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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''<u>CLOSURE</u>:&nbsp; '''The FHC&nbsp;will be '''CLOSED''' on Tuesday, March 5th, due to a WINTER&nbsp;STORM&nbsp;WARNING&nbsp;for the area. <br>
 
 
 
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<u>'''ATTENTION'''</u>''': ''' The FHC may close during bad weather. Check here for up-to-date messages on snowy days regarding possible closure.
 
 
 
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'''<u>Occasionally closed for night classes:</u>'''<br>
 
 
 
The FHC&nbsp;will be closed '''March 13th, Wednesday ("night <u>only</u>")'''&nbsp; for a "Beginning Genealogy" class.
 
 
 
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If you would be interested in attending a class at the FHC, please let us know of your interest and the subject you would like to see discussed by emailing us at&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; il_crystallake@ldsmail.net
 
 
 
We'll see if we have a class that matches your interests.&nbsp; (Thank you)
 
 
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
  
 
480 North Walkup Ave.<br>Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014  
 
480 North Walkup Ave.<br>Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014  
  
Please come and see our new FHC location (enter using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.)&nbsp;&nbsp; Ring buzzer.<br><br>
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Please come and see our new FHC location (enter using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.) Ring buzzer.<br>  
 
 
[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=480+North+Walkup+Avenue,+Crystal+Lake,+IL&hl=en&sll=42.236652,88.38501&sspn=3.094821,7.113647&vpsrc=6&z=16 Location on Map] <br>
 
 
 
'''Phone:''' 1–815–459–7475
 
  
'''Email:'''&nbsp; il_crystallake@ldsmail.net<br>  
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'''Open Hours:''' &nbsp;
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=== '''Center Hours'''<br>  ===
  
Tues 10am-4pm  
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&nbsp;Tues 10am-4pm  
  
 
Wed &amp; Fri 10am-1pm  
 
Wed &amp; Fri 10am-1pm  
  
Tues, Wed, Thur 7pm-9:30pm  
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Tues, Wed, Thur&nbsp; 7pm-9:30pm  
  
 
Sat 11am-3pm  
 
Sat 11am-3pm  
  
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&lt;u<u>'''ATTENTION'''</u>''': ''' The FHC may close during bad weather. Check here for up-to-date messages on snowy days regarding possible closure.  
 
 
<u>'''ATTENTION'''</u>''':&nbsp;''' The FHC may close during bad weather. Check here for up-to-date messages on snowy days regarding possible closure.<br>
 
 
 
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=== Contact Information  ===
  
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&nbsp;Email:&nbsp;&nbsp; il_crystallake@ldsmail.net
  
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Phone at FHC:&nbsp; 815-459-7475<br>  
  
'''Calendar and Events'''
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===== '''Upcoming Events&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;''' =====
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== '''FREE CLASSES AT THE FHC:'''  ==
  
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If you would be interested in attending a class at the FHC, please let us know of your interest and the subject you would like to see discussed by emailing us at&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; il_crystallake@ldsmail.net
  
=== '''Class Schedule&nbsp; -&nbsp; All classes are FREE'''  ===
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We'll see if we have a class that matches your interests.&nbsp; (Thank you)
 
 
<br>''If you are interested in attending a class, please email us at il_crystallake@ldsmail.net''
 
 
 
''Space is limited.&nbsp; If a class fills, we'll contact you and put your name on a waiting list.&nbsp;<br>''
 
  
 
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===== '''STAFF TRAINING Meetings&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp;  =====
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=== Class Schedule -&nbsp; (All classes are FREE) ===
 
 
March 10, 2013<br>
 
 
 
April 14, 2013
 
  
May 19, 2013
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June 9, 2013  
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==== '''APRIL 20, 2013 - '''<br>  ====
  
September 15, 2013
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A ''"Beginning Genealogy"'' class will be held on the third Saturday in April with instruction starting promptly at 9:00 am until 10:30. No materials are required; however, pre-registration is required and is limited to the number of computers in the Center.&nbsp; If you are interested in attending a class, please email us at il_crystallake@ldsmail.net as soon as possible to reserve a space.&nbsp; <br>
  
October 20, 2013
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Space is limited, so if the class is full, we will contact you and put your name on a waiting list.&nbsp; Very often people have to cancel, so we could call you to fill the empty slot.
  
 
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] &nbsp; (Premium websites you can use for FREE&nbsp;at an FHC&nbsp;<u>only</u>)&nbsp;  
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] &nbsp; ''(Premium websites you can use for FREE&nbsp;at an FHC&nbsp;<u>only</u>)&nbsp;''
 
:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
 
:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
 
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:*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
 
:*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
 
:*Paper Trail  
 
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GenealogyBank.com
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
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===== Center Services  =====
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'''STAFF TRAINING Meetings'''
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April 14, 2013
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May 19, 2013
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June 9, 2013
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September 15, 2013
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October 20, 2013 <br>
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===== Center Services<br> =====
  
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===== Resources in the Local Area<br>  =====
 
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Revision as of 05:36, 16 March 2013

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



Location

480 North Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

Please come and see our new FHC location (enter using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.) Ring buzzer.


Center Hours

 Tues 10am-4pm

Wed & Fri 10am-1pm

Tues, Wed, Thur  7pm-9:30pm

Sat 11am-3pm

<uATTENTION: The FHC may close during bad weather. Check here for up-to-date messages on snowy days regarding possible closure.


Contact Information

 Email:   il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

Phone at FHC:  815-459-7475


FREE CLASSES AT THE FHC:

If you would be interested in attending a class at the FHC, please let us know of your interest and the subject you would like to see discussed by emailing us at    il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

We'll see if we have a class that matches your interests.  (Thank you)


Class Schedule -  (All classes are FREE)


APRIL 20, 2013 -

A "Beginning Genealogy" class will be held on the third Saturday in April with instruction starting promptly at 9:00 am until 10:30. No materials are required; however, pre-registration is required and is limited to the number of computers in the Center.  If you are interested in attending a class, please email us at il_crystallake@ldsmail.net as soon as possible to reserve a space. 

Space is limited, so if the class is full, we will contact you and put your name on a waiting list.  Very often people have to cancel, so we could call you to fill the empty slot.



Center Resources

Collections


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal:   (Premium websites you can use for FREE at an FHC only
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access NewspaperArchive.com
  • Alexander Street Press – The American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com (The Library Edition)
  • ArkivDigital
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (the old Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • WorldVitalRecords.com

Additional databases available at our Center

AmericanAncestors.org

Archives.com

GenealogyBank.com


Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • 5 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Paper copier
  • Flatbed scanner




STAFF TRAINING Meetings

April 14, 2013

May 19, 2013

June 9, 2013

September 15, 2013

October 20, 2013


Center Services
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Links
Volunteer at the Center