Eagle Idaho 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.


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 2090 N Eagle Road, Eagle, Idaho 83616, United States
  2. Park on the southwest side of building. Use the southwest door labled "Family History Center"
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone:   208-319-1159

E-mail: ID_Eagle@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:  M 9am-3pm; T-W 9am-4pm; 6:30pm-9:30pm; Th 6:30pm-9:30pm; F 9am-9pm 

Holiday Schedule:  Closed all major holidays, Closed the week of Thanksgiving,                                 Closed last two weeks of December for Christmas     


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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule 

                Date                       Title                            Time

January

Mon     Jan 23th           Roots Magic I                        1:00 pm   

Thur     Jan 26th           Basic Census Research         7:00 pm 

Mon     Jan 30th           Roots Magic II                       1:00 pm   

February (All Thursday classes willbegin at 7:30 pm

Thur     Feb 2nd            Basic Google                        7:30 pm

Mon     Feb 6th            New Family Search Part I       1:00 pm

Thur     Feb 9th            New Family Search                7:30 pm

Mon     Feb 13th          New Family Search Part II       1:00 pm

Thur     Feb 16th          Family History Center Portal    7:30 pm

Thur     Feb 23rd          Genealogy on a Mac               7:30 pm

Mon     Feb 27th          Computer and Internet Tips      1:00 pm

Staff Training Meetings

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Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Magazines: American Ancestors, FamilyTree, and Internet Genealogy.  This center has over 300 microfilm and microfiche, many reference books and Daughters of Utah Pioneer books. 

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:  Ancestry, Fold3.com, WorldVital Records, Heritage Quest, FindMyPast, Familyhistorylink, Godfrey Memorial Library, Historical Maps, The American Civil War, Genline, TheGenealogist and 19th Century British Library Digital Newspaper Collection. 
  • This center also has access to GenealogyBank and American Ancestors.
  • Software - Personal Ancestral File, PAF Companion, FamilyInsight, Roots Magic, Legacy, Ancestral Quest, Personal Historian, AniMap and Progeny.

Hardware and Equipment


  • 7 new Lenova computers with 23" screens
  • 3 new multi function printers
  • 1 scanner
  • 5 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • 1 Microfilm and microfiche copier

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Idaho State Archives and Research Center -- 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise Idaho,(208) 334-2620. Hours T - Sat. 10 AM - 4 PM

Western States Marriage Index, Idaho State Death Index 1911- 1956 and Eastern Idaho Death Records -- http://abish.byui.edu/specialcollections

Boise Public Library, newspapers and obituary collections -- www.boisepubliclibrary.org

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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