Family History Library
Welcome to the Family History Library[edit | edit source]
Learn about the famous Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Visit in person for fun, engaging, interactive discovery experiences and to learn about your family's history. If you aren't able to visit, use FamilySearch.org to search for your ancestors in indexed and digital collections. You don't want to miss out on this valuable resource in the heart of Salt Lake City. #FamilyHistoryLibrary
Family History Library
Mon-Sat: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Discovery Experience at the Library[edit | edit source]
Learn about the Discovery Experiences on the Main Floor of the Family History Library.
Family History Library Information[edit | edit source]
Upcoming Family Events 2020[edit | edit source]
See our Family Events page for upcoming activities.
Attend classes in person in the Family History Library or view some of them online as a webinar. Click on the month to see a list of all classes. All classes and webinars are free to the public. If you have problems viewing the class schedules using Mozilla Firefox browser, try Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer.
Plan a Family, Youth, or Adult Group Activity[edit | edit source]
Click the link to view Group visit options.To make a reservation for a group Discovery Experience at the Family History Library click on https://familysearch.org/discovery/ and choose Salt Lake (FHL). To reserve a classroom for any other group activity, use the Online Registration Form.
Guest Resources[edit | edit source]
The Family History Library has many resources available free of charge. Some of our resources are photo and slide scanners, digital film readers, microfilm readers, classes and webinars, subscription websites, professional research specialists, and volunteers. For a detailed list of resources see the following link: Guest Resources at the Family History Library
Collection Description[edit | edit source]
The largest genealogical collection in the world—it is especially strong for the United States, British Isles, Scandinavia, Europe, Mexico, and parts of Germany, but also contains material from all parts of the world. The collection contains civil/vital births, marriages, and deaths, church records, county and local histories, court records, military records, probate records, passenger arrival lists, naturalization and land records. The large microfilm and book collections are being digitized and can be found on www.familysearch.org.
Planning Your Visit[edit | edit source]
Prepare for Your Visit[edit | edit source]
Prepare to visit the world famous Family History Library with an online orientation and setting up a familysearch.org account by clicking the following links:
- Family Search Accounts
- Library Orientation
- Layout of each floor:
Have Questions? Give us a call![edit | edit source]
Classes, Hours, Parking:
Lost and Found:
Parking at the FHL[edit | edit source]
Click the new Temple Square parkinglink to get information on where to park in and around Temple Square, including the Family History Library, parking hours and rate information, UTA Trax information, and more.
Library Rules[edit | edit source]
While visiting the Library, be sure to view the current listing of Family History Library Rules.
Volunteer at the Family History Library[edit | edit source]
Do you want to volunteer at the Family History Library? See Volunteer at the Family History Library.
Donations to the Family History Library[edit | edit source]
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