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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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[[File:Sunset Heights Stake Center.jpeg|center]]           
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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We serve patrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.<br>
  
==== Location  ====
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We offer:<br>• One-on-one assistance<br>• Free access to subscription websites<br>• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics<br>
  
'''Location Map:'''
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=== Center Location<br>  ===
  
*'''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.  
*Ring bell to&nbsp;gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.
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* '''FHC Phone: '''801-222-0455
*&lt;a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&amp;hl=en&amp;ll=40.274025,-111.704607&amp;spn=0.028519,0.038795&amp;sll=47.272986,-120.882277&amp;sspn=6.492969,9.931641&amp;hnear=1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+Utah+84058&amp;t=m&amp;z=15"&gt;Location on Map&lt;/a&gt;
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* '''Directors:''' Brent and Sharlene Gardner, 801- 226-1443
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+UT+84058/@40.2751413,-111.7050194,16z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x874d9afae171e573:0x9f64d6bc8792530a?hl=en Location on Google Map]
  
==== Contact  ====
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*'''E-Mail''': [mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net]
  
'''E-mail:''' &lt;a href="mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net"&gt;ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net&lt;/a&gt;
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=== Hours<br>  ===
  
Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/
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Monday and Friday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
  
==== Schedule  ====
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Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M.
  
'''Open Hours:'''
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For Wednesday evening youth group reservations contact Rod (801-800-0252) or Pat (801-800-0025) Cuthbert to schedule the date and time.
  
*'''Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,'''
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We are open Thursday night by appointment for group reservations: families, Melchizedek priesthood quorums, Relief Societies, bishoprics, etc. Contact Bob and Jeanne Gunnell (801-221-1349) to schedule.
*'''Tuesday &amp; 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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=== 2016 Holiday Closures: ===
  
<br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;.<br>
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Jan 18, Martin Luther King Day (Monday)
  
*Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
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Feb 15, President’s Day (Monday)
*Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
 
*Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013
 
*Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 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. &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 General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
 
  
=== '''Calendar and Events<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-weight: normal;">.</span>'''  ===
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May 30, Memorial Day (Monday)
  
== '''Upcoming Classes'''&nbsp; -  ==
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July 4, Independence Day (Monday)
  
'''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.''' Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.
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July 25, Pioneer Day (Monday)
  
<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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Every Wednesday at 3 pm<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;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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Sept 5, Labor Day (Monday)
  
<u>Getting Started 1-3</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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesdays, April 30, 7 pm &nbsp;
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Nov 23, closed after 1 pm- Nov 27, Thanksgiving (Wednesday- Friday)
  
Beginner Class for the true&nbsp;beginner or anyone who needs a refresher course. Class of 60-90 minutes&nbsp;each. Videos, discussion, hands-on workshop. Designed for people comfortable with&nbsp;computers but unsure of how to start your family history. &nbsp;BEFORE THE CLASS -Register for an LDS Account and bring your username and&nbsp;password to the class. Come to the FHC for help to register at least one day ahead.<br><u></u>
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Dec 19-Jan 2, 2017- Christmas (Monday-Friday, both weeks and Tuesday January 2, 2017)
  
<u>Cloud Computing</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; Tuesday, May 7 at 2pm and 8 pm<br>Cloud Computing Joy Stubbs, Instructor. &nbsp; &nbsp;801-222-0455
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=== One on One Help  ===
  
<u>Ancestry #2 </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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Thursday, May 9, 7 pm<br>Subscription Site – Ancestry.com #2 The second in a 3 part series to learn how to use Ancestry.com, covering Census Records,”:Suggested records”, US city directories, yearbooks, and collaboration. Repeated Tues May 14 at 11 am Cheryl Fugal – Instructor 801-222-0455
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We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:  
  
<u>Ancestry #2</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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday, May 14, 11 am<br>Subscription Site – Ancestry.com #2 The second in a 3 part series to learn how to use Ancestry.com, covering Census Records,”:Suggested records”, US city directories, yearbooks, and collaboration. Cheryl Fugal – Instructor 801-222-0455
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Getting Started with Your Family History - Using Family Tree - Using Family Search
  
<u>Youth - It's Elementary</u> &nbsp; &nbsp; Wednesdays, May 15, 10:30 am &amp; 7:00pm - May 29, 10:30 am &amp; 7:00pm<br>Youth Classes: Summer of Sleuthing (for ages 10 to adult) Call to reserve a spot. 801-222-0455. Repeated Wednesdays through August May 15 Class: <br>”It’s Elementary Dear Watson” This class will begin with exploring and learning about your family tree, printing a fan chart, descendency research and an introduction into searching. <br>May 29 Class: “Sleuthing Like Sherlock” This class will cover attaching sources to your tree, familysearch/Records and Wiki, and preparing names for the temple (please complete “It’s Elementary Dear Watson” first)<br>BEFORE THE CLASSES -You will need to register for an LDS Account if you do not already have one and bring your username and password to the class. Come to the FHC for help to register at least one day in advance of the class. You may also need the names and dates of your parents and grandparents.
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For class information see:
 
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[https://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/ Link]
<u>Ward Consult Training</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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Thursday, May 16, 7 pm<br>To help Ward Consultants get started this class will review the consultant beginner resources and introduces Consultants to the Family History center as an aid in learning skills and research. Cheryl Fugal assisting.
 
 
 
<u>Descendency Research</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; &nbsp; Tuesday, May 21, 11 am<br>Research Tips and Tricks – Descendency Research Watch a 40 minute video presentation followed by a Q and A session. Lynda Sorensen 801-222-0455
 
 
 
<u>Heritage Quest</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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday, May 21, 8 pm<br>Subscription Site – Heritage Quest. This website accesses census, books, military records, court records and has the index to Genealogical Periodicals. Can only be accessed through libraries or Family History Centers. This class will teach the research methods for using all the databases. &nbsp;Marilyn Thomsen - Instructor. Repeated Thur May 23 at 2 pm. 801-222-0455
 
 
 
<u>Heritage Ques</u>t &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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Thursday, May 23, 2 pm<br>Subscription Site – Heritage Quest. This website accesses census, books, military records, court records and has the index to Genealogical Periodicals. Can only be accessed through libraries or Family History Centers. This class will teach the research methods for using all the databases. Marilyn Thomsen – Instructor - 801-222-0455
 
 
 
<u>Indexing Night Out Sister LV5&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;Thursday, May 23, 7 pm
 
 
 
<u>Mac Helps</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; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tuesday, May 28, 7 pm<br>Learn about using Mac for Family History
 
 
 
<br><u>Youth- Sleuthing Like Sherlock</u> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Wednesday, May 29, 10:30 am &amp; 7:00pm<br>Youth Classes: Summer of Sleuthing (for ages 10 to adult) Call to reserve a spot. 801-222-0455 Repeated Wednesdays through August, May 15,10:30 am &amp; 7:00pm. <br>Class: ”It’s Elementary Dear Watson” This class will begin with exploring and learning about your family tree, printing a fan chart, descendency research and an introduction into searching. <br>Class: “Sleuthing Like Sherlock” This class will cover attaching sources to your tree, familysearch/Records and Wiki, and preparing names for the temple (please complete “It’s Elementary Dear Watson” first) <br>BEFORE THE CLASSES -You will need to register for an LDS Account if you do not already have one and bring your username and password to the class. Come to the FHC for help to register at least one day in advance of the class. You may also need the names and dates of your parents and grandparents<br>
 
 
 
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==== Future Class Schedule:  ====
 
 
 
'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog. &nbsp;
 
 
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
 
 
*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.
 
 
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
 
 
==== 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.
 
*''(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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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
 
 
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*&lt;a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/"&gt;'''FHC Portal:'''&lt;/a&gt; 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,''
 
 
 
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==== 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
 

Latest revision as of 17:54, 26 October 2016

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


Sunset Heights Stake Center.jpeg

We serve patrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.

We offer:
• One-on-one assistance
• Free access to subscription websites
• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics

Center Location

  • Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah Ring bell to gain access.
  • FHC Phone: 801-222-0455
  • Directors: Brent and Sharlene Gardner, 801- 226-1443
  • Location on Google Map

Hours

Monday and Friday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.

Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M.

For Wednesday evening youth group reservations contact Rod (801-800-0252) or Pat (801-800-0025) Cuthbert to schedule the date and time.

We are open Thursday night by appointment for group reservations: families, Melchizedek priesthood quorums, Relief Societies, bishoprics, etc. Contact Bob and Jeanne Gunnell (801-221-1349) to schedule.

2016 Holiday Closures:

Jan 18, Martin Luther King Day (Monday)

Feb 15, President’s Day (Monday)

May 30, Memorial Day (Monday)

July 4, Independence Day (Monday)

July 25, Pioneer Day (Monday)

Sept 5, Labor Day (Monday)

Nov 23, closed after 1 pm- Nov 27, Thanksgiving (Wednesday- Friday)

Dec 19-Jan 2, 2017- Christmas (Monday-Friday, both weeks and Tuesday January 2, 2017)

One on One Help

We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:

Getting Started with Your Family History - Using Family Tree - Using Family Search

For class information see: Link