Orem Utah Sunset Heights Family History Center

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(43 intermediate revisions by 3 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
 
  <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHCpage|location=Utah}}</span>  
 
  <span class="fck_mw_template">{{FHCpage|location=Utah}}</span>  
  
Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts. The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help. Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.
+
== The Orem Utah Sunset Heights Multi-Stake Family History Center ==
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
+
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">We s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">erve p</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">atrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset </span>Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.<br>
  
==== Location  ====
+
We offer:<br>• One-on-one assistance<br>• Free access to subscription websites<br>• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics<br>
  
'''Location Map:'''
+
=== Center Contacts and Hours Location<br>  ===
  
*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah''' (White chapel across the street north of Krispy Kreme.)
+
*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah'''  
*Ring bell to&nbsp;gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.  
+
*Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.<br>
*&lt;a href="https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1260+South+400+West,+Orem,+Utah&amp;hl=en&amp;ll=40.274025,-111.704607&amp;spn=0.028519,0.038795&amp;sll=47.272986,-120.882277&amp;sspn=6.492969,9.931641&amp;hnear=1260+S+400+W,+Orem,+Utah+84058&amp;t=m&amp;z=15"&gt;Location on Map&lt;/a&gt;
+
  
==== Contact  ====
+
'''E-mail:''' ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net
  
'''E-mail:''' &lt;a href="mailto:ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net"&gt;ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net&lt;/a&gt;
+
===== Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/<br>  =====
  
Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/
+
==== '''Open Hours:''' ====
  
==== Schedule  ====
+
*'''Monday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm'''
 +
*'''Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm'''<br>
 +
*'''Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm'''
  
'''Open Hours:'''
+
(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center, staff may close the center.)
  
*'''Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,'''  
+
'''Group Reservation:''' Contact or email Directors: Cheryl and Ken Fugal, 801-221-4774, clfugal@gmail.com
*'''Tuesday &amp; Wednesday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm.'''
+
*'''Saturday 10 am to 1 pm'''
+
*(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center Staff may close the center.)
+
  
'''Group Reservation:''' E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086
+
== <br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''<br>  ==
  
<br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''&nbsp;.
+
*Closed October 31 after 4pm, 2013
 +
*Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday thru Saturday, November 27- 30,2013
 +
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Wednesday, January 1, 2014. There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.
 +
*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014
 +
*Closed General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
 +
*Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and Monday May 26, 2014
 +
*Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 4, 2014<br>
  
*Closed General Conference – Saturday April 6. 2013
+
== '''Upcoming Classes'''  ==
*Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
+
*Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
+
*Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013
+
*Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2013
+
*Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013
+
*Closed Thanksgiving - Thursday thru Saturday, November 21, 22, 23
+
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Monday, January 2, 2014. &nbsp;There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.&nbsp;
+
*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014<br>
+
  
=== Calendar and Events<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-weight: normal;">.</span> ===
+
'''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.''' Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.<br>  
  
== '''Upcoming Classes'''&nbsp; -  ==
+
<u>'''We offer BASIC HELP any time'''</u> <u>'''we ore ope'''</u>'''<u>n in three areas:</u>'''  
  
'''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.''' Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.
+
#Getting Started with Your Family History
 +
#Using Family Tree
 +
#Using Family Search
  
<u>Family History Writing Class</u> Every Wednesday at 3 pm<br>Henry Miles will teach a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.&nbsp;This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br>  
+
Classes are 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 11am and 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7pm.<br>  
  
<u>FS – Books</u>&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; Wed. April 10th, 11am There are many books available on FamilySearch.&nbsp;Learn how to access and use them.
+
'''<u>Family History Writing Class</u> Every Wednesday,1-3 PM'''
  
<u>Ancestry.com #1</u>&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; Tuesday, April 2, 3pm &amp; 7 pm You've heard of it, now learn to use it.&nbsp;Part one-an overview of Ancestry.com, search techniques, using the card catalog,&nbsp;immigration and travel, and photos. This is the first of a 3 class series.&nbsp;Google, Mocavo, others Searches Apr 25, 7pm &amp; Fri 26, 11 am Learn search tips for&nbsp;searching on-line for your ancestor's information .  
+
Henry Miles uses a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br>
  
<u>Getting Started 1-3</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;3 week class - Tuesdays, April 16, 23, 30, 7 pm Beginner Class for the true&nbsp;beginner or anyone who needs a refresher course. Three classes of 60-90 minutes&nbsp;each. Videos, discussion, hands-on workshop. Designed for people comfortable with&nbsp;computers but unsure of how to start your family history. &nbsp;BEFORE THE CLASS -Register for an LDS Account and bring your username and&nbsp;password to the class. Come to the FHC for help to register at least one day ahead.<br><u></u>  
+
<u>'''Introduction to FamilySearch Wiki'''</u><br>  
  
<u>R Tips - Inferential Genealogy</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Thursday, April 11th 7pm &amp; Wednesday April 17th 3 pm Use inferential&nbsp;reasoning to break through many tough genealogical problems. Learn look beyond&nbsp;what records tell you, piecing together bits of efforts to gain knowledge that no record&nbsp;may tell you all by itself.
+
11 am Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 - and - 7 pm Thursday, Nov 7, 2013<br>
  
<u>Ward Consultant Training</u>&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;Thursday, April 18 at 7 pm
+
Introduction to FamilySearch Wiki – This class is for those who already have basic experience in FamilySearch and Family Tree. In this class we will learn the basics about the FamilySearch Research Wiki and how it can help you expand your tools for finding info on places and topics that pertain to your ancestors. Instructor: Rod Cuthbert<br>  
  
<u>Boy Scout Merit Badge Workshop</u>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Saturday,&nbsp;<u></u>April 20th 11 am- 12:30 pm<br><br>  
+
<u>'''FS Research Courses to Learn at Home'''</u><br>
 +
 
 +
WhenTuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 11am<br>
 +
 
 +
Learn how to find and use the Research Courses in the learning center of FamilySearch, so you can receive expert help in the areas you are researching. Instructor: Barbara Howell.<br>
 +
 
 +
<u>'''Photos and Stories -FamilySearch/Family Tree Class'''</u><br>
 +
 
 +
Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013, 11 am&nbsp; - and&nbsp; - Thursday, Dec 5, 2013, 7 pm<br>FamilySearch - Photos and Stories<br>
 +
 
 +
<br>  
  
 
==== Future Class Schedule:  ====
 
==== Future Class Schedule:  ====
  
'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog. &nbsp;
+
'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog.  
  
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
  
*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.
+
*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.<br>
  
 
=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
  
==== Collections ====
+
==== Collections  
  
:
+
:<br> ====
  
 
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&lt;/a&gt; This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
 
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&lt;/a&gt; This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
Line 83: Line 91:
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:
+
:<br>
  
 
*&lt;a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/"&gt;'''FHC Portal:'''&lt;/a&gt; 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.  
 
*&lt;a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/"&gt;'''FHC Portal:'''&lt;/a&gt; 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.  
Line 143: Line 151:
 
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
 
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
  
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
+
=== <br> ===
 
+
Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening. Also a wiki blogger and a computer
+

Revision as of 01:05, 28 October 2013

<span class="fck_mw_template">
FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

</span>

Contents

The Orem Utah Sunset Heights Multi-Stake Family History Center

We serve patrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.

We offer:
• One-on-one assistance
• Free access to subscription websites
• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics

Center Contacts and Hours Location

  • Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah
  • Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.

E-mail: ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net

Check out our webpage: http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/

Open Hours:

  • Monday and Thursday: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm

(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center, staff may close the center.)

Group Reservation: Contact or email Directors: Cheryl and Ken Fugal, 801-221-4774, clfugal@gmail.com


Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed October 31 after 4pm, 2013
  • Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday thru Saturday, November 27- 30,2013
  • Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Wednesday, January 1, 2014. There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.
  • Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014
  • Closed General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
  • Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and Monday May 26, 2014
  • Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 4, 2014

Upcoming Classes

All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC. Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.

We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:

  1. Getting Started with Your Family History
  2. Using Family Tree
  3. Using Family Search

Classes are 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 11am and 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7pm.

Family History Writing Class Every Wednesday,1-3 PM

Henry Miles uses a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.

Introduction to FamilySearch Wiki

11 am Tuesday, Nov 5, 2013 - and - 7 pm Thursday, Nov 7, 2013

Introduction to FamilySearch Wiki – This class is for those who already have basic experience in FamilySearch and Family Tree. In this class we will learn the basics about the FamilySearch Research Wiki and how it can help you expand your tools for finding info on places and topics that pertain to your ancestors. Instructor: Rod Cuthbert

FS Research Courses to Learn at Home

WhenTuesday, Nov 19, 2013 at 11am

Learn how to find and use the Research Courses in the learning center of FamilySearch, so you can receive expert help in the areas you are researching. Instructor: Barbara Howell.

Photos and Stories -FamilySearch/Family Tree Class

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013, 11 am  - and  - Thursday, Dec 5, 2013, 7 pm
FamilySearch - Photos and Stories


Future Class Schedule:

<a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/">Click here</a> to see our Blog.

Staff Training Meetings

  • Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.

Center Resources

==== Collections


====
  • <a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog">Family History Library Catalog:</a> This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • (List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)


Databases and Software


  • <a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/">FHC Portal:</a> 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.
  • Record managment programs: Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
  • Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
  • Microfilms and microfiche
  • Scanner and Photoshop software
  • Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
  • AniMap Software.
  • Nauvoo Database
  • Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
  • Books to assist research such as: Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,


Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm and microfiche reader
  • 12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal
  • Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge

Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups

FamilySearch Support Specialists

Research Help:

  • Czech
  • Denmark
  • England/British Isles
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Quebec
  • Romanian
  • Scotland
  • Spanish/Central America
  • Swedish
  • Switzerland
  • Wales
  • LDS Research
  • U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern

Resources in the Local Area

BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.

Links

(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)