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                                                          Our Mission Statement
The purpose of the Moab Family History Center is to assist Moab community members and visitors in researching their family trees through access to genealogical resources, classes, and workshops.

We're here to help.  Trained volunteer genealogists/family history consultants can help you with your research, and it's available to you free of charge.  Research consultants can help you by answering basic questions such as how to get started, what records are available to search, and suggesting sources for your research.  We are a free community resource for anyone interested in learning how to research their family tree.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • Location Map
  • 300 South 100 East, Moab UT 84532 United States

Phone: 1 435-259-5563

E-mail: UT_Moab@ldsmail.net

FHC Director: Jill Williams

  • Assistant Director: Kim Shafer
  • For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 435-259-5563.

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am.-6:00pm.
  • Wednesday:10:00am.-9:00pm.
  • Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm.
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Holiday Closures:

  • July 3, 2014
  • July 24, 2014 (Pioneer Day)
  • November 25-27, 2014 (Thanksgiving)
  • December 23, 2014 - January 5, 2015 (Christmas and New Years)


Other Closures:

  • May 22, 2014 (High School Graduation)

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Calendar and Events

Family History Fair

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

8:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Moab LDS Stake Center

701 Locust Lane, Moab, Utah

For free registration, clickhere.

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Monthly, 4th Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Moab Family History Center

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Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.                                                                         
  • A selection of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Lessons:
  1. An Enduring Legacy
  2. Chronicles of Courage
  3. Museum Memories
  4. Pioneer Pathways
  • Sons of Utah Pioneers books:
  1. Conquerors of the West:  Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. 1-4
  • A variety of books on local area histories
  • Blanding Family Histories


Databases and Software

  • 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.
  • FamilySearch.org
  • Ancestry.com

Hardware and Equipment

  • 12 computers
  • 4 printers
  • 2 scanners
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Family Room

A new Family Room has been added to the Center.  This area is dedicated to facilitating a family's needs while the parents are using the resources at the Center.  Our Family Room is furnished, decorated, and functions like the family room in your home. Sit on the couch with your laptop or work on the computer in the room.  The Family Room is stocked with books, games, and toys to entertain your children while you have access to FHC staff and free access to premium genealogy websites.

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Center Services

 Resources in the Local Area

  • Grand County Courthouse
  • Dan O"Laurie Canyon Country Museum
  • Grand County Public Library


Links

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Volunteer at the Center



 

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