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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Family History Library Collection

The Family History Library houses the largest collection of genealogical materials in the world. Our collection consists of books, periodicals, maps, pedigree charts, CD-ROMs, microfilms, and microfiche pertaining to genealogical and historical research that will help bring your ancestors and their stories to life.

Notice: The hours for the Special Collections area have been temporarily reduced. It is open MondaysFridays 9:0011:00 a.m. and 1:003:00 p.m. (closed Saturdays). We will update this notice when changes occur.

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Over 340,000 unique books are available at the Family History Library.
Access over 1,386,000 films, 197,000 fiche, and hundreds of CDs.
Over 128,000 periodicals from around the world are available.
The Family History Library houses over 18,460 maps from around the world.
Over 500,000 genealogy books, family histories, maps, yearbooks, and more.
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