West Oaks Branch Library & Genealogy Center

Orange County Library System

Genealogy Center Volunteers Needed

The West Oaks Library and Genealogy Center is looking for individuals who have knowledge and experience with genealogy procedures and practices and who are willing to volunteer at least two hours per week.

If interested apply online at www.oclsfriends.info (under the Join Us tab) or complete a volunteer application available in the library and return it to the customer service desk.

*Please note that a Friends of the Library membership and an OCLS library card in good standing are required to become a volunteer.

Save the Date – Grand Re-Opening Coming Soon – Saturday 2/14/15 10 a.m.

Grand Re- Opening Celebration: Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 10AM.

Fall in Love with Genealogy and join us at the Grand Re- Opening Celebration Of the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center Library Officials and Local Dignitaries will kick-off events with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony which will be followed with enjoyable and educational events.


Introduction to Genealogy

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 10:30AM.


Enjoy a presentation on basic genealogical research and how to get started (presented by the Central Florida Genealogical Society).


Explore Free Genealogy Websites!

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 11:45AM


Learn about the variety of free genealogy websites to help with your research (presented by the Central Florida Genealogical Society).


Genealogy and Family History Crafts!

Saturday, February 14, 2015 @ 2:30PM


Learn how to turn your genealogy research and artifacts into fun crafts to share and to treasure.


Tours will be held throughout the day! Staff will share information about materials, equipment and resources as well as provide research assistance and answer questions.