Williamsburg Virginia Family History Center

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Revision as of 18:04, 11 September 2013

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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Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations



Join us at noon on the third Thursday of each month for our new Brown Bag Lecture Series.  Upcoming topics include:

September 19, 2013
FamilySearch Photoduplication Requests
Skip ordering the microfilm and still get the image

October 17, 2013
England and Wales Research Online
Free and For-Pay Websites for UK Research

November 21, 2013
Scanner Basics
Demo of flat bed, sheet fed, and flip pal scanners

(no Brown Bag Lecture in December)




2017 Newman Road
Williamsburg, VA  23188

Map to the Williamsburg Family History Center.

Tues.  9:30am-12:30pm &
           6:30pm-9:00pm
Wed.   6:30pm-9:00pm
Thurs. 9:30am-12:30pm
Sat.    9:30am-12:30pm

757.220.0266  during operating hours
757.903.5706  when the center is not open





Resources

Our Family History Center features:

  • Access to 2.3 million rolls of microfilm through the Salt Lake Family History Library
  • ScanPro digital film/fiche reader
  • NMI 2020 microfilm readers
  • Canon Lide flatbed scanner
  • Wi-Fi access
  • 5 computer workstations

Our computer workstations provide free access to subscription genealogy web sites including:

Check out our ScanPro 2000 digital microfilm/fiche reader! The new reader, and its accompanying computer, printer, and scanner represent top-of-the-line technology for viewing, printing, and saving images from FamilySearch microfilms and fiche.

If you’ve never used microfilm before in your research, take five minutes to learn how to use the Family History Library catalog. Go to FamilySearch.org and click on Learn. A short video shows you how to use a Place Search or Last Name Search to locate microfilms that might be helpful to you in your research.

Once you find a film that you’d like to view, you can order it online at FamilySearch.org/films.  If you need help with Online Film Ordering, stop by the FHC and we’ll help. You'll get an e-mail notification when the film arrives.