Rexburg Idaho 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.


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FamilyHistoryNow.org

  • Class calendar

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  • Inspiration to help you succeed!

Location Map

Location Map

Address

29 West 1st North
Rexburg Idaho 83440
United States

(West of the Rexburg Tabernacle and South of the Madison County Library)

Phone

1-208-656-3273

Email

  • id_rexburg@ldsmail.net

Open Hours

  • Mondays & Fridays

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

9:00 am - 9:00 pm

  • Saturdays

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Sundays

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

(If Winter weather conditions are severe, please call ahead to confirm that we are open)

Summer Saturday Group Opportunities!

In the Summer we close on Saturdays -- but will open in the Summer for specially requested group activities such as:

- Family Reunions

- Youth Conferences

(Call the Center at 208-656-3273 to discuss your groups needs and we will build a wonderful experience for your group)

Holiday Closures

Closed on all Major Holidays

(View our Class Calendar on FamilyHistoryNow.org for specific dates)

Databases and Software

FHC Portal in the Center offers FREE access to:

  • Premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions
  • Dozens of links to genealogical websites
  • RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Ancestral Quest, and PAF genealogical database

Main Computer Room

  • 24 computers available in this room
  • Wi-Fi throughout the building (bring your own laptop if you would prefer)

2nd Compter Room

  • 16 computers available primarily for classes and group activities

Media Room- All services are FREE

Please call ahead (208-656-3273) to reserve date(s) & time(s) you want to use the following transfer equipment

  • Scan photos & documents

- Kodak PS80 scans 80 pictures in 60 seconds

- Lexmark scanner scans 55 pages per minute

- 4 flatbed scanner also available

  • Convert VHS to DVD

- 2 transfer VCR's available using Roxio software

  • Transfer cassettes to CD or MP3
  • Scan slides
  • Scan film negatives
  • Upload treasured 'Memories' to FamilySearch
  • Several printers throughout the Center
  • A microfilm reader-printer
  • A hand crank microfilm reader
  • 2 microfiche readers

ATTENTION:

·      Up to 5 complimentary copies allowed per patron each day(We do not accept money for any services)

·      Photocopying and printing from computers is available for genealogical purposes only

·      Printing Temple Ordinance Cards is always free and unlimited

Multi-Purpose Room

This large room has banquet tables and chairs that can be set up to accommodate all kinds of experiences (a piano is also in this room)

·      Refreshments can be served in this room after an activity(please let us know if you will be serving refreshments when you schedule)

·      A computer and ceiling mounted projector are available in this room to show videos or display training presentations on a large projection screen

·      A large screen TV is available to show videos on

·      A small wall mounted TV is available with a DVD player

Please call to request your desired usage of this room (208-656-3273)

Staff Research Specialties

The Rexburg Family History Center is staffed by volunteers from the community. These volunteers possess a wide array of skills and knowledge in various genealogical research areas. Visitors to the Center may receive assistance in using FamilySearch.org, using various skills and websites to make discoveries, genealogical research, technology usage, ways to share your research and memories, etc.

>>Resources in the Local Area<<

BYU-Idaho has a Family History Center with extended hours on some days. See their blog at: byu-idaho-fhc