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Hayward California Family History Center

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

'The Hayward Family History Center serves Hayward and the surrounding communities. It is located in the broader Bay Area which is served by the Oakland California FamilySearch Library and provides local access to the vast resources of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 3551 Decoto Road Fremont CA 94555-3109 United States
  • Entrance is located on the East side of the building.
  • Language: English


  • 1-510-713-1271



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am-2:00pm and 6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Thursday :6:30pm-8:30pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am -12:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

All Holidays: General Conference, first Saturday in April and October: Thanksgiving week: Last two weeks in December:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Fuel the Find: Hayward Stake participates in Worldwide Church event to index documents on July 15, 16 and 17

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • A catalog of all of the books, periodicals, CD's and extended loan microfilms and microfiche held by the Hayward Family History Center is available online
Hayward Family History Center Catalog search page

Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog Search Page

NOTE : When using the link to the Bay Area Family History Centers Catalog you are searching the catalogs of 15 family history centers. When you find a resource of interest, be sure to click on the "Show Copies" tab to see which location has the book, film. microfiche or CD you are interested in.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area


  • Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki: A comprehensive video presentation explaining the Wiki, navigating it, and some especially useful pages. Case studies demonstrate using the Wiki for genealogical research. Editing and adding articles to the Wiki are covered.

Volunteer at the Center