Vista California Family History Center
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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
We serve the Family History needs of all who visit. The center is served by North County Transit District bus route 318. Access off of Oak St through parking area.
Address: 1310 Foothill Drive Vista, CA 92084-4048 United States Location Map
The center is accessed from the parking lot at the South-East corner. DO NOT use building front doors as no one will know you are there.
The parking lot entrance is off Oak St. across from the Foothill Oak Elementary School.
|Tuesday||11:00 am||8:00 pm|
|Wednesday||11:00 am||4:00 pm|
|Thursday||11:00 am||8:00 pm|
Holiday Schedule Closures
|2019 Closures||Reason||Additional Info|
|Apr 6-7||Closed for LDS General Conference|
|May 25||Closed for Memorial Day Weekend|
|Jul 4||Closed for Independence Day|
|Jul 30 - Aug 10||Closed for Summer Break*||*Open by appointment only during this time|
|Aug 31||Closed for Labor Day Weekend|
|Oct 5 - 6||Closed for LDS General Conference|
|Oct 31||Closing Early for Halloween|
|Nov 26 -30||Closed for Thanksgiving|
|Dec 23 - Jan 6||Closed for Christmas and New Year*||*Open by appointment only during this time|
|Sundays||*Open by appointment only during this time|
All presentations are free of charge to participants. Classes are held each month on the 4th Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
|January 24||How to Use MyHeritage.com|
|February 28||No Class|
Staff Training Meetings
First Tuesday of the month 9:30 am
Our book room has a large selection of collected works and "how to" resources.
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
The Vista FHC is equipped with number of internet linked computers, and a flatbed scanner for documents and photos.
Resources in the Local Area
The Carlsbad "Cole Library" with the North County Genealogical Society is another useful resource in this area.