What’s happening?

  • Visit the SCVGS computer room in the Welcome Center with your research project.  We have access to these paid subscriptions:  Ancestry.com, Archives.com, FindMyPast, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, My Heritage, and Newspapers.com.  Go to our Club Room Calendar to see when our room will be open, or to sign up to monitor.
  • Visit the SCVGS library catalog to see what books are available in the club library.  Click here for Online Catalog.
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Genealogy Library Key

The Welcome Center is being rekeyed today. In order to get into the Genealogy Library monitors will need to get the physical key from the Reception Desk. Please remember to return the key or the club will be charged for a replacement. I will let you know when the punch system is working again. Thanks for your help.

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Back to Research virtual conference

Click on this link to see information about a Virtual Conference (4 lectures) offered on September 11th (starting at 10AM Eastern Time). All registrants can view the conference for 30 days. Presentations are live and you can ask questions throughout. It is an all day conference. Early bird price (through August 31st) is $19.99.

Back to Research Virtual Conference

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Help sheet to Improve searching in the Family Search Catalog

Click on the link to see a 4 page PDF file with helpful hints to improve your searching in the Family Search catalog. Two-Hidden-Secrets-to-Find-a-Ton-More-Results-from-the-FamilySearch-Catalog

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Free Genealogy Lecture

One of our members is a member of a Genealogy Club in Washington. Their club is hosting this Zoom lecture and opening it up to anyone who is interested.  Sounds like a good topic. Thanks to Kathy Cowsert for her suggestion.

Series 2 “Discovering Your Ancestor” by Janet O’Conor Camarata

#2 On-site Research Planning; Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

“Doors open” 9:30am, class begins at 10am – 12noon

Topic: PSGS Class
Time: Jun 26, 2021 09:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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General Meeting Dates for 2021-2022

Due to the Activity Center renovation, the meeting dates and location for 2021-2022 have been changed. Please make a note of the new dates and new location. Note that the meeting dates are all on Monday for the next year. The meeting location will be in the Catalina Vista.  Thank you.

  • Monday, October 11th, 2021
  • Monday, November 15th, 2021
  • Monday, December 20th, 2021
  • Monday, January 17th, 2022
  • Monday, February 21st, 2022
  • Monday March 21st, 2022
  • Monday April 18th, 2022
  • Monday, May 16th, 2022
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