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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location & Map:'''  
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'''Location Map: ''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3700+West+Reservoir,+Peoria,+IL+61615+&hl=en&ll=40.732397,-89.651442&spn=0.023739,0.034332&sll=40.447474,-78.375893&sspn=0.01192,0.017166&vpsrc=6&hnear=3700+W+Reservoir+Blvd,+Peoria,+Illinois+61615&t=m&z=15 Location Map]
  
 
'''Address''' 3700 West Reservoir, Peoria, IL 61615  
 
'''Address''' 3700 West Reservoir, Peoria, IL 61615  
  
:*Park at the far end of the parking lot, walk down the walkway on the SouthWest side off the building.  Enter the building at the far entrance.  Once inside the small vestibule you will need to press the button for the Family History Center.  A consultant will answer the phone and remotely unlock the door so that you may enter the building.  The Family History Center is located straight down the hallway on the left.  
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:*Park at the far end of the parking lot, walk down the walkway on the Southwest side of the building. Enter the building at the far entrance. Once inside the small vestibule you will need to press the button for the Family History Center. A consultant will answer the buzzer and remotely unlock the door so that you may enter the building. The Family History Center is located straight down the hallway on the left.  
:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3700+West+Reservoir,+Peoria,+IL+61615+&hl=en&ll=40.732397,-89.651442&spn=0.023739,0.034332&sll=40.447474,-78.375893&sspn=0.01192,0.017166&vpsrc=6&hnear=3700+W+Reservoir+Blvd,+Peoria,+Illinois+61615&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
  
'''FHC phone:''' (309) 682-4073  
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'''FHC phone: '''(309) 682-4073  
  
'''Director's phone:'''  (309) 645-3288  
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'''Stake TFH Consultant - Center phone:''' (309) 645-3288  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:il_peoria@ldsmail.net il_peoria@ldsmail.net]<br>&nbsp;
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'''E-mail: ''' [mailto:il_peoria@ldsmail.net il_peoria@ldsmail.net]
  
== '''Hours of Operation (January - May 2013)'''<br>  ==
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'''Hours of Operation: '''  
  
Volunteers will be available to help you during the following times. There is no need to make a prior appointment.<br>
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:*'''Tuesday: '''10:00AM – 2:00PM
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:*'''Thursday: '''12:00PM – 2:00PM
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:*'''Appointment-Only Hours. Call the temple and family history consultant - center to arrange a mutually convenient time.'''
  
*Tuesday:&nbsp; 10:00AM – 2:00PM
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During inclement weather please call before you come. The center will not open if volunteers cannot safely arrive. 
*Thursday: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
 
*Saturday:&nbsp; 9:30AM – 12:00PM<br>
 
  
During inclement weather please call before you come.&nbsp; The center will not open if volunteers cannot safely arrive.
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'''Scheduled Closures''' '''in the upcoming months'''
  
<br> '''Appointment-Only Hours'''
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:This area will be updated with known closures.
  
Volunteers may be available to help you on the following days by prior appointment only.&nbsp; Please call the listed volunteer at least one day in advance to arrange for the center to be open at a mutually convenient time.  
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Film due dates will not be affected by scheduled closures.  
  
*Wednesday evening:&nbsp; Call Sister Mason&nbsp;&nbsp; (309) 637-7303
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=== Center Resources  ===
*Thursday evening: &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; Call Sister Smallwood&nbsp;&nbsp; (309) 253-8757
 
*Sunday afternoon:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Call Sister Copley &nbsp; (309) 645-3288
 
  
<br> '''Scheduled Closures'''
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==== Collections  ====
 
 
*Saturday, March 1, 2013
 
*Thursday, April 4, 2013
 
*Saturday, April 6, 2013<br>
 
  
Film due dates will not be affected by scheduled closures.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center may have various films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog and have them shipped to our center on either short-term or extended loan.
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  
==== Collections  ====
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*'''Indefinite Film Collection''' -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] Through [http://familysearch.org/films http://familysearch.org/films] you may&nbsp;order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog and have them shipped to our center on either short-term or extended loan.&nbsp;
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*'''Book Collection:''' --
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
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*'''[[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.
 
*'''[[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.
  
<h3> <b>Hardware and Equipment</b> </h3>
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=== Hardware and Equipment  ===
<p>This center has the following equipment available for patron use:
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*'''6''' computers equipped with the FHC Portal
<ul><li>Six computers equipped with the FHC&#160;Portal.
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*'''2''' printers  
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*'''7''' microfilm readers  
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*'''1''' microfiche reader
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</li><li>One microfilm/microfiche printer.
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Our microfilm printer no longer works. If you desire to capture an image from a microfilm or microfiche it is suggested that you bring a digital camera (camera, phone, ipad, tablet, etc.).
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
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The [http://www.peoriapubliclibrary.org/ Peoria Public Library] has an extensive Genealogy area located in the basement of the Main Branch.
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=== Links  ===
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''(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.)''
  
=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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==== Volunteer at the Center ====
  
The&nbsp;Peoria Public Library has an extensive Genealogy area located in the basement of the Main Branch.  
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'''We welcome volunteers from the community to help serve in the Family History Center. It's a great way to help others and to learn by doing. You need not be an expert. Ability to use a computer and willingness to become familiar with the FamilySearch website and resources are key.
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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address 3700 West Reservoir, Peoria, IL 61615

  • Park at the far end of the parking lot, walk down the walkway on the Southwest side of the building. Enter the building at the far entrance. Once inside the small vestibule you will need to press the button for the Family History Center. A consultant will answer the buzzer and remotely unlock the door so that you may enter the building. The Family History Center is located straight down the hallway on the left.

FHC phone: (309) 682-4073

Stake TFH Consultant - Center phone: (309) 645-3288

E-mail: il_peoria@ldsmail.net

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday: 10:00AM – 2:00PM
  • Thursday: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
  • Appointment-Only Hours. Call the temple and family history consultant - center to arrange a mutually convenient time.

During inclement weather please call before you come. The center will not open if volunteers cannot safely arrive.

Scheduled Closures in the upcoming months

This area will be updated with known closures.

Film due dates will not be affected by scheduled closures.

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center may have various films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog and have them shipped to our center on either short-term or extended loan.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software

  • 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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 computers equipped with the FHC Portal
  • 2 printers
  • 7 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader

Our microfilm printer no longer works. If you desire to capture an image from a microfilm or microfiche it is suggested that you bring a digital camera (camera, phone, ipad, tablet, etc.).

Resources in the Local Area

The Peoria Public Library has an extensive Genealogy area located in the basement of the Main Branch.

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

We welcome volunteers from the community to help serve in the Family History Center. It's a great way to help others and to learn by doing. You need not be an expert. Ability to use a computer and willingness to become familiar with the FamilySearch website and resources are key.