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Caribou Maine 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.

Caribou Maine Family History Center

The Caribou Maine Family History Center services all patrons who live in the Northern Maine and Western New Brunswick areas. We also serve patrons who live elsewhere and may need help in locating information about ancestors who lived in this area. We welcome beginners and advanced researchers alike. All services and use of on-site materials are free of charge. Classes are offered according to demand.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 67 Paris Snow Dr Caribou, ME 04736-2252

  • The library is located inside the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building and is open to all community patrons.
  • Language: English

Phone: 1-207-492-4381


Open Hours:

  • Thursday: 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Open during holidays:

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]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  • We specialize in French Canadian, Acadian, and Northern Maine records not currently available on the Internet.
  • 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
  • Computers, Internet, microfilm and microfiche readers, trained staff.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

Nearly all of our staff members have decades of research experience. Long term staff members specialize in the following localities: Maine and New England, Acadian and St. John Valley, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and other parts of Canada.

Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

Several of our on-site resources are not currently available online or microfilmed. These include collections of marriage and other local church records, local cemetery compilations, and local histories. Several collections of family histories, pedigrees and other genealogical compilations have been put together on families that have lived in Northern Maine and New Brunswick for generations.

Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: 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.

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]