Reno Nevada 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 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
Center Contacts and Hours
Location Map: Location Map
Address: 4751 Neil Road, Reno, Nevada 89502-5878
- Our center is located within the Neil Rd, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints church building; on the north west corner of Neil Rd and Filbert. Park on the west end of the parking lot and enter the building either through the main west entrance facing Filbert, or the west end entrance.
- Language: English
- Tuesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am-9:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am-9:00pm
Closed all major holidays.
Calendar and Events
Introduction to Family History
- Every Wednesday at 12:15 pm, we have a 15 minute intro classes
Writing Life Histories
- Every first Wednesday at 1:00 pm, we offer a class on writing a life history yours or someone else's.
Staff Training Meetings
- 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: -- We have a large collection of books that cover Reno, Washoe county, and various countries throughout the world. Our center also houses the Parkin collection of records from north western Nevada and parts of north eastern California.
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Portal page, which gives free access, within the center, to premium family history software and websites that would generally charge for subscriptions.
- We have FamilySearch, Family Tree, and FamilySearch Wiki
Hardware and Equipment
Our center is equipped with both microfilm and microfiche readers, 9 computers, 3 printers, and 1 copier for your convenience.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
Reno - Sparks Indian Colony
98 Colony Rd.
Reno, Nevada 89502
Nevada State Genealogy Society
1650 N Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada 89503
Washoe County Courthouse
75 Court St, Reno, Nevada 89520
- County Health Dept., birth, death, burial records starting in 1900
- County Clerk, divorce, probate, court, naturalization records starting in 1862
- County Recorder, land records starting in 1962, marriage records starting in 1871
Washoe County Public Libraries
301 S Center St, Reno, Nevada 89501
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