Orem Utah Sharon Park 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.

Anyone is welcome to visit our center.  We specifically serve four Orem LDS stakes:  Sharon Park, Orem North, Canyon View, Orem East.  Our director is Carolyn Fitzgarrald who can be reached at 1-801-224-5618 for tours or special appointments.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 85 East 700 North, Orem, Utah 84057
  2. Enter from the back of the building, the door on the right.  The family history center is the first door to the left.  If the outside door is locked ring the bell to alert the consultant you are there.
  3. Google Map to - Orem Utah Sharon Park Family History Center 

Phone: 801-222-0319

Open Hours:

  • Sunday: 5:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.
  • Tuesday: 1:00 P.M. - 3:30 P.M.; 7:00 P.M.- 8:30 P.M.
  • Wednesday: 10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.; 7:00 P.M. - 8:30 P.M. 
  • Thursday: 10:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

'Holiday Schedule:  Closed'

  • Thanksgiving Holidays 2012 (Nov 21-25) 
  • Christmas Holidays 2012 (Dec 20-Jan 2)
  • President's Day weekend 2013  (Feb 16-18)
  • Easter weekend 2013 (Mar 31-Apr 1)
  • LDS General Conference 2013 (Apr 6-7)
  • Mother's Day 2013 (May 12)
  • Memorial Day weekend 2013 (May 25-27)
  • Father's Day 2013 (June 16)
  • Independence Day 2013 (July 4)
  • Pioneer Day 2013 (July 24)
  • BYU Education Week 2013 (August 19-23)
  • Labor Day Weekend 2013 (October 31-September 2)
  • LDS General Conference 2013 (October 5-6)

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
  • Resources include:  a large collection of books, family histories, census books for Britain and United States, Automated Archives CDs of Vital Records, Pedigree Resource Files, Mormon Immigration Index and Western Europe Vital Records Index
  • Ireland Census on microfilm:  1821 for Cavan, Fermanagh, Galway, King, Meath;  1831 for Londonderry;  1841 for Cavan;  1851 for Antrim, Fermanagh and Leinster Catholic Qual Rolls Index

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

  • 9 computers
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 3 fiche readers
  • 1 printer [note: we do not have the ability to print from microfilm or microfiche]
  • NEW - Color Printer - enables you to print "Your Genealogy Fan Chart" from FamilySearch in color for 5 cents a copy.  More information  See Your Family Tree

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library

Orem FamilySearch Center  (training center)

Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group (formerly Utah Valley PAF Users' Group)

Riverton FamilySearch Library Events  



Utah County   (includes links to neighboring Family History Centers)


Tracing LDS Ancestors

FamilySearch Blog    (up-to-date news articles) 

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