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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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<h2> <b>Class Schedule:</b> </h2>
 
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<p><i><b>General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm</b></i>
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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<span class="fck_mw_nowiki" _fck_mw_customtag="true" _fck_mw_tagname="nowiki">5 Jan 2016 How to get started in Family History Dick RobertsonfckLR2 Feb 2016 Organizing Your Family History and Making A gedcom Shirley Cooper fckLR1 Mar 2016 Using the Internet for Family History Mabel Peters fckLR5 Apr 2016 Proper Sourcing Nestor Martinez fckLR3 May 2016 Reading Old Scripts Faye Geddes fckLR7 June 2016 Research in Switzerland David Tyler fckLR5 July 2016 Advanced Research in England Celia Tyler fckLR2 Aug 2016 Family Tree - an update Nestor Martinez fckLR6 Sept 2016 Ancestry.com - an update Kelly JensenfckLR 4 Oct 2016 Findmypast - an update Celia Tyler fckLR Nov 2016 MyHeritage - an update Sydna AscionefckLR 6 Dec 2016 Finding Your Family in London Dave Tyler</span>
<blockquote>April 18 2015 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Stake Family History Discovery Day Location: Raymond Stake center 2N 200 W Raymond, Alberta </blockquote><blockquote>Frequently Asked Questions About Family History Discovery Day:</blockquote><blockquote>1. '''Is the Raymond Family Discovery Day only for Members of the LDS Church?'''</blockquote><blockquote>No. The Raymond Family Discovery Day is a public Service hosted by the Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and is intended for anyone who is interested in genealogy and family history research. Although the Raymond Family Discovery Day has specific LDS classes, several workshops and live presentations are available for the general public.</blockquote><blockquote>2.'''Where will the Discovery Day be Held?'''</blockquote><blockquote>The Raymond Family History Discovery Day will be held at the Raymond Stake Centre located at 2N 200W Raymond Alberta on Saturday 18 April 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Parking is available in the Church Lot.</blockquote><blockquote>3. '''Can I attend for just part of the day?'''</blockquote><blockquote>Absolutely! Join us for the whole day or just stop by for the classes that interest you. Please register even i f you only plan to attend for a short time.</blockquote><blockquote>4.'''Can I get help with my own research at the Discovery Day?'''</blockquote>
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</p><p><b>The Second Tuesday of the month is used for Family History Consultant Training. This Class starts at 7:00 pm.</b>
Although we will not have one-on-one help this year, you can receive individual help and access to billions of genealogical records at our Family History Centre located at 46West 200North in Raymond. Our phone number: 403-752-4142.
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The Trainer for Family History Consultants is Faye Geddes.<b></b>
<blockquote>5. '''How Does Lunch Work?'''</blockquote><blockquote>A light lunch will be provided free of charge on the day of the event. We ask that you register on line at: [https://www.lds.org/topics/family-history/host-a-family-history-fair/family-history-day?lang=eng&cid=rd:after:fhd:familydiscoveryday Family Discovery Day] to ensure that there is enough lunch for everyone.</blockquote><blockquote>6. '''What is RootsTech?'''</blockquote><blockquote>RootsTech is the largest family history conference in North America offering worldclass speakers all over the Country, a huge Expo Hall, and great keynote speakers. It is held yearly in Salt Lake City, Utah and attracted over 10,000 registered attendees in-person and with 20,000 + additional viewers online. The Raymond Family History Discovery Day has selected some of the best recorded presentations from RootsTech 2015 to include in their event, but additional RootsTech presentations can be viewed online.</blockquote><blockquote>7. '''Who can I contact if I have Questions?'''</blockquote>
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</p><p>Tuesday morning s from 10:00 am to Noon (12:00pm) is reserved for Indexing. Please contact the Stake Indexing Director: Sister Nina Hamon for further information.
If you would like more information about the Discovery Day, please phone the Raymond Family History Centre at 403-752-4142 during open hours.
 
 
 
<p>General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm
 
</p><p>5 Jan 2016       How to get started in Family History                                           Dick Robertson
 
2 Feb 2016     Organizing Your Family History and Making A gedcom             Shirley Cooper
 
1 Mar 2016     Using the Internet for Family History                                         Mabel Peters
 
5 Apr 2016       Proper Sourcing                                                                     Nestor Martinez  
 
3 May 2016     Reading Old Scripts                                                                 Faye Geddes
 
7 June 2016     Research in Switzerland                                                         David Tyler
 
5 July 2016       Advanced Research in England                                                 Celia Tyler
 
2 Aug 2016       Family Tree - an update                                                       Nestor Martinez
 
6 Sept 2016       Ancestry.com - an update                                                       Kelly Jensen
 
4 Oct 2016       Findmypast - an update                                                         Celia Tyler
 
1 Nov 2016         MyHeritage - an update                                                       Sydna Ascione 
 
6 Dec 2016         Finding Your Family in London                                               Dave Tyler    
 
 
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<pre class="_fck_mw_lspace">The Second Tuesday of the month is used for Family History Consultant Training. This Class starts at 7:00 pm.
 
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<p>The Trainer for Family History Consultants is Faye Geddes
 
Tuesday morning s from 10:00 amm to Noon (12:00pm) is reserved for Indexing.Please contact the Stake Indexing Director: Nina Hamon  for more details.
 
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
 
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Staff training meetings are quarterly on the third Tuesday at 7pm
 
 
Next Staff Meeting 15 Sept 2015 at 7:00 pm
 
  
 
=== Centre Resources  ===
 
=== Centre Resources  ===

Revision as of 00:41, 13 January 2016

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

Raymond Alberta Family History Centre serves the Town of Raymond and the surrounding area. It is available free of charge to everyone, and our experienced staff are there to help patrons research their ancestors.

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • 46 W 200 N Raymond, Alberta T0K 2S0 Canada
  • The entrance to the centre is on 50 W round the corner from 200 N. There is limited parking at the back of the centre.

Phone: (403) 752 4142

E-mail: AB_Raymond@ldsmail.net (Nestor Martinez Centre Director)

Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9am to 1 pm
  • Tuesday: 10am to 12 Noon Indexing Training and Support
  • Tuesday: 1pm to 5 pm
  • Wednesday: 10am to 1 pm and 6pm to 9 pm
  • Thursday: 1pm to 9pm
  • Friday: 9am to 1 pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays

Closed From 29 June 2015 to 5 July 2015 inclusive reopens on July 6, 2015.

Closed 17 July 2015 for Cleaning

Closed: 21 December 2015 to the 4 January 2016 for Christmas and New Year. The Centre reopens on January 4 2016



Class Schedule:

General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm 5 Jan 2016 How to get started in Family History Dick RobertsonfckLR2 Feb 2016 Organizing Your Family History and Making A gedcom Shirley Cooper fckLR1 Mar 2016 Using the Internet for Family History Mabel Peters fckLR5 Apr 2016 Proper Sourcing Nestor Martinez fckLR3 May 2016 Reading Old Scripts Faye Geddes fckLR7 June 2016 Research in Switzerland David Tyler fckLR5 July 2016 Advanced Research in England Celia Tyler fckLR2 Aug 2016 Family Tree - an update Nestor Martinez fckLR6 Sept 2016 Ancestry.com - an update Kelly JensenfckLR 4 Oct 2016 Findmypast - an update Celia Tyler fckLR Nov 2016 MyHeritage - an update Sydna AscionefckLR 6 Dec 2016 Finding Your Family in London Dave Tyler

The Second Tuesday of the month is used for Family History Consultant Training. This Class starts at 7:00 pm.

The Trainer for Family History Consultants is Faye Geddes.

Tuesday morning s from 10:00 am to Noon (12:00pm) is reserved for Indexing. Please contact the Stake Indexing Director: Sister Nina Hamon for further information.

Centre Resources

We currently hold over 3,000 microfilms, a further 3,000 microfiches and an extensive library of books covering many areas of the world.

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch 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

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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

  • We have 17 computers with Internet access, 6 microfilm readers, I microfiche reader, as well as a microfilm and a flatbed scanner, a photocopier, and three printers.


Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

In addition to the United States and Canada, we have staff members with specialist knowledge of research in England and Wales, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latin America, The Netherlands, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and The Ukraine, including the ability to read records in the relevant languages.


Resources in the Local Area

(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.)


Links

Town of Raymond Alberta: Link

Where is Raymond: Link



Volunteer at the Centre

We are currently looking for someone with experience in Japanese research.