Lakeland Florida 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.

The Lakeland Florida Family History Center is dedicated to helping patrons in their family research and genealogy. The center has fifteen volunteers eager to assist in your research. It also has a small library where you can find information on how to discover your family tree. You can use the library to order microfilm from the Family History catalog. Whether you are just learning about your family’s history or you’ve gathered extensive research, you are always welcome. The center is located in the Lakeland Stake Center and serves Lakeland's surrounding communities.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 5850 Lakeland Highlands Rd Lakeland FL 33813-2811 United States
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  • Language:English


  • 1-863-709-0800



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:9:00am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm

Holiday Schedule:

  •  Closed between Christmas and New Years
  •  Closed Easter Sunday
  •  Closed for Mother's Day and Father's Day

Calendar and Events: 

Upcoming Events:

  • Downtown Lakeland First Friday: First Friday of every month beginning at  6:00 P.M.

Class Schedule:

  • Staff Training Meetings: FHC Roundtable: Second Saturday in January, March, May, July, September, and November 1:00 P.M. at the Lakeland Family History Center.

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

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

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We're always looking for volunteers to help in the FHC. If you're interested contact Peggy Andersen by phone at 435-215-9149 or by email at