Brooks Alberta Family History Center

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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.

Serving the Brooks and surrounding areas for 20 plus years.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • 40 10th St W Brooks AB T0J 0J0 Canada


  • 1-403-362-2855 Main Number
  • 1-403-362-4567 April Robertson (FHC Director / Consultant) or Alan Robertson (FHC Consultant)


Open Hours:

  • Wednesday September 7 & 14 - open 7 to 9pm since we will not be available those two Tuesdays.
  • Then starting September 20, 2016 we will be open on Tuesdays from 7 to 9pm unless there's no staff to run the center. If you're not sure whether we'll be open and you live outside of Brooks area then phone April ahead (403-362-4567) and verify if the center will be open.
  • Wednesday to Saturday by appointment only after September 20, 2016 unless the center gets busy enough to open more days.
  • If the door is locked then ring bell to the left of the door.

Holiday Schedule:

  • Closed for Christmas Dec 18-31; September 6 & 13.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.

Databases, Software and Websites

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers with access to FamilySearch and other genealogy related sites.
  • Wireless connection for patrons.
  • 1 printer attached to computers
  • 1 Microfilm readers (2 currently down)
  • 1 Microfiche reader
  • books and maps

Center Services

Staff Specialties

  • April Robertson - FamilySearch Indexing, FamilySearch Family Tree, Legacy Family Tree program, Rootsmagic Family Tree program, genealogy blogging

Resources in the Local Area


Volunteer at the Center