Maple Valley Washington Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 26800 Southeast 236th Street, MAPLE VALLEY, WASHINGTON
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Phone: 425 413-7566

E-mail:  carlrigtrup@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 10am to 4 pm and 7pm to 9 pm
  • Thursday: 10 to 1 pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 1 pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed Wednesday before Christmas til Tuesday after New Years


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings Second Tuesday of each month at Center


Center Resources

Collections

  • (We have approximatly 1000 microfilms in the cabinet and an untold number of microfiche  Most of our patrons doing active research in Italy and Romainia. lot of bi-lingual conversations going on I listen (but do not participate) welcome your presence and participation in the activity. .)
  • We have gone cash less with the advent of on line film ordering.

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

  • We currently have six computers connected to the interenet and wifi is avail for lap top or CAT5 connection. We currently are connected through Dish but will be upgrading to Comcast near term.
    We have four microfilm readers, two microfiche readers and a Canon film scanner attached to a PC for saving film images. It gets a lot of use, bring a zip drive for off line storage though CD's can be burned. at no cost.




Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

(We are always looking for new volenteers to support our patron needs, regardless of skills and talents - we can use you and will give you envaluable time to become trained in what our center provides.  Give me a call Carl Rigtrup 425 271-1614 or carlrigtrup@gmail.com.)