GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library

The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries offer access to about 90% of the “locked” collections on

At the GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library, you can view these records on large monitors, download copies of records, and send them to your email or cloud storage account.

For easy access, bring your FamilySearch username and password, and a list of the locked records you want to research.

Laptop open with FamilySearch logo on screen and large monitor with FamilySearch logo on screen
GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library workstation

FamilySearch Pennsylvania Collections

Admission to the GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library is always free. You also can research in the GSP Library with affiliate access if you are a GSP member or pay a $5 admission fee.

Appointments are required. You may schedule appointments for research at the GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library or the GSP Library by emailing or calling 267-686-2296. Admission to the GSP Library is free for members and $5 for the public. In the GSP Library, you also will have access to over 1400 books and over 200 collections of records, including indexes and transcriptions of church, cemetery, and funeral home records.

GSP FamilySearch Affiliate Library Hours

Monday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Tuesday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Thursday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Saturday (2nd and 4th Saturdays) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Volunteers have free access from their own devices. If you would like to volunteer, email

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