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#1310 Foothill Drive  
 
#1310 Foothill Drive  
 
#Vista, California  
 
#Vista, California  
#The Center is accessed from the parking lot at the South-East corner. The parking lot enterance is off Oak St. across from the Foothill Oak Elementary School. ''<br>''  
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#The Center is accessed from the parking lot at the South-East corner. The parking lot enterance is off Oak St. across from the Foothill Oak Elementary School. ''<br>''
 
#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
 
#''(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''&nbsp;or other map sites)''
  
 
'''Phone:''' 760 945-6053  
 
'''Phone:''' 760 945-6053  
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ca_vista@ldsmail.net ca_vista@ldsmail.net]<br>  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ca_vista@ldsmail.net ca_vista@ldsmail.net]<br>
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
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Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A to 8:30 P  
 
Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A to 8:30 P  
  
Thursday 9:00 A to 6:00 P<br>  
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Thursday 9:00 A to 6:00 P<br>
  
Friday and Saturday 9:00 A to 12:00 N<br>  
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Friday and Saturday 9:00 A to 12:00 N<br>
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
General Conference: closed 06 April<br>  
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General Conference: closed 06 April<br>
  
Memorial Day: closed 25 May<br>  
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Memorial Day: closed 25 May<br>
  
Independence Day: closed 29 June | open 09 July<br>  
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Independence Day: closed 29 June | open 09 July<br>
  
Summer Break: closed 27 July | open 13 August<br>  
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Summer Break: closed 27 July | open 13 August<br>
  
Labor Day: closed 31 August<br>  
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Labor Day: closed 31 August<br>
  
General Conference: closed 05 October<br>  
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General Conference: closed 05 October<br>
  
 
Thanksgiving: closed 26 November | open 03 December  
 
Thanksgiving: closed 26 November | open 03 December  
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Our Saturday "Three Hours" classes really are planned for at least a three hour block of your time. The intent is to present the materials from the three Thursday evening beginning classes in one session.  
 
Our Saturday "Three Hours" classes really are planned for at least a three hour block of your time. The intent is to present the materials from the three Thursday evening beginning classes in one session.  
  
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Thursday, 24 January | “FamilyTree” an updated approach to organizing and recording your genealogy on-line is in Beta. Our class will deal with accessing the information available and using the program to work with other family members to work on common lines.<br>  
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Thursday, 24 January | “FamilyTree” an updated approach to organizing and recording your genealogy on-line is in Beta. Our class will deal with accessing the information available and using the program to work with other family members to work on common lines.<br>
  
==== Class Schedule | 2013<br> ====
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==== Class Schedule | 2013<br> ====
  
How do I get started?<br>  
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How do I get started?<br>
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 31 January 7:00 P - Begin your family history with four forms<br>  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 31 January 7:00 P - Begin your family history with four forms<br>
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saturday, 23 March 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saturday, 23 March 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 30 May 7:00 P - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle<br>  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 30 May 7:00 P - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle<br>
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saturday, 22 June 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saturday, 22 June 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 29 August 7:00 P - Organize and Control your family history information<br>  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 29 August 7:00 P - Organize and Control your family history information<br>
  
Advancing your research skills . . . <br>  
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Advancing your research skills . . . <br>
  
24 January | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using "FamilyTree"<br>  
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24 January | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using "FamilyTree"<br>
  
28 February  
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28 February | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Genealogical Books On-line
  
28 March  
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28 March | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using Historical Newspapers
  
25 April  
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25 April | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Finding Distant Cousins
  
23 May  
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23 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Have You Lost Your Census
  
02 August  
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02 August | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, National Archives Records Administration (NARA)
  
26 September  
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26 September | 7:00 to 8:30 PM,
  
24 October  
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24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM,
  
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==== Staff Training Meetings <br> ====
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==== Staff Training Meetings <br> ====
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First Monday of the month 9:00 A and the following Thursday 7:00 P  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First Monday of the month 9:00 A and the following Thursday 7:00 P  
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
 
:'''Book Room:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;with a large selection of collected works and "how to" resources.
 
:'''Book Room:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;with a large selection of collected works and "how to" resources.
  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  

Revision as of 22:45, 16 January 2013

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


Sponsored by the Vista California Stake we serve the Family History needs of all who visit. The Center is served by North County Transit District bus route 318.


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1310 Foothill Drive
  2. Vista, California
  3. The Center is accessed from the parking lot at the South-East corner. The parking lot enterance is off Oak St. across from the Foothill Oak Elementary School.
  4. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone: 760 945-6053

E-mail: ca_vista@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A to 8:30 P

Thursday 9:00 A to 6:00 P

Friday and Saturday 9:00 A to 12:00 N

Holiday Schedule:

General Conference: closed 06 April

Memorial Day: closed 25 May

Independence Day: closed 29 June | open 09 July

Summer Break: closed 27 July | open 13 August

Labor Day: closed 31 August

General Conference: closed 05 October

Thanksgiving: closed 26 November | open 03 December

Christmas: closed 21 December | open 08 January 2014


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Our Saturday "Three Hours" classes really are planned for at least a three hour block of your time. The intent is to present the materials from the three Thursday evening beginning classes in one session.


Thursday, 24 January | “FamilyTree” an updated approach to organizing and recording your genealogy on-line is in Beta. Our class will deal with accessing the information available and using the program to work with other family members to work on common lines.

Class Schedule | 2013

How do I get started?

     Thursday, 31 January 7:00 P - Begin your family history with four forms

      Saturday, 23 March 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research

     Thursday, 30 May 7:00 P - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle

     Saturday, 22 June 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research

     Thursday, 29 August 7:00 P - Organize and Control your family history information

Advancing your research skills . . .

24 January | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using "FamilyTree"

28 February | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Genealogical Books On-line

28 March | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using Historical Newspapers

25 April | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Finding Distant Cousins

23 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Have You Lost Your Census

02 August | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, National Archives Records Administration (NARA)

26 September | 7:00 to 8:30 PM,

24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM,


Staff Training Meetings

            First Monday of the month 9:00 A and the following Thursday 7:00 P

February 04 and 07

March 04 and 07

April 01 and 04

May 06 and 09

June 03 and 06

September 05 and 09

October 07 and 10

November 04 and 07

December 02 and 05


Center Resources

Collections

Book Room:  with a large selection of collected works and "how to" 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. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm and microfiche readers, Microfilm / microfiche printers, A number of internet linked computers

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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