Hayward 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.

'The Hayward Family History Center serves Hayward and the surrounding communities. It is located in the broader Bay Area which is served by the Oakland California FamilySearch Library and provides local access to the vast resources of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • 3551 Decoto Road  Fremont CA 94555-3109  United States
  • Entrance is located on the East side of the building.
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Phone: 510-713-1271

E-mail:  CA_Hayward@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday       9am - 2pm   6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Wednesday  9am-2pm    6:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Saturday      9am-12pm.


  • Holidays
  • General Conference, first Sat in April and Oct
  • Thanksgiving week
  • Last two weeks in December 

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the Hayward Family History Center is available online
           Hayward Family History Center Catalog search page
         Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page

                NOTE : When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers. When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "Show Copies" tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.

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. (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

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Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

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