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{{FHC-expand}} ''Sponsored by the Vista California Stake we serve the Family History needs of all who visit.''  
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''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  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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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>  
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'''Open Hours:'''
  
'''Open Hours:''' Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A to 8:30 P  
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Tuesday and Wednesday 9:00 A to 8:30 P  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday 9:00 A to 6:00 P<br>
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Thursday 9:00 A to 6:00 P<br>  
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 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:'''  
  
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Memorial Day: closed 25 May</span>
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Independence Day: closed 29 June | open 09 July<br>
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Summer Break: closed 27 July | open 13 August<br>
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Labor Day: closed 31 August<br>
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General Conference: closed 05 October<br>  
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Thanksgiving: closed 26 November | open 03 December
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Christmas: closed 21 December | open 08 January 2014
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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= <u>Calendar and Events</u> =
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=== ''Upcoming Events (classes)'' ===
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23 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Have You Lost Your Census? Using the count to find your family.<br>
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30 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Begining? Plan your family history&nbsp;hunt &nbsp;. . . Use the Research Cycle
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''Class Schedule | 2013''<span style="font-size: 18px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">&nbsp;</span>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; (Please be aware all of our presentations are free of charge to participants)<br>
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'''How do I get started?'''<br>
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Saturday, 22 June 1:00 to 4:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research - Saturday 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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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thursday, 29 August 7:00 to 8:30 P - Organize and Control your family history information<br>
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'''Advancing your research skills . . . '''<br>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">22 August | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, National Archives Records Administration (NARA)</span>
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26 September | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family Tree - Use the Source Box
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24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family Tree - Photos anyone?
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2014 - unscheduled
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Thursday - Begin your family history with four forms | Four Forms will begin your family history research.
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Thursday - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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Thursday - Organize and Control your family history information
  
==== Class Schedule  ====
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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.
  
25 October 7:00 P - Research from the FamilySearch Portal to Ancestry, Heritage Quest, Fold 3, et. al.
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<br>Staff Training Meetings <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Normally: First Monday of the month 9:00 A and the following Thursday 7:00 P  
  
==== Staff Training Meetings <br> ====
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May 06 and 09
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; First Monday of the month 9:00 A
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June 03 and 06
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; and The following Thursday 7:00 P
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September 05 (Thur) and 09 (Mon) due to Labor Day
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October 07 and 10
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November 04 and 07
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December 02 and 05
  
 
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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.  
 
:*[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.  
:*''(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.)''
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:'''Book Room:&nbsp;'''&nbsp;with a large selection of collected works and "how to" resources.
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.&nbsp;
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:*'''[[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.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*Microfilm and microfiche readers, Microfilm / microfiche printers, A number of internet linked computers
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:*Microfilm and microfiche readers, Microfilm / microfiche printers, A number of internet linked computers, Flatbed scanner
  
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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Help with Black Hand German? On staff Thursday afternoon or set up an appointment.
  
 
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
 
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
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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.)''  
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''The Carlsbad "Cole Library" with the North County Genealogical Society is another useful resource in this area.&nbsp;''
  
 
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Revision as of 23:04, 1 May 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:

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 (classes)

23 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Have You Lost Your Census? Using the count to find your family.

30 May | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Begining? Plan your family history hunt  . . . Use the Research Cycle

Class Schedule | 2013 

     (Please be aware all of our presentations are free of charge to participants)

How do I get started?

     Saturday, 22 June 1:00 to 4:00 P - Three hours to start your family history research - Saturday 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, 29 August 7:00 to 8:30 P - Organize and Control your family history information

Advancing your research skills . . .

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

26 September | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family Tree - Use the Source Box

24 October | 7:00 to 8:30 PM, Family Tree - Photos anyone?

2014 - unscheduled

Thursday - Begin your family history with four forms | Four Forms will begin your family history research.

Thursday - Planned family history . . . Use the Research Cycle

Thursday - Organize and Control your family history information

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

May 06 and 09

June 03 and 06

September 05 (Thur) and 09 (Mon) due to Labor Day

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, Flatbed scanner

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Help with Black Hand German? On staff Thursday afternoon or set up an appointment.

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

The Carlsbad "Cole Library" with the North County Genealogical Society is another useful resource in this area. 


Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)