Ames Iowa 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 Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 2524 Hoover Ave Ames, IA 50010

  • Language: English

Phone: 1-515-232-3634

E-mail: IA_Ames@ldsmail.net

Stake TFH Consultant - center: Jeff Young

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00 - 8:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-12:00pm and 6:00pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday: To make an appointment, please contact the temple and family history consultant - center at (1-515-232-7719.)

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major Holidays. Closed the last two weeks of December.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software

  • FHC 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

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Links

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Volunteer at the Center