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Ogden Utah FamilySearch Center

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Home Closure Dates Family History Guide Ogden Temple Info Indexing Discovery - Group Reservations Scanning Equipment Reservations


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Hours


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

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

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

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


Address and Telephone

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


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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.


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



The Major Services that are provided at the center are:[edit | edit source]

Discovery Experience

  • Several large screen interactive displays provide engaging fun and learning for all ages. Family groups of any size may make a reservation.

Research Assistance

  • We will help you get started on FamilySearch.org.
  • 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

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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 to DVD recorder. Converts VHS to DVD. Make sure to bring plenty of DVD's For every two hours of recording you will need a DVD.
  • 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.


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