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Oakland California FamilySearch Library

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

LIBRARY IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Walk-ins Welcome - Library is Fragrance FreeEdit

For upcoming events go to the box on the right side of this page and click on [Calendar].Edit

AFRICAN AMERICAN Research Workshop – Meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 PM to 8 PM, except July and August. No appointment necessary.

CHINESE Research Help - Every Tuesday 1 - 9 PM. Call to schedule an appointment.

EAST BAY Genealogical Society – Meets the second Wednesday of every month at 10 AM. No appointment necessary.

FRENCH CANADIAN RESEARCH - Wednesdays - 6 - 8PM Jane Lindsey, CGS. No appointment necessary

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

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' The Oakland FamilySearch Library is on Temple Hill and is shown in the lower right hand corner of this photo. Take the elevator down from the Visitor Center. Photo by Kourtney Jex Jarvis.' '

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Library Updates
Next FamilySearch Basic Series on Friday, October 11, 2019

Learning More about the Temple Box - 10:30 AM - Sister Perrone

Please check this site for all updates.

Get started on your own Family History by clicking: HERE. After the Pedigree Chart apppears, download and print it for yourself!

Oakland FSL
4766 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, California

Location Map
Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Sun- 3 pm- 7 pm
Mon: Closed
FHC Pages
Contact Information
Holiday Schedule

Boy Scout Workshop
Libraries and Societies


Download October Class Schedule Here: File:OaklandFS OctSchedule.pdfEdit

Download September Class Schedule Here: File:September Class Schedule Oakland CA.pdfEdit

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, Fold 3, Genealogy Bank, Archion and History.Geo, we also have over 7,000 volumes of books, periodicals, family histories, city and county histories, city directories, plus over 4,000 reels of microfilm and 8,795 microfiche containing millions of local vital records and historical census data from all over the world.

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