Due to the closure of the Gail Borden Public Library as a result of the Covid-19 virus, and their cancellation of all meetings and programs through May 31, the Elgin Genealogy Society’s next scheduled meeting will be 9:00 a.m. on June 1. 2020.

Gail Borden Public Library has cancelled all programs through March 31 in support of COVID-19 prevention efforts. Check the Library’s website for updated information on all Gail Borden events.


You must have a valid Gail Borden Library card to use this offer. Click on this link and follow the on screen instructions.


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The Elgin Genealogical Society is for any person who has an interest in genealogy, research or history.

Meetings are held at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL. on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am and the third Thursday at 7:00 pm except in December when the date, time, and location of the annual meeting is announced. It is always best to check this website or call the library at 847-742-2411 to check if schedule changes have occurred.

You do not have to be a member to attend any of our meetings, but when you become a member of EGS, you will receive special access to our Members Only area on our website where you can find all presentation handouts, plus all of our past and present newsletters.

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