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For the most up-to-date information about the Rexburg Idaho Family History Center, including class and conference information, please click on the link below:
  
[[Image:Idahorexburgfhc.JPG|right|400px|Idahorexburgfhc.JPG]] '''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''
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'''Address:'''
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[http://rexburgfamilysearch.org Click here to go to RexburgFamilySearch.org]
 
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:*29 West 1st North<br>
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Rexburg, Idaho&nbsp;&nbsp; 83440&nbsp;
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United States
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It is west of the Rexburg Tabernacle and south of the Rexburg branch of the Madison County Library.  
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'''Phone:''' <br>
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= Center Contacts and Hours  =
  
:*(208) 656-3273<br>
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:*29 West 1st North Rexburg,Idaho 83440
  
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:*The Center is located west of the Rexburg Tabernacle and south of the Rexburg Branch of the Madison County Library.<br>
  
:*ID_Rexburg@ldsmail.net
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'''Phone:''' (208) 656-3273
  
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'''Email:'''[mailto:ID_Rexburg@ldsmail.net ID_Rexburg@ldsmail.net]
 
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'''Hours of Operation:'''<br>
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:*Sunday: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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'''Hours of Operation:'''
:*Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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:*Tuesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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:*Wednesday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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:*Thursday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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:*Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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:*Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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<br> '''Usual Closures:'''  
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:*'''Sunday:''' &nbsp; 3pm -7pm
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:*'''Monday: &nbsp;''' 9am -5pm
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:*'''Tuesday:''' &nbsp; 9am -9pm
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:*'''Wednesday:''' 9am - 9pm
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:*'''Thursday:''' 9am - 9pm
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:*'''Friday: &nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp; 10am - 5pm
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:*'''Saturday:''' 9am - 1pm
  
:*Closed on major holidays
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'''Usual Closures:'''
:*Closed on General Conference weekends
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:*Closed on Madison School District snow days
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<br> '''Specific Closure Dates Through the End of 2013:'''  
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:*'''Closed on major holidays'''
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:*'''Closed on General Conference weekends'''
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:*'''Closed on Madison School District snow days'''
  
April 6-7 for General Conference
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:*May 25 - 27 Memorial Day
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:*July 4 - 7 Independence Day Weekend
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:*August 22 Cleaning
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:*August 31&nbsp; September 2 Labor Day Weekend
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:*October 5 - 6 General Conference
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:*Closed beginning at 12:00 pm on November 27 through December 1 Thanksgiving<br>
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:*Closed December 22 - January 2 for Christmas Holidays
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If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273  
 
If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273  
  
== 2013 Class Handouts<br> ==
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= Events =
  
Click below to access handouts for classes from previous months:<br>  
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Registration is now open for the Eastern Idaho Family History Conference. Please click below to be directed to the Conference website:<br>  
 
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[https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hdhrm7g652risau/TJgKuerKfS Handouts for January 2013 Classes]
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[https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3fn7w1bs3etgpkn/TfF6awrZVd Handouts for February 2013 Classes]
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== April 2013 Classes  ==
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[http://eifhc2014.wordpress.com Eastern Idaho Family History Conference Website]
  
For information about April 2013 Classes, please [http://www.rexburgfamilysearch.org click here to go to the Rexburg FamilySearch Center website.]<br>
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== &nbsp;Classes for&nbsp;Ward Youth&nbsp;Groups&nbsp; ==
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'''Tuesday YM/YW Night'''<br>Tuesday, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. <u>“YOUth, the Plan, and Family History.</u> This activity focuses on the Prophet’s goals for Youth. Youth groups up to 40 can be accommodated. Extra Feature: Youth will prepare a family Home Evening activity that will raise the roof! Call to reserve facilities. Youth leaders need to attend 1 hr. training session before event. <br>  
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<br>'''“Youth Conference in the Spirit World”'''<br>On Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The youth will begin to understand the work OF the dead in the Spirit World and the work FOR the dead here in mortality. The youth will learn many skills, including finding and submitting names to the temple. 40 youth and 8 adults can be accommodated. Wards need to call to make a reservation.
 
 
== &nbsp;Prospective Missionary Class&nbsp;  ==
 
 
Announcing '''“Family History in the Mission Field”''' for perspective missionaries (17 years and older) and missionaries with their call. Learn how to use Family History in the Mission Field. Two months of training with practice.
 
 
<br><u>1st Month:</u> Wednesdays, 7 – 9 p.m. &nbsp; Attend four, two-hour training sessions to learn how to do family history and prepare names for temple ordinances using Family Tree and research with Family Search.
 
 
<u>2nd Month:</u> Serve as a Family Search Consultant for 4 two-hour shifts during the month at a time of your choosing. Help patrons with their family history as if you were in the mission field!
 
 
<br>Bishop’s approval required. Call 656-3273 to reserve a seat.
 
 
== &nbsp;Sunday Classes for Ward Groups&nbsp;  ==
 
 
'''Ward Consultants:''' Schedule your ward group for a productive session at the Rexburg Family Search Center. Bring groups as large as 40-45.<br>
 
 
<br><u>Topics to Learn:</u> Half of the group will gather in the Training Room for video presentations on Family Tree and Family Search. The other half will gather into the Computer Room for a hands-on activity with Family Tree. The groups will trade places half way through your session.<br>
 
 
<u><br>Who Teaches:</u> You as the Ward Family History Consultant will teach the class in the Computer Room or be teamed up with a Family Search Consultant who is on duty to assist. The video presentation in the Training Room can be done by one of your ward members with five minutes of coaching.
 
 
<br><u>Or your choice of topics:</u> If you want to teach another topic, be our guest. You might teach about Indexing, Ancestry.com research tips, Descendant Research, etc. If you want a specialist to help teach your group, please contact the Family Search Directors to check on this option.
 
 
<br>Times: 4:30 – 6:00 PM or 6:00 – 7:30 PM.<br>Reserve a Session by calling 656-3273.
 
 
== &nbsp;Classes for Young Adults&nbsp;  ==
 
 
Thursdays: 7 - 9 p.m.&nbsp; <u>Fast-Track for Young Adult</u> family history consultants, priesthood leaders, and all other interested Young Adults. Become trained in Family Tree, Family Search, and Temple Name Submission! Plan on attending 2-3 evenings to get the full-meal deal! Laptops with WiFi interface required.
 
 
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= Events  =
 
 
Registration is now open for the first Bi-Annual Rexburg FamilySearch Center Family History Conference. Please see the information below and click on the link to register.<br>
 
 
= Upcoming Events  =
 
 
==== The first bi-annual Rexburg FamilySearch Center Family History Conference<br>  ====
 
 
<u>'''March 9, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.'''</u><br>
 
 
Classes will be offered on a variety of topics that will inspire your efforts in family history and teach you methods of research, preservation and sharing. <br>
 
 
Lunch break from noon to 1:00 p.m. Bring a sack lunch or walk to one of several nearby restaurants.<br>
 
 
A vendor's hall will exhibit some of the latest in family history resources and products available for purchase at the conference. Visit the exhibit hall between classes or during the lunch break.<br>
 
 
Click the following link to learn more and register for the conference:<br>
 
 
[http://www.rexburgfamilysearch.org Rexburg FamilySearch Center Family History Conference&nbsp;Website]
 
 
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Revision as of 20:57, 14 March 2014

Contents

Website

For the most up-to-date information about the Rexburg Idaho Family History Center, including class and conference information, please click on the link below:


Click here to go to RexburgFamilySearch.org


Center Contacts and Hours

Idahorexburgfhc.JPG
  • 29 West 1st North Rexburg,Idaho 83440
  • The Center is located west of the Rexburg Tabernacle and south of the Rexburg Branch of the Madison County Library.

Phone: (208) 656-3273

Email:ID_Rexburg@ldsmail.net

Hours of Operation:

  • Sunday:   3pm -7pm
  • Monday:   9am -5pm
  • Tuesday:   9am -9pm
  • Wednesday: 9am - 9pm
  • Thursday: 9am - 9pm
  • Friday:     10am - 5pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 1pm

Usual Closures:

  • Closed on major holidays
  • Closed on General Conference weekends
  • Closed on Madison School District snow days





Classes and Training

Please sign up at our website for classes. Click here to register at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center website.

If you have questions about registering you can call: (208) 656- 3273

Events

Registration is now open for the Eastern Idaho Family History Conference. Please click below to be directed to the Conference website:


Eastern Idaho Family History Conference Website

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.
  • Books: Hundreds of books and a collection family history magazines are available to read in the Rexburg FamilySearch Center. Personal and family histories, research guides, "how-to" books, maps and gazeteers, etc.

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.
  • The American Ancestors website is a subscription site available for free at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.
  • Dozens of links to genealogical websites are available on most computers in the Computer Room.
  • RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, Ancestral Quest, and PAF genealogical database software are installed on all computers at the Rexburg FamilySearch Center.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Wi-Fi throughout the building
  • Twenty-four computers in the Computer Room, several more throughout the Center
  • Several printers (many in color)
  • A microfilm reader-printer
  • Two flatbed scanners (to scan photographs, slides, photo negatives and documents, and save them to a removable drive or to an Internet storage account, like Dropbox)
  • Two microfilm readers
  • Two microfiche readers
  • Audio transfer equipment and software (to save audio cassette tapes to digital format)
  • Video transfer equipment and software (to save video tapes to digital format)


Center Services

Photocopies

Photocopying and printing from computers is available for genealogical purposes only. The charge is five cents per copy for black and white and twenty-five cents per copy for color copies.

Staff Research Specialties

The Rexburg FamilySearch Center is staffed by volunteers from the community. These volunteers possess a wide array of skills and knowledge in all areas of genealogical research. Visitors to the center may receive assistance in genealogical research, technology usage, ways to share your research, etc., from various staff members.

Resources in the Local Area

BYU-Idaho has a Family History Center with extended hours on some days. See their blog at: byu-idaho-fhc.blogspot.com/