Los Alamos New Mexico Family History Center

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


The Los Alamos Family History Center is a genealogical library located at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Los Alamos, New Mexico.  It is open for use by patrons from or visiting Los Alamos.  It includes 5 internet-connected computers, free Ancestry.com and other subscription genealogical sites searches, microfilm viewing and help with your genealogy.  A similar Family History Center is located in near-by White Rock, New Mexico.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 1967 18th Street, Los Alamos, New Mexico 
  2. To visit the Los Alamos Family History Center, as you enter the town going west on Trinity Drive (Highway 502), turn right (north) on 15th Street, then left on North Sage Street, and dirve a block into the Church parking lot.  Park to the left (south) end of the building, and access the Family History Center via the south door.  There is handicap parking and a wheelchair ramp, with one step at the door, to access the building.


Phone: 505-662-3186 during Family History Center hours of operation.

E-mail:

Open Hours: Tuesday 9-12am and 7-9pm; Wednesdays 7-9pm.  May open other hours on request.

Holiday Schedule: Closed Christmas week.  



Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • A modest collection of genealogical books is housed in the Center, including works such as "Origins of New Mexico Families" by Fray Angelico Chavez.

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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  • 5 Internet-connected computers
  • 2 Microfilm readers
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • A large collection of microfilm (over a thousand)
  • A collection of microfiche
  • Genealogy books
  • Consultants for hands-on assistance

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Microfilm ordering, viewing and copying assistance; Starting or using free cloud (internet) family trees, including Ancestry.com and FamilyTree.


Resources in the Local Area

  • White Rock Family History Center, 366 Grand Canyon Dr., Los Alamos (White Rock), NM  505-672-9888
  • Mesa Public Library, Los Alamos, New Mexico

Links

(http://www.losalamosnm.us/Pages/home.aspx


Volunteer at the Center

Volunteers welcome, see the Center Director to discuss.