Gloucester Virginia Family History Center

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'''Location & Map:'''  
 
'''Location & Map:'''  
  
*'''Address:'''  6846 Short Ln, GLOUCESTER, VIRGINIA 23061,UNITED STATES  
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:*6846 Short Ln, Gloucester, VA  2306  UNITED STATES  
*Coming from the 17, turn right onto Short Ln., our building is on the right after you pass Gloucester High School.  When pulling into the parking lot, park near the first doors of the building, you'll find our Center right inside those doors on your left.
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:*Coming from the 17, turn right onto Short Ln., our building is on the right after you pass Gloucester High School.  When pulling into the parking lot, park near the first doors of the building, You'll find our Center right inside those doors on your left.  
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'''Phone: 804-695-1162; Center Director Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000'''
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'''Phone:  '''1 804-695-1162   
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp;'''va_gloucester@ldsmail.net'''<br>  
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'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; [mailto:VA_Gloucester@ldsmail.net VA_Gloucester@ldsmail.net]<br>  
  
'''Open Hours: Tuesdays 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Wednesdays 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., other by appointment'''  
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'''Center Director:'''&nbsp; Beverly T. Rich  804 693-2035
  
'''Holiday Schedule: Closed all federal and state holidays'''  
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events: None ====
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==== Upcoming Events: Microfiche Sorting Party - Tuesday, July 10th at 10AM, at the center. &nbsp;Come help us organize our collection of microfiche, upon completion of this project we'll have a large library of microfiche availabe for patrons to use in the center.  ====
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==== Class Schedule ====
  
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*Tuesday nights, Sept. 18th - Oct. 9th, Genealogy Class&nbsp;6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Instruction followed by workshop) &nbsp;Contact us to register as space is limited.
*May 23rd - June 13th, Genealogy Class&nbsp;6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  
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==== Staff Training Meetings: None  ====
 
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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.''<br>''
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.''<br>''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[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.
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Revision as of 00:00, 19 July 2014

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


The Gloucester Virginia Family History Center is a wonderful resource to members of the Gloucester and surrounding communities.  We are a film center which means that we not only offer access to books, computers and online resources, but also to ordering and viewing microfilm and microfiche from the worlds largest collection of records.'

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone:  1 804-695-1162 

E-mail:  VA_Gloucester@ldsmail.net

Center Director:  Beverly T. Rich 804 693-2035

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays:   10am-12pm
  • Wednesdays:   6pm- 8pm
  • Other:   by appointment

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed all state & federal holidays




Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: Microfiche Sorting Party - Tuesday, July 10th at 10AM, at the center.  Come help us organize our collection of microfiche, upon completion of this project we'll have a large library of microfiche availabe for patrons to use in the center.

Class Schedule

  • Tuesday nights, Sept. 18th - Oct. 9th, Genealogy Class 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. (Instruction followed by workshop)  Contact us to register as space is limited.

Staff Training Meetings: None


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

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

  • Computers
  • Printers
  • Microfilm Readers (ability to photograph imgaes)
  • Microfiche Readers (ability to photograph images)

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Technology help


Resources in the Local Area

Gloucester Library

Gloucester Genealogical Society


Links

http://www.vgs.org/


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for people with technology skills and/or genealogy skills to help volunteer their time to staff the center.  Please contact Olivia Jewell 435-764-6000 or visit us during operating hours to inquire further.