Lodi California Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The Lodi California Family History Center is located in San Joaquin County, California Genealogy, north of Stockton.

Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location and Map:


  • 731 North Ham Lane, Lodi, CA 95240-2313 United States
  • Enter from the church parking lot on Daisy Avenue.
  • Please ring the doorbell if the door is locked.
  • Language:English


  • 1-209 369-4148


  • CA_Lodi@familyhistorymail.org

Open Hours: The Lodi California Family History Center is now open again. Our current hours of operation are listed below. We are requesting all patrons to wear your masks while in the Center. Please remember there is no eating of food or drink in the Family History Center.

You may get help at home via your computer for your genealogy research, questions, guidelines for donations to the Salt Lake Family History Library, on-line classes and on-line one-on-one help by typing "Family History Library" in your computer browser search bar then click on the "Family History Library - FamilySearch link or "Sacramento FamilySearch Library" link and then click on the appropriate links to arrive at the help you desire.

  • Tuesday:  1:00pm - 4:00pm and 7:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday:  1:00pm - 4:00pm and 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for Federal Holidays, General Conference weekends (1st weekend of April and October), Thanksgiving week, Christmas 2 week break. 

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Databases and Software for use at the Lodi FHC[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal provides free public access to premium family history software and websites. Utilize valuable subscription web sites such as Ancestry.com, Fold3, FindMyPast, MyHeritage, Geneanet and others to research your family lines.
  • AniMap displays and prints changing county and state boundaries over time.
  • Photoshop Elements can enhance and improve family photos or you may try MyHeritage.com where you can enhance, repair, colorize and animate your photos.
  • Legacy and RootsMagic are available for recording your family tree. Free versions are available online for your use at home.  

Free Special Services[edit | edit source]

  • Voice recognition software (Dragon): Transform audio files into typed transcripts. Play the tape or digital recording, and voice recognition software types it out for you.

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Patrons are invited to use our computers, scanner, printers, and copier at no charge for their genealogical research. Twelve work stations are available.
  • One microfilm reader.

Links[edit | edit source]

  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: 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.