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Center Contacts and Hours
- 12310 New Hampton Dr Tomball Texas 77377 United States
- Off of N. Eldridge between Louetta and Spring Cypress
- Entrance is in the back of the building.
- Patrons may have to ring a bell to gain access to the center.
The Family History Center will be closed for the following dates in 2016:
January 1 and 2
November 22, 23, 24, 26
December 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31
Calendar and Events
Family History Conference: 21 November 2015
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
- Reference books on genealogical research for various areas and subjects
- Some microfilm on permanent loan (ordered by patrons doing their own research, so areas are limited)
- Microfiche copies of numerous books and other resources -- fiche are cataloged and patrons can search by location, family name, 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.
Hardware and Equipment
- 7 Computer Stations with internet access and free access to most free and "pay" genalogical internet sites.
- WiFi Internet Access with Scanning and Printing capabilities ($.10 per printed page)
- 3 Microfilm Viewing Stations
- 2 Microfische Viewing Stations
- Ability to order microfilm and microfische collections which are available for order through www.familysearch.org.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
- Clayton Library
Center for Genealogical Research Location
5300 Caroline Houston, Texas Phone: (832) 393-2600
Clayton Library is a department of the Houston Public Library devoted entirely to genealogical research. Materials found in the library cover the entire U. S., as well as many foreign countries.
Online databases at Houston Public Library
Clayton Library Friends
Montgomery County Memorial Library
(The Genealogy Department is located on the 2nd floor)
104 I-45 North (Gladstell Exit)
Conroe, TX 77301 Phone: (936) 788-8363
310 N. Live Oak
Tomball, Texas Phone: 281-516-7417
This is a small library owned by the Chaparral Genealogical Society. The current hours are 10AM-2PM, Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat (except the 1st Sat of each month). Suggest calling first.
Houston Genealogical Forum
PO Box 271466
Houston TX 77277-1466
Voice Mail: 713-968-9750
Meeting Place: Bayland Park Community Center,
6400 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas
Chaparral Genealogical Society
Meets on 4th Saturday of each month (except December) at 10 a.m.
Meeting Place: Amergy Bank Building
Conference Room (2nd Floor)
Tomball, TX (on SH 249 before 4 corners)
The Humble Area Genealogical Society
Meets at 7 p.m. on the Second Monday of each month September - May
Meeting Place: Humble Senior Activity Center
1401 South Houston Avenue
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Volunteer at the Center!!!!
We are always looking for volunteers to come and work at the center. Please contact Reed Farrar at (mobil) 714 803 3722 or 281 251 0837 if you would like to work a shift at the center. We would LOVE to have you here!!!!
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