Huntington Beach California Family History Center

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''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
 
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
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#8702 Atlanta Ave, Huntington Beach, CA.
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#The Center is located in the northeast corner of our red brick Stake Center. We serve Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Coasta Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminister, even Long Beach. Our center is consistently open 6 days a week with a consultant always there.
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'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:''' 714-536-4736
  
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'''E-mail:''' <br>
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''
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Monday 9-3,
  
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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-9,
  
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Friday and Saturday 9-1
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' We only close for the major National holidays, for 2 weeks the first part of August, and 2 weeks around Christmas and New Years. The answering machine will be more specific.
  
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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.  
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*[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.
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Most of our books are for research reference. We have about 600 microfilms on permanant loan from the Salt Lake Family History Library. Those films include many from Guadalajara, Mexico, Acri, Italy and New York City.
  
 
==== 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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
 
  
==== Hardware and Equipment ====
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*[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. ''(''Hardware and Equipment
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We have 7 internet connected Computers and a private donation of the full Ancestry.com site. We have a desktop page with links to many commonly used websites
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
  
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The Huntington Beach Public Library located at GoldenWest and Talbert has a very large collection of books, maps, magazines. It is open whenever the library is. Call 714-842-4481. We regularly refer patrons to each other.
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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Volunteers are always needed. It is an excellent way to set aside a regular time to work on your own research and learn from others. We do an orientation for any new consultants. We can teach family history skills. Some basic computer knowledge is nice but not necessary.

Revision as of 22:32, 13 September 2011

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


Location & Map:

  1. 8702 Atlanta Ave, Huntington Beach, CA.
  2. The Center is located in the northeast corner of our red brick Stake Center. We serve Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Coasta Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminister, even Long Beach. Our center is consistently open 6 days a week with a consultant always there.

Phone: 714-536-4736

E-mail:

Open Hours:

Monday 9-3,

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-9,

Friday and Saturday 9-1

Holiday Schedule: We only close for the major National holidays, for 2 weeks the first part of August, and 2 weeks around Christmas and New Years. The answering machine will be more specific.




Contents

Center Resources

Collections

Most of our books are for research reference. We have about 600 microfilms on permanant loan from the Salt Lake Family History Library. Those films include many from Guadalajara, Mexico, Acri, Italy and New York City.

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 7 internet connected Computers and a private donation of the full Ancestry.com site. We have a desktop page with links to many commonly used websites




Resources in the Local Area

The Huntington Beach Public Library located at GoldenWest and Talbert has a very large collection of books, maps, magazines. It is open whenever the library is. Call 714-842-4481. We regularly refer patrons to each other.



Volunteer at the Center

Volunteers are always needed. It is an excellent way to set aside a regular time to work on your own research and learn from others. We do an orientation for any new consultants. We can teach family history skills. Some basic computer knowledge is nice but not necessary.