Riverton FamilySearch Library

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Riverton FSL

Director:   TBD

       Hours of Operation

  • Mon: 9 - 5 
  • Tue: 9 - 9 
  • Wed: 9 - 9
  • Thu: 9 - 9
  • Fri: 9 - 5
  • Sat 9 - 5


Online Links
Online Training

                              Riverton FamilySearch Library 

               !!! NEWS FLASH  !!!

Riverton FamilySearch Library Open House

Thursday June 17, 1 - 8

Friday June 18, 1 - 8

Saturday June 19, 10 - 5

  • Located at 3740 West Market Center Drive in Riverton.  Inside the Riverton Office Building. (East of Home Depot on 13400 South/Bangerter)
  • Phone 801-240-9601
  • Email: ut_rivertonfslibrary@familysearch.org
  • Center officially opens on June 21, 2010.

Upcoming Events

June 17 - 19 Open House

June 24 - 25 Large Family History Center Directors Conference

  • For invited directors of Large Family History Centers

July 17  Saturday Seminar 9 - 12

  • First of a monthly series of Saturday Seminars
  • Opening speaker Diane Loosle
  • Also including Don and Diane Snow; Sharon Hintze and others
  • Saturday Seminars include opening speaker first hour followed by your choice of 4 classes the remaining 2 hours

August 21  Saturday Seminar 9 - 12

  • Details forthcoming

September 18  Saturday Seminar 9 - 12

  • Details forthcoming

October 15 - 16 1st Riverton FamilySearch Library Conference

  • 1 - 5 on Friday; 9 - 2 on Saturday
  • An exciting Family History event including a well known speaker for plenary session and 5 streams of classes.
  • Entry will be free
  • Prior registration required

November 20  Saturday Seminar

  • Details forthcoming

Talks and Classes

                                     Research Workshop 2010

              Runs each Thursday evening at 7 PM, through September 9th

                                       General Public Invited

Class Schedule
June 17             U.S. Census
June 24             Vital Records
July 1                Maps
July 8                Land Records
July 15              Probate Records
July 22              Church Records
July 29              LDS Church Records
Aug 5                Military - Early Wars to Civil War
Aug 12              Military - Late Wars, Civil War to Present Day
Aug 19, 26         Emigration Records
Sept 2               Naturalization, Paleography, Old Handwriting
Sept 9               Advanced Class - Migration, New                                      
                         England, Southern, Mid Atlantic, Mid Western


Applying to join the staff:

Those who can serve at least 16 hours a week are invited to apply as a Church Service Missionary using the form provided on lds.org under "Serving in the Church." The form should be signed by the Bishop and Stake President.The form is then mailed to the address on the form.  Those who cannot serve 16 hours, but can serve at least 7 hours a week (one shift) are invited to send an email to ut_riverton@familysearch.org or to telephone 801-240-9601.

Databases & Software

  • Ancestry (use for free)
  • Heritage Quest
  • Footnote.com
  • NewEnglandAncestors.org
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • US 19th C Newspapers
  • US Civil War Research Database
  • US Civil War Letters and Diaries
  • Images of the American Civil War
  • FindMyPast
  • TheGenealogist
  • Times Digital Archives (UK)
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • British Library 19th C Newspapers
  • WorldVitalRecords
  • Genline.com (Swedish Records)
  • SVAR (National Archives of Sweden)
  • Pedigree Resource File
  • FamilySearch DOS
  • Personal Ancestral File
  • Family Insight
  • RootsMagic
  • Ancestral Quest
  • Legacy
  • Family Tree Maker

Welcome to the                            United States > Utah > Salt Lake County > Riverton

Riverton FamilySearch Library Page

  Riverton FamilySearch Library  3740 W Market Center Drive (13400 S and Bangerter)

                        Riverton FamilySearch Library Resources

Hardware and Equipment
  • 127 Patron Computers
  • 20 Microfilm and Microfiche Readers
  • Digital Scanning from films
  • Copy Machines and Printers 
  • Conference Rooms
  • Training Rooms
  • Teleconferencing

                 Discription of some of the above databases

Footnote is a subscription-based website that features searchable,
original documents that provide users a view of the events, places and people
that shaped the American nation and the world. The site will have over 25
million digital images by the end of 2007. Footnote is currently working with
FamilySearch to index the American Revolutionary War Pension files. Additional
projects with FamilySearch are under development.

Individuals with Footnote subscriptions will be able to sign in with the
same Footnote username and password they use at home in order to save, annotate,
and upload content.

Godfrey Memorial Library has an extensive collection of essential
resources to assist genealogical and historical research. Resources include
newspapers, city and business directories, vital records, printed census
records, state, county, and local histories, as well as numerous family
histories, family bible records, and service and pension records.

Heritage Quest online includes the complete set of U.S. Federal Census
images from 1790 to 1930 including names and indexes for many of the sets. Users
will be able to find people and places located in over 20,000 published family
and local histories and PERSI, an index of over 1.9 million genealogy and local
history articles. Other online databases include Revolutionary War Pension,
Bounty-Land Warrant Application files, and the Freedman Bank Records.

Access to this service will be limited to 1,400 family history centers in
North America. Patrons should contact their local family history center to see
if this service is available. Family history center directors should contact
Family History Center Support with questions.

World Vital Records provides access to research helps and has a wide
variety of international records, including more than 60 parish registers,
Scottish death records, UK marriages, and Irish prisoner records. There are more
than 300 newspapers with 100,000 pages added a month, and over 500 online
databases, including vital, military, land, pension records, reference
materials, family histories, maps, gazetteers, and international coops. With the
recent Quintin Publications partnership, World Vital Records will soon have more
than 10,000 databases online. At least one new database is added every business

                          Microfilm Collection and Film Ordering

  • The Library is beginning to assemble a collection of roughly 50,000 often requested films from England, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Massachusets. 
  • The films held will be presented on a catalog on the website familysearch.org/fhc/riverton
  • The cost of ordering microfilm will be $2.50 for a short-term loan
  • Films ordered before noon will be available at noon the following day