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Welcome to the Family History Library

Learn about the famous Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit in person for fun, engaging, interactive discovery experiences and to learn about your family's history. If you aren't able to visit, use FamilySearch.org to search for your ancestors in indexed and digital collections. You don't want to miss out on this valuable resource in the heart of Salt Lake City. #familyhistorylibrary

Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Family History Library


35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3400
Phone: 1 801-240-6996
Google Map; MapQuest.


Hours


Mon: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tues-Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed


Holidays: Click here

What's New at the Library?

Computer Lab

Find out what's new at the Family History Library! Learn about the Main Floor and Lobby remodel, upcoming classes and webinars, and the Family History Library's Facebook page. Click the link below:

What's New

Archive

Family History Library Information

Family History Library Block Party

Upcoming Family Events

See our Family Events page for upcoming activities.

Classes and Online Webinars

Attend classes in person in the Family History Library or view some of them online as a webinar. Click on the month to see a list of all classes. All classes and webinars are free to the public. If you have problems viewing the class schedules using Mozilla Firefox browser, try Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer.

Current Month Schedule

January 2017

February 2017

View past webinars.

United States and Canada Microfilm Cabinets

Collection Description

The largest genealogical collection in the world—it is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on www.familysearch.org.

Guest Resources

The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. Some of our resources are photo and slide scanners, digital film readers, microfilm readers, classes and webinars, subscription websites, professional research specialists, and volunteers. For a detailed list of resources see the following link: Guest Resources at the Family History Library

Research Consultant helping a guest

Prepare for Your Visit

Prepare to visit the world famous Family History Library with an online orientation and setting up a familysearch.org account by clicking the following links:
Library Orientation and Family Search Accounts

Plan A Family, Youth, or Adult Group Visit

Click the link to view Group visit options. To make a reservation click here to fill out the reservation form.

Subscriptions websites available at the Library

Many family history websites that usually need a paid subscription are available to search and use for free while visiting the Library. To see a listing of websites currently available click the link Subscriptions websites at the FHL.

Planning Your Visit


Family History Library Guests

Have Questions? Give us a call!

Classes, Hours, Parking:
1 801-240-6536

Lost and Found:
1 801-240-5624

Library Rules

While visiting the Library, be sure to view the current listing of Family History Library Rules.

Parking at the FHL

Click the new Temple Square parking link to get information on where to park in and around Temple Square, including the Family History Library, parking hours and rate information, UTA Trax information, and more.

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