Sacramento California FamilySearch Library

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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.

The Sacramento Family History Center also known as both the Sacramento Regional Family History Center and the Sacramento California Large Multi-stake Family History Center. The Center has over 90 well trained volunteers to help the more than 14,000 patrons who visit the Center annually.

Center Location

Location and Map

Address: 2745 Eastern Avenue, Sacramento, California 95815

  • The Sacramento Family History Center is located on the west side of Eastern Avenue behind the LDS Sacramento East Stake Center.
  • Sacramento Family History Center


  • From Hwy 80 -- Take Watt Ave exit, go South on Watt Ave, left onto Marconi Ave, right onto Eastern Avenue. From Hwy 50 -- Take Watt Ave exit, go North on Watt Ave, right onto Marconi Ave, right onto Eastern Avenue.


  • Monday: 10am - 4:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10am - 6:30pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 9:00pm
  • Friday: 10am - 4:00pm



Reception Desk: 916 487-2090


  • Directors:  Ed and Linda Lucky
  • Associate Director:   Alice Carlson - Films and Books
  • Associate Director:   Sister Margie Barron - Administrative Services
  • Associate Director:   Matt Fox - Technical
  • Associate Directors: Gordon and Janet Orchard - Personnel and Staff Training
  • Associate Director:   Carolyn McMillan - Finance
  • Associate Directors: Norm and Linda Todd - Seminars and Public Classes

2011 Holiday Schedule

The Center is closed

  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Week - November 21st -25th
  • Christmas - New Years Holiday - December 19th - January 1, 2012

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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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
  • Additionally, we have other database programs for information storing of your family history work such as PAF (Personal Ancestral File), Legacy, RootsMagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, and Family Insight to name a few.  Other software that is available for patronuse includes, Get My Ancestors, AniMap, Family Atlas, Family History Resourse File, and Pedigree Resource File. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have 35 computer workstations for patron use, 6 printers, 8 microfilm readers, 3 fiche readers, 3 scanners, and digital film/fiche scanner.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

The Sacramento Family History Center has many opportunities for you to serve as a Volunteer, or as a Missionary.  Please call: 916 487-2090

For help and guidelines for editing this page, see the Adding details to a FHC page article.