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Ogden Utah FamilySearch Center

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9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Address and Telephone

321 22nd Street
Ogden, Utah 84401
(801) 626-1132


Enhance Your Experience in the Discovery Center:

*If you already have a FamilySearch account, be sure to bring your account username and password when you visit the Center.
  • If you do not have an account, set one up before coming by following the instructions on the link below.
  • Be sure you have at least one connection to a deceased ancestor.
  • Assistance is available at the Center to help you set up the account and to build your family tree.


Please remember to bring your own Thumb Drives to save your information on.

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The Major Services that are provided at the center are:Edit

Discovery Experience

  • Several large screen interactive displays provide engaging fun and learning for all ages.

Research Assistance

  • We will help you get started on
  • We will help you find your family.
  • Dozens of state-of-the-art computers are available.
  • Many premium genealogical and historical websites are available.

Classroom: Group Reservations

* Groups are responsible to provide their own instructor(s).
  • Find Ancestor Names to Take to the Temple--Learn techniques for finding ancestors who need temple ordinances.
  • Indexing--Learn how to do web based indexing
  • Add Memories--pictures, stories, documents and audio files. Learn how to download the Memory App to your smart phone.
  • Research--Learn how to search for documents and attach them as sources using FamilySearch Research
  • If you have more than 36 people in your class, please schedule the second classroom.

Classroom: Group Reservations


Photo Scanning Equipment
The Center has the following equipment available to you:

  • Remember to bring you own Thumb drive and DVD's if using VHS to DVD recorder.
    • Flatbed Scanner. (Flatbed scanner is scheduled with the PS80.) Excellent for books, documents, certificates, and items with thick bindings. Individually scans multiple pictures from a single page.
    • Batch Picture Scanner. Uses a feed tray which allows items to be scanned much faster than on the flatbed.
    • Slide Scan. Automatically scans 35mm slides from a standard slide carousel.
    • Lexmark Color Copier/Printer/Scanner. Converts multiple page documents into a single pdf file. This is ideal for preserving and sharing typewritten family histories.
    • VHS or DVD to MP4 recorder. Converts VHS to DVD or MP4. Make sure to bring plenty of DVD's For every two hours of recording you will need a DVD.
    • Bring a thumb drive to put your MP4's on.
  • You are allowed one (1) appointment per machine a day, and only two (2) appointments a week.
  • If you are 15 minutes or more late for your appointment your time can be given to someone else.
  • Children's Area This center provides a comfortable work environment for parents.

    • There is a play area for small children near computer work stations where parents can work on their family history without leaving their children unattended.

    Children's Group Activity

    • Starting July 8 2019
    • Ages 8-10 and maximum of 15 visitors per group.
    • This activity is free.
    • The class will introduce the children to family history, help them begin to complete their own history.
    • My Family Booklet (provided to each child). and learn about the importance of preserving memories.
    • They will record a memory in our recording room which can be shared through email with each child.
    • The class will last approximately 1 hour.
    • Requirements..We ask that there be one adult for every 3 children and that the adults stay with the group the entire time.

    Ogden Children's Group ActivityEdit

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