySearch Community===
 
===Online FamilySearch Community===
Collaborate with other genealogists in the FamilySearch Community posting specific genealogical questions or translation requests regarding a country or region in the world. [https://community.familysearch.org/s/?language=en_ FamilySearch Community Research Groups]]
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Collaborate with other genealogists in the FamilySearch Community posting specific genealogical questions or translation requests regarding a country or region in the world. [https://community.familysearch.org/s/?language=en_ FamilySearch Community Research Groups]
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===Online Family History Activities===
 
===Online Family History Activities===
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*Have fun with your family using our [https://www.familysearch.org/discovery/ Online family history activities].
 
*Have fun with your family using our [https://www.familysearch.org/discovery/ Online family history activities].
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[[Image:Discovery Experience 4.jpg|right|350x350px|Family History Library Main Floor]]
 
[[Image:Discovery Experience 4.jpg|right|350x350px|Family History Library Main Floor]]
 
===[[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|Discovery Experience]] - Main Floor===
 
===[[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|Discovery Experience]] - Main Floor===
*Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds.  
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*Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds.
 
*See where you and your ancestors come from.
 
*See where you and your ancestors come from.
 
*Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree.
 
*Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree.
*See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like.  
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*See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like.
 
*[[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|''Learn more'']]
 
*[[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|''Learn more'']]
  
==== [[Family History Library/Group Visit Options|Group Experiences and Activities]] ====
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====[[Family History Library/Group Visit Options|Group Experiences and Activities]]====
 
You can plan a Family, Youth, or Adult Group Activity to come and do Discovery Experiences at the Family History Library. <br>
 
You can plan a Family, Youth, or Adult Group Activity to come and do Discovery Experiences at the Family History Library. <br>
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*Click [[Family History Library/Group Visit Options|'''Group visit options''']] for more details about the activities and other important information about your visit.
 
*Click [[Family History Library/Group Visit Options|'''Group visit options''']] for more details about the activities and other important information about your visit.
 
*To make a reservation for a group [[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|Discovery Experience]] click [https://www.familysearch.org/discovery/schedule '''here.''']
 
*To make a reservation for a group [[Family History Library Discovery Experiences|Discovery Experience]] click [https://www.familysearch.org/discovery/schedule '''here.''']
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'''''When the Family History Library reopens, we will be accepting reservations for family, youth, or adult group activities.'''''
 
'''''When the Family History Library reopens, we will be accepting reservations for family, youth, or adult group activities.'''''
  
=== Research Floors===
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===Research Floors===
 
Help on how to start your genealogy or difficult research problems can be found on from our Research Specialists on the different research floors.  
 
Help on how to start your genealogy or difficult research problems can be found on from our Research Specialists on the different research floors.  
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*[[Family History Library/B2 Floor|B2 Floor]] - British Isles Research floor, microfilm, and books
 
*[[Family History Library/B2 Floor|B2 Floor]] - British Isles Research floor, microfilm, and books
 
*[[Family History Library/B1 Floor|B1 Floor]] - International Research floor, microfilm, and books
 
*[[Family History Library/B1 Floor|B1 Floor]] - International Research floor, microfilm, and books
 
*[[Family History Library/2nd Floor|2nd floor]] - US/Canada Research floor and microfilm
 
*[[Family History Library/2nd Floor|2nd floor]] - US/Canada Research floor and microfilm
 
*[[Family History Library/3rd Floor|3rd Floor]] - US/Canada books
 
*[[Family History Library/3rd Floor|3rd Floor]] - US/Canada books
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===Events===
 
===Events===
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*Join us for the [[Family History Library Block Party]] in 2021!
 
*Join us for the [[Family History Library Block Party]] in 2021!
  
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===[[Guest Resources at the Family History Library|Guest Resources]]===
 
===[[Guest Resources at the Family History Library|Guest Resources]]===
 
The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. They include:
 
The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. They include:
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*Photo and slide scanners
 
*Photo and slide scanners
 
*Digital film readers
 
*Digital film readers
*Microfilm readers  
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*Microfilm readers
*[[Family History Library Classes and Webinars|Classes and webinars]]  
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*[[Family History Library Classes and Webinars|Classes and webinars]]
 
*[[Subscription websites available at the Family History Library|Subscription websites]]
 
*[[Subscription websites available at the Family History Library|Subscription websites]]
*[[Family_History_Library_Research_Specialists|Professional research specialists]] and volunteers  
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*[[Family_History_Library_Research_Specialists|Professional research specialists]] and volunteers
 
*For a detailed list of resources see the following link: [[Guest Resources at the Family History Library]]<br>
 
*For a detailed list of resources see the following link: [[Guest Resources at the Family History Library]]<br>
*'''Offsite books or microfilms need to be ordered in advance of your visit. [[Guest Resources at the Family History Library#Request a "Vault Film"|Learn more]].
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*'''Offsite books or microfilms need to be ordered in advance of your visit. [[Guest Resources at the Family History Library#Request a "Vault Film"|Learn more]].'''
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[[File:Research_consultant_helping_a_guest2.jpg|left|350x350px|Research Specialist helping a guest]]
 
[[File:Research_consultant_helping_a_guest2.jpg|left|350x350px|Research Specialist helping a guest]]
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The largest genealogical collection in the world. It is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/ www.familysearch.org].
 
The largest genealogical collection in the world. It is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on [https://familysearch.org/search/ www.familysearch.org].
  
== Additional Information ==
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==Additional Information==
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*[[Volunteer at the Family History Library]]
 
*[[Volunteer at the Family History Library]]
 
*[[Family History Library Donations|How to donate to the Family History Library]]
 
*[[Family History Library Donations|How to donate to the Family History Library]]

Latest revision as of 11:28, 23 November 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Family History Library is closed until further notice. Although our doors are closed, we are still available to serve you with special resources. For the latest Family History Library status updates, please refer to the FamilySearch newsroom


Welcome to the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Come visit us in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah for fun, engaging, interactive discovery experiences and to learn about your family's history. If you aren't able to visit, learn more about our online resources or visit FamilySearch.org to search for your ancestors in indexed and digital collections.

Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Family History Library


35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-1103
Google Map; Open Street Map.


Current Hours:
Closed until further notice


Information:
1-801-240-6536


Group reservations:
Currently not available


Lost and Found:
1-801-240-2721


Library Rules:
Family History Library Policies


Parking:
Where to park


























Fhlmap.PNG

Online Experiences[edit | edit source]

Online Classes[edit | edit source]

Join us for an online class or watch a class from our archives. All classes and webinars are free to the public. Webinars are currently being broadcast via Zoom. If you are not familiar with the program, this short video will teach you how to use Zoom to join a meeting. Click here to view the video.

Virtual Research Strategy Sessions - **NEW**[edit | edit source]

Get free, online, one on one help with one of our research specialists. Our research specialists offer helpful suggestions and assistance with your research goals, to empower you as you discover and connect with your family. Sign up here.

Online FamilySearch Community[edit | edit source]

Collaborate with other genealogists in the FamilySearch Community posting specific genealogical questions or translation requests regarding a country or region in the world. FamilySearch Community Research Groups

Online Family History Activities[edit | edit source]



Library Experiences[edit | edit source]

Until the Family History Library is reopened, use these online resources

Get the most out of your Family History Library visit with these tips.

Family History Library Main Floor

Discovery Experience - Main Floor[edit | edit source]

  • Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds.
  • See where you and your ancestors come from.
  • Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree.
  • See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like.
  • Learn more

Group Experiences and Activities[edit | edit source]

You can plan a Family, Youth, or Adult Group Activity to come and do Discovery Experiences at the Family History Library.

When the Family History Library reopens, we will be accepting reservations for family, youth, or adult group activities.

Research Floors[edit | edit source]

Help on how to start your genealogy or difficult research problems can be found on from our Research Specialists on the different research floors.

  • B2 Floor - British Isles Research floor, microfilm, and books
  • B1 Floor - International Research floor, microfilm, and books
  • 2nd floor - US/Canada Research floor and microfilm
  • 3rd Floor - US/Canada books

Events[edit | edit source]

Classes[edit | edit source]

Due to the Family History Library's closure, all in-person classes are being offered online. See the schedule of upcoming classes.

Guest Resources[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. They include:


Research Specialist helping a guest















Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The largest genealogical collection in the world. It is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on www.familysearch.org.

Additional Information[edit | edit source]

See what people are saying about FamilySearch[edit | edit source]

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