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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
 
=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
 
'''Location &amp;&nbsp;Map:'''  
  
#''6500 Humbert Rd, Godfrey, IL&nbsp; 62035''
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:*6500 Humbert Rd, Godfrey, IL 62035<br>
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=6500+North+Humbert+Road,+Godfrey,+IL+62035&hl=en&ll=38.962312,-90.182111&spn=0.013448,0.025041&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=55.411532,102.568359&oq=6500+Humbert+Rd,+Godfrey,+IL+62035&vpsrc=6&hnear=6500+N+Humbert+Rd,+Godfrey,+Illinois+62035&t=m&z=16 Location Map]
 
 
'''Phone:''' 618-466-4352
 
 
 
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:il_alton@ldsmail.net il_alton@ldsmail.net]<br>
 
 
 
'''Open Hours:''' Tuesday 6pm to 9pm
 
 
 
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'''Phone:''' '''618-466-4352'''
  
'''Holiday Schedule:''' Closed 2 weeks for Christmas break. Closed first Saturday in April and October.
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:IL_alton@familyhistorymail.org IL_alton@familyhistorymail.org]
  
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'''Open Hours: ''' <br>  
  
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:*'''Tuesday: ''' 1pm to 4pm
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:*'''Wednesday: ''' 6pm to 9pm
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:*'''Thursday: ''' 6pm to 9pm
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:*'''First Saturday:'''10am - 2pm
  
=== Calendar and Events  ===
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'''Holiday Schedule:'''
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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:*'''Closed 2 weeks for Christmas break. '''
 
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:*'''Closed first Saturday in April and October.'''
==== Class Schedule  ====
 
 
 
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
 
 
 
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=== Center Resources  ===
 
=== Center Resources  ===
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[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.
 
:*''(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  ====
 
  
:*[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.)''
 
  
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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:*'''Patrons' Microfiche Collection''' -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  
:*''(Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )''
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:*'''Indefinite Film Collection''' -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.  
  
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=== Center Services  ===
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==== Databases and Software ====
 
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
 
 
''(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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=== Resources in the Local Area<br> ===
 
 
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 
 
 
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=== Links  ===
 
 
 
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
 
  
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:*'''[[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.
  
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
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=== Links ===
  
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
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Latest revision as of 11:34, 6 March 2020

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


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

Phone: 618-466-4352

E-mail: IL_alton@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 1pm to 4pm
  • Wednesday: 6pm to 9pm
  • Thursday: 6pm to 9pm
  • First Saturday:10am - 2pm

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed 2 weeks for Christmas break.
  • Closed first Saturday in April and October.

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book 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.

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.