Homer Alaska 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.


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Homer Family History Center welcome's  and is available to serve the public with their family history and genealogy research, free of charge. 

Everyone is encouraged to visit and let us         help you with your family history.




Center Contacts and Hours 

Location:


Address:

  • 2821 East End Rd Homer AK 99603 United States
  • Location on Map
  • Language:English

'Phone:  '1-907-235-7281

E-mail:  AK_Homer@ldsmail.net

Hours Open:

Tuesday:   11:00am-4:00pm 

Thursday:  11:00am-4:00pm

By Appointment: call for a time

Holiday Schedule and Dates Closed 2016

March 29 - Due to carpet cleaning

May 31st

July 5th
September 6th
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November 22nd and 24th
December 20th-31st
January 1st-2nd 2017


Will be closed on all Federal and Local voting days.

May also be closed due to weather and driving conditions. Check the wiki page or call 907-235-5306.  Will try to post any unexpected closures, on this wiki page as soon as possible.

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meeting: Second Sunday of each month at 1:15pm


Center Resources

Collections

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal
  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War
    Research Database Letters and Diary, Images, Photographs, Posters, and Ephemera
  • Ancestry.com
  • ArkivDigital Online
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  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com Previously known as Footnote.com
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • LegacyStories
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records
     

Hardware and Equipment available to patrons at Homer Family Center

6 Computers with Windows 7
1 Microfilm and Microfiche Reader
1 Printer/Scanner
1 Printer



Center Services


Resources in the Local Area


Links


Volunteer at the Center

Looking for people with genealogy back ground, some computer skills very helpful, and knowledge of tree maker software and online trees.

Willingness to help others with family research and their family tree.  

If this is something you would be interested in, we would love to have you come and join us as a volunteer at the Homer Family History Center.

Contact Renee at ak_homer@ldsmail.net or contact us by phone on Tuesday or Thursday between 11A.M. and 4 P.M. at 907-235-7281.