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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.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - Walk-ins Welcome **************Library is Fragrance Free!**************[edit | edit source]

Important Events:

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

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 - 1st and 3rd Sunday's, July and August from 3 PM to 7 PM. No appointment necessary.

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

FRENCH CANADIAN RESEARCH - Wednesdays - 6-9PM 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.

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
Free Class Series Starts Friday, July 26, 2019

Class - FamilySearch Series - 1- Getting Started with the Basics

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 July Class Schedule Here: File:July 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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