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{{FHCpage|location=Kentucky}}The Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center is a branch facility of the Family History Library. We have volunteers to assist in learning and expanding family history search for the beginner and the advanced.  
 
 
''(Add a brief paragraph about your center here and the area it serves. Information in italics below is guidance for you and should be deleted as you fill out the page. Remove italics from other text by selecting the text and clicking the "I"&nbsp;box in the Toolbar above.)''<br>
 
  
 
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*Located at the Corner of Cave Mill and Smallhouse Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
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*Enter the Center during our scheduled hours by ringing the bell&nbsp;by the Cave Mill entrance side of the building. The bell is up and left of the glass doors.  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=2950+Smallhouse+Road,+Bowling+Green,+KY&hl=en&sll=36.978497,-86.439057&sspn=0.010354,0.017467&vpsrc=0&hnear=2950+Smallhouse+Rd,+Bowling+Green,+Kentucky+42104&t=m&z=15 Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center]
 
 
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'''Phone:''' 270-842-7148<br>
  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net]<br> '''Open Hours:'''<br> '''Wednesdays:''' 9 am to 5 pm and 6 pm to 8:30 pm.<br> '''Thursdays:''' 9 am - Noon. <br>
  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed Thanksgiving Week and the weeks of Christmas&nbsp;and the New Year
  
 
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
:*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''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. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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:*'''[[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.
  
 
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*We have 4 computers and microfilm readers plus a small library of microfilm on permanent loan of Kentucky Counties records.
 
 
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==== Staff Research Specialties - Local Kentucy research ====
 
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br>  ===
 
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Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green and has extensive local research materials.  
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
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We love volunteers with home computer experience and willing to learn family research or experienced in family history research. Also looking for those with Spanish background .All who could vlounteer during our scheduled hours please contact Center Director Carol Ann Stott - 781-6382 or by email: [mailto:KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net].

Revision as of 20:06, 11 April 2013

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center is a branch facility of the Family History Library. We have volunteers to assist in learning and expanding family history search for the beginner and the advanced.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Located at the Corner of Cave Mill and Smallhouse Road in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
  • Enter the Center during our scheduled hours by ringing the bell by the Cave Mill entrance side of the building. The bell is up and left of the glass doors.
  • Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center

Phone: 270-842-7148

E-mail: KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net
Open Hours:
Wednesdays: 9 am to 5 pm and 6 pm to 8:30 pm.
Thursdays: 9 am - Noon.

Holiday Schedule: Closed Thanksgiving Week and the weeks of Christmas and the New Year


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

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

  • We have 4 computers and microfilm readers plus a small library of microfilm on permanent loan of Kentucky Counties records.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties - Local Kentucy research


Resources in the Local Area

Western Kentucky University is located in Bowling Green and has extensive local research materials.


Links



Volunteer at the Center

We love volunteers with home computer experience and willing to learn family research or experienced in family history research. Also looking for those with Spanish background .All who could vlounteer during our scheduled hours please contact Center Director Carol Ann Stott - 781-6382 or by email: KY_BowlingGreen@ldsmail.net.