Santaquin 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.


The Santaquin Family History Center is a full service center serving the south part of Utah County.

We welcome all to come visit us.

CENTER HOURS and CONTACT Information

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Location and Map

  • 45 South 500 West, Santaquin, Utah, United States
  • Please enter on the WEST SIDE of the building.
  • You will need to ring the bell located at the top right corner of the door frame.
  • There is plenty of parking available. Handicap parking is toward the southwest end of the building.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 801-754-3722 (if we're unable to answer, you may leave a message)

E-mail: santaquinfhc@gmail.com OR ut_santaquin@ldsmail.net

Family History Center Hours:

You may call to make an appointment for additional times

OPEN
MORNINGS
EVENINGS
MONDAY
  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      CLOSED for FHE
TUESDAY **
  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 ** 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
WEDNESDAY **
  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 ** 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
THURSDAY *
  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 * 7:00 pm Patron Classes

*** Consultant Training /3rd Thursday

FRIDAY
  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
      By Appointment
SATURDAY

 By Appointment

      By Appointment
SUNDAY 2nd & 4th Weeks 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 You may use the Family History Center for a Family Home Evening - Contact us to make an appointment
* TRAINING CLASSES for Patrons begin the 1st THUR of each Month * see class schedule
** popular GROUP nights - call ahead to see if computers are available
*** Temple and Family History Consultant TRAINING is held on the 3rd THURSDAY of Each Month at 7:00pm

CALENDAR and EVENTS

Holiday Schedule 2017

SEPTEMBER

4 Closed (Labor Day)

NOVEMBER

7 Closed (CARPET CLEANING)

22-24  Closed (Thanksgiving)

DECEMBER

24 - 31 Closed through JANUARY 1, 2018

(Christmas & New Years)

**REOPENING  TUESDAY - JAN 2nd  2018**

WEB INDEXING (on FamilySearch.org) IS HERE !!!! Let us show you how it works!

Indexing Help Available - contact your Temple and Family History Consultant

  • We'll keep you updated on the WORLDWIDE INDEXING EVENTS Can we beat our record from last year? We'll be doing this again! Watch for details.
  • 2016 Number of Indexed Records = 163,333
  • 2015 Number of Indexed Records = 295,651

**2017 Class Materials available from FAMILY DAY OF DISCOVERY**

THANKS FOR ATTENDING OUR ANNUAL FAMILY DAY OF DISCOVERY - the Links below will give you the DIGITAL copy of the Class Materials

2017 FAMILY DAY OF DISCOVERY https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B53w4a_ETMdqOG1PeFFxdjVVSUk - CLICK on the link.

2016 FAMILY DAY OF DISCOVERY Class Materials - CLICK - Click on the link.

2015 FAMILY HISTORY DAY CLASS MATERIAL BOOKLET - Click on the link. It's 82 pages--be patient when downloading!
2014 Santaquin Family History Day Class Packet is still available. (There are 92 pages - be patient when downloading!)

CLASSES at the Family History Center

Classes are currently being held  Thursday evenings, at 7:00pm.
All are welcome to attend.

New Classes on THURSDAY Nights - 7:00pm !!!!

Watch your WARD Bulletin for details, or contact us by email for more information.

There will be no Classes for the rest of 2017 due to the Book of Mormon Class

CLASS REGISTRATION is encouraged because of limited space.
* Registration also determines if the class is being held that NIGHT *

Please register for classes at: santaquinfhc@gmail.com
** A CONFIRMATION OF REGISTRATION WILL BE SENT TO YOU **

Please email us at: santaquinfhc@gmail.com for additional information.

We are interested in meeting the needs of our Patrons. If you have a particular class you would like us to teach, please contact us at: santaquinfhc@gmail.com.

TRAINING CLASSES for Consultants and Priesthood Leadership

NEW-TEMPLE AND FAMILY HISTORY CONSULTANT TRAINING-3rd Thursday each month 7 pm

NEXT TRAINING
Third Thursday of each month - 7:00 pm

CONSULTANTS - Please contact us to schedule your STAFF TIME at the Family History Center

STAFF TRAINING: 3rd Thursday - 6:30 pm

Third (3rd) Thursday of each month - 6:30 pm in the Family History Center.

PRIESTHOOD LEADERSHIP TRAINING

THERE IS NEW TRAINING FOR ALL WARD LEADERSHIP - PLEASE CONTACT US TO SET UP YOUR TRAINING SESSION / Family History Center

Please join us! We're here to help "lighten your load", by offering training and suggestions of how you can use your Ward Temple and Family History Consultants to get this great work done.

GROUPS WELCOME - Advance Notice Requested

Group Scheduling - We need ADVANCED NOTICE of your coming: (1 week ahead - please)

Please contact us for scheduling Primary, Scouting Youth groups, Sunday School classes, Relief Society or Priesthood activities at: Santaquinfhc@gmail.com
** It is helpful if you will contact us at least a week before you would like to visit the center.

This will allow us to be better prepared for your group.

This also will help you maximize your time with us.**

Center Resources and Collections

  • We have a list of local films and fiche, and some film/fiche from other areas of the world. Please contact us or search the FamilySearch Catalog for these resources.
  • Local history books and resources for doing your family history.

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:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
  • Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

We have 16 computers, along with film/fiche readers for your use.
We also have 1 printer available to you - copies are free (up to 20)
SCANNER's available to digitize your PHOTOS and SLIDES .

YOU CAN ALSO SCAN DIRECTLY TO YOUR FAMILYSEARCH ACCOUNT - AVAILABLE NOW!!!!

CENTER SERVICES

Staff Research Specialties

We have staff who can help you with research.
Some of our Specialties are US, England, Scandinavia, and Germany.

FREE Scanning

Help with your Photos & Documents

We have Scanners available FREE of charge.  We can help you Scan your Photos & Documents, so they are DIGITIZED and ready to upload into FamilySearch - or to your own Flash-drive.

Resources in the Local Area

We are 20 minutes from Brigham Young University and their collections. We are also 20 minutes from the Utah Family History Training Center located in Orem, Utah.
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City is a one hour drive from Santaquin.

Links

Santaquin Utah North Stake
AND
Santaquin Utah Stake Websites

You must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and you must live in a participating stake to use this Web site. Use your LDS Account information to sign in.

VOLUNTEER at the Center

We welcome volunteers to work at our center. Please contact us through one of the email addresses provided above.