The FamilySearch Center at Temple Hill attracts visitors from all over the world that come to find information about their ancestors. The center 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.
The Oakland FamilySearch Center 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.
- Use free, fast, and up-to-date computers and state-of-the-art software to organize and connect your family tree.
- Free access to many services and tools which you would normally pay for somewhere else. Get in-depth instruction on what these tools do and how to use them for your success.
- Search, find, and print historical documents on our high-quality printers and yes, it’s free!
- Lockers are available so you can store your personal belongings.
Coming to the FamilySearch Center 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.