FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY ANNOUNCEMENT
The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah is expanding its hours. Beginning Monday June 6 our library hours will be as follows: Monday's & Friday-Saturday - 9:00am-6:00pm and Tuesday-Thursday - 9:00am-8:00pm. Further information will be updated on the FamilySearch newsroom.
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How Can I Donate?
Literary Donations

Types of donations we accept:

  • Family histories (well organized, and includes a title, author, and publication date)
  • Published genealogical books
  • Published historical books such as local and county histories
  • Periodicals
  • Directories
  • Indexes and transcriptions of records in book format
  • Yearbooks
  • Journals (over 70 years old)
  • Family Bibles containing genealogical information
  • Autobiographies and biographies

How to donate:

1. Carefully review the FamilySearch Gifts and Donations Policy for guidelines and how to send literary donations to the Family History Library.

2. Fill out the following forms:

Time: Volunteer

The Family History Library is now accepting applications for potential volunteers!

The Library offers many volunteer opportunities; click here to view descriptions of the various volunteer types, to see specific current needs, and to fill out a volunteer application.

Questions? Feel free to email us with questions about volunteering at FHLvolunteers@familysearch.org

Other Ways to Volunteer

Want to volunteer more unofficially? You are welcome to volunteer in the following ways at any time:

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Contact Us
For donation inquiries please contact the Collections Team:

email: books@familysearch.org
phone: 1-801-240-1855