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The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,&nbsp; Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.&nbsp; It is a local family history center in the broader Bay Area area covered by the [[Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center|Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center]].<br>
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The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,&nbsp; Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.&nbsp; It is a local family history center in the broader Bay Area area covered by the [[Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center|Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center]].<br>  
  
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;&nbsp; This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.&nbsp; Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at [http://www.familysearch.org/films www.familysearch.org/films.]  
 
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;&nbsp; This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.&nbsp; Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at [http://www.familysearch.org/films www.familysearch.org/films.]  
:*A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the&nbsp;Antioch Family History Center is available online
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacccgs/ Contra Costa County Genealogical Society]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~cacccgs/ Contra Costa County Genealogical Society]  

Revision as of 18:30, 2 November 2011

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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.


The Antioch California Family History Center serves the communities of Antioch, Bethel Island,  Brentwood, Byron, Discovery Bay, Knightson, Oakley and Pittsburg.  It is a local family history center in the broader Bay Area area covered by the Oakland California Large Multi-stake Family History Center.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 2350 Jeffery Way
    Brentwood, California 94513 
    (This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)
  2. The Family History Center entrance is located at the northwest door of the church building.  Parking is in the north side parking lot.  There is a Family History Center sign at the entrance door.  You may need to ring a bell for entrance to the Family History Center during operating hours.
  3. Map to the Antioch California Family History Center.

Phone: 925-634-9004 (Call during Family History Center hours.)

E-mail:  ca_antioch@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: 

  • Tuesday 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Wednesday 9 am - 1 pm, 6 pm - 9 pm
  • Thursday 9 am - 1 pm
  • Special Saturday Opening on November 12, 2011 from 9 am - noon


Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed the week of Thanksgiving.
  • Closed the last three weeks of December.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

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Staff Training Meetings

Staff meetings are held on the first Thursday evening of each month, 7 pm - 8:30 pm at the family history center.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog:   This center is able to receive any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog for viewing by patrons.  Patrons may order films for delivery to the Family History Center online at www.familysearch.org/films.
  • A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the Antioch Family History Center is available online
           Antioch Family History Center Catalog search page
           Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page

                NOTE : When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers. When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "Show Copies" tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.

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. 
  • NEHGS Databases:  This center has a library subscription to the New England Historical and Genealogical Society web page, www.americanancestors.org

Hardware and Equipment

  • This center has four microfilm readers, three for 35 mm film and one for 16 mm film, two microfiche readers, a film reader/printer, and six computers which provide access to Internet databases and local CD databases.   A shared printer is also connected to the computers.



Resources in the Local Area

Contra Costa County Genealogical Society

The Antioch Library is a part of the Contra Costa County Library and also contains microfilm records of the Antioch Ledger and Contra Costa Times local newspapers prior to the electronic database of the county library.


Links

Contra Costa County Clerk Recorder is the governmental source for obtaining copies of vital records in this area.   

The Pittsburg Historical Society is located at 515 Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, California.

The Antioch Historical Society is located at 1500 W. Fourth Street, Antioch, California.

The East Contra Costa Historical Society and Museum is located at 3890 Sellers Avenue, Brentwood, California.