Coral Springs Florida 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 Coral Springs Family History Center is available to serve community members free of charge. The Center is open to the public. We welcome all!
- 2 Center Contacts and Hours
- 3 Calendar and Events
- 4 Center Resources
The Coral Springs Family History Center is available to serve community members free of charge. The Center is open to the public. We welcome all!
Center Contacts and Hours
- 10148 NW 31st St Coral Springs FL 33065-3913 United States
- Thursday: 10:00am- 2:00pm
- Friday:10:00am-2:00pm (please call if coming after 12:30)
- Tuesday and Wednesday evenings by appointment (please call 571-215-1306)
Holiday Schedule: Closed Nov. 23rd - 25th. Closed Dec. 23rd- Jan. 6th
Closed all major holidays:
Calendar and Events
Tuesday Mornings 11:00am-12:00noon Mommy and Me Genealogy
Come in for an hour while you work on your family history and we will provide coloring,activities and snacks for your little ones.
Please call Linda Smith at 954-415-4798 or Soledad Nelson at 954-790-0701 to reserve your spot.
January 18th at 11:00 we will be having a special event with Diahan Southard, DNA Specialist. 5 Tips to Make Sense of your DNA Testing
Please call Kendra Crompton at 571-215-1306 to reserve your spot.
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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 to include: Ancestry.com, 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive, Findmypast, Fold3.com, Kinpoint- Premium, MyHeritage - Library Edition, Newspaper Archive-Access, Paper Trail, ProQuest Obituary Listings, Puzzilla.org - Premium Services-Premium Services, World Vital Records
Hardware and Equipment
• Through a microform circulation system, we have access to the main library's collection of many of the genealogical records of the world.
• Our computers access the FamilySearch database which contains many millions of names linked into families.
Staff Research Specialties
• We offer access to and assistance in the use of many internet research sites. We can also assist you with the use of The FamilySearch Catalog, the online catalog describing the holdings of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
• Other training in such things as research basics, data management programs, the Research Wiki, and other programs can be arranged by appointment by calling the temple and family history consultant - center
Resources in the Local Area
If you cannot find a source you need at the Family History Library, try one or more of these other repositories.
Repositories with very large genealogical collections
◾Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Local History and Genealogy Reading Room is part of the world's largest library including 50,000 genealogies, 100,000 local histories, and collections of manuscripts, microfilms, maps, newspapers, photographs, and published material, strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.
◾National Archives, Washington DC, census, pre-WWI military service & pensions, passenger lists, naturalizations, passports, federal bounty land, homesteads, bankruptcy, ethnic sources, prisons, and federal employees.
◾Allen County Public Library (Indiana) home of the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), more than 350,000 printed books and 513,000 items of microfilm/fiche including family histories, censuses, city directories, passenger lists, military records, local histories, American Indians, African Americans, Canadian, British, & German collections.
Sources 1.↑ Local History Genealogy Reading Room in the Library of Congress home page at http://www.loc.gov/rr/genealogy/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 2.↑ National Archives home page at http://www.archives.gov/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 3.↑ "Genealogy Center" in Allen County Public Library [Internet site] at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx (accessed 20 February 2011). 4.↑ "Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 20 February 2011). 5.↑ "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 20 February 2011). 6.↑ "Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 20 February 2011).