Oregon Genealogical Society

The OGS FamilySearch Affiliate Library is open.
The Oregon Genealogical Society is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. You can access online records that are not available from home at our library on one of our patron computers or bring your laptop to the library. Most of the records that have a camera icon with the key above are accessible at the OGS Library.
 
3rd Annual Used Book Sale
Saturday and Sunday, July 9 & 10
 
Book donations are now being accepted for the used book sale. You may deliver them to the library during our regular business hours. OGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so books donated for the sale are tax-deductible so tell your friends, neighbors, and family. This is one of several fundraisers OGS holds to support the library and society. Email us if you have questions.
 
Books cover a wide range of topics and including fiction, sci-fi, mysteries, genealogy, history, biographies, cookbooks, poetry, dieting, natural remedies, self-help, travel, reference, and more.
Saturday Hours: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday hours: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
 
The sale will be in the OGS Library Annex located at 965 Oak Alley, Eugene, under the north end of the Overpark parking garage in the alley behind the Downtown Athletic Club. Free parking is available in the Overpark on the weekends. 


SAVE THE DATE - Fall Seminar
October 29, 2022
Our Fall Seminar will be on Irish Research with speaker David Rencher. Details to be posted soon.

 
UPCOMING CLASSES on ZOOM (see the calendar for details)
Preregistration is required for ALL classes. Watch for details on attending classes in person. The $ symbol indicates there is a charge for that class
 
July 16     Using GEDMatch to Solve Genealogical Mysteries  $
July 30     DNA Testing Strategies  $
 

LUNCH & LEARN
Saturday, 25 June 2022
In-person and on Zoom from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Everyone is invited to join us, so invite your friends, family, and genealogy buddies.
 
Lunch & Learn Sessions are 11 am to 2 pm and are open to OGS members and to the public. The roundtable discussion starts at 11:00 am with attendees sharing their knowledge about the topic. A potluck salad and dessert lunch at noon followed by an education program at 1:00 pm.
 
11:00 am  Round Table Discussion Topic:   What are your brick walls? 
12:00 pm  Potluck Salad and Dessert lunch
  1:00 pm  Program:  Researching and Writing Fiction with author Jeff Wallach. (See details in the calendar.)
 
Members donate salads and desserts for the lunch or you may bring your own sack lunch and beverage. Coffee, hot tea, plates, napkins, and utensils are provided. If you decide at the last minute to come, but don't have time to make or pick something up? Come anyway. We’ll be glad to see you. If you have a special diet, then feel free to bring your own food.  Suggested donation of $5.00.
 
We will meet in person in the OGS Annex, next to our library, at 965 Oak Alley, Eugene. Email us if you plan to attend on Zoom and we will email you the link.
 
 
The Oregon Genealogical Society is also on Facebook.
Click on the blue square (the ) at the bottom of this page to go directly to our Facebook page and follow us there as well.
 
OGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit so your donations are tax-deductible.
 

UPCOMING
EVENTS
July 9
Used Book Sale
The Oregon Genealogical Society is holding a used book sale on Saturday and Sunday, July 9 & 10.  Book ...
July 10
Used Book Sale
Book donations are now being accepted for the used book sale. You may deliver them to the library during ...
July 16
Using GEDMatch to Solve Genealogical Mysteries
No matter where you have tested your DNA, GEDMatch can help you with your research goals.  GEDmatch is an online ...
July 30
DNA Testing Strategies
Do you to take a DNA test to learn more about yourself but do not know where to begin? Have ...
September 24
OGS 60th Anniversary Celebration
SAVE THE DATE! Details will be announced this summer.   If you would like to help plan our 60th anniversary, ...
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