Oakland FamilySearch Library

4766 Lincoln Avenue, Oakland, CA 94602

(510) 531-3905

Oakland FamilySearch Wiki

Tue: 10 am – 5 pm
Wed-Thu: 10 am – 8 pm
Fri-Sat: 10 am – 4 pm

What is Family History

Family History Activities

There are activities for everyone at our FamilySearch Library. Discover your family stories while your kids engage in our play area. Tech-savvy teenagers are excellent with our family history services. It is even common for families to have friendly competitions to see who can find more ancestors, names, or stories. Come join us today for the whole FamilySearch experience.

Discover Your DNA

Discover Your DNA

Family Search allows you to discover your DNA. You will be able to see where you are from, who your accessors are, and what you are genetically made of! You can get free help at our Family Search Library.

Build Your Family Tree

Build Your Family Tree

Unite your family by sharing your experiences and knowledge about your relatives. You can make all the difference in your family tree. Visit our services to discover your tree and how to best connect with your family.

Preserve Memories

Preserve Memories

What do you remember about your parents? what about your grandparents? We can help you preserve these memories, documents, pictures, and voice recordings for generations to come.

Uncover Your Story

Uncover Your Story

Have you’ve ever wondered if you shared the same hobbies, passions, or career as your ancestors? You can dig deep into the roots of your family tree and learn more about who you are and where you came from at the Family Search Library.

Related To Royalty?

Related to Royalty?

Are you related to royalty? What about a celebrity?  There is only one way to know for sure! You can come visit the Family Search Library to learn what famous blood has been passed down to you.

Connect With Family

Connect With Family

Connect with your family in a more impactful way by visiting the Family Search Library. We can teach you how to preserve old family stories, capture current memories, and prepare for future generations.

Temple Hill FamilySearch Library

The FamilySearch Library at Temple Hill attracts visitors from all over the world that come to find information about their ancestors. The library offers free access to genealogical data for billions of deceased ancestors from around the globe.

We create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family- past, present, and future.

Experienced research specialists provide a personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree.

The Oakland FamilySearch Library is a free community resource to the Bay Area and everyone is welcome to come and use it. The best part of this service is the well-trained, kind, and helpful volunteers who are ready and eager to help you have success with your family history goals. The environment is conducive to your success with inspiring artwork, beautiful flowers, and pleasant colors.

Free Family History Classes

The FamilySearch Library is offering free family history (genealogy) classes for residents of the Bay Area and surrounding communities.

In addition, the library offers free access to genealogical data for billions of ancestors from around the globe.

Whether your a complete beginner or a master researcher who’s hit a roadblock, we’re here to help! We create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather and connect their family- past, present and future.

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What to Expect

The FamilySearch Library will get you set up with the right online resources accounts and the right knowledge so you can have more success from home using your own computer or smartphone.

Rooms for group instruction are available. We have a private classroom for up to 50 people so you can bring your Women’s group, Church group, Civic group, or others for a fun time learning and collaborating together.

The research specialists are also very skilled at helping you set trackable goals and help you make plans on how to accomplish them.

We promise that as you learn about your ancestors, you will be blessed with a sense of fulfillment and understanding of who you are. Family history work has a refining, spiritualizing, and tempering influence on those who are engaged in it.

How Does Family Search Work?

Family Search is run entirely based on you! Volunteers from around the globe contribute billions of photos, documents, and family trees to form Family Search. Come take a tour and support a great family cause!

The Family Search Offer

  • Free access to many services and tools which you would normally pay for elsewhere.
  • Fast and up to date computers with state of art software technology to organize and connect your family tree.
  • In-depth instruction on our tools and how to use them for your success.
  • The ability to search, find, and print historical documents on our high-quality printers.
  • Tools to digitize your printed photos on our high-speed scanners, so you to share them online with family and friends.
  • Research specialists are available to assist and guide you toward success in connecting your family tree.
  • Snacks are available for purchase, so you can keep fueled during your family history adventure.
  • Lockers available so you can store your personal belongings.
  • We have a play area where the children can play while the parents can work within eyesight and hearing range.
  • All of our services and technology is free and encouraged to use.

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