Sandusky Ohio Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
We are a small library but capable of spending time helping the beginner, providing local access to films, and computer access to the FHC portal sites. We can help you begin indexing for familysearch.
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
Location & Map:
- Address: 4511 Galloway Rd, Sandusky, Ohio
- Entrance is located in the back (west side) of the building
- Location on Map
Phone: 419-626-0663 or 419-626-0658 (feel free to leave a message with your name and number)
Open Hours: Wednesdays 10am - 2pm & 6pm - 9pm (other times by appointment)
Holiday Schedule: Closed on Holidays that fall on Wednesday, & day before Thanksgiving. Closed the two weeks that include Christmas day and New Years day. Closed when weather closes the local schools.
Calendar and Events
Free Family History Seminar on Saturday, November 2, 2013
9:15 am - 12:30 pm. Topics:
The War of 1812 by Peggy Clemems Lauritzen, AG
FamilySearch - A Piece of Cake by Betty Franklin
FamilySearch - Tree by Dorothy Titera
Reservations requested by Oct 31, 2013, so we can plan seating, handouts, etc.
email to Sandusky.email@example.com
There is no cost for the seminar. The syllabus (handouts) is $1 to cover printing.
Staff Training Meetings
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.
Hardware and Equipment
- 4 computers with high speed internet access
- 4 microfilm readers
- 2 microfiche readers
- Digital Imaging Equipment for copying film/ fiche to USB flash drive, DVD, CD or paper.
- 1 printer/copier
- 1 flatbed scanner
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
The Sandusky Public Library
The Milan Public Library
Harris-Elmore Library - local history room
The Rutherford B Hayes Library
Center for Archival collections - Bowling Green State University