Saturday, April 20, 2013

Local Host Societies-Las Vegas FamilySearch Library

The Las Vegas FamilySearch Library welcomes the attendees to the National Genealogical Society Conference in May 2013.  During the week of the NGS conference, the Library will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, to accommodate conference visitors. Access to the Library is free of charge.

The Las Vegas FamilySearch Library is one of the largest libraries in the FamilySearch system.  The Library features the latest computer equipment and has 50 computer stations available for use.  There are 90 workers available each week to assist patrons with their family history.

The Library holdings include 11,000 books, 60% which are unique to the Library.  The collection is rich in English research sources and also includes 1,400 family histories.  There are 17,000 microfilms in the permanent collection and over 30,000 microfiche.

The Library offers patrons free access to the FamilySearch site and also to all major genealogical research sites. Copy services, film reading and scanning facilities, and book scanning facilities are available.

The Library is located approximately three miles from the convention site, at 509 South Ninth Street.


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