Alton Illinois Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

Phone: 618-466-4352

E-mail: IL_alton@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 6pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 6pm to 9pm
  • First Saturday:10am - 2pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed 2 weeks for Christmas break.
  • Closed first Saturday in April and October.

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

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.