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The Atascadero Family History Center is located at 2600 Ramona Road, in Atascadero, Ca.  The center is dedicated to providing education and support for the family history community in the area.


Center Contacts and Hours:

Location Map:


  • 2600 Ramona Road, Atascadero, CA 93422 United States
  • The entrance to the family history center is located on the North side of the building.
  • Please ring doorbell for entrance to the center. Handicap parking is available.
  • Language:English


  • 1-805-466-6103

Open Hours:

  • Monday:10:00am-4:00pm
  • Tuesday:6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-1:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-4:00pm

Holiday Schedule:

Holiday Schedule:

We will be closed the following dates in 2015
 19     JAN       Martin Luther King Day
 16     FEB       Presidents Day
 6-9    APRIL    Easter
 25     MAY      Memorial Day
 Closed  MONTH of AUGUST
 7       SEP       Labor Day
 9       NOV       Veteran's Day
24-26  NOV      Thanksgiving
21-31  DEC      Christmas

Upcoming Events:

Family Tree ongoing courses held at the Los Angeles Family History Library

What is Family Tree

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Los Angeles
FamilySearch Library

Richard McBride, Director

10741 Santa Monica Blvd,
Los Angeles, California 90025



Mon, Fri, Sat: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Tue, Wed, Thu: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Basic 3-day Intensive Family History/Genealogy Training Course

Finding Ancestral Names for Temple Work

Gathering the Information You Need for Temple Work

Each class is restricted to the first 24 to register. To register please call 310 474-9990

Schedule of free classes and events:

No pre-registration fees required for classes listed below. Please RSVP by phone or e-mail for Special Presentations.

The Los Angeles Family History Library has a Computer Lab in room TR1 of the Library. There is also an Education Lab in room TR2.

Introduction to New FamilySearch - Classes offered as requested.

Family Search Indexing - Classes offered as requested.

Foundation Course in Genealogical Research

Basic Three-day Intensive Family History/Genealogy Training Course

Advanced Three-day Intensive Family History/Genealogy Training Course

All classes will be held at the Los Angeles Family History Library located at 10741 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles.   Parking is free.

To register for these or other classes offered:

Phone: 310-474-9990



For new and upcoming BYU Conferences and Workshops go to:

The Atascadero Family History Center will be hosting a Family History Booth during Colony Days

     Check us out in October 2015

     More info to follow.

     Have you checked out the new Family Tree or Wiki at 

Class Schedule:

Introduction to Indexing classes are held every Wednesday of the month 
from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Staff Training Meetings:


     All inservice meetings will be held in the Relief Society Room:


Center Resources


  • <a href="">FamilySearch Catalog:</a> This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.                                                                                             
  • The Atascadero Family History Center has a small collection of various resource books and private collections that are available for viewing in the center.

Databases and Software

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="FHC Portal">FHC Portal</a>    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, included are the following:

  • The 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archive
  • Access Newspaper Archive
  • Alexander Street Press ~ The American Civil War
  • (Family History Library Edition ~ includes International databases)
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3 (Formerly
  • The Genealogist
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records                                                                                                                                               
  • You may also access the Family History Center portal for other related family history research option, from your home computer, however, you will not be able to access the free premiums.

  • Training is available on the website and at the Family History Center. 
  • See link below

Hardware and Equipment

  • The center has 9 computers, 5 microfilm readers, 1 microfiche reader, 1 scanner, 1 copy/printer machine, and 1 printer. 


Center Services


Resources in the Local Area

  • San Luis Obispo County Genealogical Society Library, 1288 Morro Street, San Luis Obsipo, CA,   Phone Number: 805-528-6622      


  •       South County Historical Society, San Luis Obispo County                                                                                                                    
  •  Special Collections & University Archives Kennedy Library, California Polytechnic State University                                                                                                






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