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Local Resources

FAMILY HISTORY CENTER LIBRARY [FHC/FHL]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
1530 W. Camino Real
Boca Raton, FL
Open Monday and Wednesday 10 AM - 2 PM
Call to confirm hours of operation.
Phone: (561) 395-6644

6400 Roebuck Road
Jupiter, FL 33458
Call to check on hours of operation.
Phone: (561) 748-3818

The Family History Library Records Collection, available to you through the Boca Raton Family History Center and the Jupiter Family History Center, includes in excess of 2.2 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records, and more than 742,000 microfiche and 300,000 books, 4,500 serials, periodicals and other formats. A majority of the records contain information about persons who lived before 1920.

Records have been filmed in over 110 countries, territories and possessions. Film can be rented from the Salt Lake City Main Library.

The New York Index remains the back-bone of our local FHC which contains 7 computers, all online with high-speed Internet access. Please contact a volunteer for sign-up and help.

FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY (FAU)

Special Collections & Archives
S. E. Wimberly Library
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431-1092
By appointment only: (561) 297-3787
E-mail: LYSCA@fau.edu
http://www.library.fau.edu/geninfo/speccoll.htm

JUDAICA COLLECTION
The Molly S. Fraiberg Judaica Collections contain Yiskor books, Holocaust material, periodicals, sheet music, audio-visual materials and artifacts. Limited access to the collection is available. Please call ahead for an appointment to (561) 297–3787.

JUDAICA SOUND ARCHIVES
http://faujsa.fau.edu/
The Judaica Sound Archives at Florida Atlantic University Libraries is dedicated to bringing the recorded music from the Golden Age of Jewish Music to a new home where its past will be respected and its future assured. In addition to its primary focus of rescuing and preserving 78 rpm records from the first half of the 20th century, the project has expanded its scope to include LPs, tapes, 45s and sheet music.

PALM BEACH COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

Genealogy Research: grs@pbclibrary.org

Ancestry Plus is available to the public at the PBCLS Main Library and 15 branch locations. Full-text access to U.S. Census Records, the Florida Death Index and an array of other useful genealogical resources can now be accessed at your nearest library location. Phone your local branch for an appointment to reserve a computer.

Heritage Quest Online is available from your home computer by registering with a PBC Library Card at:
http://www.pbclibrary.org/redirect_proquest/ipverify3.asp

JGSPBCI LIBRARY

Our own library is now located at Temple Shaarei Shalom in Boynton Beach, Florida. For information call Barbara Nowak at 561-685-8244.