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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Free Genealogy Classes
10 Jan 2013 - DNA
07 Feb 2013 - Immigration
14 Mar 2013 -Using Google for Family Research
11 Apr 2013 - Spanish Research
16 May 2013 - Photo's in Family Tree
06 Jun 2013 - to be announced
Sign Up: Call 949-582-0285 o (ONLY AN ANSWERING IMACHINE) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CLASSES FROM 7:00 to 8:00 pm
Location & Map
Address: 27976 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, California.
- Corner of Marguerite Parkway and Hillcrest. Enter at the rear of the building - left hand door.
- Location on Map.
Center Contacts and Hours
Phone: 949-364-2742 - THIS
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Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
- Mar. 30 ------------ Easter
- April 6 ------------ General Confeence
- May 25 -------------Memorial Day
- July 4-8th ------------- Independence Day
- Aug. 19-Sept 2nd ---- --Summer Vacation/Labor Day
- Oct. 5 ------------------ General Conference
- Nov. 26- Dec 2 -- ---------Thanksgiving Week
- Dec. 23 - Jan 6 -- --------Christmas/ New Years
- Family History Library Catalog:This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library 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.This includes the following:
- Fold 3.com
- ThePaperTrail.org (A guide to Overland Pioneer Names and Documents
- American Civil War Collection
- 19th Century British Newspapers Archive
- ArkivDigital (Swedish records=36 Million documents)
Hardware and Equipment
- 9 Computers with Internet access
- 7 Microfilm Readers
- 2 Microfiche Readers
- 1 Digital Imaging System
- Microfilm and Microfiche Scanner
- Flatbed Scanner
- Provide one on one research help and provide access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program.
- Provide Training. (Offering free how to classes)
- Assist in cleaning up data files.
- Provide Service Opportunities for volunteers.
- Visit the center any time during our open hours. We will be glad to acquaint you with our resources and equipment.