Madera 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:

  • Address: 2112 Sunset Avenue, Madera, California
  • Family History Center entrance is at the northeast door. Ring bell located on the brick wall to the left of the doors for entrance to the center.  
  • Map to Madera California Family History Center

Phone: 559-661-7700 (Call during Family History Center open hours for assistance.)

Open Hours:

  • Daytime: Tuesdays and Wednesday 10am-1pm
  • Evening: Tuesday and Wednesday 7-8:30pm (Call between those hours, before coming in, to verify that a consultant has opened the center.)

Holiday Schedule: Closed on major holidays.

Appointments: Call to make an appointment for a more convenient time, if necessary. 


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule: FamilySearch training course, every Sunday, 12:15pm-1pm, Family History Center.

Staff Training Meetings: 4th Sunday 7pm

Family Tree Training:   3rd Tuesday night at 7pm and 3rd Tuesday morning at 11am.

Center Resources


Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • Computers, Microfilm reader, Printer, Scanner, Photo-copier

Center Services

  • Training available for: "FamilySearch Family Tree", "RootsMagic6", "Using Family Search to find records", "FamilySearch Indexing and Arbitrating", and PAF.

Resources in the Local Area

Madera County Historical Society

Madera County Library


Family Search

Family Search Centers

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

BYU Family History Library

Volunteer at the Center