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'''Phone: '''604-597-9695  
 
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'''E-mail:'''    findingyourroots@gmail.com
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'''E-mail:'''    [mailto:vance144@shaw.ca vance144@shaw.ca]
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
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'''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.  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule  ====
  
==== '''2012 Patron Seminars<br>'''  ====
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==== '''2013 Patron Seminars at the Surrey Family History Center located at 6270 - 126 St, Surrey, BC, Canada<br>'''  ====
  
<u>'''Beginner Genealogy - January 18, 2012 &amp; January 25, 2012 - Wednesdays 7-9pm'''</u>
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This class is designed for beginners. It is also for those who have tried without success, or have found some success but are not sure of what to do next.
 
 
 
<u>'''[http://www.new.familysearch.org www.new.familysearch.org] - February 15, 2012 - Wednesday 7-9pm'''</u>
 
 
 
A class on how to use NFS including how to reserve ordinances to take to the Temple.
 
 
 
[http://www.familysearch.org <u>www.familysearch.org</u>]<u>'''- March 14, 2012 - Wednesday 7-9pm'''</u>
 
 
 
Learn about all the new information and records on Familysearch.org
 
 
 
<u>'''Premium Databases - April 18, 2012 - Wednesday 7-9pm'''</u>&lt;u
 
 
 
What is available and how to use the subscription databases like Ancestry, Find my Past, The Genealogist and more. These are free at our family history centers
 
 
 
<u>'''Familysearch Wiki and Online Courses - May 16, 2012 - Wednesday 7-9pm'''</u>
 
 
 
Learn about the research Wiki, a free collection of family history articles from around the world. Also learn about free online courses to help you discover your family tree.
 
  
'''<u>17th Annual "Finding your Roots" seminar - October 13, 2012, Saturday 8-4pm</u>'''
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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
  
Look for pre-registration and list of classes end of August or beginning of september. They will be posted on [http://www.findingyourroots.ca www.findingyourroots.ca]
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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;'''
  
'''Staff Training Meetings'''
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May 15th 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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<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 at www.findingyourroots.ca.<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  ====
 
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=== <br>Hardware and Equipment  ===
 
=== <br>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;  
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Our centre has computers, 4 printers,&nbsp;4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer.&nbsp;&nbsp;  
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
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'''''Executive Committee: '''<br>''Director: Sally Haysom<br>Associate Director: Jeannie Vance<br>Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest<br>Technical Coordinator:  
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'''''Executive Committee: '''<br>''Director: Jeannie Vance<br>Associate Director: <br>Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest<br>Technical Coordinator:  
  
Training Coordinator: Jocelyn Sipple<br>Scheduling Coordinator: Barbara McMullin<br>Associate Administrator: Lyn McGonigal  
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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 17:26, 4 April 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 10:00 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


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 at www.findingyourroots.ca.
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 has computers, 4 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