Cranberry Township Pennsylvania Family History Center

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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;cranberryfhc@gmail.com<br>  
 
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;cranberryfhc@gmail.com<br>  
  
'''Open Hours: Thursdays 9:30am-3:30pm and 7-9pm &nbsp;Other appointment times as needed. &nbsp;Please email to request a time.'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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*'''Thursdays''' 9:30am-3:30pm and 7-9pm
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*Other appointment times as needed. &nbsp;Please email to request a time.
  
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'''Holiday Schedule: 2013 - We will be closed July 4th, July 25th, August 22nd, August 29th. Oct. 31st, Nov. 28th, Dec. 26th. &nbsp;We will reopen Jan. 9, 2014.'''
  
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= Class Schedule &nbsp; =
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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=== FREE Family History 2013 Fall Classes!!!<br>Cranberry Family History Center<br>cranberryfhc@gmail.com to register ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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==== Class Schedule &nbsp; ====
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=== Classes Thursday: 10-11 am ===
  
FREE Family History 2013 Summer Classes!!!<br>Email: cranberryfhc@gmail.com to register
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Sept. 5 “The Research Process: Getting started in Finding your Family: Learning how to Search for Records on FamilySearch.org”
  
Classes Thursday: 10-11 am<br>Classes repeated Thursday: 7:30-8:30pm
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Sept. 12 “Using FamilySearch’s Family Tree – photos, stories, sources, reviewing and merging, editing relationships” We will take our cue from what the class needs to learn. Sign up for individual help after class to learn on your tree.
  
May 9 “Wikis for Genealogists and FamilySearch.org’s Learning Center”
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Sept. 19 “Searching the Catalog and Ordering Films at FamilySearch.org”
  
May 16 “How to use FamilySearch.org’s new search engine” and other “Top Online Resource References”
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Sept. 26 “How to use: Historic Maps, Newspaper Archive and Paper Trail subscription services”
  
May 23 “Search Steps and Tips, Helpful Timelines, Crowdsourcing, etc.!”
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Oct. 3 “How to use the Godfrey Memorial Library subscription service”
  
May 30 “FamilySearch.org’s Family Tree - Using the FHC scanner to add documents to Dropbox and then attach them to Family Tree”
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Oct. 10 “How to use: Find My Past and The Genealogist subscription services”
  
June 6 “Family Search’s Family Tree – How to add Photos, Stories, and print Fan Charts with Ancestors and Descendants”
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Oct. 17 “Pennsylvania Research Help”
  
June 13 “Searching the Catalog and Ordering Films at FamilySearch.org”
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Oct 24 “Where else can I Look? A review of places to go for Help”
  
June 20 “Getting Started Writing Personal and Family Stories”
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June 27 “Family History Games for Family Fun”
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==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
<br>Special One-Time Free Class! Sat. June 1, 2012 10-11:30am
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“Getting More Out of the Census”<br>By Elissa Powell (board-certified genealogist and national teacher)<br>Take the next step in using the Census in finding out more about your family!
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog. &nbsp;We have an extended loan collection of Allegheny and Butler county films, as well as many other extended Eastern European and Italian films &nbsp;We also have a collection of microfiche.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:''']&nbsp;You may order films on familysearch.org online and then have them sent to our center for viewing.. &nbsp;We have an extended loan collection of Allegheny and Butler county films, as well as many New York, Eastern European, Welsh and Italian films. &nbsp;We also have a collection of microfiche.  
 
:*We have several genealogy reference books and also local county books of cemetery listings, local family histories, and several years of Butler county obituaries. &nbsp;  
 
:*We have several genealogy reference books and also local county books of cemetery listings, local family histories, and several years of Butler county obituaries. &nbsp;  
 
:*<span style="font-size: 19.200000762939453px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">Databases and Software</span>
 
:*<span style="font-size: 19.200000762939453px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">Databases and Software</span>
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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.&nbsp;  
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:*'''[[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.&nbsp;  
 
:*<span style="font-size: 19.200000762939453px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">Hardware and Equipment</span>
 
:*<span style="font-size: 19.200000762939453px; font-weight: bold; line-height: 1.5em;">Hardware and Equipment</span>
  
:*We have 4 manual film readers, one digital scanner reader (you may make an appointment time to reserve it), 10 computers with the FHC Portal, a printer, a copier, and a microfiche reader. &nbsp;
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:*We have 4 manual film readers, one digital scanner reader (you may make an appointment time to reserve it), 10 computers with the FHC Portal, a printer, a copier, a flatbed scanner, and a microfiche reader. &nbsp;
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center<br> ===
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=== Volunteer at the Center - We would love to have you!<br> ===

Revision as of 15:00, 19 August 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Cranberry Family History Center services Allegheny County and Butler County residents and other areas in the North Hills areas of Pittsburgh, PA.  

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 2771 Rochester Road, Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania 16066
  • Enter on the south side of the building.  Ring the doorbell or knock on the door labeled "Family History Center".
  • Location on Map

Phone: 724-742-0922

E-mail: cranberryfhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Thursdays 9:30am-3:30pm and 7-9pm
  • Other appointment times as needed.  Please email to request a time.

Holiday Schedule: 2013 - We will be closed July 4th, July 25th, August 22nd, August 29th. Oct. 31st, Nov. 28th, Dec. 26th.  We will reopen Jan. 9, 2014.

Class Schedule  

FREE Family History 2013 Fall Classes!!!
Cranberry Family History Center
cranberryfhc@gmail.com to register

Classes Thursday: 10-11 am

Sept. 5 “The Research Process: Getting started in Finding your Family: Learning how to Search for Records on FamilySearch.org”

Sept. 12 “Using FamilySearch’s Family Tree – photos, stories, sources, reviewing and merging, editing relationships” We will take our cue from what the class needs to learn. Sign up for individual help after class to learn on your tree.

Sept. 19 “Searching the Catalog and Ordering Films at FamilySearch.org”

Sept. 26 “How to use: Historic Maps, Newspaper Archive and Paper Trail subscription services”

Oct. 3 “How to use the Godfrey Memorial Library subscription service”

Oct. 10 “How to use: Find My Past and The Genealogist subscription services”

Oct. 17 “Pennsylvania Research Help”

Oct 24 “Where else can I Look? A review of places to go for Help”


Staff Training Meetings

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Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: You may order films on familysearch.org online and then have them sent to our center for viewing..  We have an extended loan collection of Allegheny and Butler county films, as well as many New York, Eastern European, Welsh and Italian films.  We also have a collection of microfiche.
  • We have several genealogy reference books and also local county books of cemetery listings, local family histories, and several years of Butler county obituaries.  
  • 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
  • We have 4 manual film readers, one digital scanner reader (you may make an appointment time to reserve it), 10 computers with the FHC Portal, a printer, a copier, a flatbed scanner, and a microfiche reader.  

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area



Links



Volunteer at the Center - We would love to have you!