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If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273  
If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273  
==  Prospective Missionary Class   ==
Announcing '''“Family History in the Mission Field”''' for perspective missionaries (17 years and older) and missionaries with their call. Learn how to use Family History in the Mission Field. Two months of training with practice.
<br><u>1st Month:</u> Wednesdays, 7 – 9 p.m. &nbsp; Attend four, two-hour training sessions to learn how to do family history and prepare names for temple ordinances using Family Tree and research with Family Search.
<u>2nd Month:</u> Serve as a Family Search Consultant for 4 two-hour shifts during the month at a time of your choosing. Help patrons with their family history as if you were in the mission field!
<br>Bishop’s approval required. Call 656-3273 to reserve a seat.
= Events  =
= Events  =

Revision as of 23:40, 11 February 2014


For the most up-to-date information about the Rexburg Idaho Family History Center, including class and conference information, please click on the link below:

Click here to go to RexburgFamilySearch.org

Center Contacts and Hours



29 West 1st North 

Rexburg,Idaho 83440

The Center is located west of the Rexburg Tabernacle and south of the Rexburg Branch of the Madison County Library.


(208) 656-3273



Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Usual Closures:

  • Closed on major holidays
  • Closed on General Conference weekends
  • Closed on Madison School District snow days

Classes and Training

Please sign up at our website for classes. Click here to register at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center website.

If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273


Registration is now open for the Eastern Idaho Family History Conference. Please click below to be directed to the Conference website:

Eastern Idaho Family History Conference Website

Upcoming Events

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.
  • Books: Hundreds of books and a collection family history magazines are available to read in the Rexburg FamilySearch Center. Personal and family histories, research guides, "how-to" books, maps and gazeteers, etc.

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.
  • The American Ancestors website is a subscription site available for free at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.
  • Dozens of links to genealogical websites are available on most computers in the Computer Room.
  • RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Ancestral Quest, and PAF genealogical database software are installed on all computers at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Wi-Fi throughout the building
  • Twenty-four computers in the Computer Room, several more throughout the Center
  • Several printers (many in color)
  • A microfilm reader-printer
  • Two flatbed scanners (to scan photographs, slides, photo negatives and documents, and save them to a removable drive or to an Internet storage account, like Dropbox)
  • Two microfilm readers
  • Two microfiche readers
  • Audio transfer equipment and software (to save audio cassette tapes to digital format)
  • Video transfer equipment and software (to save video tapes to digital format)

Center Services


Photocopying and printing from computers is available for genealogical purposes only. The charge is five cents per copy for black and white and twenty-five cents per copy for color copies.

Staff Research Specialties

The Rexburg FamilySearch Center is staffed by volunteers from the community. These volunteers possess a wide array of skills and knowledge in all areas of genealogical research. Visitors to the center may receive assistance in genealogical research, technology usage, ways to share your research, etc., from various staff members.

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.blogspot.com/