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{{FHCpage|location=British Columbia}}=== Centre Contacts and Hours ===  
 
 
=== Centre 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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:*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?f=q&amp;source=s_q&amp;hl=en&amp;geocode=&amp;abauth=2871bb34:PaVHqdFKZqpr9sCJ22D3ReWTleI&amp;q=6270+126+Street,+Surrey,+British+Columbia&amp;aq=0&amp;vps=1&amp;jsv=331c&amp;sll=49.891235,-97.15369&amp;sspn=24.342694,56.513672&amp;num=10&amp;abstate=r0:actbar-saveto <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; findingyourroots.ca<br>
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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 10:00 am - 6&nbsp;:00 pm'''
  
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:<br>'''Holiday Schedule:&nbsp;'''
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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:&nbsp;June 21st through September 2nd we will be opening Wednesdays from 2 pm to 8 pm only.
  
==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule <br>  ====
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:In December we are closed December 13th through January 6th for Christmas break.
  
1.'''Searching for your Scottish Ancestors''' Wednesday April 20th''<br>''
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:Please call our centre to get up to date closures..
  
Beginners from 6:00pm to 7:30pm<br>
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
Advanced from 7:30-9:00p<br>
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==== Upcoming Events and Class Schedule  ====
  
'''2. Ontario Research''' Wednesday May 18th <br>
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==== '''2013 Patron Seminars at the Surrey Family History Center located at 6270 - 126 St, Surrey, BC, Canada<br>''' ====
  
7:00pm-9:00pm <br>  
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<br>'''Finding Your Roots Seminar - at the Surrey Family History Center and open to the public at no cost.<br>October 19th, 2013 - 8:30 am - 4 pm'''
  
'''3, English Family History Research '''Wednesday June 15th<br>
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Over 35 classes offered. Details will be posted August 2013.
  
6:00-7:30pm Beginners<br>
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Heidi Sugden will be presenting three classes as follows: &nbsp;France, Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
  
7:30-9:00 Intermediate/Advanced<br>
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Also, many of our excellent instructors from past years will be returning and we have several new instructors as well.
  
'''4. 16th Annual Finding Your Roots Genealogical Seminar'''<br>
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The seminar is open to the public and pre-registration will be available the first week of September at www.findingyourroots.ca.  
  
Satruday October 15th from 8am-4pm<br>  
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=== Centre Resources  ===
  
'''Staff Training Meetings'''
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==== Collections  ====
  
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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*&nbsp;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&nbsp;You can order your films online and have the items sent to our Family Search Centre to view.
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*Over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.  
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*Up to date film indexes for Ontario.<br>
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*An Extended films database of all the extended films in our center. It is organized by country for easy searching.  
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*A Book File listing all books held by this center is available for search at the Centre.
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*A new films and new books listing of materials added to the center is available for search at the Centre.
  
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==== Databases and Software  ====
  
=== Centre Resources  ===
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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
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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 versions at our centre. You may download the basic free version for use at home.
  
==== Collections ====
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=== <br>Hardware and Equipment ===
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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Our centre has 9 computers, 4 printers,&nbsp;4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer. &nbsp;We recently added two computers with Windows 7 to replace old computers.
:*We have over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.
 
  
==== Databases and Software ====
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=== Centre Services ===
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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 Geneologist, Ancestry,com,&nbsp;
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'''Group Visits''' - youth groups, adult groups, etc.  
:*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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-email vance144@shaw.ca or callthe centre 604-597-9695, or 604-536-7571 for information on booking, what kinds of instruction are available, etc.
  
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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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
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'''''Executive Committee: '''<br>''Director: Jeannie Vance<br>Assistant Director:<br>Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest<br>Technical Coordinator:John Harvey
  
=== Centre Services  ===
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Training Coordinator: Jocelyn Sippel<br>Scheduling Coordinator: Barbara McMullin<br>Associate Administrator: Lyn McGonigal
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis<br>Film Orders Coordinator: TBA - Jeannie Vance covering for now
  
'''''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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Revision as of 22:35, 16 June 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: 
 June 21st through September 2nd we will be opening Wednesdays from 2 pm to 8 pm only.
In December we are closed December 13th through January 6th for Christmas 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


Finding Your Roots Seminar - at the Surrey Family History Center and open to the public at no cost.
October 19th, 2013 - 8:30 am - 4 pm

Over 35 classes offered. Details will be posted August 2013.

Heidi Sugden will be presenting three classes as follows:  France, Germany and the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Also, many of our excellent instructors from past years will be returning and we have several new instructors as well.

The seminar is open to the public and pre-registration will be available the first week of September at www.findingyourroots.ca.



Centre Resources

Collections

  •  Family History Library Catalog: You can order your films online and have the items sent to our Family Search Centre to view.
  • Over 1500 films, thousands of books and fiche all dealing with research from all parts of the world.
  • Up to date film indexes for Ontario.
  • An Extended films database of all the extended films in our center. It is organized by country for easy searching.
  • A Book File listing all books held by this center is available for search at the Centre.
  • A new films and new books listing of materials added to the center is available for search at the Centre.

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 versions at our centre. You may download the basic free version for use at home.


Hardware and Equipment

Our centre has 9 computers, 4 printers, 4 fiche readers, 6 film readers, 1 digital film/fiche reader and a multi functional digital copier/scanner/printer.  We recently added two computers with Windows 7 to replace old computers.

Centre Services

Group Visits - youth groups, adult groups, etc.

-email vance144@shaw.ca or callthe centre 604-597-9695, or 604-536-7571 for information on booking, what kinds of instruction are available, etc.

Staff Research Specialties

Executive Committee:
Director: Jeannie Vance
Assistant Director:
Patron Services Coordinator: Delva Priest
Technical Coordinator:John Harvey

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

Associate Administrator: Jacquie Jarvis
Film Orders Coordinator: TBA - Jeannie Vance covering for now