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Family History Library extending hours in Salt Lake City

Nov 1, 2021, 6:16 PM

Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in downtown Salt ...

Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located in downtown Salt Lake City. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — The FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City is adding additional hours to its schedule as it moves into Phase 2 reopening plans.

The change is all part of the phased reopening of Temple Square, which is owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

According to Church officials, the library will be adding Saturdays to their normal operating hours beginning Nov. 6.

That means the Family History Library, located on 35 North and West Temple Street, will now be open to the public Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

“No reservations needed unless group is over 20 or a room is required,” read the FamilySearch website.

Officials said the library is tentatively scheduled to open from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, but by appointment only.

“Evening access will be limited to main floor services unless otherwise requested. Individuals, and youth, church, and genealogical groups will be able to make appointments,” the website stated.

That change is scheduled to take effect the week of Nov. 15.

Details about the other buildings open to visitors in Temple Square can be viewed here.

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Family History Library extending hours in Salt Lake City