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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Phone: 435-789-3618

FHC Director: Larry T. Wilcken -  435-789-3618 Assistant Directors: Jean Wilcken, Lonnie and Darlene Roper, Pat Burdick, Ana Batty, Dale and Joan Hatch, Flossie Walker

Open Hours:

  • Monday:    10 am. - 5 pm.
  • Tuesday    10 am. - 8:30 pm.
  • Wednesday 10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday   10 am - 8:30 pm

Holiday Schedule:           We are closed at the same time as the temple closes 2 weeks biannually for cleaning.

  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Calendar and Events

Please call and register for classes @ 435-789-3618
(We would like to know the number attending so handouts can be prepared)

Staff Training Meetings

These are held at the begining of the 10:00, 1:00 and 5:00 O'clock shifts. 

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have a class room with 8 computers.  We have a Kodak Photo Scanner that is state of the art.  We have microfilm readers.  We have a quiet room for patrons who prefer a quiet ambience to do research.  We have 12 computers in a bay that has extensive genealogical software to help with research. 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We like the marines, can alwas use a few good men or women.  We have a staff of 80+ who are in a state of flux.  We welcome anyone who would like to serve in our center to come in an fill out a information sheet that tells of your skills and time availability.  We will match your skills and availability with our needs. 


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