Provo Utah South Family History Center

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Welcome to the Provo Utah South Family History Center

Provo South Family History Center

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

  • Address: 835 S 500 W, Provo, UT 84601
  • The Family History Center entrance is located on the east side of the building.

Phone: (801)370-6626

E-mail: UT_ProvoSouth@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: (1st and 4th) 11:30am - 2pm, (2nd and 3rd) 1:30pm -2:30 pm and (All weeks) 5:00pm-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 5:00pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday: 4:00pm-9:00pm
  • Friday: 2:00pm-3:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Sunday: 6:00pm-9:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Dates the FHC will be closed due to holidays or other events:
Valentines Day (evening)
Easter Sunday
General Conference
Mothers Day
Fathers Day
Independence Day
Pioneer Day
Halloween (evening)
Thanksgiving
Christmas
New Years

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

All classes begin at 8:00pm

Sunday February 12: Beginning to Research - Using the Search Function at FamilySearch.org Sunday February 19: Research Principles Sunday February 26: Helping Others and Getting Help Sunday March 5: Indexing - Getting Started Sunday March 12: Using Google to Connect Generations Sunday March 19: Technology in Family History Sunday March 26: Arbitrating as Part of Indexing Sunday, April 2: Cemetery Research

Staff Training Meetings

  • Our Staff Training Meetings are to be determined.
  • Our Center Trainer is Sister Nancy Hugo

Center Resources

Provo South FHC Family Tree.JPG FHC Computer Lab.JPG Provo South FHC Resources Computers.JPG

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- Native American Specialty Books

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  • Family History Activities and Games: Puzzles, FH Jenga, FH Memory Game, FH Shoots and Ladders, FH related storybooks for children, Coloring Sheets and more!

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.
  • Roots Magic
  • PAF
  • Audacity

Hardware and Equipment

  • 11 Computers
  • 2 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche/microfilm reader/printer
  • 1 Printer/scanner
  • 1 smart TV
  • 1 Sony camera/video system
  • 1 Cassette tape to USB MP3 Converter (can also do records)
  • 1 Audio digital recorder

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties:


Resources in the Local Area

  • BYU Family History Library
  • Stevenson Genealogy
  • Provo City Cemetery

Links


Volunteer at the Center

If you are interested in volunteering at the Provo South Stake Family History Center we would love to have you and invite you to contact for further information and direction. You do not need any advanced knowledge of Family History to be a volunteer. We will train and prepare you to serve in the Family History Center.