Bloomington Indiana 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.

Center Contacts

Address: 4235 West Third Street, Bloomington Indiana

Phone: 812.332.0560


Center Contacts and Hours

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays: 2pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesdays: 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Saturdays: 9:00am - 2:00pm
  • Closings in 2012: May 26, July 4, September 1, October 6, November 6, November 24. WINTER Break December 22, 2012 -January 8, 2013

We close for severe weather and during funerals held at the Church.

  • Children under 12 are not permitted in this facility.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • The Bloomington Family History Center has a permanent collection of films/fiche from the surrounding Indiana counties plus various areas of Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and North Carolina.

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

  • This center has four computers, two digital image copiers for films and fiche, and six film readers.  

Resources in the Local Area

Indiana Room at the Monroe County Public Library

Monroe County Historical Society

Brown County Genealogical Society


Bloomington Indiana