Hours and location
Albuquerque, NM 87102
Lindsey Miller-Escarfuller, Area Manager
|Monday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Tuesday||10 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Wednesday||10 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
|Thursday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Friday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Saturday||10 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
The Genealogy Center includes a non-circulating collection of over 20,000 titles and 31,000 volumes organized by country, state, and county; a computer lab dedicated to genealogy research with databases of special interest to genealogists; a microfilm collection and machines for viewing microfilm and microfiche; on-site databases developed by the New Mexico and Albuquerque Genealogical Societies; and staff and volunteers ready to help you with your research.
Group Presentations and Tours
Would your group like a tour of the Genealogy Center or an overview at your next meeting of the available resources? Contact us and we can schedule a tour at the Genealogy Center or come to you with a half hour presentation about the many resources available at the Genealogy Center to support family history research.
Watch for these upcoming free programs at the Main Library:
On Tuesday, May 28, join members of the Albuquerque Genealogical Society and library staff for a Research Day. Get individual help with your genealogy research questions any time between 10:30 am - 3:30 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Wednesday, June 12, Patricia Ryan, genealogist and Albuquerque Genealogical Society member, will be giving a talk on "The Lure of the Land" about land records as a valuable resource for family historians. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Main Library Auditorium, lower level.
On Saturday, June 15, experienced genealogist Victoria Sullivan will be giving a beginning genealogy workshop on Getting Started. 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Saturday, June 22, Confidential Intermediary Ann House from New Mexico Adoption Search will speak about Adoption Search and Reunion in a Closed File State. This will be useful information for anyone interested in the process for finding information about biological parents, adoptees, or biological siblings in a closed file state like New Mexico. She'll also provide an overview of information available about adoptions for people doing family history research. 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Saturday, June 29, experienced genealogist Victoria Sullivan will present a beginning genealogy workshop on Using Census Records, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Saturday, July 13, genealogist Victoria Sullivan will continue her beginning genealogy workshops with Internet Genealogical Resources, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Saturday, July 20, join members of the New Mexico Genealogical Society for a Genealogy Brick Walls Workshop. Bring your charts and materials and get individualized help from these genealogy experts. Have you received DNA results, but aren't sure how to interpret them? Miguel Torres will be available to help you to make sense of your DNA results. 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
On Saturday, July 27, genealogist Victoria Sullivan will continue her beginning genealogy workshop with Choosing Genealogy Computer Software, 2:00 - 3:00 pm, Genealogy Center, Main Library - 2nd floor.
Genealogy Research Day
Don't forget the Genealogy Research Day on the last Tuesday of the month. Come anytime between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm and get individual help from expert volunteers from the Albuquerque Genealogical Society. So bring your charts and questions on May 28!
More Church Records Now Available on Microfilm!
The New Mexico Genealogical Society has recently generously paid for many new Catholic church records to be added to our collection on extended loan from FirstSearch. Click on the Microform Collections tab above for more information!
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