Orem Utah Sunset Heights 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.


Our Family History Center serves patrons in the three stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview and Sunset Heights.  The location is ajucent to Utah Valley University and across from Krispy Kreme Donuts.  The staff pride themselves on ONE-ON-ONE help.  Staff have, or are currently serving as consultants with BYU's Regional Center, the Regional Family History Training Center, Family History Library and FamilySearch Support.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah (White chapel across the street from Krispy Kreme.)  
  • Ring bell to gain access.  Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.
  • Location on Map

E-mail: ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday - Friday 10 am to 4 pm,
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 6:30 pm to 9 pm.
  • Saturday 10 am to 1 pm
  • (Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center Staff may close the center.)

Group Reservation: E-mail or Contact the Director, Marilyn Thomsen 801-787-8086                  

Holiday Schedule: There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December. There will, however, be Family Tree training on every shift. Family Tree is now up and running on FamilySearch; sign-in using your LDS registration information. The center will close for the Holidays on December 17th and open again on January 3rd.

• Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 17 thru Wednesday, January 2, 2013
• Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 21, 2013
• Closed General Conference – Saturday April 6. 2013
• Closed Memorial - Monday May 27, 2013
• Closed Independence Day - Thursday July 4, 2013
• Closed Pioneer Day - Wed. July 24, 2013
• Closed Labor Day - Monday September 2, 2013
• Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 6, 2013
• Closed Thanksgiving - Thursday thru Saturday, November 21, 22, 23


Calendar and Events 

Upcoming Classes:      

December Classes 

All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.
There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December. There will, however, be Family Tree training on every shift. Family Tree is now up and running on FamilySearch; sign-in using your LDS registration information. The center will close for the Holidays on December 17th and open again on January 3rd.

Future Class Schedule: see Blog [htttp://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com]/

Staff Training Meetings: Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.

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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.
  • (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

  • 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. 
  • Record managment programs: Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
  • Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
  • Microfilms and microfiche 
  • Scanner and Photoshop software
  • Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
  • AniMap Software.
  • Nauvoo Database
  • Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
  • Books to assist research such as: Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,

Hardware and Equipment

  • Microfilm and microfiche reader
  • 12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal
  • Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge

Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups

FamilySearch Support Specialists

Research Help:

  • Czech
  • Denmark
  • England/British Isles
  • German
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Quebec
  • Romanian
  • Scotland
  • Spanish/Central America
  • Swedish
  • Switzerland
  • Wales
  • LDS Research
  • U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern



Resources in the Local Area

BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University. <fck:hr>

Links

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Volunteer at the Center

(Seeking Volunteers able to serve on Saturdays and in the evening.  Also a wiki blogger and a computer s Additonal helps ----

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