Raleigh North Carolina Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
The Raleigh Family History Center serves Raleigh and Eastern Wake County.
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
- Address: 5060 Six Forks Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
- This is not a mailing address, but only the physical address of the Center.
- Main entrance is on the south side of the building (small parking lot), in the back. Door is located at top of stairs.
- Link to map: Raleigh Family History Center
- Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat: 9am-1pm
- Tues & Wed: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Inclement Weather: Closed when the Wake County School System is closed
Calendar and Events
March 2, 2013, 9am-1pm: Family History Seminar 2013
At 7-8pm, every third Thursday of the month, January through October, we have a class on various family history related topics.
Staff Training Meetings
- Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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.
- Several genealogy software programs are available to try on the patron computers.
Hardware and Equipment
- 10 patron computers
- 4 microfilm readers
- 1 microform copier (makes digital copies in addition to printouts)
- 1 flatbed scanner
- 1 multimedia card reader
- 1 photocopier
- 2 black and white laser printers
Staff Research Specialties
- Organizing Your Research - Vicky Myers, Monday 9am-1pm shift
Resources in the Local Area
- Apex Family History Center
590 Bryan Drive
Apex, NC 27502
- Durham Family History Center
1050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Chapel Hill, NC
- Olivia Raney Public Library
9016 Carya Drive
- North Carolina State Archives & Library
109 East Jones Street
Archive Search Room: 919-807-7310
State Library/Genealogy: 919-807-7460
- Raleigh FHC Online Book Catalog
- Raleigh FHC Patron Notification List - Receive email notifications of changes and events at the Raleigh Family History Center. This is a low volume list.
Volunteer at the Center
- Need additional help on most shifts
- Teach patron classes
Please contact email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering or have questions.
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