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Website

For the most up-to-date information about the Rexburg Idaho Family History Center, including class and conference information, please click on the link below:


Click here to go to RexburgFamilySearch.org


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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 29 West 1st North Rexburg Idaho 83440 United States
  • The Center is located west of the Rexburg Tabernacle and south of the Rexburg Branch of the Madison County Library.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-208-656-3273

Email:

  • ID_Rexburg@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday:9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Friday:10:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday:9:00am-1:00pm
  • Sunday:3:00pm-7:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

'April 5th-6th 2014 for General Conference: April 19th-20th 2014 for Easter Weekend: May 10th-11th 2014 for Mother’s Day Weekend: May 24th-26th 2014 for Memorial Weekend: June 14th-15th 2014 for Father’s Day Weekend: July 4th 2014 for Independence Day: July 24th 2014 for Pioneer Day: August 30th–September 1st 2014 for Labor Day Weekend: October 4th-5th 2014 for General Conference Weekend: November 26th-30th 2014 for Thanksgiving Weekend: In case of extremely cold weather or snowfall, we will open at 1:00 pm on the days Madison School District cancels school:



Saturdays (September – May, except for holiday closures): 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Saturdays (June – August, except for Fast-track Training): CLOSED Sundays (except for holiday closures) 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Closures:





Classes and Training

Please sign up at our website for classes. Click here to register at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center website.

If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273

Events

The annual Family History Celebration will be held at Madison Junior High School on Saturday, October 18 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Go to http://www.RexburgFamilySearch.org for information as it becomes available.


Watch for information about the Eastern Idaho Family History Conference being held on March 14, 2015.

See the website http://www.rexburgfamilysearch.org for information as it becomes available.

Center Resources


Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Books: Hundreds of books and a collection family history magazines are available to read in the Rexburg FamilySearch Center. Personal and family histories, research guides, "how-to" books, maps and gazeteers, etc.

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.
  • The American Ancestors website is a subscription site available for free at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.
  • Dozens of links to genealogical websites are available on most computers in the Computer Room.
  • RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Ancestral Quest, and PAF genealogical database software are installed on all computers at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Wi-Fi throughout the building
  • Twenty-four computers in the Computer Room, several more throughout the Center
  • Several printers (many in color)
  • A microfilm reader-printer
  • Two flatbed scanners (to scan photographs, slides, photo negatives and documents, and save them to a removable drive or to an Internet storage account, like Dropbox)
  • Two microfilm readers
  • Two microfiche readers
  • Audio transfer equipment and software (to save audio cassette tapes to digital format)
  • Video transfer equipment and software (to save video tapes to digital format)


Center Services

Photocopies

Photocopying and printing from computers is available for genealogical purposes only. The charge is five cents per copy for black and white and twenty-five cents per copy for color copies.

Staff Research Specialties

The Rexburg FamilySearch Center is staffed by volunteers from the community. These volunteers possess a wide array of skills and knowledge in all areas of genealogical research. Visitors to the center may receive assistance in genealogical research, technology usage, ways to share your research, etc., from various staff members.

Resources in the Local Area

BYU-Idaho has a Family History Center with extended hours on some days. See their blog at: byu-idaho-fhc.blogspot.com/





 

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