Litchfield Illinois 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:

  • 12368 Roberson Rd.   Litchfield, Illinois 62056 United States
  • Enter at the back side of the building
  • Location Map

Phone:Center: 217-324-2396; Director: 217-839-2384


Open Hours:

Tuesdays 6:00 - 9:00 P.M.

Thursdays 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. (By Appointment Only) 863-514-0731

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed Tues. 26 December 2017
  • Closed Tues. 2 January 2018

During the winter months, the center may be closed due to bad weather. Please call ahead: 217-839-2384. Cancellations will be listed at WSMI (Litchfield-Hillsboro Radio Station.)

Calendar and Event

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


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

  • One Microfilm Reader
  • One Microfiche Reader
  • One Film/Fiche Reader/Printer
  • Two Computers (Inter-net connection and access to premium websites.)

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center