Salt Lake Mount Olympus Utah 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.


This FamilySearch Center serves the area east of Wasatch Boulevard and south from Parley's Canyon to about 4800 South.


  • 3510 South 3610 East at southeast corner of building (just east of Wasatch Blvd and I-215) Millcreek, UT 84109 United States
  • There is plenty of parking.

Center Contacts and Hours

Phone: 801-274-0047

Center Director: Carol Poulter 801-520-7907 or

Open Hours: Consultants available to help scheduled or walk-in patrons.

Monday: 1 pm - 3 pm

Wednesday: 10 - 2 pm; Wednesday evening can be reserved for groups

Thursday: 7 pm - 9 pm

  • Other days and times by Appointment (801-520-7907 - leave message if no answer)
  • Groups are welcome to reserve center and consultants are available to teach requested classes.

In the case of bad weather and roads, please call (801.274.0047) to be sure the Center is open.


Every Tuesday evening at 7 pm a different FH subject will be covered. All are welcome to attend.

June 6  Learn to index on the new browser-based program accessed at

June 13  How to use Find a Grave and Billiongraves to find family members

June 20  DNA - what test to take, what the results mean, ethnicity discoveries, how to find family 

June 27  How to scan and add photos, documents and memories to familysearch

July 11   Using Find a Record and Take a Name to find family names needing temple work.

July 18   Using 

July 25  Newspapers online - sites to find information about family

August 1 Irish research

August 8 Family History apps - What Can't They Do?

August 15  Family History fun for families with children

August 22  Using the Family History Library Card Catalog online to find information. Resources available at the downtown and Riverton libraries.

August 29  How to enjoy writing your family history

Every Thursday evening at 7 pm a basic FH workshop is held. Help is available to get started and to answer problems and questions. All are welcome to attend.

Holiday Schedule:

The Salt Lake Mt Olympus Family History Center is closed the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.  Also closed on all major national and state holidays.


Monthly consultant meetings held the second Wednesday, 7 pm in conference room of FH Center. (Except June, July, August and December)


Photo and slide scanning will no longer be available at the center. Both are available at the following locations:

Family History Library Downtown - 35 North West Temple 801-240-2584 Monday 8 am-5 pm, Tuesday-Friday 8 am-9 pm, Saturday 9 am-5 pm

Riverton Family History Center 3740 West Market Center Drive (13175 South) 801-240-9601 Monday and Friday 9 am-5 pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 am- 9 pm, Saturday 10 am-4 pm

Center Resources

Databases and Software

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.

Hardware and Equipment 

  • Six (6) MS Windows Desktop Computers.
  • Lexmark 466 printer/copier/scanner to add photos and documents directly to FamilySearch.  Also for general black and white printing.
  • HP Officejet 7610 printer/copier/scanner unit to print 11 by 17 inch color fan charts.
  • Table workspace with power outlets and WIFI access for personal computers.
  • Overhead mounted projector and non-glare whiteboard screen for presentations.
  • Conference room with projector, computer, conference table and 25 padded chairs.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

   German and Danish assistance by request.

Other Services

Resources in the Local Area

  • Sons of Utah Pioneers
    3301 E. Louise Avenue (2920 South)
    Salt Lake City, UT 84109


(Links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center.)

Daughters of Utah Pioneers
300 N. Mail Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Utah Historical Society -
300 South Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Utah State Archives -
346 South Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101