Boise Idaho Amity Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Closures

Location Map 12040 W Amity Rd, Boise, ID (208) 362-2638
Center Hours
Tuesday 9 a.m. – Noon    1 p.m. – 4 p.m. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. All July
Wednesday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thanksgiving Week
Thursday 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Christmas Week
Other times available with your ward family history consultant. New Years week

Calendar and Events

Workstations

Monday Family Home Evening Groups

Young Adults for Mon 22nd Jan 7-9 pm

Young Adults FHE - April 9th 7-9 pm

Young Adults FHE July 9th 7-9 PM

Tuesday Group Activities

February 13th - Victory Ward Relief Society

Wednesday Groups Activities

January 24th - Desert Ward YW

February 7th - Victory Ward Laurels

March 7 - Riva Ridge Youth

Thursday Groups Activities

2nd Thursday of month Legacy Family Tree 9.0 Class 7 pm - 9 pm

Date Topic
January 11 What's new
February 8 Importing/exporting/merging
March 8 Pictures, sounds, videos & more
April 12 Tips and tricks
May Discovery Day - no class
June 14 Searching for people
July No Class this month
August 9 Map my family
September 13 Research guidance
October 11 Other features
November No Class this month
December No Class this month

4th Tuesday of month Class 7 pm - 8 pm

Date Topic Instructor
January 23 Web Indexing Jalene Kindred
February 27 DNA and family history Ron Grames
March 27 LDS research Julee Hicks
April 25 Online microfilm/fiche Julee Hicks
May Discovery Day - no class
June 26
July No Class this month
August 28
September 25 Researching your ancestors Betty McKay
October 23
November No Class this month
December No Class this month

2018 Quarterly Temple and Family History Consultant Meeting

All ward temple and family history consultant's, High Priest Group leader, Stake Presidency Member and High Counselor over Temple and Family History.

Boise Amity Stake Center's high council room 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

January 17

April 18

July 18

October 17

Wards responsible to work at the family history center

2018 FHC Schedule (revised 12/01/2017)
Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5
Tues

7-9

Meridian 4th

Green Valley

Moon Ridge

Meridian 5th    

Blue Meadows

Meridian 16th

Desert

CLASS CLOSED
Wed

7-9

Sherbrook  

Overland

Mason Creek

Kingsbridge

Silversage

Meridian Greens

Charter Point 

Shafer View

CLOSED
 Thur

7-9

Victory

Riva Ridge

Locust Grove

Legacy 9 Family Tree Class Devonshire   

Valley Heights

Tuscany

CLOSED CLOSED

Center Resources

Collections

  • Research books
  • Searchable database of all library books, microfilm, and microfiche

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

Eight computers

       One Computer and Projector for classes

       One computer aided Microfilm / Micro-fishe reader

       Three printers

       One printer scanner .

       Two digital audio recorders for loan

Center Services

Temple and Family History Consultants

For training please see the classes offered and the online training at Temple and Family History Consultant training. For additional training contact your high priest group leader or call/email the Stake Temple and Family History Consultant - Center for training at the FHC. Ron Grames - (208) 850-0631 rgrames@msn.com

Links

  • BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy, Provo.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, *CensureBlock*s, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[2]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.[3]
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, *CensureBlock* collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[4]
  • USGenWeb Keeping Internet Genealogy Free - Celebrating in 2016 the 20th Anniversary of The USGenWeb Project!
  • Geneanet, a new family history website based in France, which offers free access to Church members

Volunteer at the Center

Contact Ron Grames, STFHC - Center if you would like to serve at the center. rgrames@msn.com (208) 850-0631