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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
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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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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#''72960 Parkview Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260''
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*'''Address:''' 72960 Parkview Dr, Palm Desert, CA 92260  
#''Entrance to the family history center is on the north side of the building.&nbsp; If door is unlocked, you will need to ring the bell for access.<br>''
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*Entrance to the family history center is on the north side of the building.&nbsp; If door is locked, you will need to ring the bell for access.<br>  
#''Click for Google Map:&nbsp;[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=72960+Parkview+Dr,+Palm+Desert,+CA+92260&hl=en&sll=37.085858,-120.772705&sspn=2.282931,4.938354&vpsrc=0&z=16 maps.google.com/maps][http://maps.google.com/maps?q=google&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wl]''
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*Click for Google Map:''&nbsp;[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=72960+Parkview+Dr,+Palm+Desert,+CA+92260&hl=en&sll=37.085858,-120.772705&sspn=2.282931,4.938354&vpsrc=0&z=16 maps.google.com/maps][http://maps.google.com/maps?q=google&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wl]''
  
 
'''Phone:'''&nbsp; (760) 836-0475  
 
'''Phone:'''&nbsp; (760) 836-0475  
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; lgrant@dc.rr.com<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:lgrant@dc.rr.com lgrant@dc.rr.com]
  
'''Open Hours:&nbsp;''' Monday 9AM - 5PM
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'''Open Hours:&nbsp;'''  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wednesday 9AM - 5PM
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*Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM
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*Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM
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*Thursday: By Appointment Only
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday 9AM - 5PM and 6PM - 8:30PM
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;Closed the following dates:  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp; Closed during August.&nbsp; Reopens September 7 at 9AM.
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*Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012
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*Presidents Day - February 20, 2012
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*Memorial Day - May 28, 2012
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*4th of July - July 4, 2012
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*Closed the entire month of August.&nbsp; Reopen September 5, 2012
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*Veterans Day - November 12, 2012
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*Thanksgiving Week - November 19-23, 2012
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*Christmas Break - December 14 - January 2, 2013
  
&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; Closed on major holidays.<br>&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; Closed December 19 - Reopens January 3, 2012
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events&nbsp; ====
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'''MAKE HISTORY''' '''- Help transcribe the 1940 US Census'''
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Sign up today at:&nbsp; [http://www.familysearch.org/1940census www.familysearch.org/1940census]
  
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==== Class Schedule  ====
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
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:*[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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*[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.
:*''(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  ====
 
 
 
:*[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.)''
 
 
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
 
 
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
 
 
 
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=== Center Services  ===
 
 
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
 
 
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
 
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
 
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 
 
 
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=== Links  ===
 
  
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*[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.
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*'''Software, Hardware and Equipment:'''  
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*Ancestry.com.
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*Six computers, microfilm/microfiche readers, film scanner and copier, and photocopier.
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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Computer literacy a must, otherwise no experience necessary as we will train you. &lt;/fck:hr&gt;

Revision as of 02:25, 27 April 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 locked, 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

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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

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.


Volunteer at the Center

Computer literacy a must, otherwise no experience necessary as we will train you. </fck:hr>