Crystal Lake Illinois Family History Center

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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


Open Hours:  

Tues 10am-4pm

Wed & Fri 10am-1pm

Tues, Wed, Thur 7pm-9:30pm

Sat 11am-3pm


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events    

Class Schedule  -  All classes are FREE

If you are interested in attending a class, please email us at

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

STAFF TRAINING Meetings      

Jan 13, 2013 - 5:30 pm

Feb 10, 2013

Center Resources


Databases and Software

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

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
Volunteer at the Center