York Pennsylvania 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 York Family History Center has 5 computers that can be used to do research on family ancestors. We have 2 film readers and knowledgeable consultants to help you.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2100 Hollywood Dr. York, PA 17403 United States
  • Use the parking lot found beside the entrance to Queensgate Shopping Center.
  • Ring the doorbell on the left side of the back door to enter the building.
  • Language:English


  • 717-846-4539 or 717-495-3773 (leave a message)


  • PA_York@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday
    • Morning: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
    • Evening: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Wednesday
    • Morning: 9:00 am - noon
    • Evening: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Thursday
    • Morning: 9:00 am - noon
    • Evening: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Third Saturday Morning: 9:00 am - noon

Closures include the following:

  • Inclement Weather according to York County Schools closures and delays.
  • Major Holidays: New Year's Day; Memorial Day Weekend; Independence Day; Labor Day Weekend; Thanksgiving Extended Weekend; Christmas Eve through New Year's Eve
  • LDS General Conference Weekends: the weekends of the first Sunday of April and October

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 Computers
  • 2 Microfilm Readers
  • Scanner
  • Printers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center