Marble Falls Texas 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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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 920 Via Viejo Marble Falls TX 78654 United States (formerly 200 Via Viejo)
  • Language: English

Phone:

  • 1-830-693-6545

E-mail:

  • TX_MarbleFalls@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Saturday: By appointment only

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed national holidays, week of Thanksgiving, and between Christmas and New Year's (approximately 2 weeks)



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events 

Class Schedule

  • Indexing training on second Wednesday of every month, 6-8pm



Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Reference book collection 

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.
  • FamilySearch Online Film Ordering The Microfilm Ordering service is your gateway to a vast collection of genealogical and historical records. The service allows you to reserve and loan films to family history centers and affiliate libraries. The loans are free, but there is a small shipping and handling charge for each film.
  • Free access to subscription-based Internet web sites, including FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com, Footnote, HeritageQuest, AmericanAncestors.org (formerly New England Historic Genealogical Society), World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library and many other sites.
  • Genealogy software programs, forms, research outlines, word lists, etc.
  • Tutorials and handouts for various family history topics and programs

Hardware and Equipment

  • Lab with four computers, scanner, printer, two microfilm readers, a microfiche reader, LCD TV with HDMI output for presentations.



What We Do

  • Provide research help. We do not perform the research for patrons, but we answer questions and suggest possible sources.
  • Provide training. We offer one-on-one training during open hours and by appointment. We also have indexing classes once a month (see schedule) and schedule special training events year-round.
  • Assist in cleaning up data files.
  • Provide service opportunities for volunteers. Call 1-830-693-6545.



Local and State Resources


Links

FamilySearch Facebook Page

FamilySearch New England Historical Genealogical Register Online

Marble Falls Ward

San Antonio Temple

Burnet County, TX Website

Marble Falls, TX City Website

State of Texas


Volunteer at the Center

If interested in volunteering, contact the Family History Center at 830-693-6545 during open hours.