Centralia Illinois Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Center Information[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

  • Address: 2241 East Calumet Street, Centralia, Illinois 62801
  • Phone: 618-532-3484 (only during open hours)

Open Hours

  • Wednesday: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, by appointment
  • Sunday: 9:00 am - 10:00 am, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • By Appointment

Holiday Schedule: Not Open on the Following holidays, regardless of what day they are.

New Years, Valentine, Easter, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas


  • Center Director: Marilyn King
  • FHC Consultant: September McAdoo
  • FHC Consultant: Freda Gregg
  • FHC Consultant: Peg Ivanyo

You may also contact the FHC Director personally.

Phone: 618-775-8577 (land line, no text)
E-Mail: maryelzbeth@hotmail.com

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]


Class Schedule[edit | edit source]


Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Multiple collections in Center, including many local collections.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Two Computers with Internet Access; one printer; two microfilm readers; one microfiche reader

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Resources in the Local Area
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Links[edit | edit source]

  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]