Papillion Nebraska Family History Center

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Papillion Nebraska Family History Center

The Papillion Family History Center serves Sarpy, Nebraska and surrounding Counties. There is no cost to visit the Family History Center and everyone with an interest in genealogical research are welcome to visit the center. There you will be able to have access to valuable family history research and receive help from experienced Temple and Family History Consultants.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 12009 S 84th Street Papillion, Nebraska 68046

  • (3/4 mile South of Highway 370). Parking and entrance to the Papillion Nebraska Family History Center is available on the South side of the building. The center is located midway down the right hall after entering the building.
Language: English

Phone: 402-339-0461

Email: NE_Papillion@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00am - 2:00pm and 7:00pm - 8:45pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed the week of July 4th.
  • Closed the week of Thanksgiving.
  • Closed the week before and week of Christmas.
  • Closed the week of New Years.
  • During inclement weather, please call the center before traveling to the center.

Temple and Family History Consultant Training

Consultant training will be available as needed.

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: --

Databases and Software

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Family History website www.familysearch.org is available and free to patrons.

  • FHC Portal This center has the Family History Center Portal which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions including:
  • 19th Century British Newspapers
  • Alexander Street Press (American Civil War Collections)
  • Ancestry.com (Family History Library edition)
  • FindMyPast
  • Fold3.com, formerly Footnote.com
  • Genline FamilyFinder (Swedish)
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest

Center Services

  • Patrons may bring their personal computers for note taking or entering information into personal genealogical programs. WIFI internet access is available. This Center participates in online film ordering. You can order films on the FamilySearch Microfilm Ordering Page.
  • Memory sticks can also be used to download information.

Hardware and Equipment

  • Three Microfilm readers, Microfilm reader/printer
  • Microfiche reader
  • Ten computers with internet connection and access to premium websites.
  • Multi-function laser printer and standard laser printer for use with computers.

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Greater Omaha Genealogical Society, www.gogsmembers.com, 402-706-1453

Pottawattamie County Genealogical Society, http://www.rootsweb.com/~ipcgs/, 712-325-9368

Links

Volunteer at the Center