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Center Contacts and Hours
- 721 Paxon Hollow Rd Broomall PA 19008 United States
- Located in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints building
- Enter in the back door labeled “Family History Center”
Email us to:
• Make an appointment
• Sign up on our mailing list
• Receive a class schedule
• Register for classes
• Be notified of weather closures or delays
Phone: 1-610-356-8507 only answered when we are open
Regular Open Hours: Every Wednesdays 9:30-3:30pm and the 2nd and 4th Saturday 9:30-12:30
Holiday Closures: Nov. 26, 2014 and Dec. 17, 24, 31, 2014
(Reopening on Jan 7, 2015)
November 13 and 20, 2014 7-9pm
Dec.6th and 13th 9:30-12:30pm
You may request to have the center open at other times by appointment. For a timely and quick response, please email email@example.com to request a time.
FREE Family History Classes 2014 and 2015
- Class Registration: Email your name, am or pm time slot, and class dates
Classes held Wednesdays: 10-11 am and repeated 7:30-8:30pm (Sign up after class for individual help or for guided practice labs as needed.)
Sept. 10 Beginning your Family History on FamilySearch.org'Bold text' Overview of FamilySearch.org - including: create a free FamilySearch.org account, Family Tree individual pages and pedigree views, Records Search Collections, Help Center- Training and Learning Resources. See what is possible and how easy it is!
Sept. 17 Family Tree Part 1 - Using an individual’s page: adding and editing details and relationships, reviewing and merging duplicate records of an individual
Sept. 24 Family Tree Part 2 – Adding documentation on an individual’s page using Records Hints links, your Source Box, and tips on searching the digital Record Collections
Oct. 1 Family Tree Part 3 - Adding Memories: photos, documents, and stories
Oct. 8 Searching the FH library Catalog and Ordering Films Online at FamilySearch.org (Free FamilySearch.org account is required to order films.)
Oct. 15 My Johnstown Story – a case study learning to use a variety of sources
Oct. 22 Using the FamilySearch.org Wiki and Learning Center
Oct. 29 Useful Genealogy websites and Pennsylvania Research Help
Nov. 5 Temple Name Preparation
Dec. 5 Temple Name Preparation
Dec. 10 Using the 3 new free subscription services for LDS members
Family Tree Series
Jan. 14 - Familysearch.org - See What is Possible!
Jan. 21 - Adding Relationships in your Family
Jan. 28 - Adding Documentation to Individuals
Feb. 4 - Adding Memories
Spring Classes Include:
Catalog and Film Ordering
Historical Maps and other Helps
Writing Your Histories
Sharing Your Family With Your Family
Other Topics and Dates to be determined
Resources in the Local Area
Volunteer at the Center
We would love to have more volunteers!
We look forward to seeing you at the center!
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