Bear Lake 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.

Welcome to the Bear Lake Idaho Family History Center website.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 661 Washington Street Bear Lake Idaho 83254 United States
  • The Family History Center can be entered from the front on Washington Street using the doorbell on the left side of the door.
  • There is on street parking in the front.
  • The Family History Center can be entered through the back entrance which is open during operating hours.
  • There is a parking lot at the back of the building.
  • Language:English


  • 1-208-847-0340


Open Hours:

Sunday: 2:30-5:00 pm

  • Monday: 2:00pm-5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 1:00pm-6:00pm

Wednesday:  1:00-6:00pm

  • Thursday: 1:00pm-6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am-1:00pm
  • Saturday: closed

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Usually one class per day.  You can pick up a flyer for the current class schedule at the Family History Center.  Also each LDS church lobby should have a current schedule.

Staff Training Meetings

                  1st Wednesday of each month at 6pm at the Familiy History Center

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • computers, printers, copier, scanner, microfilm/fisch readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

Call if you would like to volunteer on a 2.5 hour shift.