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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
'''Address:''' 24443 McBean Parkway, Valencia, California  
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*'''Address:''' 24443 McBean Parkway, Valencia, California 91355
 
 
 
*This is not a mailing address.  
 
*This is not a mailing address.  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=24443+McBean+Parkway,+Valencia,+California&hl=en&ll=34.395437,-118.563037&spn=0.028542,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.411532,102.568359&oq=24443+McBean+Parkway,+Valencia,+California&vpsrc=6&hnear=24443+McBean+Pkwy,+Valencia,+California+91355&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=24443+McBean+Parkway,+Valencia,+California&hl=en&ll=34.395437,-118.563037&spn=0.028542,0.050082&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.411532,102.568359&oq=24443+McBean+Parkway,+Valencia,+California&vpsrc=6&hnear=24443+McBean+Pkwy,+Valencia,+California+91355&t=m&z=15 Location on Map]
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'''Phone:''' 661-259-1347  
 
'''Phone:''' 661-259-1347  
  
'''Open Hours:''' <br> '''Monday:''' 9am - 5pm<br> '''Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:''' 9am - 5pm &amp; 6pm - 9pm<br> '''Saturday:''' 9am - 1pm<br>
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'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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*'''Monday:''' 9am - 5pm
Closed on the following days:
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*'''Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:''' 9am - 5pm &amp; 6pm - 9pm
:*Memorial Day weekend
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*'''Saturday:''' 9am - 1pm
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed on the following days:  
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:*Memorial Day weekend  
 
:*July 4th  
 
:*July 4th  
:*Second &amp; third weeks of August
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:*Second &amp; third weeks of August  
 
:*Labor Day weekend  
 
:*Labor Day weekend  
:*Thanksgiving weekend
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:*Thanksgiving weekend  
:*Last two weeks of December
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:*Last two weeks of December  
 
:*Other sporadic closings through the year
 
:*Other sporadic closings through the year
  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events:  ====
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==== Upcoming Events:&nbsp; ====
  
==== &nbsp;2012 SANTA CLARITA VALLEY FAMILY HISTORY &amp; TECHNOLOGY FAIR<br>Saturday, January 28, 2012 • 24443 McBean Parkway • Valencia, California<br>Registration: 8:00-8:30 a.m. • Welcome and Introductions: 8:30-8:50 a.m.<br>Schedule of Classes and Room Locations:<br>  ====
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'''MORNING SESSIONS:<br>Session 1: 9:00 -9:50 a.m'''.<br>A: How to Start or Restart Family History<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by SusAnn Clift<br>B: To Pay or Not to Pay: Free Access to Commercial Sites at Family History Center Portals.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Bonnie Petrovich<br>C: Preventing and Overcoming Brick Walls<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Luana Gilstrap<br>D: How to Find Anyone on the Internet<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kevin Large<br>E: Getting Youth Involved in Family History by Kim Spendlove &amp; Dave Huffaker
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'''Session 2: 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.<br>'''A: Beginning Basic Research:&nbsp;How to Think Like a Database<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by SusAnn Clift<br>B: FamilySearch Catalog: What’s New for 2012<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Bonnie Petrovich<br>C: Obituary &amp; Newspaper Searching<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Luana Gilstrap<br>D: Facebook for Families*<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Cherie Starke<br>E: High Priests &amp; Family History<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Dave Huffaker<br>
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=== Family History Center Class Schedule for&nbsp;2013&nbsp; ===
 
 
'''Session 3: 11:00 -11:50 a.m.<br>'''A: Where Did You Find That:&nbsp;Adding Sources<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Richard McBride<br>B:&nbsp;FamilySearch.org: Record Search,&nbsp;by Kim Spendlove<br>C: Getting More out of Ancestry.com*<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kimberly Finley<br>D: Digital Scrapbooking<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Janet Thompson &amp; Linda Metcalf<br>E: Family History Resources for Mac Users*<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kent Gardiner<br>
 
 
 
Lu'''nch: 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.<br>'''Delicious box lunches will be available for $5.50, on the day of the Fair. Many fast food restaurants are located nearby.<br>
 
 
 
'''AFTERNOO SESSIONS:<br>Session 4: 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.<br>'''A: From Paper to Computer:&nbsp;Building an Electronic Family Tree<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;by Kimberly Finley<br>B: New.FamilySearch.org:&nbsp;Cleaning up Mistakes &amp; Duplicates<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kim Spendlove<br>C: U.S. Church Records<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Luana Gilstrap<br>D: Heirloom to Décor: Displaying and&nbsp;Preserving Your Family Treasures<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Amanda Niederhauser<br>E: Family History Consultant Training<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Tom &amp; Linda Tippets<br>
 
 
 
'''Session 5: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.<br>'''A: Census Records Research<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kimberly Finley<br>B: Using Family Insight to Synch&nbsp;with New FamilySearch<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Bonnie Petrovich<br>C: Wiki, Forums, and Online Classes<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Tom Tippets<br>D: Digital Images: Scanning, Modifying,&nbsp;Organizing &amp; More*<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Kent Gardiner<br>E: FamilySearch Indexing:&nbsp;Getting Started and Beyond<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; by Linda Tippets
 
 
 
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=== Family History Center Class Schedule for&nbsp;2012 ===
 
  
 
'''Classes are free to the general public.&nbsp;'''  
 
'''Classes are free to the general public.&nbsp;'''  
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'''All dates shown are Thursday -&nbsp;Instruction from 7:00pm to 8:00 pm'''  
 
'''All dates shown are Thursday -&nbsp;Instruction from 7:00pm to 8:00 pm'''  
  
January 5th - Getting Started on Your Family History
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Classes, TBA
 
 
January 19th - Scanning and Keeping Track of 1,000's of Pictures
 
 
 
February 2nd - New Family Search
 
 
 
February 16th - Use Your PC to Publish a Book on a Family Member
 
 
 
March 1st - Using Photoshop in Family History Work
 
 
 
March 15th - Submitting Names for Temple Work
 
 
 
April 5th - How to Find People on the Internet
 
 
 
April 19th - Subscriptions websites for free at the Family History Center
 
 
 
May 3rd - Newspaper Resources for Family History
 
 
 
June 7th - Navigate the LDS Church's FamilySearch.org website
 
 
 
June 21st - Using food to Teach Family History
 
 
 
July 5th - Fnding Mormon Pioneer Stories
 
 
 
August 2nd - Using Ancestry.com Effectively
 
 
 
August 16th - Digital Scrapbooking
 
 
 
September 6th - Making a Family History Card Game
 
 
 
September 20th - Finding and Using Census Information
 
 
 
October 4th - Scottish Research
 
 
 
October 18th - Video Record Interviewing a Family Member
 
 
 
November 1st - Making a Family History Blog
 
 
 
November 15th - Civil War Research
 
 
 
December 6th - Make Your Own Familly History Website
 
 
 
December 20th - Indexing
 
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
  
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
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Revision as of 18:18, 15 March 2013

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


(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I" box in the Toolbar above.)

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 24443 McBean Parkway, Valencia, California 91355
  • This is not a mailing address.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 661-259-1347

Open Hours:

  • Monday: 9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am - 5pm & 6pm - 9pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Holiday Schedule: Closed on the following days:

  • Memorial Day weekend
  • July 4th
  • Second & third weeks of August
  • Labor Day weekend
  • Thanksgiving weekend
  • Last two weeks of December
  • Other sporadic closings through the year

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: 

 

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Family History Center Class Schedule for 2013 

Classes are free to the general public. 

All dates shown are Thursday - Instruction from 7:00pm to 8:00 pm

Classes, TBA

Staff Training Meetings

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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.
  • (List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)

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

  • (Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )

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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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