Lewisville Texas Family History Center

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Revision as of 20:14, 19 March 2013

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

The Lewisville Family History Center serves patrons from Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village, Corinth, Lantana, Double Oak, Copper Canyon and outlying areas.


The Center has a separate entrance at the rear of the Chapel Building. 

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 902 N. Chinn Chapel Road, Highland Village, TX 75077
  • 6/10 miles north of intersection of FM407-Justin Rd and Chinn Chapel Rd.

Location on Map

Phone:  972-966-1034

E-mail: TX_lewisville@ldsmail.net

Hours of Operation:

  • Tuesday: 6:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
  • 2nd Saturday of each month - 9:00am - Noon
  • By appointment: Contact a family history consultant or email: ejohan1014@msn.com 


2013 Holiday Schedule:

We will not be open the follow dates:

  • 4th of July - Thursday July 4
  • Thanksgiving - Monday, November 25 - Friday, November 29
  • Christmas Break - Thursday, December 20 - Wednesday, January 6

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

Workshop Schedule for 2013

All Workshops are held in the Primary Room at the Family History Center unless stated otherwise.

  • Tues, Jan 8, 7-8 pm "Family Tree, are you on?" by Darlene Kopta
  • Tues, Feb 12, 7-8pm "The Power of Google" by Richard Owings 
  • Tues, Mar 12, 7-8 pm "US Military Research" by Sue Chellew
  • Tues, Apr 9, 7-8 pm, "The Draper Manuscripts" by Ellen Johansen
  • Tues, May 14, 7-8 pm "Mobile Devices and Genealogy" by Darlene Kopta

    Bring your tablets and/or smart phones

  • Tues, Jun 11, 7-8 pm "US Naturalization Records" by Sue Chellew & Sandra Hansen

No Workshops will be held in July or August


Fall Workshops to be announced at later date

Consultant Training Meetings   

3rd Thursday monthly, 7-8 pm @ Stake Center, Primary Room

No consultant training will be held in June, July, August or December.


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Extensive collection of indefinite microfilms and microfiche.
  • 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. 
  • Websites include: Family Search, Ancestry, Find My Past, Fold 3, World Vital Records, Heritage Quest, Arkiv Digital
  • Also have access to: 19th Century British Library Newspapers Digital Archives, Historic Map Works, Paper Trail
  • Limited Reference Library

Hardware and Equipment

  • 7 computer stations
  • 4 microfilm readers (one with printing capability)
  • 3 Microfiche readers
  • Copying capabilities (If making more than 20 copies, please donate paper) 

Center Services

What We Offer

  • Research help: We do not perform the research for patrons but we answer questions and suggest possible resources.
  • Assist in cleaning up data files 
  • Provide service opportunites for missionaries and volunteers
  • We offer workshops - see schedule for details   

 


Resources in the Local Area

Grapevine Public Library 1201 Municipal Way  Grapevine, TX 76051  817-410-3429

www.grapevine.lib.tx.us

Dallas Public Library 1515 Young St. Dallas, TX 75201  214-670-1433

www.dallaslibrary2.org

Fort Worth Public Library - Central 500 W 3rd St. Fort Worth, TX 76102  817-392-7701

http://fortworthtexas.gov/library/branches/central/

The National Archives at Fort Worth

http://www.archives.gov/southwest/




Volunteer at the Center

If you are interested in volunteering, we are looking for friendly, enthusiastic people that are willing to help patrons with research techniques and seeking their ancestors at all skill levels. 


Online Film Ordering

If you know the film number you want to order go to: 
https://www.familysearch.org/films/

If not, go to https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog to search the Family History Library Catalog.

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