Friday, February 11, 2011

The Latest Phoenix Family History Library Newsletter is Out! #genealogy

If some of you don't know, I am also the newsletter editor of the News Leaf, a publication of the Phoenix Family History Library where I volunteer.  If you like to read genealogy newsletters, maybe you might like ours!

Our library is still pretty new, so we don't have a website as yet.  So, I am publishing the newsletters on the web via my blog.  To read these newsletters, click here.  And, if you want to join our mailing list, email us at:

A little about the New Phoenix Family History Library:

Opened:  October 2009

History:  This library was the dream of Directors Gene and Janet Carruth, created from three separate small family history libraries of the Phoenix East Stake and the Phoenix Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

What's available at our Libary:

Technology:  A wide array of technology to make your visit beneficial.

Online Databases:  All FamilySearch databases and 100’s of genealogy websites; free access to pay sites such as and others (via the FHL Portal):  HeritageQuest, World Vital Records, Find My Past, Godfrey Memorial Library online databases (incl.,, etc.

Software Programs:  RootsMagic, Legacy and others.

Printed Resources:  Massive collection of “How-To” reference materials and over 5,000 genealogical reference books.

Microfilm:  Extensive permanent collection of microfilm and ability to order additional films from the SLC FH Library.

Consultants:  Several Consultants on staff at all times to help you.

Personal Research or Training Classes available for you or your group by appointment.

Hours:  Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 9pm, and on Saturdays from 12-5pm.  If you would like to volunteer, please contact Gene Carruth at the number below.  With more volunteers, we can increase the hours that our library is open!

Phoenix Family History Center
3102 North 18th Avenue (Map it!  North of Thomas, East of 19th Avenue)
Phoenix, AZ 85015-5811
(602) 264-2825.


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