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{{FHCpage|location=Nevada}}Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.  
 
 
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
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'''Location and Map:'''  
  
*'''Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada
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*'''Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada'''
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*Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.&nbsp;&nbsp;Park on the west&nbsp;end of the&nbsp;parking lot and&nbsp;enter the building either&nbsp;through the main west entrance&nbsp;facing&nbsp;Filbert, or the west end enterence.  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hl=en&ll=39.481222,-119.781876&spn=0.024015,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.02446,102.568359&oq=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hnear=4751+Neil+Rd,+Reno,+Nevada+89502&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hl=en&ll=39.481222,-119.781876&spn=0.024015,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=50.02446,102.568359&oq=4751+Neil+Road,+Reno,+Nevada&hnear=4751+Neil+Rd,+Reno,+Nevada+89502&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
  
 
'''Phone:''' 775 826-1130  
 
'''Phone:''' 775 826-1130  
  
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'''Open Hours:''' 10:00 am-9:00pm, Tues., Wed. and Thurs.
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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*'''Tues., Wed. and Thurs:''' 10:00am - 9:00pm
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
 
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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==== Class Schedule  ====
 
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'''Introduction to Family History'''
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*Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes
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'''Writing Life Histories'''
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*Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history yours or someone else's
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']  
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:*As well as having&nbsp;some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant&nbsp;loan to us, we&nbsp;can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available.&nbsp;
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:*We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.  
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:*Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(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.)''
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' &nbsp; This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.  
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:*We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
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Our center is equipped with both microfilm and microfiche readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, and a copier for your convenience.  
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== Center Services  ==
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
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=== Center Services ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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'''Reno - Sparks Indian Colony'''<br>98 Colony Rd.<br>Reno, Nevada 89502<br>775-329-2936<br>[http://www.rsic.org website]
  
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'''Nevada State Genealogy Society'''<br>1650 N Virginia St.<br>Reno, Nevada 89503<br>775-688-1190
  
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[http://museums.nevadaculture.org '''Nevada Culture Museum''']
  
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'''Washoe County Courthouse'''<br>75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520<br>775-328-3260
  
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*''County Health Dept.,'' birth, death, burial records starting in 1900
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*''County Clerk,'' divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862
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*''County Recorder,'' land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871
  
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'''Washoe County Public Libraries'''<br>301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501<br>775-327-8300
  
 
=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 
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Revision as of 18:52, 26 July 2013

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

Welcome to the Reno Family History Center! No matter if you are new to genealogy, or a seasoned researcher, our friendly and knowledgeable staff is ready to help you on your exciting journey to unlock the past.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada
  • Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west cornor of Neil Rd and Filbert.  Park on the west end of the parking lot and enter the building either through the main west entrance facing Filbert, or the west end enterence.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 775 826-1130

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tues., Wed. and Thurs: 10:00am - 9:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Introduction to Family History

  • Every Wed. at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes

Writing Life Histories

  • Every first Wed. at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history yours or someone else's

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog:
  • As well as having some microfilm and microfiche that are on permanant loan to us, we can help you order any microfilm or microfiche available. 
  • We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world.
  • Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California. 

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal   This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.
  • We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki

Hardware and Equipment

Our center is equipped with both microfilm and microfiche readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, and a copier for your convenience.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)

Resources in the Local Area

Reno - Sparks Indian Colony
98 Colony Rd.
Reno, Nevada 89502
775-329-2936
website

Nevada State Genealogy Society
1650 N Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada 89503
775-688-1190

Nevada Culture Museum

Washoe County Courthouse
75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520
775-328-3260

  • County Health Dept., birth, death, burial records starting in 1900
  • County Clerk, divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862
  • County Recorder, land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871

Washoe County Public Libraries
301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501
775-327-8300

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

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)