Mapleton Utah Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address: 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)

Google map link -- Mapleton Utah Family History Center


Phone: 801-489-2999


E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net


Open Hours:

Monday: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday:  10 AM to 4 PM & 7 - 9 PM

Sunday:  5 - 8 PM

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

     Monthly Consultants' Meeting: 9 January 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.

     Free Annual Family History Fair: 1 March 2014. 

Reserve the date for the center's biggest and best annual opportunity to update your family history skills in this all-day event with free lunch. This year's theme is "Me and My Tree—Family History for Everyone." Jeff Hawkins, director of FamilySearch Family Tree will give our keynote address. Other notable instructors include Tim Cross, leader of FamilySearch public relations and the new Discovery Centers; Brad Young, director of FamilySearch Photos and Stories; Todd Powell, manager of Family Tree mobile app; and Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic. These and other experienced family history instructors will present over twenty classes this year, including a special course designed specifically for high priest group leaders. For those of you who attended in the past, we will be at a new venue this year, Mapleton North Stake Center, 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes on the link below. We have classes almost every Sunday and Thursday Night. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Liz Snow - blsnow99@gmail.com

January 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule


Night Classes Time

Class

Description

Teacher

Thurs.

Jan 9

7 PM

Consultant

Training

Training for Mapleton & Mapleton North Stake Consultants and Center Staff.

Charlie & Patti Coombs

Sunday

Jan 12


NO CLASSES- Regular center hours from 5-8 PM



Sunday

Jan 19


5-6 PM



Eastern European Research Part II

Learn specifics on how to do Germanic Research.

Joe Everett-

(Family History Library International Patron Services Manager)

Thurs.

Jan 23


7 PM

Using DNA for Family History

This is a beginning level class. Find out how to use DNA to grow your family tree.

Guy Black

Sunday

Jan 26

5-6 PM


(repeat)

6:30-7:30

FamilyTree Photos & Stories

Learn how to attach photos & stories to your ancestors.

Ken Cox

Thurs.

Jan 30th


7 PM

Finding Newspaper Articles to attach as sources on FamilyTree

Learn how to find newspaper articles online and attach them to your family on FamilyTree.

Guy Black

Day Classes

Time

Class

Description

Teacher

Wed.

Jan 22

1:30

PM

Tree Connect

Learn to use a free tool to link sources to your family on FamilyTree.

Laurel Francis

Wed.

Jan 29

1:30

PM

FamilyTree- Creating Sources

Learn how to attach a source to your family on Family Tree

Laurel Francis

Miscellaneous Classes How to Use our Scanners at the FHC- (by appt. only) email Bob Snow for a Tuesday night appointment at bsnow@novell.com.

To be on a class notification email list email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com

For class suggestions email the class coordinator Liz Snow at blsnow99@gmail.com.

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.
(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.)


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 have 17 personal computers and 2 laser printer-copier-scanners with Duplex scanning capability.
We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
We have readers & printers for both microfiche & microfilm research.
We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
Call our phone number listed above to determine if we have a microfilm you are seeking.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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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.)

Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum

175 South Main Street, springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076
http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org/Springville_Pioneer_Museum/Welcome.html


Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

390 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 (801)360-0117

Links

City of Mapleton
City of Springville
City of Spanish Fork
City of Provo
Utah County - Utah


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiatic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.