Klein Texas Family History Center

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The Klein Texas Family History Center is an extension of the world's largest genealogical library, the Salt Lake City Family History Library. Our mission is to provide for Family History research, Free of Charge, in the Spring, Klein, Tomball, and Magnolia areas. Come find your ancestors with us.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address: 16535 Kleinwood Dr Spring TX 77379 United States

  • Look for the green Family History Library sign on Louetta Rd and Kleinwood Dr.

Phone: 281-251-5931

E-mail:  TX_Klein@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday/Wednesday:10 am-4 pm and 7-9 pm
  • Thursday:10 am-1 pm Workshops 7-9pm
  • Saturday:10 am-1 pm

 Holiday Schedule (FHC Closure Dates)

Easter Weekend, First Saturday in April, Memorial Day, July 4th, First Saturday in October, Thanksgiving week, last 2 weeks in December

Klein Family History Center Group Calendar, files, questions, answers etc.

FaceBook: Information Page, Must sign in

Twitter

Help:Searchy

2016 Classes & Workshops (Thursdays 6:59pm - 9pm)

January 7 - Where Do I Start?

January 14 - FamilySearch - Basic Tree Use

January 21 - FamilySearch - Beyond The Basics

January 28 - FamilySearch - Digging Deeper

February 4 - Black History Research

February 11 - So, You Got Your DNA Records

February 18 - Ancestry.com Basics

February 25 - Researching on Ancestry.com

March 3 - How To Use The Snipping Tool

March 10 - Premium Websites

March 17 - Show What You Know On Premium Sites

March 24 - Deed Books

March 31 - Find-A-Grave Basic Searching

April 7 - Find-A-Grave Adding and Editing Entries

April 14 - NO CLASS

April 21 - Indexing Workshop

April 28 - Scan/Preserve Workshop

May 5 - Uploading Memories To FamilySearch and Ancestry

May 12 - Probate With Ancestry And FamilySearch

May 19 - Immigration Records

May 26 - DAR - How To Use For Research

SUMMER CLASSES

FALL CLASSES


Center Collections

FamilySearch Catalog:

  • This center has all films ordered online by patrons and requested to be sent to this center. See films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog at FamilySearch.org.
  • We have inhouse over 1000 microfilms and 3500 microfiche on indefinite loan. An index of these is available in the Family History Center
  • We have numerous genealogical reference books


Databases and Software

FHC Portal:Family History Centers provide free access to many subscription genealogy websites, including:


Hardware and Equipment

  • 12 Internet-connected computers
  • Wireless internet access for laptops and mobile devices
  • Work tables for 9 laptops
  • 1 - 16mm microfilm reader
  • 1 - 35mm microfilm reader
  • 1 - Cannon 300II Microfilm/Microfiche Reader and Digital Imaging System
  • 1 - Lexmark High Speed Laser Scanner/Printer
  • 1 - Canon USB Scanner
  • 1 - Projector (HDMI & VGA), Laser Pointer
  • 1 - Pulldown Projection Screen for Instruction

Staff Research Specialties

A friendly helpful staff always willing to help you with your genealogical interests. If we don't have a solution to your questions we will help you find someone who does.

Resources in the Local Area

Libraries

Clayton Library
Center for Genealogical Research Location
5300 Caroline
Houston, Texas
Phone: (832) 393-2600

  • Clayton Library is a department of the Houston Public Library devoted entirely to genealogical research. Materials found in the library cover the entire U. S., as well as many foreign countries.
  • Online databases at Houston Public Library
  • Clayton Library Friends

Montgomery County Memorial Library System Location
(The Genealogy Department is located on the 2nd floor)
104 I-45 North (Gladstell Exit)
Conroe, TX 77301
Phone: (936) 788-8363

Chaparral Library Location
310 N. Live Oak
Tomball, Texas
Phone: 281-516-7417

  • This is a small library owned by the Chaparral Genealogical Society. The current hours are 10AM-2PM, Mon, Tues, Wed, Sat (except the 1st Sat of each month). Suggest calling first.

Genealogical Societies

Houston Genealogical Forum
PO Box 271466
Houston TX 77277-1466
Voice Mail: 713-968-9750

  • Meeting Place: Bayland Park Community Center,
  • 6400 Bissonnet, Houston, Texas

Chaparral Genealogical Society

  • Meets on 4th Saturday of each month (except December) at 10 a.m.
  • Meeting Place: Amergy Bank Building
  • Conference Room (2nd Floor)
  • Tomball, TX (on SH 249 before 4 corners)

The Humble Area Genealogical Society

  • Meets at 7 p.m. on the Second Monday of each month September - May
  • Meeting Place: Humble Senior Activity Center
  • 1401 South Houston Avenue
  • Humble, Texas

Links

Volunteer at the Center

Call or write for more information. Phone number and email address are listed at the top of the article.