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{{FHCpage|location=Oregon}}The Coos Bay Family History Center is located close to the North Bend Regional Airport with a lovely view of the ocean. The building is on the south side of Virginia Avenue less than a mile west of the Pony Village Mall. Open three days a week, including 3 evenings. All librarians are capable of helping patrons with basic research and FamilySearch as well as Family Tree questions and helping patrons with intermediate and advanced research.
  
The Coos Bay Family History Center is located close to the North Bend Regional Airport with a lovely view of the ocean.  The building is on the east side of Virginia Avenue less than a mile west of the Pony Village Mall.  Open three days a week, including 2 evenings.  All librarians are capable of helping patrons with basic research and New.FamilySearch questions.  Most librarians are capable of helping patrons with intermediate & advanced research.
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
Center Contacts and Hours
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'''Location Map:'''
  
'''Location & Map:'''
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*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=3355+Virginia+Avenue,+North+Bend,+OR+97459&hl=en&ll=43.407012,-124.254985&spn=0.025753,0.036263&sll=47.039333,-122.893869&sspn=0.193262,0.290108&oq=3355+Virginia+Avenue,+North+Bend,+OR+97459&hnear=3355+Virginia+Ave,+North+Bend,+Oregon+97459&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
#''3355 Virginia Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459''
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'''Address:'''  
  
Access is by single door on south side of building, go down steps to door.  Handicap access on east end of building (please call ahead to arrange for east doors to be opened).  
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*3355 Virginia Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459 United States
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*Single door on South side of building, go down steps to door.  
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*Handicap access on East end of building (please call ahead to arrange for East doors to be opened).
  
'''Phone:''' 541-756-3575&nbsp;(Call during Family History Center hours)&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;
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*Language:English
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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'''Phone:'''
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*'''541-756-3575'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
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*OR_CoosBay@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*Tuesday - 10am to 9pm
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*'''Tuesday:''' 10:00 am-9:00 pm
*Wednesday - 10 to 9pm (call to confirm evening hours)
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*'''Wednesday:''' 10:00 am-8:00 pm
*Friday- &nbsp;10am to 2pm
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*'''(Call to confirm evening hours) '''
*Call in case of severe inclement weather
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*'''Call in case of severe inclement weather'''
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
*Closed last half of December, until after 1 January
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'''Closed Thanksgiving Week:''' '''Closed last half of December, until after 1 January:''' '''Closed other major holidays when they are on a scheduled work day:'''
*Closed July 4
 
*Closed Wednesday &amp; Friday of Thanksgiving Week
 
 
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events:&nbsp; 20th Annual Family History Seminar, 5 Nov 2011, 16 to 20 classes&nbsp;available from Beginning to Advanced ====
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==== Upcoming Events:  ====
 
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
*[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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*Extensive collection of material, both book and microfilms, for Coos county.&nbsp; Many books on other Oregon counties, expecially Douglas, Curry and Lane.  
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*Extensive collection of material, both book and microfilms, for Coos County. Many books on other Oregon counties, especially Douglas, Curry and Lane.  
*[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. Hardware and Equipment
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*'''[[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.
*We have 5 computers, Film/Fiche readers, printers, copiers (including film copier).
 
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=== Hardware and Equipment  ===
  
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*We have 10 computers, Film/Fiche readers, printers, copiers (including film copier).
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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Librarian specialists include:  
 
Librarian specialists include:  
  
*Swedish &amp;&nbsp;Norwegian research
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*Swedish and Norwegian research  
*Hungarian research
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*Hungarian research  
*German Research
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*German Research  
*New England research
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*New England research  
*Ontario&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Western Canadian provinces&nbsp;research
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*Ontario and Western Canadian provinces research  
*Quaker Ancestors research
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*Quaker Ancestors research  
*&nbsp;Coos County research
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*Coos County research  
*Native American research
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*Native American research  
 
*Immigrant Ancestors research.
 
*Immigrant Ancestors research.
  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
  
*The Coos County Courthouse allows patron access to land records, marriage &amp; divorce records, and early court records.&nbsp; 250 N Baxter St, Coquille, OR 97423; 541-396-31121
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*The Coos County Courthouse allows patron access to land records, marriage/divorce records, and early court records. The Coos County Courthouse is located at 250 N Baxter St, Coquille, OR 97423; Phone: 541-396-3121.
*The Coos County Historical Society Museum&nbsp;has an extensive collection of photographs, diaries and other county specific records.&nbsp; 1220 Sherman Ave, North Bend, OR 97420; 541-756-6320
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*The Coos History Museum has an extensive collection of photographs, diaries and other county specific records. The Coos History Museum is located at 1210 North Front Street, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420; Hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm every day except Monday; Phone: 541-756-6320.
 
*The Marshfield Sun Museum makes all their early newspapers available and is also very helpful in showing the process of creating newspapers from that era.
 
*The Marshfield Sun Museum makes all their early newspapers available and is also very helpful in showing the process of creating newspapers from that era.
  
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/734 '''FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!''']: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
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{{Click|File:OGR's by location2.png|Online Genealogy Records by Location|200px}}<br>
  
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
Love to have anyone interested in creating indexes from mortuary books and/or logging in new books.&nbsp; Call the center and ask for Jennifer or Connie Irick.
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We love to have anyone interested in creating indexes from mortuary books and/or logging in new books. Call the center and ask for Shirley Redmond.

Latest revision as of 10:46, 10 November 2017

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

The Coos Bay Family History Center is located close to the North Bend Regional Airport with a lovely view of the ocean. The building is on the south side of Virginia Avenue less than a mile west of the Pony Village Mall. Open three days a week, including 3 evenings. All librarians are capable of helping patrons with basic research and FamilySearch as well as Family Tree questions and helping patrons with intermediate and advanced research.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 3355 Virginia Avenue, North Bend, OR 97459 United States
  • Single door on South side of building, go down steps to door.
  • Handicap access on East end of building (please call ahead to arrange for East doors to be opened).
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 541-756-3575

E-mail:

  • OR_CoosBay@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
  • (Call to confirm evening hours)
  • Call in case of severe inclement weather

Holiday Schedule:

Closed Thanksgiving Week: Closed last half of December, until after 1 January: Closed other major holidays when they are on a scheduled work day:


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Center Resources

Collections

  • Extensive collection of material, both book and microfilms, for Coos County. Many books on other Oregon counties, especially Douglas, Curry and Lane.
  • 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

  • We have 10 computers, Film/Fiche readers, printers, copiers (including film copier).

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Librarian specialists include:

  • Swedish and Norwegian research
  • Hungarian research
  • German Research
  • New England research
  • Ontario and Western Canadian provinces research
  • Quaker Ancestors research
  • Coos County research
  • Native American research
  • Immigrant Ancestors research.

Resources in the Local Area

  • The Coos County Courthouse allows patron access to land records, marriage/divorce records, and early court records. The Coos County Courthouse is located at 250 N Baxter St, Coquille, OR 97423; Phone: 541-396-3121.
  • The Coos History Museum has an extensive collection of photographs, diaries and other county specific records. The Coos History Museum is located at 1210 North Front Street, Coos Bay, Oregon 97420; Hours are 10:00 am to 6:00 pm every day except Monday; Phone: 541-756-6320.
  • The Marshfield Sun Museum makes all their early newspapers available and is also very helpful in showing the process of creating newspapers from that era.


Links

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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Volunteer at the Center

We love to have anyone interested in creating indexes from mortuary books and/or logging in new books. Call the center and ask for Shirley Redmond.