Crystal Lake Illinois Family History Center
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- 1 Location
- 2 FREE CLASSES AT THE FHC:
- 2.1 Class Schedule - (All classes are FREE)
- 2.2 Center Resources
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.
Wed & Fri 10am-1pm
Tues, Wed, Thur 7pm-9:30pm
Closed on Sundays and Mondays
ATTENTION: 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com as soon as possible to reserve a space.
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.
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)
- Find My Past
- Fold3 (the old Footnote.com)
- The Genealogist
- Heritage Quest Online
- Historic Map Works Library Edition
- Paper Trail
Additional databases available for free at our Center
Hardware and Equipment
- 6 networked computer workstations with printer access
- 5 microfilm readers
- 1 microfiche reader
- Paper copier
- Flatbed scanner
For FHC staff only:
STAFF TRAINING Meetings
April 14, 2013
May 19, 2013
June 9, 2013
September 15, 2013
October 20, 2013