Olathe Kansas 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.

Be sure to come by the Olathe Family History Center and learn more about your family roots, you never know what you will find...

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 15915 W 143rd St Olathe Kansas 66062 United States
  • We are located across from Prince of Peace Catholic Church.
  • The Family History Center door is located on the West side of the church, to the right of the main entrance.
  • Language:English


  • 1-913-829-1775


  • KS_Olathe@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Wednesday:6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:7:00pm-8:30pm
  • 1st and 3rd Saturday:10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule: 2016 closures: April 2; May 28; July 2; Sep 3; Oct 1; Nov 22-26; Dec 20-31

Closed for Thanksgiving: Nov 22-26

Closed for Christmas:  Dec 20-31

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.
  • This center has several films and fiche on long term loan, stop by and check out our collection notebook.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Our center has film readers, a printer, computers and other equipment that can be used for your Genealogy needs.  Copies cost just 10 cents a page, but if you bring a flash drive you can download your images at no cost.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Our staff is very helpful and willing to give you a hand with your research.

Resources in the Local Area

The downtown Olathe library has a research room for genealogy use with lots of local flavor.  You are not far from the "Midwest Genealogy Center" located at 3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd in Independence, Missouri, www.midwestgenealogycenter.org or (816)252-7228.  The National Archives at Kansas City is located at 400 West Pershing Rd in Kansas City, Missouri, www.archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city or (816)268-8000.


One of our favorite sites is Familysearch.org and it is free to search from home. We also love to use findagrave.com which is also free to use from home.