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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 12100 Ridgecrest Road (cross street=Bear Valley Road) Victorville, CA
  2. Serving the high desert location of Victor Valley which houses about 270,000 people.
    1. Please call ahead to verify that nothing unforseen has interrupted our usual schedule.
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Phone: 760-243-5632

E-mail:

Open Hours: Tues.--Thurs. 9-9, Friday 9-1, Sat. 10-2

Holiday Schedule: Closed the second Wed. of each month at 7 P.M.  Closed on the 4th of July and open only two days a week during August  Open by appointment only during the week of Thanksgiving, and of Christmas and New Years.  Please schedule in advance.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events:  May 5th Seminar on Family Search Products 

Staff Training Meetings the second Wednesday of each month at 7 P.M. at the Center


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.
  • We store over 3,000 microfilms on indefinite loan and over 24,000 micro-fiche as well as 1,000 books. 

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. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Come use three microfilm readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, one that prints color and one that prints copies of microfilm.'

Resources in the Local Area

Please visit the Norman F. Feldheym Central Library in San Bernardino for a California collection that is unique in the world.


Volunteer at the Center

Volunteer genealogy consultants have opportunities for training in basic and advanced techniques.  Assignments are usually in shifts of 4 hours a week.  Come to the center or call to inquire.


 

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