Cypress 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. 4000 Orange Ave, Anaheim, California 
  2. Corner of Orange Ave and Holder St, between Valley View Blvd and Western Ave.
  3. (Link to map using Google or other map sites)

Phone: (714) 821-5382


Open Hours: M-Th & Sat 9 to noon, Tu - Th 3 to 8:30 pm, Sun evening 6-8 pm

Holiday Schedule: Open most holidays, call to be sure.

Calendar and Events

Class Schedule:  Classes on becoming family history consultants and indexers are held every Sunday evening from 6 to 8 PM.

Staff Training Meetings: 1st Thur of each month, 7 PM

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center is equipped for patrons to view and print from microfilms that are ordered on-line for delivery to this center. Film may be ordered from your home at: 
  • Strong Sicilian and Hispanic resource.

Databases and Software

  • 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, such as
  • 7 networked workstations, 5 micro film-fiche readers, micro-film digitizer, hard copy Mormon pioneer family group sheets.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Very strong multi-media services (microfilm/fiche digitizer, convert all info formats to DVD-CD disks).

Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

Anyone interested in extending hispanic or sicilian family history