Reading Pennsylvania Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 3344 Reading Crest Dr Reading, Pennsylvania 19605 United States
  • The entrance to the center is located on the street-side of the building. After you go down the steps from the parking lot, there is a path to your left that will take you to the front of the building.
  • Language:English


  • 1-610-929-0235



Open Hours:

  • Wednesday:2:00pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-4:00pm
  • 1st Saturday of every month (except April and October):10:00am-4:00pm
  • 2nd Saturday of April and October:10:00am-4:00pm
  • to make an appointment for other times, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center in advance at(1-610-929-0235.)

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed: All National Holidays.
  • If inclement weather, FHC will close.

Calendar and Events

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. This includes free access to Ancestry, Find My Past, Fold3, and others.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers with internet access
  • Microfilm readers and copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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