Memphis Tennessee North 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.


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 4195 Kirby Whitten Pkwy, Bartlett, TN 38135 United States
  • At intersection of Kirby Whitten & Egypt Central
  • Entrance at rear/West side of building
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 901-383-2777
  • Please be aware that the center phone number is shared with other phones in the building and may be answered by someone other than Center Staff
  • In case of emergency or if the Center phone is not answered during operating hours the Director may be reached at 901-581-8520

E-mail:

  • TN_MemphisNorth@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-noon
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-noon and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-noon and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am-noon
    • Open 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Saturdays of the month per schedule; 5th Saturday of the month by appointment

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays:

  • Independence Day: July 4, 2017
  • Thanksgiving week: November 20-25, 2017
  • Christmas/New Year: December 25, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Closed for General Conference:

  • September 30 - October 1, 2017

Other closures:

  • any day Shelby County or Memphis City Schools are closed for weather (aka snow days)
  • severe weather that makes travel dangerous (e.g., severe thunderstorm, tornado warning, flooding

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
    • Microfilm loan program will end September 1, 2017. Last day to order films is August 31, 2017.
    • Microfilm Library (primarily films on loan to patrons)
    • Microfiche Library
    • Reference books, various subjects

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.
  • Please note that premium websites must be accessed through the Portal, not directly. To access these websites directly you must have an account with them.

Hardware and Equipment

  • computers with access to premium sites
  • microfilm reader with computer for saving images - patrons are encouraged to bring a flash drive
  • microfiche reader

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Memphis Public Library, Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue, Memphis, TN 38111

Tennessee Genealogical Society, 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138


Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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