Harlingen Texas Family History Center
|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]
- 2326 Haine Dr Harlingen TX 78550-8549 United States
- Language: English and Spanish
- Wednesdays & Thurdays: 9:00 am-1:00 pm, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
- Fridays & Saturdays: 9:00 am-1:00 pm (no evening session)
- Come DISCOVER, GATHER, & CONNECT!
January: New Year's Day
April: 1st weekend due to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints General Conference
May: Mother's Day weekend
June: Father's day weekend
July: Day of 4th of July and its weekend
October: 1st weekend due to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints General Conference
November: Thanksgiving (Wednesday-Saturday)
December: Last two weeks of the month (including Christmas and New Year's Eve)
Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]
Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]
Class Schedule[edit | edit source]
Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]
Center Resources:[edit | edit source]
A small book room containing atlases, immigration books, census records CDs on most countries to individual state information.
Five computers are available. .
Two printers. (Patrons are asked to bring their own paper to use for printing.) There is no charge for printing.
The center no longer stores nor orders microfilm/microfiche. None are stored in the Center.
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
Center Services[edit | edit source]
- We help with:
creating free accounts on FamilySearch.org.
reviewing (Patron must have indexed 1,000 records before reviewing rights are awarded.)
creating a beginner's pedigree chart and family group sheets
Free printing (Patrons are asked to bring their own paper.)
Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]
Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]
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]
We ask that two hours a month be allocated for this volunteer service. We'd love to have you in the Harlingen Texas Family History Center. Drop by so we can add you to our growing family!