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: 22416 East Calumet Street, Centralia, Illinois 62801
  • Phone: 618-532-3482

Open Hours

  • Wednesday: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 2:00 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


Staff:

  • FHC Consultant - Center: Shem Atwater
  • FHC Consultant - Center Assistant: Kathryn Atwater
  • Consultant: Marilyn King
  • Adie: Jennifer Shrestha

You may also contact the FHC Consultant - Center personally.

Phone: 618-918-3150 (or 217-343-6732 message)

E-Mail: shematwater@yahoo.com

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

None

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

None

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

None


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]

  • 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.



Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]