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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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'''Location & Map:'''  
 
'''Location & 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;'''  
 
'''Open Hours:&nbsp;'''  
  
Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
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*Monday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
 
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*Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
Wednesday 10:00AM - 2:00PM  
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*Thursday: By Appointment Only
 
 
Thursday: By Appointment Only  
 
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;Closed the following dates:  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;Closed the following dates:  
  
Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012
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*Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 16, 2012  
 
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*Presidents Day - February 20, 2012  
Presidents Day - February 20, 2012
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*Memorial Day - May 28, 2012  
 
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*4th of July - July 4, 2012  
Memorial Day - May 28, 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  
4th of July - July 4, 2012
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*Thanksgiving Week - November 19-23, 2012  
 
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*Christmas Break - December 14 - January 2, 2013
Closed the entire month of August.&nbsp; 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  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events&nbsp;  ====
  
'''MAKE HISTORY'''
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'''MAKE HISTORY''' '''- Help transcribe the 1940 US Census'''
 
 
*Help transcribe the 1940 US
 
 
 
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  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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*Six computers, microfilm/microfiche readers, film scanner and copier, and photocopier.
 
*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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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>