Denver Colorado 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 Denver Colorado Family HIstory Center has served the central Denver metropolitan area and part of Aurora for many years.  It was the first such Center in Colorado.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2710 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80224, United States.
  • This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • The Center is located in the building at the corner of Yale and Monaco. The entrance is in the northwest corner of the building.  There is ample free parking available.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 303-756-0220  (Call during Family History Center hours)


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday 5:30 pm - 8 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed March 17 through April 1
  • Closed May 24 through June 3
  • Closed the first Saturday in April and October
  • Closed June 29 through July 6
  • Closed August 31 through September 7
  • November 27 through December 2
  • December 20 through January 6

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

The Center conducts regular weekly genealogy courses available free to the public.  If you would like to be notified of the class schedule, please submit your request by email to:

  • April 14 - 6:00 p.m. - Sourcing by Joy Young
  • April 21 - 6:00 p.m. - by Colleen Chock
  • April 28 - 6:00 p.m. - FindAGrave and Billion Graves Project by Leanna Geist
  • May 12 - 6:00 p.m. - Fold3 by Don Moulton

All classes will be taught at the Yale and Monaco Bldg in rooms 13-15


Save the Date!

Barbara Vines Little will be the speaker at an all-day seminar October 19, 2013, at the Denver Colorado Family History Center. Registration will begin in July.

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This Center will assist patrons to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  Patrons will place their orders on any computer with an Internet connection using the Online Film Ordering system.  The film ordering Web site is located at There patrons can create a personal account and select the preferred family history center where the films they order will be sent. They can make payment using a credit or debit card, or by PayPal. 
  • The Denver Colorado Family History Center has a collection of microfilms and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

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

  • There are personal computers, printers, microfilm and microfiche readers available in this Center for patron use on a first come, first served basis.
  • In addition, this Center has a digital imaging system that allows patrons to print or capture selected microfilm/microfiche images on their personal stick drives or CDs.
  • Wireless connections are available for personal laptops.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Saturday morning we have staff members that can assist in Spanish and German

Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)


Volunteer at the Center

We are actively seeking people who would like to assist others in family history work.  An in depth knowledge of Family History or Genealogy is not needed as we will provide training.