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<br> The Denver Colorado Family HIstory Center has served the central Denver metropolitan area and part of Aurora for many years. &nbsp;It was the first such Center in Colorado.<br>
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{{FHCpage|location=Colorado}}The Denver Colorado Family HIstory Center has served the central Denver metropolitan area and part of Aurora for many years. &nbsp;It was the first such Center in Colorado.  
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#'''2710 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80224, United States.'''''&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;''This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.  
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*'''Address:''' 2710 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80224, United States.  
#The Center is located at the corner of Yale and Monaco in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. &nbsp;The entrance is in the northwest corner of the building. &nbsp;There is ample free parking available.''<br>''
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*This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.  
#Map to&nbsp;[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2710+South+Monaco+Parkway,+Denver,+CO+80224&hl=en&sll=39.667446,-104.912776&sspn=0.008283,0.013078&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=17 Denver Colorado Family History Center]''&nbsp;''
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*The Center is located in the building at the corner of Yale and Monaco. The entrance is in the northwest corner of the building. &nbsp;There is ample free parking available.  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2710+South+Monaco+Parkway,+Denver,+CO+80224&hl=en&ll=39.667457,-104.912782&spn=0.020382,0.044975&sll=45.425158,-117.267468&sspn=0.009292,0.022488&vpsrc=6&hnear=2710+S+Monaco+Pkwy,+Denver,+Colorado+80224&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
'''Phone: &nbsp; '''303-756-0220 &nbsp;(Call during Family History Center hours)  
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'''Phone:''' 303-756-0220 &nbsp;(Call during Family History Center hours)  
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; &nbsp;CO_Denver@ldsmail.net<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:CO_Denver@ldsmail.net CO_Denver@ldsmail.net]
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
 
*Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm  
 
*Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm  
*Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm &nbsp;6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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*Wednesday 9:00 am - 1 pm and 5 pm - 8:30 pm  
*Thursday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm  
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*Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
*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 Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend
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*Closed March 17 through April 1
*Closed July 4
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*Closed May 12 for Mother's Day
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*Closed May 24 through June 3
 
*Closed the first Saturday in April and October  
 
*Closed the first Saturday in April and October  
*Closed the week of Thanksgiving
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*Closed June 29 through July 6
*Closed the last two weeks of December  
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*Closed August 31 through September 7
*Other sporadic closings through the year. <br> <br>
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*November 27 through December 2
 
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*December 20 through January 6<br>
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Class Schedule  ====
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
  
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 my email to: familyhistoryclasses@gmail.com.  
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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.
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*April 14 - 6:00 p.m. - Sourcing by Joy Young
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*April 21 - 6:00 p.m. - Genuki.org by Colleen Chock
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*April 28 - 6:00 p.m. - FindAGrave and Billion Graves Project by Leanna Geist
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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 ====
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Save the Date!
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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 has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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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;
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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:*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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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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  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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*There are personal computers, printers, microfilm and microfiche readers available in this Center for patron use on a first come, first served basis.
 
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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.  
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*Wireless connections are available for personal laptops.
  
 
=== 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  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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:*[http://denverlibrary.org/research-topics/125 Denver Public Library]
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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;
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[[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.