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{{FHCpage|location=Idaho}}The Sandpoint Family History Center is here to assist those searching for their ancestors.  Please feel free to come in and ask questions or learn how to search for your ancestors.  We have computers with Internet programs, Microfilm and Microfiche from places around the world, and Books to assist in a variety of research.  We also have classes available different times of the year.  Our staff is ready and excited to help you find your ancestors. 
 
 
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We are located in Sandpoint and serve the Sandpoint, Westmond, and Clark Fork areas and everyone is welcome!
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#''6270 126th Street Surrey BC south side of building. There is a buzzer just to the left of the main doors to be buzzed.''
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*'''Address:''' 602 Schweitzer Rd. Sandpoint Idaho 83864
#''Parking is free for our patrons. <br>''
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'''Phone: 604-597-9695'''  
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'''Phone:''' 208-263-3327
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; findingyourroots.ca<br>
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:FHCsandpoint@gmail.com FHCsandpoint@gmail.com]
  
'''Open Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00am to 9pm except for the 3rd and 4th Wednesday when we close at 6pm for training.'''  
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:&nbsp;Closed for all of July and August and midway December for winter break. Please call our centre to get up to date closures.'''  
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*'''Tuesday and Thursday:''' 9:00 am-3:00 pm
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*'''Wednesday:''' 6:30-8:00pm
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed: week of Thanksgiving, week before Christmas through end of year, during bad weather, first week of the year
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule <br> ====
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==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule ====
 
 
1.'''Searching for your Scottish Ancestors''' Wednesday April 20th <u>''</u><br>
 
 
 
Beginners from 6:00pm to 7:30pm<br>
 
 
 
Advanced from 7:30-9:00p,<br>
 
 
 
'''2. Ontario Research''' Wednesday May 18th <br>
 
 
 
7:00pm-9:00pm <br>
 
 
 
'''3, English Family History Research '''Wednesday June 15th<br>
 
 
 
6:00-7:30pm Beginners<br>
 
 
 
7:30-9:00 Intermediate/Advanced<br>
 
 
 
'''4. 16th Annual Finding Your Roots Genealogical Seminar'''<br>
 
 
 
Satruday October 15th from 8am-4pm<br>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
'''Staff Training Meetings'''
 
  
4th Wednesday of each month. This is ongoing training to help us keep current with all the technologies that are coming out every day. This training helps us do our work better and that is to assist all of our patrons with their genealogical needs. The centre closes at 6pm on these nights to help us faciliate the training of the consultants. <br>
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*'''Sandpoint Family History Center Conference'''
 
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*Mark your calendar: '''September 29, 2012'''
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*More details to follow
  
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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:*[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.  
 
:*[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.  
:*''We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.&nbsp;
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:*We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.&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. Just to name a few of these premium sites are Find My Past, World Vital Records, The Geneologist, Ancestry,com,&nbsp;
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==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
:*We also have other detabase programs for information storing of your genealogical work such as PAF (Personal Ancestral File), Legacy, Roots Magic, and Family Tree Maker to name a few. We have the deluxe paid version at our centre but they are free of charge for our patrons.
 
  
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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Our center is proud to have:
  
Our centre is proud to have 9 computers, 5 printers, 5 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer. &nbsp;
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*2 printer
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*3 film readers  
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*1 digital film/fiche reader  
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*Multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer
  
 
=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
  
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
'''''Executive Committee: '''<br>Director: Sally Haysom<br> Associate Director: Jeannie Vance<br> Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest<br> Technical Coordinator: David Harvey<br> Training Coordinator: Jocelyn Sipple<br> Scheduling Coordinator: Barbara McMullin<br> Associate Administrator: Jolene Lee<br>Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis<br>Film Orders Coordinator: Linda Swan''
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
  
''(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.)''
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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http://www.idaho-genealogy.com/Sandpoint-Genealogy.htm
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http://recordsproject.com/obituaries/idaho.asp
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http://www.idahogenealogy.com/bonner/<br>
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http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/id/bonner.html
  
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Revision as of 17:59, 1 July 2012

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

The Sandpoint Family History Center is here to assist those searching for their ancestors.  Please feel free to come in and ask questions or learn how to search for your ancestors.  We have computers with Internet programs, Microfilm and Microfiche from places around the world, and Books to assist in a variety of research.  We also have classes available different times of the year.  Our staff is ready and excited to help you find your ancestors. 

We are located in Sandpoint and serve the Sandpoint, Westmond, and Clark Fork areas and everyone is welcome!

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 208-263-3327

E-mail: FHCsandpoint@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 6:30-8:00pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed: week of Thanksgiving, week before Christmas through end of year, during bad weather, first week of the year


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events and Class Schedule

  • Sandpoint Family History Center Conference
  • Mark your calendar: September 29, 2012
  • More details to follow

Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world. 

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

Our center is proud to have:

  • 5 computers
  • 2 printer
  • 2 fiche readers
  • 3 film readers
  • 1 digital film/fiche reader
  • Multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


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

(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.)


http://www.idaho-genealogy.com/Sandpoint-Genealogy.htm

http://recordsproject.com/obituaries/idaho.asp

http://www.idahogenealogy.com/bonner/

http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/id/bonner.html

Volunteer at the Center

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