Glendale Arizona 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 Glendale Arizona Family History center serves the area from Cheryl Lane to Maryland and 47th Avenue to 31st Avenue.  Our center has 5 computers with access to in the internet and many valuable research sites.  We also have the capablity of viewing and printiing Microfilm and Microfiche ordered through


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 8602 N 31st Avenue    Phoenix  AZ 85051  United States
  • We are located between Dunlap Ave. and Butler Drive
  • The building is just South of  Cortez High School and Alta Vista Elementary schools
  • Park in the back parking lot
  • The entrance is located in the Southwest Corner of the church building
  • The building doors are usually locked, but there is a bell in the upper right corner above the door.
  • The Center door is the second door on the right before the two glass doors. 
  • Location Map

Phone: 602-973-3216

Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Tuesday: 9 am to 12 pm
  • Wednesday:  6 pm to 9 pm
  • Thursday:  10 am to 2 pm during Aug and Sept 9 am to 12 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 12 pm 

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed November 23 to November 27 for Thanksgiving
  • December 18 to January 2   For Christmas and New Years
  • April 1 and 2 General Conference
  • May 27 to May 29 For Memorial Day
  • July 4 For Independence Day
  • September 2 to September 4 For Labor Day
  • October 7 and 8 General Conference


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

  • Indexing Day Thursday May 4, 2017
  • Family History Fair Saturday September 9, 2017 9a m to 1 p m.

Class Schedule

  • Indexing Training Weds 9 am to 12 pm

Staff Training Meetings

  • Monthly Consultant Meeting 3rd Tuesday of the Month at 7 pm.
  • Quarterly Training Conference Thursday March 16 at 7 pm.

Center Resources


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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. '

Hardware and Equipment

  • 'We have 5 modern computers that have access to the internet and the family history center portal. There are 3 black and white printers one that can scan directly into Family Search. Film reader that can print images from micro film and micro fiche. '

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

  • Specializing in French Canadian, Denmark and Sweden, England, and United States.
  • Historical Newspaper
  • Family History Experience

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We can use help with people who can speak Spanish.