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''Our Family History Center serves the Coachella Valley. We have 5 computers that have access to several genealogical web sites to help in your research. We also have a small collection of books, films and fiche that can be viewed on our film readers.''
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Our Family History Center serves the Coachella Valley. We have 5 computers that have access to several genealogical web sites to help in your research. We also have a small collection of books, films and fiche that can be viewed on our film readers.
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Phone:'''  (760) 836-0475  
 
'''Phone:'''  (760) 836-0475  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:lgrant@dc.rr.com lgrant@dc.rr.com]
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:lgrant@dc.rr.com lgrant@dc.rr.com]  
  
 
'''Open Hours: '''  
 
'''Open Hours: '''  
*Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM
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*Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
 
*Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
 
*Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
*Thursday: By Appointment Only  
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*Thursday: By Appointment Only
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed the following dates:  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed the following dates:  
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*Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012  
 
*Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012  
 
*Presidents Day - February 20, 2012  
 
*Presidents Day - February 20, 2012  
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*Veterans Day - November 12, 2012  
 
*Veterans Day - November 12, 2012  
 
*Thanksgiving Week - November 19-23, 2012  
 
*Thanksgiving Week - November 19-23, 2012  
*Christmas Break - December 14 - January 2, 2013  
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*Christmas Break - December 14 - January 2, 2013
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  

Revision as of 21:46, 14 March 2012

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


Our Family History Center serves the Coachella Valley. We have 5 computers that have access to several genealogical web sites to help in your research. We also have a small collection of books, films and fiche that can be viewed on our film readers.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 72960 Parkview Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260
  • Entrance to the family history center is on the north side of the building.  If door is unlocked, you will need to ring the bell for access.
  • Click for Google Map: maps.google.com/maps[1]

Phone:  (760) 836-0475

E-mail: lgrant@dc.rr.com

Open Hours: 

  • Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM
  • Thursday: By Appointment Only

Holiday Schedule: Closed the following dates:

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012
  • Presidents Day - February 20, 2012
  • Memorial Day - May 28, 2012
  • 4th of July - July 4, 2012
  • Closed the entire month of August.  Reopen September 5, 2012
  • Veterans Day - November 12, 2012
  • Thanksgiving Week - November 19-23, 2012
  • Christmas Break - December 14 - January 2, 2013

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

MAKE HISTORY - Help transcribe the 1940 US Census

Sign up today at:  www.familysearch.org/1940census

 

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

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Center Resources

Collections

  • 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.
  • Software, Hardware and Equipment:
  • Ancestry.com.
  • Six computers, microfilm/microfiche readers, film scanner and copier, and photocopier.

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Volunteer at the Center

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