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== '''Location and Address:'''  ==
  
== '''Location''' ==
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'''Location:'''  
 
 
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.) Ring buzzer.<br>
 
 
 
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<u>'''PLEASE NOTE'''</u>''':''' &nbsp;The FHC will be closed on Saturday, April 6th, for General Conference.
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:*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/480+N+Walkup+Ave,+Crystal+Lake,+IL+60012/@42.2539779,-88.32166,684m/data=!3m2!1e3!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x880f7282d6f53241:0xc493640f99934a8f Location Map]
  
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'''Address:'''
  
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:*480 North Walkup Rd. Crystal Lake, Illinois &nbsp;60012
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:*Enter the building using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.&nbsp; Please ring the buzzer to be admitted.
  
=== '''Center Hours'''<br> ===
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=== '''Center Hours'''  ===
  
 
<u>'''Daytime'''</u><br>  
 
<u>'''Daytime'''</u><br>  
  
Tues 10am-4pm
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:*Tues 10am-2pm
 
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:*Wed 10am - 12pm
Wed &amp; Fri 10am-1pm  
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:*Fri 11am-1pm
  
 
<u>'''Evenings'''</u><br>  
 
<u>'''Evenings'''</u><br>  
  
Tues, Wed, Thur&nbsp; 7pm-9:30pm
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:*Tuesday &nbsp; 7pm-9pm
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:*Wednesday 7pm-9pm
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:*Thursday&nbsp; 7pm-9pm
  
 
<u>'''Weekend'''</u>  
 
<u>'''Weekend'''</u>  
  
Sat 11am-3pm  
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:*Sat 12pm-3pm
  
Closed on Sundays and Mondays  
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Closed on Sundays and Mondays
  
<u>'''ATTENTION'''</u>''': ''' The FHC may close during bad weather. Check here for up-to-date messages on snowy days regarding possible closure instead of calling the Center.
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WE WILL BE CLOSED THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING
 
 
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=== Contact Information  ===
 
=== Contact Information  ===
  
Email:&nbsp;&nbsp; il_crystallake@ldsmail.net  
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Email: il_crystallake@ldsmail.net  
 
 
Phone at FHC:&nbsp; 815-459-7475
 
 
 
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== '''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&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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=== Class Schedule <br>  ===
 
 
 
===== '''APRIL 20, 2013 - '''<br>  =====
 
 
 
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>
 
  
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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Phone at FHC: 815-459-7475
  
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Tami Allred - 847 951-9029
 
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
  
 
==== Collections and Ordering Microfilm<br>  ====
 
==== Collections and Ordering Microfilm<br>  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp; You have the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog into the Crystal Lake FHC&nbsp;collection by ordering via the internet ''only'' at <u>https://www.familysearch.org/films</u> <br>
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] You have the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog into the Crystal Lake FHC collection by ordering via the internet ''only'' at <u>https://www.familysearch.org/films</u> <br>
  
 
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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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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' ''(Premium websites you can use for FREE at an FHC <u>only</u>) ''  
 
:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
 
:*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive  
 
:*Access NewspaperArchive.com  
 
:*Access NewspaperArchive.com  
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:*Fold3 (the old Footnote.com)  
 
:*Fold3 (the old Footnote.com)  
 
:*The Genealogist  
 
:*The Genealogist  
:*Heritage Quest Online
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:*Godfrey Memorial Library
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:*MyHeritage Library Edition<br>
 
:*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
 
:*Historic Map Works Library Edition  
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:*Legacy Stories
 
:*Paper Trail  
 
:*Paper Trail  
 
:*WorldVitalRecords.com
 
:*WorldVitalRecords.com
  
==== Additional databases available for free at our Center  ====
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*AmericanAncestors.org
 
*Archives.com
 
*GenealogyBank.com
 
  
 
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:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Paper copier</span>
 
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Paper copier</span>
  
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Flatbed scanner</span>  
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:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Flatbed scanner (allows you to scan photos directly to FamilySearch Family Tree Memories)</span>  
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Digital camera to capture microfilm frames ''(Bring your own flashdrive to save images)''</span>  
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:*<span style="font-style: italic;">Digital camera to capture microfilm frames ''(Bring your own flashdrive to save images you find)''</span>  
 
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">''Headsets to listen to webinars and FamilySearch online classes''</span>  
 
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">''Headsets to listen to webinars and FamilySearch online classes''</span>  
 
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">''Some recorded webinars available on CD for your viewing''</span>
 
:*<span style="font-style: italic;">''Some recorded webinars available on CD for your viewing''</span>
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==== '''For FHC staff only:<br>'''  ====
 
 
 
'''STAFF TRAINING Meetings'''
 
 
 
April 14, 2013
 
 
 
May 19, 2013
 
 
 
June 9, 2013
 
 
 
September 15, 2013
 
 
 
October 20, 2013 <br>
 
 
 
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===== Center Services<br>  =====
 
 
 
===== Staff Research Specialties <br>  =====
 
 
 
===== Resources in the Local Area<br>  =====
 
  
 
===== Links  =====
 
===== Links  =====
  
 
===== Volunteer at the Center =====
 
===== Volunteer at the Center =====

Latest revision as of 01:09, 31 October 2016

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


Location and Address:

Location:

Address:

  • 480 North Walkup Rd. Crystal Lake, Illinois  60012
  • Enter the building using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.  Please ring the buzzer to be admitted.

Center Hours

Daytime

  • Tues 10am-2pm
  • Wed 10am - 12pm
  • Fri 11am-1pm

Evenings

  • Tuesday   7pm-9pm
  • Wednesday 7pm-9pm
  • Thursday  7pm-9pm

Weekend

  • Sat 12pm-3pm

Closed on Sundays and Mondays

WE WILL BE CLOSED THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING

Contact Information

Email: il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

Phone at FHC: 815-459-7475

Tami Allred - 847 951-9029

Center Resources

Collections and Ordering Microfilm


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
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • MyHeritage Library Edition
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • Paper Trail
  • WorldVitalRecords.com



Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • 5 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Paper copier
  • Flatbed scanner (allows you to scan photos directly to FamilySearch Family Tree Memories)
  • Digital camera to capture microfilm frames (Bring your own flashdrive to save images you find)
  • Headsets to listen to webinars and FamilySearch online classes
  • Some recorded webinars available on CD for your viewing


Links
Volunteer at the Center