Round Rock 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.|
- 1 Center Contacts and Hours
- 2 Calendar and Events
- 3 Center Resources
- 4 Center Services
- 5 Resources in the Local Area
- 6 Links
- 7 Volunteer at the Center
Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]
Location Map: Map to Location Map
Address: 8140 Racine Trail Austin, Texas 78717
- The Family History Center is located on the corner of Cornerwood Drive and Racine Trail in Austin Texas. We are directly across the street from Cedar Valley Middle School. The Family History Center is located in the back of the church, opposite the steeple. Enter through the double doors and the center will be on your left.
- Language: English
- Tuesday: 10:00am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-9:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am-1:00pm and 6:30pm-9:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am-1:00pm
- 2nd & 4th Saturday: 10:00am-1:00pm
Closed all major holidays. Closed the week of Thanksgiving. Closed the weeks of Christmas and New Years Day.
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]
Collections[edit | edit source]
- Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
- Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
- Book Collection: --
- We have a collection of early East Tennessee records. These are microfilms from the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
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. The following websites are available for free use to the FHC patrons:
- and others.
- We have a collection of genealogy software programs for patron use.
Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]
- 5 computers with internet access, 1 microfilm readers, 1 microfiche reader and 1 digital microfilm/fiche reader/scanner
- Wireless internet access for patrons bringing laptops
Center Services[edit | edit source]
Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]
Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]
- Williamson County Genealogical Society
- Williamson County Courthouse
- Williamson County Annex
- Round Rock Public Library
- Georgetown Public Library
- Austin History Center
- Texas State Library and Archives
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.