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'''Phone''': (403) 752 4142  
 
'''Phone''': (403) 752 4142  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:AB_Raymond@ldsmail.net AB_Raymond@ldsmail.net] (Nestor Martinez Centre Director)  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:AB_Raymond@ldsmail.net AB_Raymond@ldsmail.net] (Brian Freeze Centre Director)  
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
:*'''Monday''': 9am to 1 pm  
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:*'''Monday''': 9 am to 1 pm  
:*'''Tuesday:''' 10am to 12 Noon Indexing Training and Support  
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:*'''Tuesday:''' 10 am to 12 Noon Indexing Training and Support  
:*'''Tuesday''': 1pm to 5 pm  
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:*'''Tuesday''': 1 pm to 5 pm  
:*'''Wednesday''': 10am to 1 pm and 6pm to 9 pm  
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:*'''Wednesday''': 10 am to 1 pm and 6 pm to 9 pm  
:*'''Thursday''': 1pm to 9pm
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:*'''Thursday''': 1 pm to 9 pm
:*'''Friday:''' 9am to 1 pm
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays  
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=== "Upcoming Events"  ===
 
=== "Upcoming Events"  ===
The Raymond Family History Centre is closed for  renovations 21 June 2016. The Centre will be closed until further notice.
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The Raymond Family History Centre will be closed on October 10th 2016 for Thanksgiving Holiday (Canada)
 
 
Announcements will be made as soon as a Date for reopening becomes available.
 
 
 
The Raymond Family History Centre will be closed from June 27th to July 4th Inclusive; for the Canada Day and Raymond Heritage Days Holiday. Reopens on Tuesday July 5th 2016.
 
  
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
  
'''''General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm'''''<br>  
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'''''General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm'''''<br><br>  
 
 
"5 Jan 2016 How to get started in Family History Dick Robertson"<br>
 
 
 
"2 Feb 2016 Organizing Your Family History and Making A gedcom Shirley Cooper"<br>
 
 
 
"1 Mar 2016 Using the Internet for Family History Mabel Peters"<br>
 
 
 
"5 Apr 2016 Proper Sourcing Nestor Martinez"<br>
 
 
 
"3 May 2016 Reading Old Scripts Faye Geddes"<br>
 
 
 
"7 June 2016 Research in Switzerland David Tyler"<br>
 
 
 
"5 July 2016 Advanced Research in England Celia Tyler" <br>
 
 
 
"2 Aug 2016 Family Tree - an update Nestor Martinez"<br>  
 
  
 
"6 Sept 2016 Ancestry.com - an update Kelly Jensen"<br>  
 
"6 Sept 2016 Ancestry.com - an update Kelly Jensen"<br>  
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"6 Dec 2016 Finding Your Family in London Dave Tyler"<br>  
 
"6 Dec 2016 Finding Your Family in London Dave Tyler"<br>  
  
<br> '''The Second Tuesday of the month is used for Family History Consultant Training. This Class starts at 7:00 pm.''' <br>
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<br> '''The Second Tuesday of the month is used for Family History Consultant Training. This Class starts at 7:00 pm.'''
  
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There will be no class on October 11,2016. All Family History Consultants are encouraged to attend the two day Family History Consultant Training
  
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Conference in Lethbridge, Alberta on October 21 and 22, 2016<br>  
  
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.  
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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.
 
 
<br>Family Discovery Day will be held on 14 May 2016 from 9:00 am until 2:00 pm At the Taylor street Chapel
 
  
 
==== Family History Center Staff:  ====
 
==== Family History Center Staff:  ====
 
Next Staff Meeting will be at 7:00 pm on April 19, 2016. All staff are pleased asked to be in attendance
 
  
 
=== Centre Resources  ===
 
=== Centre Resources  ===
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=== Hardware and Equipment  ===
 
=== 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.''
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*''We have 17 computers with Internet access, microfilm readers, I microfiche reader, as well as a microfilm and a flatbed scanner, a photocopier, and three printers.''
  
 
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Revision as of 05:07, 29 September 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 (Brian Freeze Centre Director)

Open Hours:

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

Holiday Schedule: Closed on Saturday, Sunday and Statutory Holidays




"Upcoming Events"

The Raymond Family History Centre will be closed on October 10th 2016 for Thanksgiving Holiday (Canada)

Class Schedule

General Research Training is held the first Tuesday each month at the Family History Centre Starting at 7:00 pm

"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"


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

There will be no class on October 11,2016. All Family History Consultants are encouraged to attend the two day Family History Consultant Training

Conference in Lethbridge, Alberta on October 21 and 22, 2016

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.

Family History Center Staff:

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, 4 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.