Chandler Arizona West 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.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 1950 W. Galveston St. Chandler, AZ 85224  Located on the east side of the Galveston Stake Center.

Location on Map

Phone: 480-857-8640


Open Hours:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednsaday 7pm to 9pm.
Saturdays from 10am to 2pm 

Holiday Schedule: Closed all 3 day weekends on Saturdays. Weekends of General Conference. Major Hollidays and the week of Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:  Center may be reserved in advance. There are currently no reserved days for February 

Class Schedule (All Classes are from 7:30pm to 8:30pm in the FHC Class room)

Feb Consultant and Member Training:
5th New Consultant and member Training (part 2): Getting to know Family Tree
12th New Consultant Training and member (part 3): All About FamilySearch.Org
19th New Consultant Training and member (part 4): Learning about File Managers
26th New Consultant Training and member(part 5): Whats in the FHC Portal

     March Member training:
      5th Learning to Use Family Tree.
      12th Better Searches with FamilySearch.
      19th What the FHC Portal at the Family History Center can do for you.
       26th Using the Family of Websites

Staff Training Meetings: 

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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.These include, Flag3, World Vital Statistics, and many others 
  • Animap on select computers.

Hardware and Equipment and Facilities 

  • 10 well maintain computers, 3 with 22” screens.
  •  6 laptop stations by computers
  •  3 Wi-Fi for available for 4 additional computers 
  •  Multiple classrooms for improved training opportunities 

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Our Family History Center specializes in helping those who are new to Family History or just need some helping getting to the next step in their own research. 

Our specialties include:

Being able to help train othes on computer programs such as  

  1. Ancestral Quest 
  2. PAF 
  3. Roots Magic 
  4. Family Search 
  6. World Vital Statistics 
  7. Animap and others
  8. Training on how to use and submit information to  the Wiki at  

We also can provide training for groups from 4 for 40 on these above  topics and others important to your groups interest and needs .  If you are interested please email us at:

Resources in the Local Area

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We encourage individuals who enjoy Genealogy and are comfortable with its technologies to volunteer at the center. We are looking for dependable individuals who enjoy helping others find their ancestors. If interested please come by our center to learn more.