Tillsonburg Ontario Family History Centre

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We have a small Family History Center with only one computer available at this time. A second computer is being hooked up and should be available very soon. A third computer is on order as is a microfilm reader. Appointments are not necessary but if you do not wish to be disappointed you might wish to book computer use in advance by phoning the center number during center hours; or e-mailing the request to shar.peck@gmail.com, giving your name and phone number and the time you wish to book - you can book the computer for either Wednesday at 12:30-2 pm or Wednesday at 2-3:30 pm. You will either receive confirmation of your booking or you will receive a call telling you the time you requested is already booked. If you did not receive confirmation please check on the booking before driving to the center.
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We have a small Family History Center with only one computer available at this time. A second computer is being hooked up and should be available very soon. A third computer is on order as is a microfilm reader. Appointments are not necessary but if you do not wish to be disappointed you might wish to book computer use in advance by phoning the center number during center hours; or e-mailing the request to shar.peck@gmail.com, giving your name and phone number and the time you wish to book - you can book the computer for either Wednesday at 12:30-2 pm or Wednesday at 2-3:30 pm. You will either receive confirmation of your booking or you will receive a call telling you the time you requested is already booked. If you did not receive confirmation please check on the booking before driving to the center.  
  
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This centre will have the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog in the near future.  
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:*''(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.)''
 
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Revision as of 15:50, 24 July 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Centre, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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We have a small Family History Center with only one computer available at this time. A second computer is being hooked up and should be available very soon. A third computer is on order as is a microfilm reader. Appointments are not necessary but if you do not wish to be disappointed you might wish to book computer use in advance by phoning the center number during center hours; or e-mailing the request to shar.peck@gmail.com, giving your name and phone number and the time you wish to book - you can book the computer for either Wednesday at 12:30-2 pm or Wednesday at 2-3:30 pm. You will either receive confirmation of your booking or you will receive a call telling you the time you requested is already booked. If you did not receive confirmation please check on the booking before driving to the center.

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Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 60 Vienna Rd., Tillsonburg, ON N4G 3C7
  2. The center is located at the very back of the building. Ring the bell by the door to gain entry.


Phone: (519) 842-7272 during center hours. Phone Sharleen Peck at (519) 688-9749 if you have questions at other times.

E-mail: shar.peck@gmail.com

Open Hours: Wednesday 12:30-3:30 pm

Holiday Schedule: please watch this page for holiday hours.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: None at this time

Class Schedule: None at this time

Staff Training Meetings: Only one staff member at this time


Centre Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This centre now 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

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have one computer and one microfiche reader at this time. A second computer is being installed and a third is on order. A microfilm reader is also on order.

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

We have only one staff member at this time.


Resources in the Local Area

Resources helpful for individuals doing research, such as government offices, historical societies, etc., will be added here as they become known.


Links

Links to other websites of interest to those who visit our centre such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where our centre is located will be added as they become known.


Volunteer at the Centre

No volunteers are needed at this time, but may be welcome in the future.