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<br>'''ATTENTION:&nbsp; '''Be aware that there is major road&nbsp;construction in front of our building.&nbsp; Please be careful.&nbsp; <br>  
 
<br>'''ATTENTION:&nbsp; '''Be aware that there is major road&nbsp;construction in front of our building.&nbsp; Please be careful.&nbsp; <br>  
  
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"FamilySearch Wiki" taught by Maureen&nbsp;Brady&nbsp;&nbsp; '''(SORRY, this class is FULL)'''
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Wed., August&nbsp;29th at the FHC from 7:00-8:00 pm
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(The FHC&nbsp;will be&nbsp;CLOSED during the class.)<br>&nbsp;
  
 
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''Space is limited.&nbsp; If a class fills, we'll contact you and put your name on a waiting list. <br>''  
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:*<span style="font-style: italic" /><span style="font-style: italic">6 networked computer workstations with printer access</span><span style="font-style: italic" /><span style="font-style: italic" /><span style="font-style: italic"> </span>
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Revision as of 23:24, 29 August 2012

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



Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

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.

Location on Map

Phone: 1–815–459–7475

Email:  il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

Open Hours: Tues 10am-4pm; Wed&Fri 10am-1pm; Tues-Thur 7pm-9:30pm; Sat 11am-3pm


ATTENTION:  Be aware that there is major road construction in front of our building.  Please be careful. 

Holiday Schedule:  We are CLOSED on Friday, Aug. 31st and Saturday, Sept. 1st for Labor Day Weekend and on other Major Holidays & Holiday Weekends.


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events    

"FamilySearch Wiki" taught by Maureen Brady   (SORRY, this class is FULL)

Wed., August 29th at the FHC from 7:00-8:00 pm

(The FHC will be CLOSED during the class.)
 

Class Schedule  -  All classes are FREE


If you are interested in attending a class, please email us at il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

Space is limited.  If a class fills, we'll contact you and put your name on a waiting list. 


STAFF TRAINING Meetings      

Sunday, Sept. 9th at 5:30 pm


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
  • GodfreyMemorialLibrary.com
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • WorldVitalRecords.com

Hardware and Equipment

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



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