NO MEETINGS at the library,
but our programs are being presented by Zoom!


Participate in the Global Family Tree – Family Search & Wikitree” Debbie Mayes

June 17, 2021  7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

“What a global tree is and comparing the pros and cons of the two major ones, FamilySearch and Wiki tree.”
Deborah Carder Mayes has been doing genealogical research and been actively involved in the genealogical community for over 21 years. She is a well-known speaker throughout Ohio and was a speaker at the 2012 Ohio Genealogical Society Conference. She also speaks at and presents various workshops and seminars frequently.


Click here for Zoom information. Handout is now available in the Members Only section..

If you have questions, please contact Carol Blohm or Bob Allen.



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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Gail Borden Public Library

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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