Meridian Idaho Amity 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.

Serving the Meridian Idaho Area

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 12040 West Amity Road
  • Boise Idaho 83709 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-208-362-2638



Open Hours:

  •    Tuesday:  9:00am to 12:00pm -   1:00pm to 4:00pm - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 7:00pm to 9:00pm      Closed 4th Thursday of each Month
  • Center is open other hours by appointment with your ward Family History Consultant for Meridian Amity Stake and Meridian South Stake.


All July

All of Christmas Week

All of New Years week:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

September 27  7– 9 PM

We start off by hosting Boise’s David Habben who describes himself as a “taphophile.” That’s a wondrous word — based on the Greek word for burial —

that means a lover of cemeteries, or, as some might say, a “tombstone tourist.”  David ranks well beyond tourist. He’s become a self-taught photographer

and expert in cemetery lore, history and grave marker symbols. He has given presentations to genealogy groups and spoken at family history conferences

in Idaho and Oregon.

The topic for this night is cemetery history and symbolism, “Carved in Stone,” 

October 19 7- 8 PM

Quarterly Family History Consultant and High Priest meeting. This is held in the Meridian Amity Stake Center's high council room

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Research books
  • Searchable database of all library books, microfilm, and microfiche

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

Eight computers

       One Computer and Projector for classes

       One computer aided Microfilm / Micro-fishe reader

       Two printers

       One printer scanner with direct connect to family tree.

       Two digital audio recorders for loan

Center Services

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