Riverton FamilySearch Library

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Due to COVID-19 health concerns, our library closed at 5:00 pm on
Friday 03/13/20, and will remain closed until further notice!

Riverton FamilySearch Library

The Riverton FamilySearch Library has been very popular with local family history researchers in the south part of the
Salt Lake Valley since opening its doors on June 21, 2010. Please use the menu on the right for links to specific library pages.
Scroll down for a list of library resources and services.


Riverton FamilySearch
Library Menu

3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601

Map Directions


Hours of Operation

Sunday
2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday
9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Home
Location and Directions
Contact Information and Lost and Found
Hours and Holiday Schedule
Quick Start Guides and Class Handouts
Classes and Class Schedules
Resource Scheduling System
Family Story Room
Group Visits
Saturday Seminar
Family Discovery Day
Family Reunions
Youth Conference
Scouting Workshop
Outreach Class Schedule
Microfilm
Research Specialists
Missionary Opportunities

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Hours of
Operation
Quick Access Links
Sunday
2:00pm - 6:00pm
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New expanded hours!

Intended specifically for families. No group visits can be
scheduled. Now open on Sundays from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.
Monday hours are now 9:00am to 8:00pm
Monday
9:00am - 8:00pm
Schedule Our Resources - Photo, Slide, Book Scanners; Audio,
Video Converters; Family Story Room; Group Visits
Tue, Wed, Thu
9:00am - 9:00pm
Quick Start Guides - Guides to print or download covering Family Tree,
Research, Technical, FamilySearch Partners, and Miscellaneous Forms.
Friday
9:00am - 5:00pm
Class Information - Provides a list of classes with descriptions, instructor,
sessions dates and times. You may also download or print a monthly schedule.
Saturday
10:00am - 4:00pm
Events Offered - Information on our Saturday Seminars, Family Discovery Days,
Family Reunions, Youth Conferences, Merit Badge Workshop, Outreach Program.
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Closed Saturday and Sunday, April 4th and 5th, 2020 for General Conference.
Closed Saturday May 23rd through Monday, May 25th, 2020 for the Memorial Day Holiday.
Click Here for our Holiday Closure Schedule

New Hours: Expanded Hours of Operation Starting February 9th
Open Sundays from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Mondays from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm.
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  1. Bi-Weekly Tip - Helpful tips, tricks, hints, and information for Family History.

  2. Saturday Seminars - Receive upcoming Saturday Seminar (held monthly)
    information via email 4 weeks prior to the event and a reminder 10 days before the event.

  3. Family Discovery Days - Receive upcoming information for Discovery Day (once per year in September)
    via email 4 weeks prior to the event and a reminder approximately 10 days before the event.

  4. Free Riverton Library Training Classes - Receive our training schedule once per month as soon
    as the next month's schedule is available.


Resources and Services Available at the Riverton FamilySearch Library[edit | edit source]

Click the resource titles for more detailed information on each item or use the menu on the right for links to specific library pages.


Classes and Class Schedules

The library offers a wide range of classes on family history topics.

Handouts and Guides

This new page includes links to download or print PDF handouts from the classes taught at the library and the Quick Start Guides available at the library.

Group Visit Opportunities

The Riverton FamilySearch Library is pleased and eager to offer the opportunity for individuals, organizations, and others to schedule a group visit to our library. We offer a variety of options that are sure to provide interest to your group. They include a short presentation by one of our staff members, 20 to 25 minutes, in one of our meeting rooms, with the remainder of the time in the library. Check the details that include logistics issues, tips for a successful group visit, the group visit options, with a link to access the On-Line Registration Form.

Saturday Seminars

On the third Saturday of each month, except for February and December, the Riverton FamilySearch Library offers a free, three-hour Saturday Seminar with a featured speaker and various classes.

Family Discovery Days

The Riverton FamilySearch Library hosts a Family Discovery Day on the fourth Saturday of September. A wide variety of family-oriented, family history activities will be available to experience, enjoy and learn. Handouts from past Discovery Days can be downloaded for your use.

Family Reunions

As part of your family reunion, bring the entire family to the Riverton FamilySearch Library and feel the love which is generated as you search for and find ancestors needing temple ordinances for your family members to perform. Presentations and hands-on experiences are available to help strengthen the bond of love on both sides of the veil.

Groups may come for a few hours or the entire day, choosing presentations that match their goals and experience levels. Each presentation and related practice takes up to ninety minutes. We also include fun activities to help youth get to know their family and ancestors through our Family Story room, Replace-a-Face, and the 3-in 1 workstations.

Youth Conference

Youth conference is an opportunity to help youth learn, grow, and have an uplifting spiritual experience. Family history can be a valuable experience for youth conference. The activities are designed to help youth and their leaders feel the Spirit of Elijah and experience how its influence can bless the lives of both the living and the dead through family history and temple ordinance work. Our purpose for the conferences is to turn the hearts of our youth to their fathers.

This year wards and stakes can tailor a family history experience for their interests and the amount of time they have available. Groups may come for a few hours or the entire day, choosing presentations that match their goals and experience levels. Each presentation and related practice takes up to ninety minutes. We also include fun activities to help youth get to know their ancestors and each other. The youth conference coordinator will work with each ward or stake to develop a program specifically for their youth.

Family Story Room

The Riverton FamilySearch Library has a Family Story Room available for use to record your family's stories. The space is designed with state-of-the-art audio and video technology. The comfortable furnishings and sound proofed interior provide a quiet secluded area, ideal for recording personal histories. Include are for details on scheduling our Family Story Room.

Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop

On the second Saturday of each month, except December, the library offers a Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop.

Outreach Family History Training

The library offers a wide variety of family history training classes at other locations.

Location

The Riverton FamilySearch Library is in the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Riverton Office Building at 3740 Market Center Drive in Riverton, Utah.





Maintained by: Elder Tom Stubben

Last modified: 04/24/20