Riverton FamilySearch Library
The library will be closed on Saturday, July 1st, Monday, July 3rd, and Tuesday, July 4th for the Independence Day Holiday.
The library will also be closed on Saturday July 22nd and Monday, July 24th for the Pioneer Day Holiday.
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 above for links to specific library pages.
Classes and Class Schedules
The library offers a wide range of classes on family history topics. Click here for a brief description of each class and class schedules.
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.Click here to view the handouts and guides. Click here to register for a weekly email Family History Tip.
Support for Priesthood Leaders and Temple and Family History Consultants
In support of the "Find, Take, Teach" process introduced at Roots Tech, the Riverton FamilySearch Library is offering classes for Priesthood Leaders and for Temple and Family History Consultants that is designed to help them help Church members fulfill their divinely appointed responsibility to discover their families, take their ancestors' names to the temple, and teach their families and others to do the same.
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, 20 to 25 minutes, in one of our meeting rooms, with the remainder of the time in the library. Click here for details that include logistics issues, tips for a successful group visit, the group visit options, and a link to access the On-Line Registration Form.
On the third Saturday of each month, except December, the Riverton FamilySearch Library offers a free, three-hour Saturday Seminar with a featured speaker and various classes. Click here for details on the seminar.
Family Discovery Days
The Riverton FamilySearch Library will host a Family Discovery Day three times a year. The first Discovery Day will be held on January 28th, 2017 from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon in the library and will focus on Family Reunions. The following Family Discovery Days will be on the fourth Saturday of April and September. A wide variety of family-oriented family history activities are available to experience, enjoy and learn. Click here for details on the Family Discovery Day.
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. Click here for details on our Family Reunion offering.
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 manager will work with each ward or stake to develop a program specifically for their youth. Click here for details on Youth Conference opportunities.
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. Click here 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. Click here for details on the workshop.
Outreach Family History Training
The library offers a wide variety of family history training classes at other locations. Click here for the schedule of classes held.
The Riverton FamilySearch Library is in the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 Market Center Drive in Riverton, Utah. Click here for details and directions.
Maintained by: Elder Tom Stubben
Last modified: 06/21/17