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Serving the Brooks and surrounding areas for 20 plus years.
  
=== Centre Contacts and Hours  ===
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
 
'''Location and Map:'''  
 
'''Location and Map:'''  
  
:*40 10th St W Brooks AB T0J 0J0 Canada  
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*40 10th St W Brooks AB T0J 0J0 Canada
:*(Link to map using ''[http://maps.google.com Google]''
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**''[https://www.google.ca/maps/@50.5740406,-111.916129,14z Google Map of Brooks]''
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'''Phone:''' 
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* [tel:1-403-362-2855 1-403-362-2855] Main Number (when center is open hours below; otherwise call April)
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* [Tel:&#x20;1-403-793-3031 1-403-793-3031] April Robertson (FHC Director / Consultant) or Alan Robertson (FHC Consultant)
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:&#x20;AB_Brooks@ldsmail.net AB_Brooks@ldsmail.net]
  
'''Phone:''' 1 403-362-2855
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'''Open Hours (subject to staff availability):'''
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*Tuesday 7pm to 9pm
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* Wednesday to Friday by appointment only.
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* Saturdays:
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** March 11, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** March 25, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** April 8, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** April 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** May 13, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** May 27, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** June 10, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** June 24, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** July 8, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** July 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** August 12, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** August 26, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** September 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** September 23, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** October 14, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** October 28, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** November 11, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** November 25, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** December 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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** December 16, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
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* If the door is locked then ring bell to the left of the door.
  
'''E-mail:''' AB_Brooks@ldsmail.net
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
 
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*We will not be opening the center December 20th to January 3rd. People can still call and book during this time but it will depend on our availability.
'''Open Hours:'''
 
 
 
:*'''Tuesday''' 1pm - 4pm
 
:*'''Thursday''' 7pm - 9pm
 
:*Other times by appointment only
 
 
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
 
 
:*Closed for Christmas Dec 18-31
 
  
 
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==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
==== Upcoming Events  ====
 
 
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
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=== Centre Resources  ===
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=== Center Resources  ===
  
==== Collections  ====
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==== Online Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This centre 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 '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch 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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==== Databases, Software and Websites ====
  
:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre 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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:* Full Family History Center access to [http://www.ancestry.ca/ Ancestry], [http://www.findmypast.com/ findmypast], [https://www.myheritage.com/ MyHeritage], [https://www.findarecord.com/en/ Find-A-Record] and [https://puzzilla.org/ Puzzilla].
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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*3 computers with access to FamilySearch and other genealogy related sites.
 
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* Wireless connection for patrons without access to Center sites listed above.
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* 1 regular laser printer wirelessly attached to computers (printer is not a microfilm reader printer)
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* 2 Microfilm readers
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* 1 Microfiche reader
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* books and maps
 
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=== Centre Services  ===
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=== Center Services  ===
 
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
 
 
''(Include sections for any other services your centre provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''
 
  
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==== Staff Specialties  ====
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* [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/User:Aprilrobertson April Robertson] - FamilySearch Indexing, FamilySearch Family Tree, Legacy Family Tree program, Rootsmagic Family Tree program, genealogy blogging
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
 
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* [http://www.brooks.ca/ City of Brooks] Website
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brooks,_Alberta Brooks, Alberta]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_of_Newell County of Newell]
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* Hamlet of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tilley,_Alberta Tilley, Alberta] located 22km southeast of the city of Brooks
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* Village of [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchess,_Alberta Duchess, Alberta] located north of the city of Brooks
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your centre such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your centre is located.)''
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
 
 
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=== Volunteer at the Centre  ===
 
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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[[Category:Alberta Family History Centers]]

Latest revision as of 18:53, 11 March 2017

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


Serving the Brooks and surrounding areas for 20 plus years.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Phone:

  • 1-403-362-2855 Main Number (when center is open hours below; otherwise call April)
  • 1-403-793-3031 April Robertson (FHC Director / Consultant) or Alan Robertson (FHC Consultant)

E-mail: AB_Brooks@ldsmail.net

Open Hours (subject to staff availability):

  • Tuesday 7pm to 9pm
  • Wednesday to Friday by appointment only.
  • Saturdays:
    • March 11, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • March 25, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • April 8, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • April 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • May 13, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • May 27, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • June 10, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • June 24, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • July 8, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • July 22, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • August 12, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • August 26, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • September 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • September 23, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • October 14, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • October 28, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • November 11, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • November 25, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • December 9, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
    • December 16, 2017 - 1pm to 3pm
  • If the door is locked then ring bell to the left of the door.

Holiday Schedule:

  • We will not be opening the center December 20th to January 3rd. People can still call and book during this time but it will depend on our availability.



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Online Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

Databases, Software and Websites

  • 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.
  • Full Family History Center access to Ancestry, findmypast, MyHeritage, Find-A-Record and Puzzilla.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers with access to FamilySearch and other genealogy related sites.
  • Wireless connection for patrons without access to Center sites listed above.
  • 1 regular laser printer wirelessly attached to computers (printer is not a microfilm reader printer)
  • 2 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • books and maps

Center Services

Staff Specialties

  • April Robertson - FamilySearch Indexing, FamilySearch Family Tree, Legacy Family Tree program, Rootsmagic Family Tree program, genealogy blogging

Resources in the Local Area


Links

Volunteer at the Center