Hayden Lake Idaho Family History Center

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 2293 W Hanley Ave, Coeur D'Alene, Idaho 83814 United States
  • Entrance is at west end of the building.


  • 1-208-765-0150


  • haydenlakefhc@gmail.com

Open Hours:

  • Monday:10:00am-5:00pm
  • Tuesday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-9:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-9:00pm

We will be closed on the following days:

In the event of extreme winter weather: If the schools close because of bad weather, the FHC will also close: It is a good idea to call before you come to the Center during these times, to be sure we are open:

Family History Discovery Day 2017 - Thank you to all who attended, presented and served! We'll see you next year!

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

RootsTech streaming sessions!

Class Schedule

Tuesday Evening Classes - 6 pm

March 6th - Analyzing Handwritten Documents - Come learn to decipher handwriting, common spelling and dating variations to make understanding handwritten documents easier.  Instructor - Pam Duce

March 13th - Finding Original Records - Sandy Doutre will show us research techniques and resources for finding original documents.

March 20th - The Family History Guide -  Tammy Lively will take us though The Family History Guide.  It is a wonderful resource for learning skills, links to resources and research suggestions.

Thursday Brown Bag Lunch Series - Noon

March 1st - No Class, but there will be streaming of RootsTech Classes.  Come and enjoy!

March 8th - Cyber Cemeteries - Resources for online cemetery information.

March 15th - Searching the US Censuses - Getting the most out of the census.

March 22nd - DNA Basics - Basic DNA and research strategies. 

Consultant Training Meetings

Start time is 6 pm. We invite all Family History Consultants and FHC Staff to come learn and share.

February 22nd - The Family History Guide - A tool to learn and teach Family History. Connie Godak will also be introducing the Julia Project.

March 22nd - The Pedigree Resource File - Learn to utilize this treasure trove of genealogical information.

Center Resources


  • Resource books, genealogical periodicals, and more.

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 14 online computers
  • 4 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • 1 microfilm/fiche scanner printer
  • Lexmark scanner/printer

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

We have staff that specialize in Daughters of the American Revolution, Swedish, German, and Early American research.

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

We are currently looking for volunteers for Wednesday 10-2, 2-6 and Thursday 6-9