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

*Just a reminder the Hayden Lake Family History Center will not be open, today, April 2nd and Tuesday, April 3rd for carpet cleaning. We will open again Wednesday, April 4th at 10 am and looking forward to serving you then. While we are closed, it is an opportune time to explore FamilySearch App Gallery or Wiki, The Family History Guide or watch some of the wonderful classes from RootsTech.





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 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday : 2-6 and 6-9