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*Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm  
 
*Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm  
 
*Wednesday 9:00 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 8:30 pm  
 
*Wednesday 9:00 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 8:30 pm  
*Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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*Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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*Sunday 5:30 pm - 8 pm
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' <br>
  
 
*Closed March 17 through April 1  
 
*Closed March 17 through April 1  
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*Closed May 12 for Mother's Day
 
*Closed May 24 through June 3  
 
*Closed May 24 through June 3  
 
*Closed the first Saturday in April and October  
 
*Closed the first Saturday in April and October  
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*Closed August 31 through September 7  
 
*Closed August 31 through September 7  
 
*November 27 through December 2  
 
*November 27 through December 2  
*December 20 through January 6. <br> <br>
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*December 20 through January 6<br>
 
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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The Center conducts regular weekly genealogy courses available free to the public. &nbsp;If you would like to be notified of the class schedule, please submit your request by email to: familyhistoryclasses@gmail.com.  
 
The Center conducts regular weekly genealogy courses available free to the public. &nbsp;If you would like to be notified of the class schedule, please submit your request by email to: familyhistoryclasses@gmail.com.  
  
*February 10 - 6:00 p.m. - FamilySearch.org Catalog and Historical Records by Vickie Carter<br>
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*April 14 - 6:00 p.m. - Sourcing by Joy Young
*February 17 - 6:00 p.m. - FamilySearch.org Research WIKI and Research Courses by Joann James<br>
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*April 21 - 6:00 p.m. - Genuki.org by Colleen Chock
*February 24 - 6:00 p.m. - FamilySearch.org Genealogies by Joan Kemp<br>
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*April 28 - 6:00 p.m. - FindAGrave and Billion Graves Project by Leanna Geist
*March 10 - 6:00 p.m. - Sourcing by Joy Young
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*May 19 - 6:00 p.m. - Fold3 by Don Moulton
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All Sunday classes will be taught at the Yale and Monaco Bldg in rooms 13-15
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<br>New Wednesday class! FamilySearch.org's Family Tree in four parts by Barbara Fines Price
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*May 15 &nbsp;- 10 a.m. - part 1
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*May 22 &nbsp;- 10 a.m. - part 2
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*June 5&nbsp;&nbsp; - 10 a.m. - part 3
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*June 12 - 10 a.m. - part 4
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No class the week of Memorial&nbsp;Day.
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The Family Tree classes will build upon each other. The later classes will be difficult&nbsp;without attending the first class.&nbsp;Feel free to bring a laptop or other Internet-capable device.
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All Wednesday classes will be taught at the Yale and Monaco Bldg in the Relief&nbsp;Society room along the south hall of the building. Enter at the Family History Center door.
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==== Seminars  ====
 
==== Seminars  ====
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Save the Date!  
 
Save the Date!  
  
Barbara Vines Little will be the speaker at an all-day seminar '''October 19, 2013''', at the Denver Colorado Family History Center. Registration will begin in July.
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Barbara Vines Little will be the speaker at an all-day seminar '''October 19, 2013''', at the Denver Colorado Family History Center. Registration will begin in July.  
  
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This Center will assist patrons to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. &nbsp;Patrons will place their orders on any computer with an Internet connection using the new Online Film Ordering system in our area beginning September 21, 2011. &nbsp;The film ordering Web site is located at https://www.familysearch.org/films. There patrons can create a personal account and select the preferred family history center where the films they order will be sent. They can make payment using a credit or debit card, or by PayPal.&nbsp;  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This Center will assist patrons to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. &nbsp;Patrons will place their orders on any computer with an Internet connection using the Online Film Ordering system. &nbsp;The film ordering Web site is located at https://www.familysearch.org/films. There patrons can create a personal account and select the preferred family history center where the films they order will be sent. They can make payment using a credit or debit card, or by PayPal.&nbsp;  
 
:*The Denver Colorado Family History Center has a collection of microfilms and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
 
:*The Denver Colorado Family History Center has a collection of microfilms and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This Center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the Center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp;
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This Center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the Center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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*In addition, this Center has a digital imaging system that allows patrons to print or capture selected microfilm/microfiche images on their personal stick drives or CDs.  
 
*In addition, this Center has a digital imaging system that allows patrons to print or capture selected microfilm/microfiche images on their personal stick drives or CDs.  
 
*Wireless connections are available for personal laptops.
 
*Wireless connections are available for personal laptops.
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
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Saturday morning we have staff members that can assist in Spanish and German
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
 
:*[http://denverlibrary.org/research-topics/125 Denver Public Library]  
 
:*[http://denverlibrary.org/research-topics/125 Denver Public Library]  
:*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ Rocky Mountain Regional NARA]
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:*[http://www.archives.gov/rocky-mountain/ Rocky Mountain Regional NARA]
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:*[http://www.cogensoc.us/ Colorado Genealogical Society]
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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We are actively seeking people who would like to assist others in family history work.&nbsp; An in depth knowledge of Family History or Genealogy is not needed as we will provide training.&nbsp;
  
 
[[Category:Colorado_Family_History_Centers]]
 
[[Category:Colorado_Family_History_Centers]]

Revision as of 01:50, 29 April 2013

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

The Denver Colorado Family HIstory Center has served the central Denver metropolitan area and part of Aurora for many years.  It was the first such Center in Colorado.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2710 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80224, United States.
  • This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.
  • The Center is located in the building at the corner of Yale and Monaco. The entrance is in the northwest corner of the building.  There is ample free parking available.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 303-756-0220  (Call during Family History Center hours)

E-mail: CO_Denver@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wednesday 9:00 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Sunday 5:30 pm - 8 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed March 17 through April 1
  • Closed May 12 for Mother's Day
  • Closed May 24 through June 3
  • Closed the first Saturday in April and October
  • Closed June 29 through July 6
  • Closed August 31 through September 7
  • November 27 through December 2
  • December 20 through January 6

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule

The Center conducts regular weekly genealogy courses available free to the public.  If you would like to be notified of the class schedule, please submit your request by email to: familyhistoryclasses@gmail.com.

  • April 14 - 6:00 p.m. - Sourcing by Joy Young
  • April 21 - 6:00 p.m. - Genuki.org by Colleen Chock
  • April 28 - 6:00 p.m. - FindAGrave and Billion Graves Project by Leanna Geist
  • May 19 - 6:00 p.m. - Fold3 by Don Moulton

All Sunday classes will be taught at the Yale and Monaco Bldg in rooms 13-15


New Wednesday class! FamilySearch.org's Family Tree in four parts by Barbara Fines Price

  • May 15  - 10 a.m. - part 1
  • May 22  - 10 a.m. - part 2
  • June 5   - 10 a.m. - part 3
  • June 12 - 10 a.m. - part 4

No class the week of Memorial Day.

The Family Tree classes will build upon each other. The later classes will be difficult without attending the first class. Feel free to bring a laptop or other Internet-capable device.

All Wednesday classes will be taught at the Yale and Monaco Bldg in the Relief Society room along the south hall of the building. Enter at the Family History Center door.

Seminars

Save the Date!

Barbara Vines Little will be the speaker at an all-day seminar October 19, 2013, at the Denver Colorado Family History Center. Registration will begin in July.

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This Center will assist patrons to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  Patrons will place their orders on any computer with an Internet connection using the Online Film Ordering system.  The film ordering Web site is located at https://www.familysearch.org/films. There patrons can create a personal account and select the preferred family history center where the films they order will be sent. They can make payment using a credit or debit card, or by PayPal. 
  • The Denver Colorado Family History Center has a collection of microfilms and microfiche on indefinite loan from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This Center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the Center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • There are personal computers, printers, microfilm and microfiche readers available in this Center for patron use on a first come, first served basis.
  • In addition, this Center has a digital imaging system that allows patrons to print or capture selected microfilm/microfiche images on their personal stick drives or CDs.
  • Wireless connections are available for personal laptops.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Saturday morning we have staff members that can assist in Spanish and German

Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)

Links


Volunteer at the Center

We are actively seeking people who would like to assist others in family history work.  An in depth knowledge of Family History or Genealogy is not needed as we will provide training.