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Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts. The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help. Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.
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Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts. The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help. Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.  
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
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=== Center Contacts and Hours ===
  
==== Location ====
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==== Location ====
  
'''Location Map:'''
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'''Location Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah''' (White chapel across the street north of Krispy Kreme.)
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*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah''' 
 
*Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.  
 
*Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.  
*<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&hl=en&ll=40.274025,-111.704607&spn=0.028519,0.038795&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.492969,9.931641&hnear=1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+Utah+84058&t=m&z=15">Location on Map</a>  
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*<a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&hl=en&ll=40.274025,-111.704607&spn=0.028519,0.038795&sll=47.272986,-120.882277&sspn=6.492969,9.931641&hnear=1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+Utah+84058&t=m&z=15">Location on Map</a>
  
==== Contact ====
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==== Contact ====
  
'''E-mail:''' <a href="mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net">ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net</a>
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'''E-mail:''' <a href="mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net">ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net</a>  
  
Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/
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Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/  
  
==== Schedule ====
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==== Schedule ====
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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==== The Sunset Heights Center will be closed beginning June 12, 2013 and reopen September 30, 2013 due to building seismic upgrades.    ====
  
*'''Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,'''
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==== However, the Family History Writing Class – Wednesdays at 3 pm in the Cherry Hill Stake Center through the summer. ====
*'''Tuesday & Wednesday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm.'''
 
*'''Saturday 10 am to 1 pm'''
 
*(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center Staff may close the center.)
 
  
'''Group Reservation:''' E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086
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<u>Family History Writing Class</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Every Wednesday at 3 pm at Cherry Hill Stake Center<br>Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br>
  
<br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;.
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
*Closed General Conference – Saturday April 6. 2013  
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*'''Monday and Thursday: &nbsp;10 am to 4 pm'''
*Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013   
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*'''Tuesday &amp; Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm &amp; 6:30 pm to 9 pm'''<br>
*Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
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*'''Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm'''
*Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013
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*Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2013 
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(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center, staff may close the center.)
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'''Group Reservation:'''&nbsp;Contact or email Directors: Cheryl and Ken Fugal, 801-221-4774, clfugal@gmail.com
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= <br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp; =
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= Center will be closed beginning June 12, 2013 and reopen September 30, 2013 due to building seismic upgrades.<br> =
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*Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013<br>
 
*Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013  
 
*Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013  
 
*Closed Thanksgiving - Thursday thru Saturday, November 21, 22, 23  
 
*Closed Thanksgiving - Thursday thru Saturday, November 21, 22, 23  
 
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Monday, January 2, 2014. &nbsp;There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.&nbsp;  
 
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Monday, January 2, 2014. &nbsp;There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.&nbsp;  
 
*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014  
 
*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014  
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*Closed General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
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*Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and monday May 26 2014
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=== '''Calendar and Events<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-weight: normal;">.</span>'''  ===
  
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== '''Upcoming Classes'''&nbsp; ==
  
=== Calendar and Events<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-weight: normal;">.</span> ===
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'''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.''' Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.  
  
==== Upcoming Classes ====
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All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.
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<u>Family History Writing Class</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Every Wednesday until June 12 at 3 pm
  
There will always be Family Tree training on every shift. Family Tree is now up and running on FamilySearch. Sign-in using your LDS registration information<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-weight: normal;">.</span>
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===== &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;After June 12 the class will still be taught at Chery Hill Stake Center  =====
  
<br> '''FEBRUARY Clases&nbsp;'''-- For the Love of Family
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Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.&nbsp;This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br>
  
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<u>Census Research 1</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Tues., Feb 26 at 7 pm <br> Instructor - Marilyn Thomsen Class Description: Censuses are the back bone of U. S. Research. This introductory class will explain what census are, where to find them, tricks and traps for beginners to avoid.
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<u>Research Tips and Tricks –“Documentation and Sourcing” </u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Tues June 4, 2 pm &amp; 7 pm  
  
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Instructor- Joy Stubbs
  
<u>Family History Writing Class</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Every Wednesday at 3 pm&nbsp;starting February 6th.<br> Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.&nbsp;
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Make your Family Tree secure by documenting the facts. Find out how to create and attach sources to support our Family Search Family Tree.  
  
This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br> &nbsp;
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<u>'''&nbsp;MARCH'''</u>'''&nbsp;Classes-- The Search is On'''<br> Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.
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<u>Class for Youth ages 10-18: Sleuthing Like Sherlock &nbsp; </u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Wed June 5, 3:00 pm &amp; 7:00 pm
  
*You can <u>come in for help</u> with Family Tree whenever we are open and no classes are scheduled!!
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This class will cover attaching sources to your tree, FamilySearch records and Wiki, and preparing names for the temple. * Before classes, you will need to register for an LDS Account at familysearch.org.<br>  
*Every Wednesday at 3 pm - <u>Family History Writing Class </u>- Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.
 
*Tues., Mar 5 at 4 pm and Thurs., Mar 7 at 7 pm - FS – <u>Library Catalog/ Ordering &amp; viewing microfilms/fiche &nbsp;</u><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">When on-line research doesn't help anymore where do you go? Useful helps for using the FamilySearch library Catalog.&nbsp;</span>
 
*Tues., Mar 19 at 7pm and Fri., Mar 22 at 3 pm -<u>Ancestry.com 3</u> - Learn about military records, Public Member trees, Biographies and Histories, Newspapers, and Ancestry's Learning Center.  
 
*Tues., Mar 26 at 7 pm <u>Census Research 2 Tools</u> - Learn to analyze information found in census. This class also will introduce some tools that can help effective use of this important record source.
 
*Thurs., March 28 at 7 pm <u>Ward Consultant Training</u>  
 
  
Sunset Heights Family History Center<br> 1260 S. 400 W Orem UT - 801-222-0455<br> Days: MTWTF 10 am-4pm; Eve. T/W &amp;1st Th - 6:30 pm-9:00; Sat 10 am-1pm<br> Check out our webpage: http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/
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==== Future Class Schedule: ====
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<u>Ancestry.com Class 3 &nbsp; &nbsp;</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;Thurs June 6, 2 pm &amp; 7 pm
  
'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog. &nbsp;
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Instructor- Dennis Herre
  
==== Staff Training Meetings ====
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3rd class in a series of 3 to help understand Ancestry.com. In this class you will learn about military records, Public Member trees, Biographies and Histories, newspapers, and ancestry's learning center.<br>
  
*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.
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=== Center Resources ===
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==== Future Class Schedule:  ====
  
==== Collections ====
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'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog. &nbsp;
  
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
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*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.
  
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
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==== Collections  ====
  
   
 
 
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*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&lt;/a&gt; This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
 
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&lt;/a&gt; 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.)''
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*''(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 ====
 
 
 
 
 
  
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==== Databases and Software  ====
  
   
 
 
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*Nauvoo Database  
 
*Nauvoo Database  
 
*Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database  
 
*Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database  
*Books to assist research such as: ''Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,''
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*Books to assist research such as: ''Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,''
   
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
  
 
*Microfilm and microfiche reader  
 
*Microfilm and microfiche reader  
 
*12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal  
 
*12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal  
*Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops  
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*Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops
  
=== Center Services ===
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=== Center Services ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties ====
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==== Staff Research Specialties ====
  
''Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge''
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''Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge''  
  
''Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups''
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''Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups''  
  
''FamilySearch Support Specialists''
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''FamilySearch Support Specialists''  
  
''Research Help:''
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''Research Help:''  
  
 
*''Czech''  
 
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*''Wales''  
 
*''Wales''  
 
*''LDS Research''  
 
*''LDS Research''  
*''U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern''  
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*''U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern''
  
=== Resources in the Local Area ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
  
BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.
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BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.  
  
=== Links ===
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=== Links ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
  
=== Volunteer at the Center ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
  
 
Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening. Also a wiki blogger and a computer
 
Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening. Also a wiki blogger and a computer

Revision as of 23:53, 4 June 2013

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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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Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts. The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help. Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location

Location Map:

Contact

E-mail: <a href="mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net">ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net</a>

Check out our webpage: http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/

Schedule

The Sunset Heights Center will be closed beginning June 12, 2013 and reopen September 30, 2013 due to building seismic upgrades.  

However, the Family History Writing Class – Wednesdays at 3 pm in the Cherry Hill Stake Center through the summer.

Family History Writing Class                       Every Wednesday at 3 pm at Cherry Hill Stake Center
Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.

Open Hours:

  • Monday and Thursday:  10 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm & 6:30 pm to 9 pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm

(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center, staff may close the center.)

Group Reservation: Contact or email Directors: Cheryl and Ken Fugal, 801-221-4774, clfugal@gmail.com


Holiday Schedule: 

Center will be closed beginning June 12, 2013 and reopen September 30, 2013 due to building seismic upgrades.

  • Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
  • Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013
  • Closed Thanksgiving - Thursday thru Saturday, November 21, 22, 23
  • Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Monday, January 2, 2014.  There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December. 
  • Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014
  • Closed General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
  • Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and monday May 26 2014

Calendar and Events.

Upcoming Classes  -

All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC. Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.


Family History Writing Class                                                     Every Wednesday until June 12 at 3 pm

                                            After June 12 the class will still be taught at Chery Hill Stake Center

Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.


Research Tips and Tricks –“Documentation and Sourcing”                            Tues June 4, 2 pm & 7 pm

Instructor- Joy Stubbs

Make your Family Tree secure by documenting the facts. Find out how to create and attach sources to support our Family Search Family Tree.


Class for Youth ages 10-18: Sleuthing Like Sherlock                           Wed June 5, 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm

This class will cover attaching sources to your tree, FamilySearch records and Wiki, and preparing names for the temple. * Before classes, you will need to register for an LDS Account at familysearch.org.


Ancestry.com Class 3                                                                          Thurs June 6, 2 pm & 7 pm

Instructor- Dennis Herre

3rd class in a series of 3 to help understand Ancestry.com. In this class you will learn about military records, Public Member trees, Biographies and Histories, newspapers, and ancestry's learning center.

Future Class Schedule:

<a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/">Click here</a> to see our Blog.  

Staff Training Meetings

  • Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.

Center Resources

Collections

  • <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog">Family History Library Catalog:</a> 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

  • <a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/">FHC Portal:</a> 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.
  • Record managment programs: Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
  • Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
  • Microfilms and microfiche
  • Scanner and Photoshop software
  • Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
  • AniMap Software.
  • Nauvoo Database
  • Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
  • Books to assist research such as: Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,


Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm and microfiche reader
  • 12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal
  • Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge

Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups

FamilySearch Support Specialists

Research Help:

  • Czech
  • Denmark
  • England/British Isles
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Quebec
  • Romanian
  • Scotland
  • Spanish/Central America
  • Swedish
  • Switzerland
  • Wales
  • LDS Research
  • U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern

Resources in the Local Area

BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.

Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)

Volunteer at the Center

Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening. Also a wiki blogger and a computer