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Revision as of 03:55, 2 October 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Our mission is to help patrons find records of their ancestors

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address:10335 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 
  • The entrance is at the rear of the first building. Parking is at our door.
  • Map to Baton Rouge Family History Center

Phone: 225-769-8913

E-mail:   la_batonrouge@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:    Thursday: 1:00 – 7:00 pm     Saturday: 9:00 - noon

2013 Closure Dates:     Feb 23, March 30, Aug 31, Oct 5,  November 26 - 30, December 16 - 31

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: The Baton Rouge Family History Center participates in the microfilm lending program of the Family History Library. Available microfilm and microfiche can be found through the Family History Library Catalog. Online microfilm and microfiche ordering is at www.familysearch.org/films. Microfilm and microfiche ordered online are  viewed at the Family History Center.
  • Our book room has about 500 books, including Father Hebert's Catholic Church records of South Louisiana and the published Catholic Diocese records of both New Orleans and Baton Rouge. 

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

  • Secure Wi-Fi access for your electronic devices.
  • Four microfilm readers and two microfiche readers.
  • Four computers are available for patron use.  Bring your thumb drive
  • Printer and printer / copier which prints both sides 
  • Our Minolta film reader allows patrons to print copies of microfilms or store them on their own thumb drive.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties.

Resources in the Local Area


Volunteer at the Center

We are seeking a couple to take a three hour shift once a month.  A staff member will be with you until you feel comfortable in the center alone.

For help and guidelines for editing this page, see the Adding details to a FHC page article.