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The Canoga Park Family History Center is conveniently located near Topanga Blvd. and Sherman Way in the San Fernando Valley. We have seven brand new computers which can be used to search 14 Premium Websites, including Ancestry.com, as well as other popular genealogical and historical websites. We also house a collection of historical and "how to" books, as well as over 1,000 microfilms and microfiche from a variety of U.S. states and foreign countries. Microfilms and microfiche can also be ordered to view at our center where we have six film readers, including one that will print images. We have a staff of nine consultants who are able to assist you in learning more about your family history, as well as computer skills.<br>  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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*'''Address:''' 7045 Farralone Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
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*'''Language:''' English
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*'''Phone:''' 818-348-8180
  
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*Wednesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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*Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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*Please call 661-755-0539 or [mailto:bettyisbell@aol.com E-mail Betty Isbell] for additional days or hours. We are here to help and can arrange a time to meet your needs.
  
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*August -- call us or check back here for August vacation schedule
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*All major Holidays
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*November 17 - 25, 2017
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*December 10, 2017 - December 31, 2017
  
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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*Books and magazines on early Utah history. Over 100 volumes pertaining to early New England and Eastern U.S. immigration, settlement, and history. Many helpful "How-to" books, including U.S., Great Britain, and other foreign countries.
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Center_Portal 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 - including ANCESTRY.COM, and 14 other popular websites.
  
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*Volunteers are needed. It is a great way to be at the Center and learn more about FamilySearch, Family Tree, and other FamilySearch online services.

Latest revision as of 21:40, 9 October 2017

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Canoga Park Family History Center is conveniently located near Topanga Blvd. and Sherman Way in the San Fernando Valley. We have seven brand new computers which can be used to search 14 Premium Websites, including Ancestry.com, as well as other popular genealogical and historical websites. We also house a collection of historical and "how to" books, as well as over 1,000 microfilms and microfiche from a variety of U.S. states and foreign countries. Microfilms and microfiche can also be ordered to view at our center where we have six film readers, including one that will print images. We have a staff of nine consultants who are able to assist you in learning more about your family history, as well as computer skills.

Center Contacts and Hours

  • Address: 7045 Farralone Ave., Canoga Park, CA 91303 United States
  • Map
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 818-348-8180

E-mail Canoga Park Family History Center


Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Other hours open by appointment
  • Please call 661-755-0539 or E-mail Betty Isbell for additional days or hours. We are here to help and can arrange a time to meet your needs.

Holiday Closures:

  • August -- call us or check back here for August vacation schedule
  • All major Holidays
  • November 17 - 25, 2017
  • December 10, 2017 - December 31, 2017



Calendar and Events




Center Resources

Collections

  • Books and magazines on early Utah history. Over 100 volumes pertaining to early New England and Eastern U.S. immigration, settlement, and history. Many helpful "How-to" books, including U.S., Great Britain, and other foreign countries.
  • 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 - including ANCESTRY.COM, and 14 other popular websites.


Hardware and Equipment

  • Six great working computers, two printers, one scanner, 4 microfilm/fiche readers.



Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area


Links


Volunteer at the Center

  • Volunteers are needed. It is a great way to be at the Center and learn more about FamilySearch, Family Tree, and other FamilySearch online services.