Santa Barbara California Family History Center
|This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.|
This Center is a partner with the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]
- 2107 Santa Barbara Ave Santa Barbara CA 93105 United States
- Please park on Santa Barbara St. and enter at the Family History Center door towards the rear of the building.
- Press the doorbell to enter.
- Wednesday 11 am - 2 pm. Exception: Closed during monthly two-day family history courses- see class schedule below.
- Family History Classes: Wednesday 10 am-11 am, except when a two-day course is in session, as noted below.
- Public is welcome.
Holiday Schedule: Closed holidays, Thanksgiving week and Christmas week
Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]
Special 2-Day Classes LIVE from the Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
(8:30am to 4:30pm both days. Reservations required, email to email@example.com)
Jan. 21-22, 2020 2-Day Intermediate Family History Course
Feb. 4-5, 2020 2-Day Beginning Family History Course
March 17-18, 2020 2-Day Advanced Family History Course
April 7-8, 2020 2-Day Beginning Family History Course
May 19-20, 2020 2- Day Intermediate Family History Course
June 16-17, 2020 2-Day Advanced Family History Course
Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]
Class Schedule[edit | edit source]
Wednesday 10-11 am, except when a two-day family history course is in session. (see above)
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Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]
Center Resources[edit | edit source]
Collections[edit | edit source]
Databases and Software[edit | edit source]
- 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[edit | edit source]
- This Center has 16 computers with access to FamilySearch and a variety of premium websites.
- 2 film readers and 1 fiche reader are available.
- Wireless access available for laptop and tablet computers
- All services are free of charge
Center Services[edit | edit source]
Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]
Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]
The Santa Barbara Genealogical Society's Sahyun Library is open to the public and is located at 316 Castillo Street on the ocean side of Highway 101. Take the Bath Street exit going North, or the Castillo Street exit going South on 101. The Library contains over 10,000 volumes, 600 CD-ROMS, and a large collection of newsletters and journals from many genealogical societies all over the United States, Canada, Australia, Great Britain and other countries.
Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10 am to 4pm, Sunday 1 to 4 pm.
Links[edit | edit source]
Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]