Apex North Carolina 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.

The Apex Family History Center, located behind the Raleigh North Carolina Temple, serves the towns of Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Morrisville, and nearby surrounding areas.

Center Contacts and Hours


Location Map:


  • 590 Bryan Dr Apex NC 27502 United States
  • The FHC is located in the rear of the Church building where there is plenty of parking.
  • Language: English / Spanish

Phone: (919) 303-2012

E-mail: NC_Apex@ldsmail.net

Open Hours (effective July 1, 2018):

  • Tuesday: 10:00 am -1:00 pm and 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday: By Group Appointment Only
  • Thursday: By Group Appointment Only
  • Friday: By Group Appointment Only
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Classes and instruction are usually held every 3rd Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Please call the Center for information regarding the next available class. To schedule an appointment for use of the Center, please contact your LDS branch or ward family history consultant, or email the Center's Lead Consultant at: NC_Apex@ldsmail.net . You may also call: (919) 303-2012 to speak directly with staff during Center hours, or leave a voicemail message.

Holiday Schedule and Closings (please note our summer closure for July 2018):

  • Closed on days the Wake County Schools are closed due to severe weather conditions
  • Closed on all National Holidays
  • Closed from July 1, 2018 through July 16, 2018
  • Closed the week of Thanksgiving
  • Closed 2 weeks at Christmas (the week of Christmas and the following week)

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

Classes and instruction will be held every 3rd Saturday from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. Contact the Family History Center at: NC_Apex@ldsmail.net for more information. As noted above, you may also call the Center directly during regular hours or leave a voicemail message for inquiries regarding class scheduling and topics. Additional classes may also be scheduled during the weekdays by appointment.

Center Resources


A variety of local genealogy books

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    

  • 8 patron computers
  • 3 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfilm copier (makes digital copies in addition to printouts)
  • 1 flatbed scanner
  • 1 photocopier with integrated scanner
  • 2 printers

Center Services

We offer one-on-one sessions on various topics.

Resources in the Local Area

Note: The Apex FHC is only about 10 miles from the North Carolina State Archives and the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh. 

Volunteer at the Center

  • Need additional help on most shifts
  • Teach patron classes

Please contact NC_Apex@ldsmail.net if you are interested in volunteering or have questions.

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