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Riverton
FamilySearch Library
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


OPEN
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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Resources


The Riverton FamilySearch Library provides many resources for genealogical research.

Computers & Internet Access

The library has 127 desk top computer stations in the main library area and an additional 24 laptops in our training room to accommodate hands-on instruction. All library computers have Internet access. Personal laptops can also be connected to the Internet. Many helpful research resources are available from the desktop of the library computers and include free use of many subscription web sites, use of popular data management programs and direct Internet links to other resources.

Free Subscription Websites

The library provides free use of several family history research websites that normally require a subscription fee for access.  These include the following:

19th Century British Library Newspapers
19th Century U.S. Newspapers
America - History and Life, with Full Text
ancestry.com
FamilyNet
findmypast.co.uk
Godfrey Memorial Library
AmericanAncestors.org
Heritage Quest Online
Historic Map Works
Historical Abstracts
Images of the American Civil War
JSTOR
AmericanAncestors.org
NewspaperArchive.com
One Great Family
Original Sources
Origins Network
Oxford English Dictionary
Paper Trail
Proquest Obituary Listings
SVAR
The American Civil War Research Database
The American Civil War - Letters and Diaries
The Genealogist
The Times (London)
World Vital Records

Printers and Copiers

The library is equipped with several printers and copiers that are available to patrons for a minimal charge. Both black-and-white and color copying are offered. Many printing and copying options are available to assist in document preservation and recording. Temple ordinance cards can also be printed at the library.

Books & Other Printed Material

The library has a limited collection of hard copy material. Only basic research volumes are available.

Microfilm Readers and Microfilm Library

The library is equipped with six digital film readers that have the capability to print film images or save them to storage media. There are also 19 conventional film readers along with two microfiche readers for patron use.  The Library has a collection of roughly 20,000 often requested films from Europe (including Scandanavia and the United Kingdom) and the United States.

Class Instruction

Select “Classes and Class Schedules” from the library menu above for details.

Personal Assistance

The library has over 60 missionary and volunteer workers available to assist patrons. They can provide personal help with the many aspects of genealogical research and record keeping.

Cafeteria

The Riverton Office Building cafeteria is available to library patrons from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The menu is diverse and the costs are reasonable.