Moab Utah 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.

                                                          Our Mission Statement
The purpose of the Moab Family History Center is to assist Moab community members and visitors in researching their family trees through access to genealogical resources, classes, and workshops.

We're here to help.  Trained volunteer genealogists/temple and family history consultants can help you with your research, and it's available to you free of charge.  Research consultants can help you by answering basic questions such as how to get started, what records are available to search, and suggesting sources for your research.  We are a free community resource for anyone interested in learning how to research their family tree.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • Location Map
  • 350 South 100 East, Moab UT 84532 United States

Phone: 1 435-259-5563


Stake TFH Consultant - Center: Raymon W. Carling

  • Stake TFH Consultant - Center Assistant: Jane H. Carling
  • For an appointment, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center in advance at 1 435-259-6654

Open Hours:

  • Sunday: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected changes to our normal operation hours.

Holiday Closures:

  • 1 January 2017 - New Years Day
  • 19 February 2017 - President's Day weekend
  • 16 April 2017 - Easter Sunday
  • 14 May 2017 - Mother's Day
  • 28 May 2017 - Memorial Day
  • 18 June 2017 - Father's Day
  • 4 July 2017 - Independence Day
  • 3 September 2017 - Labor Day weekend
  • 31 October 2017 - Halloween
  • 21-26 November 2017 - Thanksgiving Week
  • 24-31 December 2017 - Christmas Week and New Year's Eve

Other Closures:

  • 2 April 2017 - General Conference
  • 11-13 April 2017 - Moab Jeep Safari
  • 1 October 2017 - General Conference
  • 12 October 2017 - Carpet Cleaning
  • 3 December 2017 - First Presidency Devotional Broadcast

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule - as requested

Staff Training Meetings

Monthly, 4th Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Moab Family History Center


Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.                                                                         
  • A selection of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Lessons:
  1. An Enduring Legacy
  2. Chronicles of Courage
  3. Museum Memories
  4. Pioneer Pathways
  • Sons of Utah Pioneers books:
  1. Conquerors of the West:  Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. 1-4
  • A variety of books on local area histories
  • Blanding Family Histories

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

  • 12 computers
  • 3 printers
  • 1 scanner
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Family Room

A new Family Room has been added to the Center.  This area is dedicated to facilitating a family's needs while the parents are using the resources at the Center.  Our Family Room is furnished, decorated, and functions like the family room in your home. Sit on the couch with your laptop or work on the computer in the room.  The Family Room is stocked with books, games, and toys to entertain your children while you have access to FHC staff and free access to premium genealogy websites.

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Center Services

 Resources in the Local Area

  • Grand County Courthouse
  • Dan O'Laurie Canyon Country Museum
  • Grand County Public Library


Volunteer at the Center