Salem Utah 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.

The Salem Utah Family History center serves the Salem Stake and Salem West Stake.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 695 S 300 W, Salem, UT 84653
  2. Use the Northwest entrance of the Salem West Stake center building
  3. Contact: Virginia Temple, Director - 801-423-1325  e-mail:
  4. Contact:  Nancy Miller, Asst Director - 801-423-3822
  5. Link to Google Map

Phone: 801-423-0130


Open Hours: 10am - 3pm Tuesday through Friday, Wednesday and Thursday night from 7pm-9pm, Tuesday evening by appointment only

Holiday Schedule 2014:  Good Friday--April 18, 2014, Independence Day--July 3-4, Pioneer Day-- July 24, Summer Break--August 11-25, 2014,  Veteran's Day--November 11, Thanksgiving--Nov 24-Dec 1, Christmas--Dec 15-Jan 3, 2015--Reopening Jan 6, 2015

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: 

April 26, 2014:  Family History Fair at the Salem West Stake Center, 695 South 300 West, Salem, Utah

Registration: Beginning 8:15 a.m

9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Brother Tim DeGraw, Family Search

10:10 to 11:10 Choice of four classes:  1.  Indexing Basics   2.  Family Tree Basics  3.  RootsMagic  4. Descendancy Research

11:10 to 11:25 Break--Light freshments in Cultural Hall

11:25 to 12:30 Choice of four classes:  1.  Indexing Obituaries  2.  FamilyTree Sources  3.  FH Technology  4.  FH Questions and Answers

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Wednesday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Center Resources


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

  • 14- Windows 7 computers, laser printers, 1 fiche reader and 3 film readers

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


City of Salem:

Salem City Library:

Volunteer at the Center