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Oakland California FamilySearch Library

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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.

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Important Events:

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

BAY AREA CHINESE Genealogy Group - Meets the Third Wednesday of every month at 10 AM to 3 PM. All welcome.

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

AFRICAN AMERICAN Research Workshop – Meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 6 PM to 8 PM, except July and August. 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.

FRENCH CANADIAN RESEARCH - Wednesdays - 6-9PM Jane Lindsey, CGS. No appointment necessary

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

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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
SATURDAY - JUNE 15th - Free Class - Historical Newspapers – 1:30 PM - CGS - For beginners, this class will describe why and how to find fascinating details about your ancestors' lives. Historical newspapers are particularly helpful with filling the gaps for the last decade of the 1800's. They may be the only source of an elusive maiden name. Learn about the growing number of online archives and get tips on saving images and citing them for your records.

FREE FamilySearch Basics CLASSES begin 1st week of June! See the calendar link on the right of this page or look at the June Class Schedule listed below.

Next classes are Tuesday, June 18th - 7- 8:30 PM and Friday, June 21st 10:30 AM to 12 PM

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 June Class Schedule Here: File:2019 Class Schedule -June.pdf[edit | edit source]

Download March Class Schedule Here: File:2019 Class Schedule.pdf[edit | edit source]

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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