Ventura California Family History Center

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Ventura Family history center 

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 3501 Loma Vista Road  Ventura, CA  93003 United States
  • Location Map
  • Web page:[1]
  • Entrance is on the west side of building, ring doobell if door is locked. 

Phone: 805-643-5607

E-mail: vfhlibrary@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Tuesdays   10 am to 5pm
  • Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30pm
  • Thursdays  10 am to 5 pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Not open on Holidays.
  • Closed month of August
  • Closed last 2 weeks in December
  • Closed Thanksgiving week



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events: Genealogy Clases https://sites.google.com/site/vfhlibrary/just-in/genealogyclass

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Catalog of films, fiche, books etc on hand in the center is available on line. See "Links" below.

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. 
  • Hardware and Equipment: 11 new computers, 3 new printers, 2 film readers, 1 Fiche reader, 1 Minolta reader/printer, card reader.
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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Ventura County Genealogical Society meets at the Camarillo Library 1-4 PM the third Saturday each month. See their website www.venturacogensoc.org

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Links

Ventura FH Center website: http://sites.google.com/site/vfhlibrary Includes catalog of films, books, etc.

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Volunteer at the Center

Volunteers needed and invited  for 4 hour shifts on a regular basis each week. Phone Amily Houlberg, Stake Temple and Family History Consultant - Center 805-320-5673