Twin Falls Idaho Family History Center

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

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Center Contacts and Hours

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Classes for Spring 2013 at the Twin Falls Family History Center

DateTimeClassInstructor
FEBRUARY
Sat Feb 1610:30 AMPhotos and How to Identify ThemMary Edgar
Sat Feb 1611:30 AMResearch from NewspapersJohn Cox
Sat Feb 1612:30 PMFamily Tree - FamilySearch Adding SourcesMarti Pike
Sat Feb 161:30 PMStep by Step Family HistoryCarl Edgar
Tue Feb 194:00 PMRoots Magic – How to get StartedKaren Prestwich
Thu Feb 219:30 AMFamily Tree - Editing & Correcting InformationMary Edgar
Tue Feb 264:00 PMFamily Tree – TrainingKaren Prestwich
Tue Feb 267:00 PMStaff MeetingJohn Cox
Thu Feb 289:30 AMRoots Web - Researching the recordsCarl Edgar
MARCH
Tue Mar 54:00 PMRoots Magic – What is NewKaren Prestwich
Thu Mar 79:30 AMResearch Logs – What do you want them to do?Carl Edgar
Tue Mar 124:00 PMAncestry.comKaren Prestwich
Thu Mar 149:30 AMFamily Tree - Making Family Ordinance RequestsCarl Edgar
Sat Mar 1610:30 AMTime Lines and MapsMary Edgar
Sat Mar 1611:30 AMResearch in New HampshireDavid Putnam
Sat Mar 1612:30 PMFamily Tree - FamilySearchMarti Pike
Sat Mar 161:30 PMHow to Organize records on one Family LineDavid Putnam
Tue Mar 194:00 PMFamily Tree – TrainingKaren Prestwich
Thur Mar 219:30 AMAncestry.com – How I use itJohn Cox
Tue Mar 264:00 PMDescendancy ResearchKaren Prestwich
Tue Mar 267:00 PMStaff MeetingJohn Cox
Thur Mar 289:30 AMOn line Cemetery Records – Billion Graves & FindagraveCarl Edgar
APRIL
Tue Apr 24:00 PMRoots Magic – SourcingKaren Prestwich
Thu Apr 49:30 AMDigitalizing Records – Why and How to do it?Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 94:00 PMFinding Maiden NamesKaren Prestwich
Thu Apr 119:30 AMDocumentation - Importance and QualityMary Edgar
Tue Apr 164:00 PMFamily Tree TrainingKaren Prestwich
Thu Apr 189:30 AMGoogle Searches and other Web sitesCarl Edgar
Sat Apr 2010:30 AMFamily History Center – Premium SitesMary Edgar
Sat Apr 2011:30 AMFamily Tree from FamilySearchMarti Pike
Sat Apr 2012:30 PMPennsylvania Records - How to search themDavid Putnam
Sat Apr 201:30 PMOrganization and Research LogsCarl Edgar
Tue Apr 234:00 PMCemetery ResearchKaren Prestwich
Tue Apr 237:00 PMStaff MeetingJohn Cox
Thu Apr 259:30 AMFamilySearch How to Search effectivelyCarl Edgar
Tue Apr 304:00 PMStoring Files OnlineKelli Watts
MAY
Thu May 29:30 AMFamily Tree - FamilySearch CorrectingCarl Edgar
Tue May 74:00 PMRoots Magic – Create a WebsiteKaren Prestwich
Thu May 99:30 AMUsing Roots MagicCarl Edgar
Tue May 144:00 PMWriting your own Personal HistoryKaren Prestwich
Thu May 169:30 AMQuick Start to Family HistoryCarl Edgar
Sat May 1810:30 AMResearch - Looking at old data in a new wayMary Edgar
Sat May 1811:30 AMRecords for Veterans from the Colonial WarsDavid Putnam
Sat May 1812:30 PMSearching Ancestry.comCarl Edgar
Sat May 181:30 PMFamily Tree from FamilySearchMarti Pike
Tue May 214:00 PMFamily Tree – TrainingKaren Prestwich
Thu May 239:30 AMDescendancy ResearchMary Edgar
Tue May 284:00 PMOrganizing your Files – Digital and PaperKaren Prestwich

Staff Training Meetings


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.
  • The Twin Falls Family History Center has a book collection of over 3,000 books. They have a computer printout, by book title, of books in their collection.
  • The center also has a collection of about 3,600 microfilms on indefinite loan, and have a country, and, a state-by-state listing of them. They also have a large microfiche collection.
  • Local residents have some family history books that are not available at the Family History Center. For example, one volunteer has a copy of The Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Links

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Volunteer at the Center

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