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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 751 North 520 East Tooele Utah 84074
  • The center is in the back of the Tooele East Stake Center
  • Location on Map

Phone: 435-882-1396

E-mail:

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday & Thursday: 10:00-4:00, 7:00-9:00
  • Wednesday & Friday: 10:00-4:00

Holiday Schedule:   Closed November 17- 24 Thanksgiving

                                Closed December 17- January 7 Christmas



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events   Family History Fair  "We Are Waiting"

                                  Saturday November 10, 2010

                                   8:20-12:20pm

                                   Tooele East Stake Center

                                   751 North 520 East Tooele, Utah

     

Coming in June


7 Stake Family History Activity for the Youth                           

Speakers

Skit

Workshops

It will take place on Tues, Wed, and Thurs evenings from 7:00-8:40.

Class Schedule               

April Classes   Thursday Afternoon 1:30-3:00pm

The following classes will be taught by Lynn Andersen.


April 12th   Google Genealogist


April 19th    Using Family Search as a Research Tool


April 26th    Proven Methods for Finding Your Ancestor


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.
  • This center has a small library of census records, histories, maps and genealogical reference guides.

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. 
  • We also have Ancestry.com.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 12 Lenovo ThinkCentre all in one computers. A digital film reader that prints the documents but can also save the document to a flash drive or cd and four other film readers and one microfiche.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

There is always at least one staff member per shift that is an expert in the following areas:

new family search

family search

Ancestry.com

Record Management Programs

Google Research

Free Research Websites


We always strive to have enough staff so that each patron who comes in can have one-on-one help.




Volunteer at the Center

The center is always looking for volunteers. The shifts are 3 hours long. 10:00-1:00, 1:00-4:00 and 7:00-9:00pm. You can choose the shift. It is not necessary to be an expert in family history. A 6 week course during your shift will teach you everything you need to know to feel comfortable. It is taught by the director of the center. If you would like further information please e mail the director at patientmother@yahoo.com


 

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