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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.

The New York City FHC located in midtown Manhattan is a small branch of the Salt Lake Family History Library. We have access to their collection of over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed records. Additionally, patrons can access our ~3000 on-site microfilms and 9 family history subscription websites for free.



Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 125 Columbus Ave 1st Floor New York NY 10023 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-212-799-2414



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:11am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:11am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:11am-9:00pm
  • Friday:11am-6:00pm
  • Saturday:11:00am-6:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closures 2015: Sat May 9 after 4:00 pm, Sat June 6, Sat July 4, Sat Oct 3, Thanksgiving week Nov 23-28, Christmas Holidays TBD


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

We have specialized help in African-American genealogy, and Hispanic genealogy. Please call for an appointment.


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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 film readers
  • 6 computers
  • 2 microfilm/microfiche film reader/scanners
  • The scanners and film readers can be reserved for up to 2 hours. **To sign up you can email us,​ call or click here

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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