Family History at the Mesa Temple Visitors' Center

The FamilySearch center is a free community resource that anyone is welcome to come and use. Weekly classes are available free of charge, and we host special events to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree. Discover your family history today!

Visitors’ Center
FamilySearch Center

455 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85203
Map Directions

(480) 964-7164

Monday-Sunday: 10 am – 9 pm

Personal & Group Instruction Available.

Visitors Invited. Free Parking.

What is Family History

What to Expect

The FamilySearch Center will get you set up with the right online resources accounts and the right knowledge so you can have more success from home using your own computer or smartphone.

The research specialists are also very skilled at helping you set trackable goals and help you make plans on how to accomplish them.

We promise that as you learn about your ancestors, you will be blessed with a sense of fulfillment and understanding of who you are. Family history work has a refining, spiritualizing, and tempering influence on those who are engaged in it.

Family History Classes

Classes are held at the Visitors’ Center upstairs in the FamilySearch Center. Click the link next to a class or call the Visitors’ Center at 480-964-7164 to register.  WALK-INS  WELCOME!!

Wednesday, May 18

11:00 AM   CANCELLED Indexing and the 1950 Census by Mary Bowden

1:00-2:30 PM   Roots Magic 8 – Class 2 – Interface with FamilySearch by Jeanne Koniuszy   SIGN-UP HERE

3:00 PM   Consultant Tips: Helping Others by Natasha Jewell   SIGN-UP HERE

5:00 PM   Memories with Photos in FamilySearch by Lynne Tolman   SIGN-UP HERE

Thursday, May 19

11:00 AM   Backup 101 – Keeping Your Family History Safe by Richard Young   SIGN-UP HERE

Tuesday, May 24

2:00 PM     FamilySearch for Beginners by Deb Allred   SIGN-UP HERE

7:00 PM   Keeping My Family in the Cloud by Richard Young   SIGN-UP HERE

Wednesday, May 25

1:00 – 2:30 PM   Roots Magic 8 – Sources, Citations, Research Logs and Tasks by Jeanne Koniuszy   SIGN-UP HERE

5:00 PM   Memories – Writing Stories, Long and Short in FamilySearch by Lynne Tolman   SIGN-UP HERE

Thursday, May 26

7:00 PM   Introduction to the Family History Guide by Mary Bowden   SIGN-UP HERE

Tuesday, May 31

7:00 PM   Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them by Mary Bowden   SIGN-UP HERE

Upcoming Visitors’ Center Events