Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Catalog

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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 Catalog

The books and other resources of the Oakland California Family History Center can be searched through the library catalog.
Mesa Library Catalog search page
Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page

Mesa Library Catalog search page

You can also search for microfilm and microfiche by number to see if the Center has any particular microfilm or microfiche. The numbers for searching must be obtained from the Family History Library Catalog. Please see the Introduction to the Family History Library Catalog
Film/Fiche Search

Oakland FSL
4766 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, California

Location Map

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

Boy Scout Workshop
Libraries and Societies


Unique Resources

The Oakland California Family History Center has maintained several online resources of a local nature. These resources include the following:
  • Mesa Regional Family History Center Arizona Obituary Search: The Arizona Obituary Search allows you to search through a partial listing of obituaries published in Arizona newspapers. This is an index only. For original obituaries, go to the indicated newspaper. [Note: The City of Mesa Public Library also maintains a microfilm copy of the Arizona Republic Newspaper and charges $15.00 per obituary search request. The City of Mesa Public Library perform obituary searches only for persons whose obituary appeared in the Arizona Republic newspaper. An index to obituaries from 1997 appearing in the East Valley Tribune is available online. Microfilm copies of the East Valley Tribune and it's predecessor newspapers for most years back to 1893 are available only at the Mesa Public Library Main Library.]
  • Interment search in the Mesa City Cemetery. This resource is a listing of most of the burials in the Mesa City Cemetery in the form of a searchable index.