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The Santaquin Family History Center is a full service center serving the south part of Utah County.

We welcome all to come visit us.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 45 South 500 West, Santaquin, Utah, United States
  • Please enter on the west side of the building.
  • You will need to ring the bell located at the top right corner of the door frame. There is plenty of parking available. Handicap parking is toward the southwest end of the building.
  •  " Location on Map

Phone: 801-754-3722 (if we're unable to answer, you may leave a message)

E-mail:    santaquinfhc@gmail.com    OR   ut_santaquin@ldsmail.net     

Family History Center Hours:   You may call to make an appointment for additional times

OPEN
MORNINGS
EVENINGS
 MONDAY
 9:00am - 12:00pm
  CLOSED for FHE
 TUESDAY **
 9:00am - 3:00pm
 **6:30pm - 9:00pm
 WEDNESDAY **
 9:00am - 3:00pm
 **6:30pm - 9:00pm
 THURSDAY *
 9:00am - 3:00pm
 * 7:00pm Patron Classes
 FRIDAY
 9:00am - 12:00pm
 By Appointment
 SATURDAY

 9:00am - 12:00pm

(2nd week closed for Consultant Training)

 CLOSED




*     TRAINING CLASSES for Patrons begin the 1st THUR  of each Month
**    popular GROUP nights - call ahead to see if computers are available
***  CLOSED the 2nd SAT of Each Month for Family History Consultant Training

Calendar and Events

Holiday Schedule-the FHC will be closed on the following days:
2014
  • October 4 (General Conference)
  • November 26-29 (Thanksgiving)
  • December 20, 2014 THRU January 1, 2015 (Christmas & New Years)
SUMMER INDEXING CHALLENGE - May through August

THANKS for participating in the INDEXING CHALLENGE - we had a total of 102 participants, but only 12 of you were able to make it to the ICE CREAM PARTY!  

We'll be doing this again!  Watch for details.

Santaquin Area "Family History Day"       

The 2014 Family History Day;  was held March 15th

THANKS FOR COMING TO OUR FAMILY HISTORY DAY! Your attendance made it a success. 
2015 is already being planned - hope you can join us.

2014 Santaquin Family History Day Class Packet is available

(You will need to "DOWNLOAD" this to see it - there are 92 pages - be patient) 
        click here: 2014 Santaquin Family History Day Class Packet

Classes at the Family History Center:

A NEW CLASS HAS BEEN ADDED FOR OCTOBER 2014: Tips & Tricks for Family Tree

This class will be repeated each THUR / 7:00pm

We will focus on the New things and Updates to what you can do in FamilySearch Family Tree.

SPACE IS LIMITED - Please REGISTER by calling the FHC or send an email to: santaquinfhc@gmail.com

If no one registers, the class will be cancelled for that week. (OCT 2 - OCT 9- OCT16 - OCT 23)


Classes are being held  Tuesday & Thursday evenings, at 7:00pm.

These class sessions will be repeated. All are welcome to attend.

CLASS REGISTRATION is encouraged because of limited space.

Please register for classes at: Santaquinfhc@gmail.com

2014 - See the schedule below:

Please plan to attend the ENTIRE session of the THURS & TUES class.

  • THURSDAYs - 7:00pm FamilySearch Family Tree (4 week class)
  The OCTOBER Family Tree class has been cancelled - no one has signed up for this class    

         NOV-6

  • TUESDAYs - 7:00pm FamilySearch Photos & Stories (2 week class)
  The OCTOBER Photos & Stories class has been cancelled - no one has signed up for this class

         NOV-11

Please email us at: santaquinfhc@gmail.com for additional information

We are interested in meeting the needs of our Patrons. If you have a particular class you would like us to teach, please contact us at: santaquinfhc@gmail.com

TRAINING Classes for Consultants and Priesthood Leadership

  • FAMILY HISTORY CONSULTANT TRAINING
    Second (2nd) SAT of each month - 9:00am / The Center will be CLOSED to Patrons that week
  • Staff Training Meetings
    Third (3rd) Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the family history center.
  • Priesthood Leadership & Staff Training Meetings
    Fourth (4th) Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the family history center.


GROUPS WELCOME

Group Scheduling

Please contact us for scheduling Primary, Scouting & Youth groups, Sunday School classes, Relief Society or Priesthood activities at:      Santaquinfhc@gmail.com
** It is helpful if you will contact us at least a week before you would like to visit the center. This will allow us to be better prepared for your group. This also will help you maximize your time with us.**

Center Resources and Collections

  • We have a list of local films and fiche, and some film/fiche from other areas of the world. Please contact us or search the FamilySearch Catalog for these resources.
  • Local history books and resources for doing your family history.


Databases and Software

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:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records


Hardware and Equipment
We have NEW computers, film/fiche readers and printers for your use.
We also have 3 printers available to you - copies are free (up to 20)
SCANNER available to digitize your PHOTOS and SLIDES


Center Services
Staff Research Specialties
We have staff who can help you with research.  
Some of our Specialties are in the US, England, Scandanavia, and Germany.

Resources in the Local Area
We are 20 minutes from Brigham Young University and their collections. We are also 20 minutes from the Utah Family History Training Center located in Orem, Utah.
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City is a one hour drive from Santaquin.

Links
Santaquin Utah North Stake   https://secure.lds.org/units/login/0,8029,779-1,00.html
AND
Santaquin Utah Stake Web sites  https://secure.lds.org/units/login/0,8029,779-1,00.html

You must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and you must live in a participating stake to use this Web site. Use your LDS Account information to sign in.


Volunteer at the Center
We welcome volunteers to work at our center. Please contact us through one of the email addresses provided above.


 

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