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 and Hours

Location Map


  • 4235 W Third St Bloomington IN 47403 United States (enter from the South doors)
  • Language:English


  • 1-812-332-0560



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:4:00-8:00pm
  • Wednesday: 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Children under 12 are not permitted in this facility.

Holiday Schedule:

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

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch 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.
  • Books: This page is a spreadsheet listing all books held by the Bloomington FHC collection as of June 2016, sorted by the section each book is in (Reference, Indiana, Maps, Other States, world, family collections, etc) and then by title.

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 three computers, two digital image copiers for films and fiche, and four 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 (city webpage)

Genealogical Resources for Bloomington Indiana