Provo Utah Bonneville Family History Center

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      The Provo Utah Bonneville Family History Center is located at 156 S 1000 E, in the southeast corner of the stake center. Our main entrance is through the double glass doors facing east. We have our own parking lot with plenty of spaces, so come on over!

      You can use several subscription websites for free on our computers, including Ancestry, fold3, Access Newspaper Archives, ArkivDigital, Find My Past, and many others (see below). We also have a microform viewing room including a collection of microfilm and microfiche.

      We are continually expanding our hours, so check back often to see when we are open.  Our friendly and experienced staff is ready to help you find your ancestors!

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 156 South 1000 East, Provo, Utah 84606
  • See us on Google Street View here. Google

Phone: 801-370-6674

E-mail:UT_ProvoBonneville@ldsmail.net

Our center will be closed beginning November 20th for remodeling. This page will be updated when we know a completion date.

Open Hours: 

  •  Sunday     3:00pm to 5:00pm
  •  Tuesday     10:00am to 4:00pm
  •  Wednesday  12:00 to 2:00pm and 7:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Thursday     10:00am to 6:00pm
  • Saturday      11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Call your ward temple and family history consultant to make appointments for other times.

Holiday Schedule:  Closed for General Conference, Stake Conference, and holidays.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Staff training meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.


Center Resources

Collections

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.
  • The 19th Century British Library Newspapers digital archive
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press, American Civil War
  • American Ancestors
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3
  • Geneanet
  • The Genealogist
  • Kinpoint Premium
  • MyHeritage Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla Premium Services
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • Four computers
  • Two microfilm readers
  • Two microfiche readers
  • Printer/scanner/copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for volunteers to help staff the center.  Volunteers work a two hour shift once a week at the center.  If you have experience in family history and love to help people find their ancestors, please contact us!