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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''We're here to help.'''''&nbsp; Trained volunteer genealogists/family history consultants can help you with your research, and it's available to you free of charge.&nbsp; Research consultants can help you by answering basic questions such as how to get started, what records are available to search, and suggesting sources for your research.&nbsp; We are a free community resource for anyone interested in learning how to research their family&nbsp;tree.''
  
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= '''Center Contacts and Hours''' =
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'''Location Map:'''  
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:*[https://www.google.com/maps/preview/place/300+S+100+E,+Moab,+UT+84532/@38.568091,-109.548902,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8747e1f269381da5:0xd9f70e695503ef49 Location Map]
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:*300 South 100 East, Moab UT 84532 United States
  
'''E-mail:''' <br>
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'''Phone:''' 1 435-259-5563
  
'''Open Hours:'''  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:UT_Moab@ldsmail.net UT_Moab@ldsmail.net]
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''FHC Director:''' Jill Williams
  
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*'''Assistant Director''': Kim Shafer
  
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:*For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 435-259-5563.
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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== '''Open Hours:'''  ==
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:*'''Sunday''': 5:00pm - 8:00pm
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:*'''Tuesday''': 10:00am - 6:00pm
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:*'''Wednesday''': 2:00pm - 9:00pm
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:*'''Thursday''': 10:00am - 6:00pm
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:*We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
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:*Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.<br>
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== '''Holiday Closures:'''  ==
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*April 5, 2015 - Easter Sunday
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*May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day
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*June 21, 2015 - Father's Day
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*November 23-27, 2015 (Thanksgiving Week)
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*December 21, 2015 - January 4, 2016 (Christmas Break)
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== '''Other Closures:'''  ==
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*February 12, 2015 (RootsTech)
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*March 31 - April 2, 2015 - Spring Break
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*May 28, 2015 (High School Graduation)
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== '''Calendar and Events''' ==
  
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
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==== Class Schedule  ====
 
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*April 14, 2015 - How Do I Start My Family History
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*May 12, 2015 - Learning the Roots Magic Program
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*June 9, 2015 - What is Family Search and Family Tree
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*July 14, 2015 - Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
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Monthly, 4th Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Moab Family History Center
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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[[Image:MoabFHC1.JPG|frame|center|500x300px]] <br>
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== '''Center Resources''' ==
  
 
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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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:*[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.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <br>
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:*A selection of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Lessons:
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:#An Enduring Legacy
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:#Chronicles of Courage
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:#Museum Memories
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:#Pioneer Pathways
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:*Sons of Utah Pioneers books:
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:#Conquerors of the West:&nbsp; Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. 1-4
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:*A variety of books on local area histories
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:*Blanding Family Histories
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==== Databases and Software  ====
 
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:*'''[[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.)''
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]'''&nbsp; 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.<br>
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:*FamilySearch.org
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:*Ancestry.com
  
 
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:*12 computers
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A new Family Room has been added to the Center.&nbsp; This area is dedicated to facilitating a family's needs while the parents are using the resources at the Center.&nbsp; Our Family Room is furnished, decorated, and functions like the family room in your home. Sit on the couch with your laptop or work on the computer in the room.&nbsp; The Family Room is stocked with books, games, and toys to entertain your children while you have access to FHC staff and free access to premium genealogy websites.  
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
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&nbsp;Resources in the Local Area
  
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*Grand County Courthouse
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*Dan O"Laurie Canyon Country Museum
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*Grand County Public Library
  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moab,_Utah Moab City]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah State of Utah]
  
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Latest revision as of 16:59, 6 July 2015

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


                                                          Our Mission Statement
The purpose of the Moab Family History Center is to assist Moab community members and visitors in researching their family trees through access to genealogical resources, classes, and workshops.

We're here to help.  Trained volunteer genealogists/family history consultants can help you with your research, and it's available to you free of charge.  Research consultants can help you by answering basic questions such as how to get started, what records are available to search, and suggesting sources for your research.  We are a free community resource for anyone interested in learning how to research their family tree.

MoabFHC5.JPG

Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

  • Location Map
  • 300 South 100 East, Moab UT 84532 United States

Phone: 1 435-259-5563

E-mail: UT_Moab@ldsmail.net

FHC Director: Jill Williams

  • Assistant Director: Kim Shafer
  • For an appointment, please contact the director in advance at 1 435-259-5563.

Open Hours:

  • Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 2:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness.
  • Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours.

Holiday Closures:

  • April 5, 2015 - Easter Sunday
  • May 10, 2015 - Mother's Day
  • June 21, 2015 - Father's Day
  • November 23-27, 2015 (Thanksgiving Week)
  • December 21, 2015 - January 4, 2016 (Christmas Break)


Other Closures:

  • February 12, 2015 (RootsTech)
  • March 31 - April 2, 2015 - Spring Break
  • May 28, 2015 (High School Graduation)

MoabFHC interior entrance.JPG

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

  • April 14, 2015 - How Do I Start My Family History
  • May 12, 2015 - Learning the Roots Magic Program
  • June 9, 2015 - What is Family Search and Family Tree
  • July 14, 2015 - Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com

Staff Training Meetings

Monthly, 4th Tuesday at 6:00 pm at the Moab Family History Center

MoabFHC1.JPG

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.                                                                         
  • A selection of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Lessons:
  1. An Enduring Legacy
  2. Chronicles of Courage
  3. Museum Memories
  4. Pioneer Pathways
  • Sons of Utah Pioneers books:
  1. Conquerors of the West:  Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vol. 1-4
  • A variety of books on local area histories
  • Blanding Family Histories


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.
  • FamilySearch.org
  • Ancestry.com

Hardware and Equipment

  • 12 computers
  • 3 printers
  • 1 scanner
MoabFHC computer stations.JPG

Family Room

A new Family Room has been added to the Center.  This area is dedicated to facilitating a family's needs while the parents are using the resources at the Center.  Our Family Room is furnished, decorated, and functions like the family room in your home. Sit on the couch with your laptop or work on the computer in the room.  The Family Room is stocked with books, games, and toys to entertain your children while you have access to FHC staff and free access to premium genealogy websites.

Moab Family History Center Family Room 1.JPG


Moab Family History Center Family Room 2.JPG

Center Services

 Resources in the Local Area

  • Grand County Courthouse
  • Dan O"Laurie Canyon Country Museum
  • Grand County Public Library


Links

Volunteer at the Center



 

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