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Tallahassee’s FamilySearch Center, located in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meetinghouse at 312 Stadium Drive, has reopened to the public after the completion of recent building renovations.
The family history and genealogy research center is open to the public free of charge on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The center offers patrons access to the Church’s comprehensive family history database which includes the names of more than 3 billion deceased people from over 100 countries. This information is contained on:
- 356,000 books, serials, and other formats
• Over 4,500 periodicals
• 3,725 electronic resources
Materials that are not available online can be ordered from the Church’s FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Tallahassee FamilySearch Center is one of 5,700 centers in 126 countries where anyone can access genealogical records and receive personal assistance with their family history.
“At the FamilySearch Center our patrons have access to all the records we have as well as knowledgeable volunteers who have the tools and resources to help people learn about their ancestors,” said Brenda Soto Havlicak, director of the Tallahassee Center.
Havlicak said the center also offers access to premium websites in addition to FamilySearch and Ancestry.com.