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| content=The Menlo Park Family History Center is located in the small house just behind the LDS Church. We have an exceptional collection of books, film, and fiche focusing on British Isles, Germany and USA. There are also records available for other parts of the world and access to borrow films/fiche from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. We have 10 computers, 8 microfilm readers, and 1 machine that will copy film/fiche to print or digital format. But our most valuable resource is the dedicated and knowledgeable volunteer staff who provide one-on-one help to patrons.
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
 
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
 
 
'''<u><br></u>'''<u>'''Wednesday morning class'''</u> (9am-noon, instructor Inge Harding-Barlow, $25 requested donation for cost of materials.<br>
 
 
 
July 11 – Migration Trails East of the Mississippi (pre-1776) <br>July 18 – Irish/Scots/Welsh Settlements in America <br>July 25 – German Settlements in America <br>August 1 – Meeting Point of Many Nations: Mississippi (pre-1810) <br>August 8 – Migration Trails West of the Mississippi <br>August 15 – Records of Genealogical Use in Ireland <br>August 22 – Dutch/French/Spanish Settlements in America <br>August 29 – Records of Genealogical Use in Germany <br>
 
 
 
Preregistration is requested. &nbsp;[https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dFgtM1NmdHdXdUp1QVVLVXhoWG9weHc6MA CLICK HERE TO REGISTER]
 
 
 
<u><br>'''Staff Training Meetings:'''</u> 2nd Wednesday of each month (except July and December), 7-8 pm in the Baptistry, across the parking lot from the Center.
 
 
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
 
 
==== 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.
 
:*[http://74.93.6.90/athcgi/athweb.pl?loc=MENLO%20PARK '''Menlo Park FHC&nbsp;Catalog on-line''']:&nbsp; The catalog is on-line with all Bay Area Family History Centers.&nbsp; When searching, be sure to check the "Show Copies" button on each item found to see which local Centers have that item.&nbsp; This [http://74.93.6.90/athcgi/athweb.pl link ]searches all Bay Area centers.<br>
 
 
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
 
 
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:''']
 
 
 
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:*10 Internet-connected computers
 
:*8 microfilm readers
 
:*2 microfiche readers
 
:*1 Digital copier for printing or saving copies of film/fiche pages
 
 
 
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=== Center Services  ===

Revision as of 02:51, 11 January 2013

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


Coming Events

Spring Seminar of San Mateo County Genealogy Society, Saturday May 4. Registration and information at www.smcgs.org



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Menlo Park FHC
Address
1107 Valparaiso Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025-4412

Onsite phone: (650) 325-9711
info@mpfhc.org (general inquires)
Hours
Tue: 11:00am – 9:30pm
Thu: 11:00am – 9:30pm
Sat: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sun: LDS wards by arrangement
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Menlo Park California Family History Center

The Menlo Park Family History Center is located in the small house just behind the LDS Church. We have an exceptional collection of books, film, and fiche focusing on British Isles, Germany and USA. There are also records available for other parts of the world and access to borrow films/fiche from the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. We have 10 computers, 8 microfilm readers, and 1 machine that will copy film/fiche to print or digital format. But our most valuable resource is the dedicated and knowledgeable volunteer staff who provide one-on-one help to patrons.



Center Services

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