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Sumner Washington 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.



Center Contacts and Hours Website:

Location Map:

Address:

  • 512 Valley Ave Sumner WA 98390 United States
  • Language:English

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday/Wednesday Noon to 9 pm
  • Thursday Noon to 3 pm
  • We occasionally close unexpectedly because of severe weather (as per Sumner School District closures) or staff unavailability. Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours. If you get our recorded message, it means we are closed.

Holiday Schedule: 2019

Closed Nov 27, 28 Thanksgiving: Dec 24, 25, 26, Christmas: Dec 31, Jan 1, 2 New Years


Calendar and Events:[edit | edit source]

2019 Youth Meetings: Sumner Ward Nov 9th, Surprise Lake Ward Nov 5th

Upcoming Events: [edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

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]

  • 7 desktop computers (Windows OS), 1 Mac Mini (Mac OSX) with USB and separate HDMI connectivity to a 48" HD TV screen; 1 printer, 1 printer/scanner with direct FamilySeach "Memories" connectivity, 1 bulk photo scanner, 1 microfilm/microfiche reader; 

Center Services:[edit | edit source]

Microfiche Reader: Which reads microfiche, then prints or stores on thumb drive or computer

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]


Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]


Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]