Grand Rapids Michigan Family History Center

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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.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2780 Leonard NE Grand Rapids MI 48525-5825 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-616-949-3343



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-8:00pm 
  • Always call to make sure we are open,  especially during questionalble weather or flu searon
  • To make an appointment for other times, please call in advance at (1-616-676-2602.)

Holiday Schedule: For the remainder of 2015 we will be closed: Christmas                     Dec 16 - Jan 4, 2016

We will be closed for the following holidays for 2016:

Easter                            Mar 23 - Apr 4, 2016

Memorial day                 May 25 - Jun 6, 2016

Independence Day        Jun 29 -  Jul 11, 2016

Labor Day                      Aug 31 - Sep 12, 2016

Thanksgiving                 Nov 16 - Nov 28, 2016

Christmas/New Year     Dec 14 - Jan 9, 2017

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

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

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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