Fort Collins Colorado 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 Fort Collins Colorado Family History Center serves the Fort Collins area.  Everyone is welcome.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:

Address:

  • 600 East Swallow Rd Fort Collins CO 80525 United States
    • Entrance on the West Side of the Building
  • Language:English

Phone:

  • 1-970-226-5999

Email:

  • CO_FortCollins@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • June 2019:
  • Tuesday, Wednesday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Thursday 10 am -1 pm
  • Tuesday Evening 6:30-9:30 pm
  • Saturday 9 am - 12 pm
  • Summer Hours
  • July and August 2019
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 am - 1 pm only
  • Tuesday Evening 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  • Saturday 9 am - 12 pm
  • We will return to normal hours (the same as June hours) in September.

Holiday Schedule:

Closed Thanksgiving week: Two weeks over Christmas and New Years: Spring Break

In case of inclement weather, you may call the above number to see if we are open. If no one answers the phone, we are not open.



Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

  • Inservice Meeting: July 11, 2019 at 7:00pm in the Relief Society Room

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings - Quarterly[edit | edit source]


Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Patron Film Collection
  • Genealogy Books
  • On-line Computer Based Training Courses
  • Fiche Collection

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • Family History Center 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:
  • Ancestry, My Heritage, Find My Past, Swedish Archives, Fold 3 and more

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  •  8 Computers with high speed internet access
  • Lexmark Printer, Scanner with the ability to scan images directly to Family Search, Copier
  •  Printers & copy machine
  • 3 Microfilm Readers
  •  1 Microfiche Readers

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties: American, German, English, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Italy[edit | edit source]


Resources Available[edit | edit source]

  • Free access to subscription based internet web sites, including FamilySearch.org, Ancestry.com, Footnote, HeritageQuest, AmericanAncestors.org, World Vital Records, Godfrey Memorial Library and many other sites.



Links[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.



Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]