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35 North West Temple Street Salt Lake City, UT  84150-1103


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The Family History Library will begin a phased reopening on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Initially, hours will be 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday, with plans to extend to additional days and hours in the future.

Welcome to the Family History Library[edit | edit source]

Come visit us in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah for fun, engaging, interactive discovery experiences and to learn about your family's history. If you aren't able to visit, learn more about our online resources or visit to search for your ancestors in indexed and digital collections.

Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Family History Library

Family History Library

35 North West Temple Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-1103
Google Map; Open Street Map.

Current Hours:
Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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Library Rules:
Family History Library Policies

Where to park


Online Experiences[edit | edit source]

Online Classes[edit | edit source]

Join us for an online class or watch a class from our archives. All classes and webinars are free to the public. Webinars are currently being broadcast via Zoom. If you are not familiar with the program, this short video will teach you how to use Zoom to join a meeting. Click here to view the video.

Virtual Genealogy Consultations - **NEW**[edit | edit source]

Get free, online, one on one help with one of our research specialists. Our research specialists offer helpful suggestions and assistance with your research goals, to empower you as you discover and connect with your family. Sign up here.

Online FamilySearch Community[edit | edit source]

Collaborate with other genealogists in the FamilySearch Community posting specific genealogical questions or translation requests regarding a country or region in the world. FamilySearch Community Research Groups

Online Family History Activities[edit | edit source]

Library Experiences[edit | edit source]

Until the Family History Library is reopened, use these online resources

Get the most out of your Family History Library visit with these tips.

Family History Library Main Floor

Discovery Experience - Main Floor[edit | edit source]

  • Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds.
  • See where you and your ancestors come from.
  • Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree.
  • See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like.
  • Learn more

Group Experiences and Activities[edit | edit source]

You can plan a Family, Youth, or Adult Group Activity to come and do Discovery Experiences at the Family History Library.

  • Click Group visit options for more details about the activities and other important information about your visit.
  • To make a reservation for a group Discovery Experience click here.
  • To reserve a classroom for any other group activity, click here.

When the Family History Library reopens, we will be accepting reservations for family, youth, or adult group activities.

Research Floors[edit | edit source]

Help on how to start your genealogy or difficult research problems can be found on from our Research Specialists on the different research floors.

Events[edit | edit source]

Classes[edit | edit source]

Due to the Family History Library's reduced hours, all in-person classes are being offered online. See the schedule of upcoming classes.

Guest Resources[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. They include:

Research Specialist helping a guest

Collection Description[edit | edit source]

The largest genealogical collection in the world. It is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on

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