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Queens New York Family History Center

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United States Gotoarrow.png New YorkGotoarrow.pngQueens County Gotoarrow.png Queens West Family History Center (Woodside Stake)

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

The NY Queens Family History Center serves all five boroughs of NYC but patrons come from as far as New Jersey and upstate NY. We have staff that are bilingual in English and Spanish, and available three days each week.


Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location Map:


  • 40-24 62nd Street Woodside New York 11377 United States
  • We are located in the building with large white pillars in the front.
  • Free parking is available in the large lot next to the second building.
  • Language:English


  • 1-718-478-5337



Open Hours:

  • Monday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Tuesday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
  • Wednesday: 4:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thursday: CLOSED
  • Friday: CLOSED
  • Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Holiday Schedule:

Closed ALL National Holidays

Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Monday, January 19 Birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Monday, February 16 Washington’s Birthday
Saturday, April 4 General Conference
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day
Saturday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 7 Labor Day
Saturday, October 3 General Conference
Monday, October 12 Columbus Day
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving Day

Upcoming Events
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Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]

Center Resources[edit | edit source]

Collections[edit | edit source]

  • We have a large selection of films from Germany, France, Italy and Puerto Rico, as well as many other countries.

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. 

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • Microfilm viewers, a camera to make copies from the films, computers, flat bed scanner, and a printer.

Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

  • All staff members speak fluent English, and many are fluent in Spanish. Help is available from research materials in German, French, Spanish and other languages.

Resources in the Local Area
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Links[edit | edit source]

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Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]