Kitchener Ontario Family History Centre

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

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Centre Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

  • 10 Lorraine Ave., Kitchener, Ontario
  • Access from the back of the parking lot of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Large free parking lot
  • No charge for use of the facility or the volunteer assistance
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Phone: 1-519-741-9591


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9am-4pm
  • Thursday: 9am-4pm; and by appointment
  • Saturday : By appointment

Holiday Schedule: 

Holiday weekends

Our Schedule for July Closed July 1 - for Canada Day We will close at 4:00pm Thursday, July 10th, unless you have made a special appointment for that evening, in which case we will be open from 7:00pm to 9:00pm especially for you. And we will re-open Tuesday, August 5th at 9:00am.

Centre Resources


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Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This centre has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the centre to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • computers, microfilm readers, many microfilms held in private collection, scanner/printer, printer, reference library,

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Centre

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