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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 ajucent 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 &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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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>
  
#''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah (White chapel across the street from Krispy Kreme.&nbsp;Ring bell to&nbsp;gain access.&nbsp;&nbsp;Get a parking pass from&nbsp;&nbsp;''
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=== Center Location<br>  ===
#''Link to map: [http://maps.google.com/maps/place?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&hl=en&ftid=0x874d9afae0ffafc3:0x8db5d8103487200e maps.google.com/maps/place]''
 
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net]<br>
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'''Language:''' English<br>
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*'''Address''': 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah Ring bell to gain access.
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* '''FHC Phone: '''801-222-0455
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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]
  
'''Open Hours:''' ''DAYS: Monday&nbsp;through Friday 10 am to 4 pm, Saturday 10 am to 1 pm''
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*'''E-Mail''': [mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net]
  
''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; NIGHTS: Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30 pm to 9 pm. &nbsp;''
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=== Hours<br>  ===
  
''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;(Call after 8pm.&nbsp;If no patrons&nbsp;are at center Staff may close the center.)''
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Monday and Friday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M.
  
'''Group Reservation'''&nbsp;E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday: 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. to 9 P.M.
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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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.
  
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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.
  
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=== 2016 Holiday Closures:  ===
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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Jan 18, Martin Luther King Day (Monday)
  
==== Upcoming Events: Aug 23 Scanning tip.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Workshop series 12:00-1:00 pm Aug 26, 2011&nbsp;&nbsp;Sept 23&nbsp;England: Beginning Research &nbsp;  ====
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Feb 15, President’s Day (Monday)
  
==== Class Schedule: see Blog [htttp://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com]/  ====
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May 30, Memorial Day (Monday)
  
==== Staff Training Meetings:&nbsp;Second&nbsp;Tuesday&nbsp;evening&nbsp;each month at 7 pm.  ====
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July 4, Independence Day (Monday)
  
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July 25, Pioneer Day (Monday)
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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Sept 5, Labor Day (Monday)
  
==== Collections  ====
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Nov 23, closed after 1 pm- Nov 27, Thanksgiving (Wednesday- Friday)
  
:*[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.
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Dec 19-Jan 2, 2017- Christmas (Monday-Friday, both weeks and Tuesday January 2, 2017)
:*''(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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=== One on One Help ===
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:  
:*'''Record managment programs''': Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
 
:*Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
 
:*Microfilms and microfiche&nbsp;
 
:*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  ====
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Getting Started with Your Family History - Using Family Tree - Using Family Search
  
*''Microfilm and microfiche reader''
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For class information see:
*''12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal''
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[https://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/ Link]
*''Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops''
 
  
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=== Links ===
  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/734 '''FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!''']: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.
 
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=== 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''
 
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
 
 
''BYU Family History&nbsp;Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.''
 
 
 
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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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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
 
 
''(Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening.&nbsp; Also a wiki blogger and a computer s'' Additonal helps {{FHC-expand}}
 

Latest revision as of 21:57, 1 January 2018

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

Language: English

  • 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

Links

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

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