Crystal Lake Illinois Family History Center

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=== Attention:&nbsp; The FHC&nbsp;will be&nbsp;CLOSED on&nbsp;Saturday, August 31st, for the Labor Day Weekend.&nbsp;<br> ===
  
 
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Revision as of 04:23, 26 August 2013

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



Contents

Location

480 North Walkup Ave.
Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

Please come and see our new FHC location (enter using the NE door facing Walkup Rd.) Ring buzzer.

Attention:  The FHC will be CLOSED on Saturday, August 31st, for the Labor Day Weekend. 

Center Hours

Daytime

Tues 10am-4pm

Wed & Fri 10am-1pm

Evenings

Tues, Wed, Thur  7pm-9:30pm

Weekend

Sat 11am-3pm

Closed on Sundays and Mondays


Contact Information

Email:   il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

Phone at FHC:  815-459-7475


FREE CLASSES AT THE FHC:

If you would be interested in attending a class at the FHC, please let us know of your interest and the subject you would like to see discussed by emailing us at    il_crystallake@ldsmail.net

We'll see if we have a class that matches your interests.  (Thank you)


Class Schedule

 



Center Resources

Collections and Ordering Microfilm


Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal   (Premium websites you can use for FREE at an FHC only
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access NewspaperArchive.com
  • Alexander Street Press – The American Civil War
  • Ancestry.com (The Library Edition)
  • ArkivDigital
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (the old Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Legacy Stories
  • Paper Trail
  • WorldVitalRecords.com

Additional databases available for free at our Center

  • AmericanAncestors.org
  • Archives.com
  • GenealogyBank.com


Hardware and Equipment

  • 6 networked computer workstations with printer access
  • 5 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Paper copier
  • Flatbed scanner
  • Digital camera to capture microfilm frames (Bring your own flashdrive to save images you find)
  • Headsets to listen to webinars and FamilySearch online classes
  • Some recorded webinars available on CD for your viewing



For FHC staff only:

STAFF TRAINING Meetings (5:30 pm)

September 15, 2013

October 20, 2013


Center Services
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Links
Volunteer at the Center