All Albuquerque & Bernalillo County Libraries are CLOSED until further notice.
Assistance is available by phone Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
• For general information please call (505) 768-5141.
• For help with your account or a library card call (505) 768-5170.
Dates for holds, checked out items, and library cards have been extended for the duration.

While we are closed, check out all the digital resources available online.

Genealogy Center

Genealogy Center information and resources. The Genealogy Center is located at the Main Library.

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Access your Amazon giftaccount using smile.amazon.com and select the New Mexico Genealogical Society or the Albuquerque Genealogical Society as the organization you'd like to support.  They'll receive gift certificates for 0.5% of your eligible purchases and then donate their gift certificates to the Genealogy Center to purchase books to support genealogy research in New Mexico without any additional cost to you!

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All Albuquerque & Bernalillo County Libraries are CLOSED until further notice.
Assistance is available by phone Monday through Friday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
• For general information please call (505) 768-5141.
• For help with your account or a library card call (505) 768-5170.
Dates for holds, checked out items, and library cards have been extended for the duration.

While we are closed, check out all the digital resources available online.

About the Genealogy Center

Genealogy CenterGenealogy Center

501 Copper Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-768-5131
librarygenealogy@cabq.gov
Lisa Kindrick, Genealogy Librarian
Joshua Fox, Area Manager

 

The Genealogy Center is on the second floor of the Main Library in downtown Albuquerque on Copper Avenue NW, between 5th and 6th streets.

 

SUN    MON    TUE    WED    THU   FRI    SAT
Closed    10–6    10–7    10–7    10–6    10–6     10–6

 

By Bus

Several bus routes including Central Avenue Route #66,  Rapid Ride #766 (Red Line) and Rapid Ride #777 (Green Line) serve the Main Library. Plan your trip here.

By Car

Freeway Directions from I-40:
Take I-40 to the 6th Street exit. Drive southtbound on 6th Street until you reach Copper Avenue. The library will be on the left, between 5th Street and 6th Street, on Copper Avenue.

Surface Street Directions from Montano:
Take Montano to 2nd Street. Go south on 2nd Street. 2nd Street will turn into 3rd street after the I-40 overpass. Follow 3rd Street to Lomas, and turn right (west) onto Lomas. Take Lomas to 6th Street and turn left (south). Stay on 6th Street until you reach Copper Avenue. The library will be on the left, between 5th and 6th Streets, on Copper Avenue.

Parking

In addition to metered street parking, up to two hours of free parking is available at the Very Special Arts parking garage on the southeast corner of 5th and Copper. Bring your parking stub from this garage to the Circulation desk for validation.

Branch Amenities & Services

Computer  12 Public Computers (Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2013 and Internet access) for Genealogy and Foundation Center research

WiFi  Free Wireless Internet Access

Printer  Printing Services - 15¢ per page

Copier  Copy Machine - 20¢ per page

Meeting Room   Study Rooms Available on a first come basis with a Library Card in good standing

change machine  Change machine available

microfilm  7 Microfilm/fiche readers

See additional information about our ongoing and special events by viewing the full event calendar for the Main Library.

Our twice monthly Research Days and meetings of the DNA Research Group, Military Research Group, Writer's Group, Military Research Group, and Celtic Group have been suspended.  They will resume at a later date. 

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Tours & Programs

Ancestry Library Edition Available from Home!

We're excited to announce that Ancestry Library Edition will be available to you from anywhere with your library card while the Library is closed!  Ancestry Library Edition

Beginning Genealogy Workshops

Beginning Genealogy workshops scheduled for March and April have been postponed.  A new date has not yet been set.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Research Days

Genealogy Research Days

Research Days and Special Interest Group meetings have been temporarily suspended.

Genealogy Society Programs

Genealogy Society Programs

See the Albuquerque Genealogical Society website  AGS Website  for information on upcoming events and presentations.

See the New Mexico Genealogical Society website for information about their upcoming programs  NMGS Website

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