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*'''Address:''' 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California  
 
*'''Address:''' 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California  
*Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. Ring bell located on the brick wall to the left of the doors for entrance to the center.    
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*Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. If the doors are locked please ring the door bell located on the brick wall to the left.    
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2112+sunset+avenue,+madera,+ca&hl=en&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=10.311269,11.074219&hnear=2112+Sunset+Ave,+Madera,+California+93637&t=m&z=16 Map to Madera California Family History Center]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2112+sunset+avenue,+madera,+ca&hl=en&sll=37.269174,-119.306607&sspn=10.311269,11.074219&hnear=2112+Sunset+Ave,+Madera,+California+93637&t=m&z=16 Map to Madera California Family History Center]
  
'''Phone: '''559-661-7700 (Call during Family History Center open hours for assistance.)
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'''Phone: '''559-661-7700 
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*'''Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm'''  
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*'''Daytime: Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm '''  
*'''Tues., Wed., & Thurs:''' 7pm-8:30pm (Call center first, during those hours, before coming in to verify that a consultant is there.)
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*'''Evening: '''Tuesday (English) and Wednesday (Spanish) 7-8:30pm 
  
'''Holiday Schedule: Closed on major holidays.'''
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'''Holiday Schedule: '''Closed on major holidays.  
  
Closed Tuesday, December 25th, 2012.
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Closed Tuesday, January 1st, 2013.
 
 
 
'''Appointments: '''Call to make an appointment for a more convenient time, if necessary.&nbsp;
 
  
 
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
  
'''Class Schedule:''' Sunday Family Search training classes, 10:15am-11am, Family History Center.  
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'''Class Schedule:'''&nbsp;FamilySearch training course, each Sunday, 12:15pm-1pm, Family History Center.  
  
'''Staff Training Meetings''': 3rd Thursday each month, 7pm, Family History Center (no meeting in December.)
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Family Tree classes will be held weekly during the center's scheduled open hours.  
  
'''Family Tree Training''': November 15th, 7pm, Family History Center.
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'''Staff Training: '''4th Tuesday, 7-8:30pm<br>
  
 
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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.<br>
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to receive any of the films available through the Family History Library Catalog.<br>
  
 
==== 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; including:&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; including:&nbsp;  
 
:*http://find.galegroup.com/bncn/  
 
:*http://find.galegroup.com/bncn/  
 
:*http://www.newspaperarchive.com  
 
:*http://www.newspaperarchive.com  
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
  
*Training available for: "Family Search Family Tree",&nbsp;"RootsMagic5",&nbsp;"Using Family Search", "Family Search Indexing or Arbitrating", and PAF.
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*Training available for: "FamilySearch Family Tree", &nbsp;"Using Family Search to find records", "FamilySearch Indexing and Arbitrating".
  
 
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[http://www.maderacountylibrary.org/node/59 Madera County Library]  
 
[http://www.maderacountylibrary.org/node/59 Madera County Library]  
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[http://www.lds.org/?lang=eng The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]  
 
[http://www.lds.org/?lang=eng The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]  
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[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/familyhistory/ BYU Family History Library]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:55, 23 July 2013

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


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California
  • Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. If the doors are locked please ring the door bell located on the brick wall to the left.  
  • Map to Madera California Family History Center

Phone: 559-661-7700 

Open Hours:

  • Daytime: Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm
  • Evening: Tuesday (English) and Wednesday (Spanish) 7-8:30pm 

Holiday Schedule: Closed on major holidays.


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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule: FamilySearch training course, each Sunday, 12:15pm-1pm, Family History Center.

Family Tree classes will be held weekly during the center's scheduled open hours.

Staff Training: 4th Tuesday, 7-8:30pm


Center Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers, Microfilm reader, Printer, Scanner, Photo-copier

Center Services

  • Training available for: "FamilySearch Family Tree",  "Using Family Search to find records", "FamilySearch Indexing and Arbitrating".



Resources in the Local Area

Madera County Historical Society

Madera County Library





Links

Family Search

Family Search Centers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

BYU Family History Library





Volunteer at the Center