Vernon British Columbia 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.

We serve the cities and communties of Vernon, Coldstream, Armstrong, Lumby and Cherryville. We do accomodate people who cannot access the library during regular hours, by appointment.  

Centre Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  • Address 1506 - 35 Street, Vernon BC V1T 6A7 Canada
  • We unlock the gate on 35 Street when we are open. The Center door is the first one when walking to the main entrance from the parking lot. There is a buzzer on the upper left wall to let us know you are at the door.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 1 250-542-1721


Open Hours:

  • Wednesday: 9am - 12pm   7pm - 9pm
  • Thursday:    9am- 12pm

Holiday Schedule: Will be closed from December 18 to January 4

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Centre Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This centre has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. We have 2000+ microfilm and a large collection of microfische on site.

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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 3 computers
  • 3 microfilm readers
  • 4 microfische readers. We recommend you bring a digital camera to take photos of any information you need from film or

Centre Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Vernon Historical Society

Vernon Public Library

Vernon Museum


Volunteer at the Centre