West Bend Wisconsin 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.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 120 E Paradise Dr West Bend WI 53095-5100

Language: English

Phone: 1-262-338-6123 (will only be answered during open hours)

E-mail: wi_westbend@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm-9:00pm Just Wednesday nights are By Appointment Only (Please call Amy at 262-677-2601 to set up an appointment)
  • Friday: 10:00am-2:00pm

Schedule Changes:

  • The FHC will be closed during ALL Winter Weather AdvisoriesT
  • The FHC will be Closed for all major Holidays
  • If the FHC will be closed for vacations or foreseen reasons, they will be posted here and on the door to the Center.
  • You can always call Amy at the above number if you have any questions.

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Center Closures: We will be closed Friday June 30th and Tuesday July 4th, 2017

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.
  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- We have a very small collection of local information

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal 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.

Hardware and Equipment

  • computers, microfilm reader, microfiche reader, printer
  • If you will be using the Microfilm machine, please bring your own digital devise for taking pictures. We do not have a Microfilm printer in our Center.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area


Volunteer at the Center