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Do You Have - Three hours to start your family history research ?
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Would you like to begin your Family History? The Vista Family History Center will present an intensive, three-hour, free beginner class on Saturday, 23 March 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The Center is located at 1310 Foothill Drive, Vista, California.
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This class is designed for the absolute beginner who would like to learn. Topics will include the basic forms needed to record your family information, the research process or cycle and generally how to organize the information you discover as you find out about your ancestors.<br><br>
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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.
  
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28 March | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Using Historical Newspapers
  
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&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;&nbsp; Saturday, 23 March 1:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research
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&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 to 8:30 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  
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&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 to 8:30 P - Organize and Control your family history information<br>  
  
Advancing your research skills . . . <br>  
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2014 - unscheduled<br>  
  
24 January
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- Begin your family history with four forms | Four Forms will begin your family history research. This class is for those just beginning to look for their ancestors. It will give you the basic information you need to get started.<br>
  
28 February
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- Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle<br>
  
28 March
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- Organize and Control your family history information<br>
  
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'''Advancing your research skills . . . '''<br>
  
23 May<br>2 August
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25 April | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Finding Distant Cousins
  
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23 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Have You Lost Your Census
  
24 October
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02 August | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, National Archives Records Administration (NARA)
  
==== Staff Training Meetings <br>  ====
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26 September | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family History Center Class
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24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family History Center Class
  
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2014 - ReDo?<br>
  
November 05 and 08
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Using "FamilyTree" an approach to organizing and recording your genealogy on-line. Our class will deal with accessing the information available and using the program to work with other family members to work on common lines.
  
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January 07 and 10
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==== Staff Training Meetings <br>  ====
  
February 04 and 07
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March 04 and 07  

Revision as of 17:37, 6 March 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

Do You Have - Three hours to start your family history research ?

Would you like to begin your Family History? The Vista Family History Center will present an intensive, three-hour, free beginner class on Saturday, 23 March 2013 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. The Center is located at 1310 Foothill Drive, Vista, California.

This class is designed for the absolute beginner who would like to learn. Topics will include the basic forms needed to record your family information, the research process or cycle and generally how to organize the information you discover as you find out about your ancestors.

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.


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


Class Schedule | 2013

How do I get started?

     Thursday, 30 May 7:00 to 8:30 P - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle

     Saturday, 22 June 1:00 to 4:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research

     Thursday, 29 August 7:00 to 8:30 P - Organize and Control your family history information

2014 - unscheduled

- Begin your family history with four forms | Four Forms will begin your family history research. This class is for those just beginning to look for their ancestors. It will give you the basic information you need to get started.

- Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle

- Organize and Control your family history information

Advancing your research skills . . .

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, Family History Center Class

24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family History Center Class

2014 - ReDo?

Using "FamilyTree" an approach to organizing and recording your genealogy on-line. Our class will deal with accessing the information available and using the program to work with other family members to work on common lines.


Staff Training Meetings

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

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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