Orem Utah YSA 2nd 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 Orem Utah YSA 2nd Family History Center serves the following Young Single Adult Stakes: Orem Utah YSA 1st Stake; Orem Utah YSA 2nd Stake; Orem Utah YSA 3rd Stake; Provo Utah YSA 15th Stake


Center Contacts and Hours

Language: English

Location & Map Link:


  • The Institute POD at 844 W   800 S, attached to the stake center at 824 W 800 S, Orem, Utah 84058
  • Enter building from main entrance on West side of building.
  • If lot is open, park in stake center parking lot. Otherwise park to the East of the building.

Stake Temple and Family History Consultant - center's Cell Phone:

  • 801-319-2828
  • 1 801-724-6242

E-mail: UT_OremYSA2@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Closed 8/31 through 9/2 for Labor Day weekend
  • Closed 10/5 through 10/6 for General Conference
  • Closed 11/28 through 12/1 for Thanksgiving weekend
  • Closed 12/21 through 1/1 for Christmas/New Year's break

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

None currently scheduled

Sunday Schedule:  Open from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • Drop-in patrons are welcome during all open hours, including during class periods
  • 10:00 - 11:30 Ward Sunday School Family History classes
  • 2:00 - 3:30 Ward Sunday School Family History classes
  • Help is available for learning Indexing, FamilySearch, FamilyTree RootsMagic and Internet Research

Wednesday Schedule: Open for CES classes only

  • BYU CES: Family History
  • Instructor: Lindsay Powell
  • Jan 4 - Apr 11, 2012  Classes (a)10 am - Noon;  (b)Noon - 2 pm
  • Rep: Patricia Dunn (801) 362-8010
  • Registrations by phone: (801) 422-8925

Center Resources


This is a computer-only family history center.  There are no microfilm readers.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives patrons free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for their use
  • PAF, FamilyInsight, RootsMagic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest and other software is available for patron use

Hardware and Equipment

  • Projector system and 32 computers with Internet service
  • Available for group training or individual patron research
  • Headphones available for patrons to use with individual training course videos

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

US, British Isles, Canadian, German, Swedish.


  • 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