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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 New York City FHC located in midtown Manhattan is a small branch of the Salt Lake Family History Library. We have access to their collection of over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed records. Additionally, patrons can access our ~3000 on-site microfilms and 9 family history subscription websites for free.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 125 Columbus Ave, NY, NY 10023

1st Floor
Location on Map

Phone:   212-799-2414

E-mail: ny_newyorkcity@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tues, Wed, 12pm-9pm
  • Thurs 10am-9pm
  • Sat 10am-5pm
Closed Sunday, Monday & Friday

Holiday Schedule: Closed Thanksgiving week Nov 22-26, 2011,  and for the Christmas holidays Dec 20-31, 2011.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

October 18, 2011-Tuesday evening from 6-8pm we are offering a class on Finding Your Hispanic Roots. The class will be on the 3rd floor (signs will be posted).  Free of charge.

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

We have specialized help in African-American genealogy, and Hispanic genealogy.  Please call for an appointment.


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • We have 3000 + films in our permanent collection.  To view this list, order films by mail, and other links that may be of interest, please visit our blog.  www.nynyfhc.blogspot.com

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

  • 3 film readers
  • 4 computers
  • 2 microfilm/micro-fiche film reader/scanners
  • The scanners & film readers can be reserved for up to 2 hours. **To sign up you can email me,​ call or click the link below: link

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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