Tooele Valley Utah Family History Center

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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.



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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center
  • Location on Map

Phone: 435-882-1396

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00
  • Wednesday & Friday: 10:00-4:00

Holiday Schedule:   Closed November 17- 24 Thanksgiving

                                Closed December 17- January 7 Christmas


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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events   Family History Fair  "We Are Waiting"

                                  Saturday November 10, 2010

                                   8:20-12:20pm

                                   Tooele East Stake Center

                                   751 North 520 East Tooele, Utah

                                   20 classes

                                   Intermediate and Advanced     

                                   Subjects will include research, family trees and familysearch.org

Coming in June


Tooele East and South StakeYM/YW Family History Fair   June 6, 2012                        

Speakers

Skit

Workshops

It will take place on Wed evening from 7:00-8:40.

Class Schedule               

Thursday Evenings  6:00-9:00 Martin Pendley Teacher

May 3rd  Search Techniques on Family Search Historical Records

May 10th Review and Practice synchronizing between PAF and other Record Management Programs

May 17th Scanning and uploading documents into Family Tree

May 24th Editing family relationships


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • This center has a small library of census records, histories, maps and genealogical reference guides.

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. 
  • We also have Ancestry.com.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 12 Lenovo ThinkCentre all in one computers. A digital film reader that prints the documents but can also save the document to a flash drive or cd and four other film readers and one microfiche.

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:

new family search

family search

Ancestry.com

Record Management Programs

Google Research

Free Research Websites


The staff are receiving hands on training for family trees which will replace new famly search in the near future. Patrons are invited to come in for an introduction lesson. 


We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.


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Volunteer at the Center

The center is always looking for volunteers. The shifts are 3 hours long. 10:00-1:00, 1:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. You can choose the shift. It is not necessary to be an expert in family history. A 6 week course during your shift will teach you everything you need to know to feel comfortable. It is taught by the director of the center. If you would like further information please e mail the director at patientmother@yahoo.com </fck:hr></fck:hr></fck:hr></fck:hr></fck:hr>