San Diego California Sweetwater Stake 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.

This is a Stake (multiple wards & branches) Family History Center.

This Sweetwater Stake FHC has a few computers and limited resources. 

The San Diego California FamilySearch Library a few miles away is a much larger facility with more resources and staff. It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. And it has extended hours from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM on Wednesday and Thursdays. For more information, please click here.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 3737 Valley Vista Way Bonita CA 91372 United States
  • Language:English


  • 1-619-472-1506



Open Hours:

  • Monday:1:00pm-5:00pm
  • Tuesday:By appointment
  • Wednesday:9:00am-1:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:By appointment
  • Friday:By appointment
  • Saturday:10:00am-4:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Calendar and Events


Upcoming Events


Class Schedule


Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources

Bare minimum.


No microfiche or microfilm readers at this location.

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has NO ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. Patrons must do this themselves after signing into their accounts.
    :*(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)

Databases and Software

FHC portal only and limited genealogy programs.

  • 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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

Three computers, printer and very limited other material.

  • (Include the resources you have to help individuals do their research - computers, microfilm readers, printers, etc. )

Center Services


Staff Research Specialties

Only basic Family Tree assistance only.

Resources in the Local Area

See San Diego California FamilySearch Library<br>


See San Diego California FamilySearch Library<br>

  • FamilySearch Research Wiki: What It Can Do For You!: 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.

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Volunteer at the Center

Please ask staff.