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The New York City FHC located in midtown Manhattan is a small branch of the Salt Lake Family History Library. We have access to their collection of over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed records. Additionally, patrons can access our ~3000 on-site microfilms and 9 family history subscription websites for free.

Center Contacts and Hours

THE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED NOVEMBER 23 - 26 FOR THANKSGIVING

Location Map:

Address:

  • 125 Columbus Ave 1st Floor New York NY 10023 United States
  • Language: English all hours and Spanish Saturday mornings

Phone:

  • 1-212-799-2414

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 10am-9:00pm
  • Friday: 10am-6:00pm
  • Saturday: 11:00am-6:00pm
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Specialized Onsite Help

African American

  • Thursdays 10am - 12pm

Hispanic and Puerto Rico

  • Wednesdays 3pm - 6pm

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

No upcoming events

Class Schedule

Click HERE to register on-line

Center Resources

We have specialized help in African-American genealogy, and Hispanic genealogy. Please call for an appointment.

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog
  • We have 3000 + films in our permanent collection. To view the list of our permanent collection click here.
  • 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

  • 3 film readers
  • 8 computers
  • 2 microfilm/microfiche film reader/scanners
  • The scanners and film readers can be reserved for up to 2 hours. **To sign up you can email us,​ call or click here


Additional Online Resources


The Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute

LDS inventory at the Center For Jewish History

The Hispanic Genealogical Society of New York

German Genealogy Group

Puerto Rican Ancestry

Polish Genealogical Society of Connecticut and the Northeast

Genealogy Slovakia

Marriage Records-UK

World's Largest Genealogy Search Engine (Free)

Eastman’s Online Genealogy Blog

Family Echo (free pedigree chart creator)

Midatlantic Germanic Society



Volunteer at the Center

Please email us at NY_NewYorkCity@ldsmail.net if you would like to volunteer in the center.