Brooks Alberta Family History Center
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|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
Serving the Brooks and surrounding areas for 20 plus years.
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours
Location and Map:
- 40 10th St W Brooks AB T0J 0J0 Canada
- 1-403-362-2855 Main Number (when center is open hours below; otherwise call April)
- 1-403-793-3031 April Robertson (Stake TFH Consultant - Center / Consultant) or Alan Robertson (TFHC Consultant)
Open Hours (subject to staff availability):
- All groups larger than 4 people must be booked ahead of time. This way we can arrange for additional staff. All teaching is one-on-one.
- Tuesday 7pm to 9pm
- Wednesday to Friday by appointment only.
- April 8, 2017 - closed due to Memorial service
- April 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- May 13, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- May 27, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- June 10, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- June 24, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- July 8, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- July 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- August 12, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- August 26, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- September 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- September 23, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- October 14, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- October 28, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- November 11, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- November 25, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- December 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- December 16, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
- If the door is locked then ring bell to the left of the door.
- We will not be opening the center December 20th to January 3rd. People can still call and book during this time but it will depend on our availability.
Calendar and Events
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
Databases, Software and Websites
- 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.
- Full Family History Center access to Ancestry, findmypast, MyHeritage, Find-A-Record and Puzzilla.
Hardware and Equipment
- 3 computers with access to FamilySearch and other genealogy related sites.
- Wireless connection for patrons without access to Center sites listed above.
- 1 regular laser printer wirelessly attached to computers (printer is not a microfilm reader printer)
- 2 Microfilm readers
- 1 Microfiche reader
- books and maps
- April Robertson - FamilySearch Indexing, FamilySearch Family Tree, Legacy Family Tree program, Rootsmagic Family Tree program, genealogy blogging
Resources in the Local Area
- City of Brooks Website
- Brooks, Alberta
- County of Newell
- Hamlet of Tilley, Alberta located 22km southeast of the city of Brooks
- Village of Duchess, Alberta located north of the city of Brooks