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'''July 24, 6:30 PM - Introduction to Genealogy''' Have you watched the Ancestry.com commercials and thought, “I want to do that“ ?  Have you asked questions and made notes about your family, and now feel ready to take the next step?  Would you like to know what genealogical research involves and how to start?  Would you like a computer program to help you keep your information organized?  This is the class for youGenealogy is neither as easy as the commercials and TV programs make it sound nor as complicated as it used to be. Take the first step -- come to our free class and find out if this is the hobby for you. '''Pre-registration requested''' at fhcoakland@gmail.com<BR>
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''' SwedGen Tour 2013/Swedish Genealogy Seminar''' ''' Coming Saturday, October 12''' -The Oakland FamilySearch Library will be hosting the SwedGen genealogists and Kathy Meade, North American representative for ArkivDigital for an amazing day of Swedish research classes and individual 30 minute consultations. Topics include: How to research Swedish church records, CDs and other online resources, using Disbyt and Dispos databases, researching probate records and estate inventories, finding your soldier’s military records, using historical maps. Instructors: Anna-Lena Hultman, Västergötland, Sweden; Anneli Andersson, Dalsland, Sweden; Charlotte Börjesson, Stockholm, Göteborg, Södermanland, Sweden; and Olof Cronberg, Skåne, Sweden and Kathy Meade, Chicago, Illinois.  Watch here for further information, pre-registration and appointments for one-on-one consultationsThere will be no fee for this seminar. '''This is a unique opportunity for the serious Swedish researcher!'''
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<BR> CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 1 - TUESDAY, JULY 4 - CELEBRATE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM  "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same."
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<BR>FRIDAY, JUNE 23 - JOIN US FOR IRISH RESEARCH ONLINE - Instructor, Janice Sellers APG - Once upon a time, searching for Irish ancestors required learning the townland of origin, or at least the county, before you could even consider crossing the AtlanticWhile that is still helpful, it is now often possible to find a family without that information by using the wealth of records that have gone online in the last couple of years. This class will cover some of the many resources available online for Irish research. Please pre-register at [mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com] or 510-531-3905.
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<BR> GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP Thursdays  - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistanceNo appointment necessary.
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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.


Library is Fragrance Free!

Coming Events


CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 1 - TUESDAY, JULY 4 - CELEBRATE THE GIFT OF FREEDOM "Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same." --Ronald Reagan


FRIDAY, JUNE 23 - JOIN US FOR IRISH RESEARCH ONLINE - Instructor, Janice Sellers APG - Once upon a time, searching for Irish ancestors required learning the townland of origin, or at least the county, before you could even consider crossing the Atlantic. While that is still helpful, it is now often possible to find a family without that information by using the wealth of records that have gone online in the last couple of years. This class will cover some of the many resources available online for Irish research. Please pre-register at fhcoakland@gmail.com or 510-531-3905.


GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH WORKSHOP – Thursdays - Need some help with your Swedish research? Join our experts on Thursdays between 10A and 4P for some individual assistance. No appointment necessary.


Get the Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge in one visit! Information and registration 


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Oakland California FamilySearch Library

The Oakland California FamilySearch Library is one of the largest and most accessible centers for genealogical research in California. Besides providing free access to numerous subscription websites included but not limited to ancestry.com, Fold 3, Genealogy Bank, and vitalsearch-worldwide.org, we also have over 9,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 37,000 reels of microfilm and 9,000 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.








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