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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.

The Colorado Springs Family History Center has a rich history of serving the Pikes Peak region for over forty years.  Located in the Broadmoor area, the center is open to the entire community throughout Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 150 Pine Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Phone:

  • 1 719-634-0572

E-mail:

  • CO_ColoradoSprings@ldsmail.net

Schedule:


Regular Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 1:00:pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday:1:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • SNOW DAYS: If inclement weather should cause District 12 (Cheyenne Mountain) or District 11 (Colorado Springs) to close, the Family History Center will also close.  On days when a 2-hour delay is called by either of those school districts, the morning shift of the FHC will be closed (this applies to Tuesdays and Fridays only).

Holiday Schedule

  • Closed Mondays, Saturdays, and Sunday
  • Closed on all major holidays
  • Closed the last two weeks of December (December 22, 2014 - January 2, 2015)

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule


Staff Training Meetings

  • Sat, Ja 10am - 11:30am - Monthly Staff Training meeting

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
We have a large collection of books, research aids, and microfilm on permanent loan (including the 1850 Census).  More information coming up soon.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm Readers (2)
  • Microfiche Readers (3)
  • Computer Workstations (6)



Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

This will be updated soon.  We are currently updating our staff specialities list.


Resources in the Local Area

  • Penrose Library (PPLD) - Regional history and genealogy collections at Pikes Peak Library District are held by Special Collections in the 1905 Carnegie Library
  • Pikes Peak Genealogical Society - meets on the second Wednesday of each month in the 1905 Carnegie Reading Room at the Penrose Public Library. Programs are free and open to the public.
  • Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies - CCGS addresses the needs and interests of the Colorado genealogical community through cooperation and support of member organizations.

Links


Volunteer at the Center

We are looking for friendly people, and particularly those who can work with youth and families.  Contact Karl Young at k.karlb@gmail.com for more information.


 

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