Friday, August 10, 2012

Exhibitor Profile: Sacramento FamilySearch Library

It's a pleasure to welcome the Sacramento FamilySearch Library (new name) as an exhibitor at Family History Day at the California State Archives.
The wonderful world of genealogy is waiting for you at the Sacramento FamilySearch Library. The Library contains thousands of books. The collection is composed of family histories, dictionaries, how-to-do-books, major American and foreign reference materials, U.S. federal census indexes, local histories, printed parish and town records, and other typical archival records.

The Library has free online access to the following internet sites:
  • 19th Century British Library Newspapers Digital Archive
  • Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press – American Civil War Research Data
  • FindMyPast
  • Fold3 (formerly Footnote)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Family Finder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records
Volunteer staff are ready to help direct you to the extensive resources held there. In addition to the library's collections, free genealogical classes and research assistance is available to the public. You can register for the classes at the Library or call 487-2090.
Here is a summary of what's available:
  • Family history research classes, afternoons and evenings
  • Research assistance from the Sacramento German Genealogical Society
  • Online Research Classes through the Family History Library
  • Writer's Workshop
Family History Seminar
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Check website for details
7:30 am-3:30 pm
Stop by our exhibit at Family History Day, ask about our new name, and let us tell you more about the genealogical resources available at the Sacramento FamilySearch Library and the upcoming seminar.
Sacramento FamilySearch Library
2745 Eastern Avenue
Sacramento, California
Phone: (916) 487-2090
Monday 10am—4:00pm
Tuesday 10am—9:00pm
Wednesday 10am—6:30pm
Thursday 10am—9:00pm
Friday 10am—4:00pm

AVOID THE RUSH - pre-register and reserving a Class Syllabus TODAY by sending an email to
posted by Denise H. Richmond

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