Tomball Texas Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
The Tomball Family History Center is located in the Cypress Texas Stake Center. Our entrance can be accessed by entering through the rear doors of the building. Resources for leaders of youth groups, and community groups. Knowledgeable and helpful staff.
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center!!!!
Center Contacts and Hours
- 12310 New Hampton Dr Tomball Texas 77377 United States
- Off of N. Eldridge between Louetta and Spring Cypress
- Entrance is at the back of the building (same side as the pavilion).
- Patrons may have to ring a bell to gain access to the center.
The Family History Center will be closed for the following dates in 2017:
January 1, 2 and 3
November 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
December 19 thru January 2, 2018
Calendar and Events
Family History Conference:
Staff Training Meetings
- FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
- Reference books on genealogical research for various areas and subjects
- Some microfilm on permanent loan (ordered by patrons doing their own research, so areas are limited)
- Microfiche copies of numerous books and other resources -- fiche are cataloged and patrons can search by location, family name, etc.
Databases and Software
- FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Library Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
Hardware and Equipment
- 7 Computer Stations with internet access and free access to most free and "pay" genealogical internet sites.
- WiFi Internet Access with Scanning and Printing capabilities ($.10 per printed page)
- 3 Microfilm Viewing Stations
- 2 Microfische Viewing Stations
- Ability to order microfilm and microfische collections which are available for order through www.familysearch.org.
Staff Research Specialties
Resources in the Local Area
- 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
(The Genealogy Department is located on the 2nd floor)
104 I-45 North (Gladstell Exit)
Conroe, TX 77301 Phone: (936) 788-8363
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.
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
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Volunteer at the Center!!!!
We are always looking for volunteers to come and work at the center. Please contact Reed Farrar at (mobil) 714 803 3722 or 832 653 8004 if you would like to work a shift at the center. We would LOVE to have you here!!!!