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=== Centre Contacts and Hours ===
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{{FHCpage|location=British Columbia}}=== Centre Contacts and Hours ===  
  
 
'''Location & Map:'''  
 
'''Location & 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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:*6270 126th Street Surrey BC south side of building. There is a buzzer just to the left of the main doors to be buzzed.  
#Parking is free for our patrons. <br>  
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:*Parking is free for our patrons. <br>  
#[http://maps.google.ca/maps http://maps.google.ca/maps]&nbsp;&nbsp; Map to Surrey,&nbsp;BC Family History Centre<br>
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::[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=6270+126th+Street+Surrey+BC+&hl=en&ll=49.116776,-122.873325&spn=0.022724,0.039654&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.586984,81.210938&vpsrc=6&z=15 Location on Map]
  
 
'''Phone: '''604-597-9695  
 
'''Phone: '''604-597-9695  
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.findingyourroots@gmail.com http://www.findingyourroots@gmail.com]
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[mailto:vance144@shaw.ca vance144@shaw.ca]  
  
'''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:''' '''10:00am to 9pm'''
  
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:'''Wednesday 19:00 am - 6&nbsp;:00 pm'''
  
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:<br>'''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..
  
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule <br>  ====
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==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule ====
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==== '''2013 Patron Seminars at the Surrey Family History Center located at 6270 - 126 St, Surrey, BC, Canada<br>''' ====
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'''Family Tree Seminar - February 20th 7 - 9 pm'''
  
'''4. 16th Annual Finding Your Roots Genealogical Seminar'''<br>
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'''&nbsp;Open to the public'''  
  
Satruday October 15th from 8am-4pm. Register online at&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.findingyourroots@gmail.com http://www.findingyourroots@gmail.com]&nbsp; This a free seminar with classes&nbsp;for&nbsp;the beginner as well as&nbsp;those&nbsp;more experienced.<br>
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A one night class on Family Tree, the exciting new system that will replace New Family Search and which is available to the general public. This site will&nbsp;enhance your ability to collaborate with other people researching your family lines. It also makes possible correcting and easily adding sources to your pedigree.  
  
 
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'''Staff Training Meetings'''  
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'''Find My Past Seminar'''<br>March 20th - 2013
  
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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7 - 9 pm at the Surrey Family History Center<br>Learn how to get the most out of Find My Past website - available free at Family History Centers or by subscription at home.<br>Learn about new databases available on the site.
  
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'''Digital Scrapbooking Seminar - Beginner and Advanced''' <br>April 17th 2013<br>Beginner: 6:30 - 7:30 pm<br>Advanced 7:30-9:00 pm<br>Attend one or both sessions. Open to the public
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Learn how to do digital scrapbooking using easily available websites and software. <br>Learn to create your own albums and scrapbooks for using digitally or for printing.
  
 
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'''Patron Seminar - TBA&nbsp;'''
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May 15th 2013
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<br>'''Finding Your Roots Seminar - at the Surrey Family History Center<br>October 19th, 2013 - 8:30 am - 4 pm'''<br>Free and open to the public<br>Pre-registration and lunch purchase at www.findingyourroots.ca<br>An all day event featuring over 35 classes<br>Class information and registration will be available September 7, 2013 on the website.<br>Call 604-597-9695 if you have questions.<br>
  
 
=== Centre Resources  ===
 
=== Centre Resources  ===
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*&nbsp;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&nbsp;You can order your films online and have the items sent to our Family Search Center to view.  
 
*&nbsp;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&nbsp;You can order your films online and have the items sent to our Family Search Center to view.  
*We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.
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*We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.  
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*We have up to date film indexes for Ontario.<br>
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*&nbsp;'''FHC Portal:''' This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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 Genealogist, Ancestry,com
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:*&nbsp;'''FHC Portal:''' This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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 Genealogist, Ancestry,com  
:*We also have other detabase programs for information storing of your genealogical work such as PAF (Personal Ancestral File), Legacy, Roots Magic, and Ancestral Quest to name a few. We have the deluxe paid version at our centre but they are free of charge for our patrons.
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:*We also have other database programs for information storing of your genealogical work such as PAF (Personal Ancestral File), Legacy, Roots Magic, and Ancestral Quest to name a few. We have the deluxe paid version at our centre but they are free of charge for our patrons.
  
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=== <br>Hardware and Equipment  ===
  
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Our centre is proud to have 9 computers, 5 printers,&nbsp;4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
 
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
 
 
Our centre is proud to have 9 computers, 5 printers,&nbsp;4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer.&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
  
 
=== Centre Services  ===
 
=== Centre Services  ===
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==== 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: Lyn McGonigal  
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'''''Executive Committee: '''<br>''Director: Jeannie Vance<br>Associate Director: <br>Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest<br>Technical Coordinator:  
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Training Coordinator: Jocelyn Sippel<br>Scheduling Coordinator: Barbara McMullin<br>Associate Administrator: Lyn McGonigal  
  
 
Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis<br>Film Orders Coordinator: Linda Swan  
 
Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis<br>Film Orders Coordinator: Linda Swan  
  
 
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Revision as of 04:14, 22 February 2013

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

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & 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.
  • Parking is free for our patrons.
Location on Map

Phone: 604-597-9695

E-mail:    vance144@shaw.ca

Open Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00am to 9pm
Wednesday 19:00 am - 6 :00 pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed for all of July and August and midway December for winter break. Please call our centre to get up to date closures..

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events and Class Schedule

2013 Patron Seminars at the Surrey Family History Center located at 6270 - 126 St, Surrey, BC, Canada

Family Tree Seminar - February 20th 7 - 9 pm

 Open to the public

A one night class on Family Tree, the exciting new system that will replace New Family Search and which is available to the general public. This site will enhance your ability to collaborate with other people researching your family lines. It also makes possible correcting and easily adding sources to your pedigree.


Find My Past Seminar
March 20th - 2013

7 - 9 pm at the Surrey Family History Center
Learn how to get the most out of Find My Past website - available free at Family History Centers or by subscription at home.
Learn about new databases available on the site.


Digital Scrapbooking Seminar - Beginner and Advanced
April 17th 2013
Beginner: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Advanced 7:30-9:00 pm
Attend one or both sessions. Open to the public

Learn how to do digital scrapbooking using easily available websites and software.
Learn to create your own albums and scrapbooks for using digitally or for printing.


Patron Seminar - TBA 

May 15th 2013


Finding Your Roots Seminar - at the Surrey Family History Center
October 19th, 2013 - 8:30 am - 4 pm

Free and open to the public
Pre-registration and lunch purchase at www.findingyourroots.ca
An all day event featuring over 35 classes
Class information and registration will be available September 7, 2013 on the website.
Call 604-597-9695 if you have questions.

Centre Resources

Collections

  •  Family History Library Catalog: You can order your films online and have the items sent to our Family Search Center to view.
  • We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.
  • We have up to date film indexes for Ontario.

Databases and Software

  •  FHC Portal: This centre has access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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 Genealogist, Ancestry,com
  • We also have other database programs for information storing of your genealogical work such as PAF (Personal Ancestral File), Legacy, Roots Magic, and Ancestral Quest 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

Our centre is proud to have 9 computers, 5 printers, 4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer.  

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

Executive Committee:
Director: Jeannie Vance
Associate Director:
Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest
Technical Coordinator:

Training Coordinator: Jocelyn Sippel
Scheduling Coordinator: Barbara McMullin
Associate Administrator: Lyn McGonigal

Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis
Film Orders Coordinator: Linda Swan