Medford Oregon 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:

Address:

  • 2900 Juanipero Way Medford, Oregon 97504-8423 United States
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 541-773-3363 - Temple and Family History Center main line
  • 541-531-7893 (Cecily) - Temple and Family History Center operations
  • 541-773-9984 (Judy) - Temple and Family History Center operations
  • 541-941-3568 (Deedee) - Indexing specialist
  • 541-488-3338 (BJ) - Indexing specialist

E-mail:

  • OR_Medford@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: (changes effective May 15th, 2017)

  • Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 10am -4pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 4pm
  • Center may be used (7 thru 8:30pm Tues, Wed, Thur & Sun) by Youth Groups and for training by scheduling the center in advanced
    • To schedule groups, please call Deanna Ashcraft 541-772-2132

2017 Holiday Schedule (Closed on the following days)

  • Spring Break (3/28, 3/29, 3/30)
  • Independence Day (Tuesday July 4th)
  • Thanksgiving 1 week (11/21, 11/22, 11/23)
  • Christmas Break 2 weeks (12/19, 12/20, 12/21 & 12/26, 12/27, 12/28)

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

  • TBD

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: The films and fiche which are available through the FamilySearch Catalog can be loaned to this Family History Center, where they can be viewed during the period of the loan. Use Online Film Ordering to select materials and pay for the processing costs.:

Databases & Software

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Alexander Street Press
  • The American Civil War:
  • Research Database |Letters and Diaries |Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera Social and Cultural History
  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
  • Ancestry.com - Institution version.
  • Create your Who Do You Think You Are? Story, for free
  • Findmypast - Institution version.
  • Fold3.com
  • Historic Map Works - Library Edition
  • Kinpoint
  • MyHeritage - Library Edition
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Paper Trail
  • ProQuest Obituary Listings
  • Puzzilla.org - Premium Services
  • World Vital Records - All content has been added to MyHeritage.com (who purchased WVR)

Hardware and Equipment

  • 11 Computers (dual displays for easier research)
  • Wi-Fi access (bring your laptop, tablet, or smartphone)
  • 2 Printers, paper cutter (Print & Cut your Family Ordinance Cards)
  • 50+ inch TV / Monitor used for training and family history classes
  • Scanner / Copier to add photos and documents directly to your FamilySearch account
  • Copier / Fax
  • Microfilm and Microfiche readers

Center Services

We have a children's area so you may bring your little ones while you work on your family tree.

CLICK HERE to view a picture.

Staff members are always on hand during the hours that the center is open. They are eager to assist and train visitors on how to use the

resources and tools available to discover their roots and further their appreciation of family history.

Resources in the Local Area

  • Central Point Oregon FamilySearch Center
  • Other libraries in the Rogue Valley for genealogy research -

Links

Volunteer at the Center

  • Inquire at the center or contact Cecily 541-531-7893 or Judy 541-773-9984