Arlington Texas Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
- 1 The Arlington Texas Family History Center is easily accessible from Interstate 20:
- 2 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2.1 THIS FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS
- 2.2 Annual Family History FAIR
- 2.2.1 First Saturday in March
- 2.2.2 Calendar and Events
- 2.2.3 Class Schedule:
- 2.2.4 Staff Training Meetings
- 2.2.5 Center Resources
- 2.2.6 Center Services
- 2.2.7 Resources in the Local Area
- 2.2.8 Links:
- 2.2.9 Volunteer at the Center
The Arlington Texas Family History Center is easily accessible from Interstate 20:
Take exit 447 for Park Springs Boulevard
Turn North onto Park Springs Blvd
Turn right onto W Pleasant Ridge Rd
Take the 1st left onto Kelly Perkins Rd
Kelly Perkins Rd turns slightly left and becomes Curt Dr
Destination will be on the right
Center Contacts and Hours
- 3809 Curt Drive Arlington Texas 76016 United States
- The entrance to the Family History Center is on the back side of the building.
- Wednesday:10:00am-2:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
Holiday Closure Schedule:
27 May 2016; Memorial Day
THIS FAMILY HISTORY CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DAYS
4 April 2015 for Easter and General Conference
Annual Family History FAIR
First Saturday in March
Calendar and Events
- 5 March 2016
- Preregistration is preferred;
- Same day registration begins at 8 AM.
- Legacy Class: second Saturday of each month; 2 PM
Staff Training Meetings
7 PM at Family History Center
- 26 April 2015
- FamilySearch Catalog: Any of the films and fiche ordered through the FamilySearch Catalog may be read in this center.
- Over 100 books, atlases, research guides for various locations, published genealogies, back-issues of genealogical magazines.
- Microfiche: indexes of vital records, genealogical atlases, familiy histories, etc.
- A drawer devoted to microfiche of Scotish records such as:
- Indexes to christenings, marriages & burials
- Index to 1881 Census
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to third party premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
- Family Insight: has the capability to interact with New.FamilySearch to pull information from or put information into PAF.
- Get My Ancestors: allows downloads from New.FamilySearch to your database
Hardware and Equipment
- computers with Internet access for genealogy research
- microfilm/fiche readers
- microfilm/fiche reader printer - can print on paper or copy to your USB jump drive (AKA thumb drive or memory stick).
- How to get started.
- Provide research help. We do not perform the research for patrons, but we answer questions and suggest possible sources.
Staff Research Specialists
- England research - Scott Snelson - 1st & 4th Saturday shifts
- Spanish translation - TBD
- South American research - TBD
- African American research - TBD
- German research - TBD
Non-Staff Research Specialists
Resources in the Local Area
National Archives Southwest Region
501 W. Felix St., Bldg. 1,
Fort Worth, Texas 76115-3405
Dallas Public Library
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library
1515 Young Street
Dallas, Texas (214) 670-1433
Arlington Public Library
101 E. Abram St.
Arlington, Texas (817) 459-6913
Volunteer at the Center
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