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== '''Calendar and Events'''  ==
== '''Calendar and Events'''  ==
===== We are planning another "Family History Fair" for 2014  =====
===== We are planning another "Family History Day" for 2014  =====
= '''March 15th - 2014    9:00am - 3:00pm'''  =
= '''March 15th - 2014    9:00am - 3:00pm'''  =

Revision as of 20:07, 27 December 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
The Santaquin Family History Center is a full service center serving the south part of Utah County. We welcome all to come visit us.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Address: 45 South 500 West, Santaquin, Utah, United States

  • Please enter on the west side of the building. You will need to ring the bell located at the top right corner of the door frame. There is plenty of parking available. Handicap parking is toward the southwest end of the building.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 801-754-3722 (if we're unable to answer, you may leave a message)

E-mail: santaquinfhc@gmail.com or ut_santaquin@ldsmail.net

Family History Center Hours:

  • Monday          9:00a - 12:00p
  • Tuesday        9:00a - 3:00p  /  6:30p - 9:00p
  • Wednesday  9:00a - 3:00p / 6:30p - 9:00p
  • Thursday      9:00a-3:00p  /  Training  7:00p
  • Friday            9:00a - 12:00p
  • SATURDAY  9:00a - 12:00p

You may call to make an appointment for additional times

Holiday Schedule-the FHC will be closed on the following days:

**Open again on JAN 2, 2014 - 9:00am ** 

December 21, 2013  THRU  January 1, 2014  (Christmas & New Years)                                             2014
January  1 (New Years Day)                                                                                                                    20 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

  • February 17 (President’s Day)
  • April  5  (General Conference
  • May 26 (Memorial Day)
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
          24 (Pioneer Day)
  • September 1 (Labor Day)
  • October 4 (General Conference
  • November 26-29 (Thanksgiving)
  • December 20, 2013  THRU  January 1, 2015  (Christmas & New Years)

Calendar and Events

We are planning another "Family History Day" for 2014


March 15th - 2014    9:00am - 3:00pm

Thanks to all who attended our 2013 Family History Conference - We hope to see you in 2014

A Digital copy of the 2013 Conference Syllabus can be found through this link:

Classes at the Family History Center:  

There will be no classes in December.

We'll begin again in January 2014 - see the schedule below:

  • FamilySearch Family Tree  - Classes are being held Thursday evenings, at 7 pm. These class sessions will be repeated. All are welcome to attend. Registration is required because of limited space.santaquinfhc@gmail.com or Next Session begins:  THUR / January 2, 2014 (4 week class) *Classes fill quickly

NEW CLASS                                                                                                                            FamilySearch PHOTOS & STORIES - begins TUE /January 14, 2014 (3 week class) Registration is required because of limited space.                                                                                         

  • We are interested in meeting the needs of our patrons. If you have a particular class you would like us to teach please contact us at santaquinfhc@gmail.com
  • Please contact us for scheduling Primary, Scouting & Youth groups, Sunday School classes, Relief Society or Priesthood activities at santaquinfhc@gmail.com

** It is helpful if you will contact us at least a week before you would like to visit the center. This will allow us to be better prepared for your group. This also will help you maximize your time with us.**

Consultant, Priesthood Leadership & Staff Training Meetings

  • Third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm in the family history center.

Center Resources                                                                                  Collections

  • We have a list of local films and fiche, and some film/fiche from other areas of the world. Please contact us or search the FHL Catalog for these resources.
  • Local history books and resources for doing your family history.

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:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
    Access Newspaper Archive
    Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
    Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
    ArkivDigital Online
    Find My Past
    Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
    Godfrey Memorial Library
    Heritage Quest Online
    Historic Map Works Library Edition
    Paper Trail
    World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have NEW computers, film/fiche readers and printers for your use.
  • We also have 3 printers available to you - copies are free (up to 20)

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

We have staff who can help you with research in the US, England, Scandanavia, and Germany.

Resources in the Local Area

We are 20 minutes from Brigham Young University and their collections. We are also 20 minutes from the Utah Family History Training Center located in Orem, Utah.

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City is a one hour drive from Santaquin.


Santaquin Utah North Stake     AND       Santaquin Utah Stake Web sites


You must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and you must live in a participating stake to use this Web site. Use your LDS Account information to sign in.

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)

Volunteer at the Center

We welcome volunteers to work at our center. Please contact us through one of the email addresses provided above.