Church History


    Library Events and Exhibits

    Learn about Church history from our staff through presentations and exhibits at the library and at conferences around the world.

    Hours and Admission

    June 2019

    Mormon History Association (MHA) Pre-conference Workshops
    Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
    Location: Church History Library, 15 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah

    Church History Library Research
    9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    Summary: Improve your research know-how and get personalized help on your projects from experts at the Church History Library. (Registration required.)

    Scholarly Resources from the Church Historian’s Press
    1:30–4:30 p.m.
    Summary: Learn from experts about the print and digital editions of works such as The Joseph Smith Papers, The First Fifty Years of Relief Society, and At the Pulpit, along with many online offerings at (Registration required.)

    Learn more about the pre-conference workshops and the 2019 MHA conference.

    May 2019

    JSP Documents, Vol. 8 Public Lecture 
    Date: Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
    Location: Assembly Hall at Temple Square
    Summary: Brent Roberts will speak about “Nauvoo, 1841 Outsider Perspectives.”

    Past Events and Exhibits

    January 2019

    Graduate Student Workshop
    Date: Friday, January 11, 2019, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Summary: The Church History Library is offering a free one-day workshop for graduate students. The workshop will introduce attendees to the new Church History Catalog, restricted access, copyright rules and permissions, footnotes and citations, and Church History Consultation Services. Lunch is provided. To register, fill out this form.

    November 2018

    JSP Revelations, Vol. 4 released
    Date: Monday, Nov 5, 2018
    Summary: The Fourth in the series of Revelations Volumes of the Joseph Smith Papers will be released to the public.

    JSP Revelations, Vol. 4 Public Lecture
    Date: Thursday, Nov 15, 2018, 7 p.m. 
    Location: Assembly Hall at Temple Square
    Summary: Come hear Robin Jensen speak all about the Joseph Smith translation of the Book of Abraham.