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'''Location & Map:'''
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
:*8702 Atlanta Ave &nbsp; Huntington Beach, CA.92646&nbsp; United States<br>
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'''Location Map:'''
:*The Center is located in the northeast corner of our red brick Stake Center. We serve Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminister, even Long Beach. Our center is consistently open 6 days a week with a consultant always there.
 
  
'''Phone:''' 714-536-4736
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*[https://www.google.com/maps/place/8702+Atlanta+Ave,+Huntington+Beach,+CA+92646/@33.6571587,-117.9747622,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x80dd211ec1ca1161:0xe2248e9e463f746a Location map]
  
'''E-mail:'''&nbsp; CA_HuntingtonBeach@ldsmail.net<br>
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'''Address:'''
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*8702 Atlanta Ave Huntington Beach, CA.92646 United States
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*The Center is located in the northeast corner of our red brick Stake Center. *We serve Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminister, Garden Grove and even Long Beach. Our center is consistently open 6 days a week with a consultant always there.
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*Language:English
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'''Phone:'''
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*'''1-714-536-4736'''
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'''E-mail:'''  
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*CA_HuntingtonBeach@ldsmail.net
  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
 
'''Open Hours:'''  
  
:*'''Monday &nbsp; &nbsp;''' 9am - 3pm
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*'''Monday:'''9:00am-5:00pm
:*'''Tuesday &nbsp; '''&nbsp; 9am - 9pm
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*'''Tuesday:'''9:00am-9:00pm
:*'''Wednesday '''9am - 9pm
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*'''Wednesday:'''9:00am-9:00pm
:*'''Thursday &nbsp;&nbsp;''' 9pm - 9pm
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*'''Thursday:'''9:00pm-7:00pm
:*'''Friday &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9am - 1pm
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*'''Friday:'''9:00am-5:00pm
:*'''Saturday &nbsp;&nbsp;''' 9am - 1pm
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*'''Saturday:'''9:00am-1:00pm
  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
 
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
  
:*'''We&nbsp; close for the major National holidays'''
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'''close for all major holidays:''' '''For 2 weeks around Christmas and New Years:''' '''The answering machine will be specific:'''  
:*'''For 2 weeks when the Newport Beach Temple closes&nbsp;in the fall '''
 
:*'''For 2 weeks around Christmas and New Years.'''
 
:*'''The answering machine will be specific. '''
 
  
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
*[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 '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  
Most of our books are for research reference. We have about 600 microfilms on permanant loan from the Salt Lake Family History Library. Those films include many from Guadalajara, Mexico, Acri, Italy and New York City.  
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Most of our books are for research reference. We have about 1800 microfilms on permanent loan from the Salt Lake Family History Library. Those films include many from Guadalajara, Mexico, Acri, Italy and New York City.  
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== 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
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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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<br>We have 7 internet connected Computers and a private donation of the full Ancestry.com site. We have a desktop page with links to many commonly used Family History research&nbsp;websites.  
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==== '''Hardware and Equipment'''<br> ====
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Construction is now finished; the Center has been redesigned and completely rebuilt. We have 17 new internet connected Computers; 15 of them are touch-screen. 
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Groups are welcome; we have the capability of teaching groups using a large touch screen TV. It works well for youth groups. 
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We also have a private Family Room for 1 family at a time to have a Discovery Experience also using a separate large touch screen TV. 
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For appointments to the Family Room or for your group, email at ca_huntingtonbeach@ldsmail.net. List the date and time you desire and your phone number so we may contact you. We need to prepare special for your family's visit or line up experienced "coaches" for your group's training visit.
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We have a digital imaging machine for reading microfilm and fiche and for printing or saving as a pdf file to a flash drive. We have a desktop page with links to many commonly used Family History research&nbsp;websites.  
  
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
  
Volunteers are always needed. It is an excellent way to set aside a regular time to work on your own research and learn from others. We do an orientation for any new consultants. We can teach family history skills. Some basic computer knowledge is nice but not necessary.
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Volunteers are always needed. It is an excellent way to set aside a regular time to work on your own research and learn from others. We do an orientation for any new consultants. We can teach family history skills.

Latest revision as of 14:51, 29 August 2016

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
Family Room with large touch screen
Family Room with Family Tree
Family Room long view with Family Tree

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:

Address:

  • 8702 Atlanta Ave Huntington Beach, CA.92646 United States
  • The Center is located in the northeast corner of our red brick Stake Center. *We serve Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Westminister, Garden Grove and even Long Beach. Our center is consistently open 6 days a week with a consultant always there.
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-714-536-4736

E-mail:

  • CA_HuntingtonBeach@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday:9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:9:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:9:00pm-7:00pm
  • Friday:9:00am-5:00pm
  • Saturday:9:00am-1:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

close for all major holidays: For 2 weeks around Christmas and New Years: The answering machine will be specific:




Center Resources

Research Room showing Family Room
Research Room view of Office

Collections

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

Most of our books are for research reference. We have about 1800 microfilms on permanent loan from the Salt Lake Family History Library. Those films include many from Guadalajara, Mexico, Acri, Italy and New York City.

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

Construction is now finished; the Center has been redesigned and completely rebuilt. We have 17 new internet connected Computers; 15 of them are touch-screen.

Groups are welcome; we have the capability of teaching groups using a large touch screen TV. It works well for youth groups.

We also have a private Family Room for 1 family at a time to have a Discovery Experience also using a separate large touch screen TV.

For appointments to the Family Room or for your group, email at ca_huntingtonbeach@ldsmail.net. List the date and time you desire and your phone number so we may contact you. We need to prepare special for your family's visit or line up experienced "coaches" for your group's training visit.

We have a digital imaging machine for reading microfilm and fiche and for printing or saving as a pdf file to a flash drive. We have a desktop page with links to many commonly used Family History research websites.




Resources in the Local Area

The Huntington Beach Public Library located at GoldenWest and Talbert has a very large collection of books, maps, magazines. It is open whenever the library is. Call 714-842-4481. We regularly refer patrons to each other.



Volunteer at the Center

Volunteers are always needed. It is an excellent way to set aside a regular time to work on your own research and learn from others. We do an orientation for any new consultants. We can teach family history skills.