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Welcome to the Family History Library

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

            Family History Library

35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
Phone: 1 801-240-6996
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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

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What's New at the Library?

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Find out what's new at the Family History Library! Learn about the Main Floor and Lobby remodel, computer labs on B1 and B2, upcoming classes and webinars, and the Family History Library's Facebook page. Click the link below:

What's New


Family History Library Information

Classes and Online Webinars 

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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

November 2016

January 2017

February 2017

View past webinars.

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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 has material from all parts of the world. Includes 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 are showing up on

Guest Resources

The Family History Library makes available many guest resources free of charge. These includes computers, digital film readers, microfilm readers, guest classes and webinars, access to subscription websites, and the assistance of professional research specialists and over 600 trained volunteers. To see a snapshot of Library resources click the following link:

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Guest Resources at the Family History Library

Prepare for your visit by going through our Library orientation and setting up a account by clicking the following links:
Library Orientation and Family Search Accounts

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

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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.

Plan Group Visits

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

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.

Request a "Vault Film" before Visiting

Microfilms and microfiche in the Granite Mountain Vault (Vault) may take several days to reach the Family History Library. If the Catalog shows a film/fiche is in the vault, order it ahead of time so it will be at the Library when you arrive. You will receive a response after submitting your form that will give you more information. Click here to order films from the vault: Order films/fiche to the Family History Library

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