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Scranton Family History Center serving Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne and other counties in Northeast Pennsylvania
  
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
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*'''Address:''' 505 Griffin Pond, Clarks Summit, PA 18508
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*(This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)  
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*Park at the back of the building, use the left door at the back of the building.  
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*Google Map Location:&nbsp;[http://g.co/maps/ner8h g.co/maps/ner8h]&nbsp;
  
'''Phone:'''  
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'''Phone:''' 570-587-5123
  
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==== &nbsp;Open Hours: ====  ====
  
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:*'''Tuesday''' 12pm-4pm
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:*'''Thursday''' 9:30am-1:30pm
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:*'''Evening-1st Tuesday''' of each month, 6:30pm-9:00pm
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:*During inclement winter weather please call ahead to see if center is open
  
'''Holiday Schedule:'''  
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'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed all holidays, including 2 week Christmas break
 
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
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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 receive, store, and make available for your use any of the films and fiche&nbsp;you&nbsp;order&nbsp;through the Family History Library Catalog.&nbsp; Just specify the Scranton Pennsylvania Family History Center as your servicing FHC.
:*''(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.)''
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*Wide collection of Italian films
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*Verna Ann Hill Jacobs Collection - A wide variety of microfilms containing newspaper clippings, family information, church records for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and other states.&nbsp; ''(Films are&nbsp; not cataloged in the Family History Library Catalog)''
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*A wide variety of books containing information for families in Pennsylvania and New York.
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[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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*[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.
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<br>'''Hardware and Equipment'''  
  
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:*Computers, Microfilm readers, Microfilm reader/printer, Microfiche readers available for patron's research.
  
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==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
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''(Include sections for any other services your center 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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Italian (call to make an appointment with our Italian specialist)  
  
 
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
  
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:*[http://www.lackawannahistory.org Lackawanna Historical Society]
  
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:*[http://www.carbondalehistorical.org Carbondale Historical Society]
  
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:*[http://www.dunmorehistorical.com Dunmore Historical Society]
  
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:*[http://www.waynehistorypa.org Wayne County Historical Society]

Revision as of 16:17, 10 June 2012

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

 

Scranton Family History Center serving Lackawanna, Luzerne, Wayne and other counties in Northeast Pennsylvania

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address: 505 Griffin Pond, Clarks Summit, PA 18508
  • (This is not a mailing address. Due to limited staff, Family History Centers are unable to respond to mail inquiries.)
  • Park at the back of the building, use the left door at the back of the building.
  • Google Map Location: g.co/maps/ner8h 

Phone: 570-587-5123

 Open Hours: ====

  • Tuesday 12pm-4pm
  • Thursday 9:30am-1:30pm
  • Evening-1st Tuesday of each month, 6:30pm-9:00pm
  • During inclement winter weather please call ahead to see if center is open

Holiday Schedule: Closed all holidays, including 2 week Christmas break



Center Resources

Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to receive, store, and make available for your use any of the films and fiche you order through the Family History Library Catalog.  Just specify the Scranton Pennsylvania Family History Center as your servicing FHC.
  • Wide collection of Italian films
  • Verna Ann Hill Jacobs Collection - A wide variety of microfilms containing newspaper clippings, family information, church records for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and other states.  (Films are  not cataloged in the Family History Library Catalog)
  • A wide variety of books containing information for families in Pennsylvania and New York.

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

  • Computers, Microfilm readers, Microfilm reader/printer, Microfiche readers available for patron's research.




Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Italian (call to make an appointment with our Italian specialist)



Resources in the Local Area