Olympia Washington 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 1116 Yew Ave. NE, Olympia, Washington 98506
  • Entrance on east side of LDS Chapel through basement door next to parking lot. 
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Phone: (360)705-4176


Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays 10 am - 2:00 pm
  • Fridays 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 7 computers and 7 film/fiche readers.
  • Free access to subscription based internet web sites, including FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com, Footnote, Heritage Quest, American Ancestors.org (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society), World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial LIbrary and other sites.
  • About 600 books.
  • More than 10,000 microfiche and more than 1500 rolls of microfilm.  Additional films and fiche may be rented from the Family History Library.
  • One copier and Two printers available.
  • Genealogical software programs such as Root Magic and PAF are available.

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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