Hemet California 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 & Available Resources:

  1. 425 North Kirby Street, Hemet, CA 92545-3633
  2. Available to serve the genealogical needs of residents and visitors of the San Jacinto Valley
  3. Open to everyone
  4. No charge for facility use
  5. 16,000 plus rolls of microfilm
  6. 44,000 plus microfiche
  7. 14,533 plus books
  8. 250 plus CDs
  9. Computers, Scanners & more
  10. Expert Staff to help you as needed
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Phone: (951) 658-8104

E-mail:  Gene Cheney  cheney01@msn.com

Open Hours:

  • 9 AM to 5 PM:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
  • 9 AM to 9 PM:  Wednesday
  • 9 AM to 1 PM:  Friday

Holiday Schedule:

  • November 27 to December 1, 2013
  • December 21, 2013 to January 5, 2014

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:

Family History Workshop and Potluck Luncheon

  • Free to All
  • Date and Time: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 9 AM to 1 PM, Luncheon 1 PM to 2 PM
  • Hemet FamilySearch Center - on Kirby Avenue, Hemet, CA
  • 9 AM to 10:45 AM: 
    Session 1a:  FamilySearch Changes, Enhancements & Applications including Search, Photos, Stories, Family tree and Temple Submission Online Features.
    Session 2b:  How to Research Using Online FamilySearch Books and Catalogs. Digitizing Records Using the Hemet FamilySearch Center New Scanning Equipment.
  • 11 AM to 12:45 PM: Repeat of Sessions 1a and 1b so that all will hear both sessions
  • 1 PM to 2 PM Potluck Luncheon with Speaker

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • 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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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. (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.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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