Seattle Genealogical Society

Welcome Back to the SGS Library

Good Shepherd Center   
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As the Seattle Genealogical Society enters its 100th year, our library is open for research at an historic building in the Wallingford neighborhood:
Suite 302 at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA 98103
We have the same phone number: (206) 522-8658.
The SGS Library is open Tuesday through Saturday. If weather conditions are poor or if you just want to be sure the library is open, give us a call before you come.
Tuesday through Saturday
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
In addition to the library book collection, wireless Internet access is available. Three library computers offer subscription databases Ancestry, Fold3, Newspapers Extra, and American Ancestors, and FamilySearch Affiliate records may be viewed on any Internet-connected computer within the library. 
Photo credit: Chris Robinson


It's the Giving Season!

Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution 
to support the Seattle Genealogical Society and Library 
as we celebrate 100 years of service to the community.
If you have a Paypal account, you may donate to SGS via the Paypal Giving Fund and their transaction fee will be waived.  Here's the link: Paypal Giving Fund - SGS.
❇ Thank You 

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The Seattle Genealogical Society is an Affiliate Library for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and This means that when you are inside the SGS Library either using your own computer or our Patron Computers you will be able to access the "locked" records at You will be prompted to sign up for a FREE account through, or to sign in to your own account and then you can access the records. The service is available during normal hours at the SGS research library. 


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   Seattle Genealogical Society and Library
   4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Suite 302, Seattle, WA 98103-6955     (206) 522-8658
Seattle Genealogical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, charitable organization.

December 10
1:00 pm
Second Saturday: Border Reivers (Virtual/Hybrid)
  Border Reivers: The Beginnings of America’s Scotch-Irish with Craig Gowens   To participate via Zoom, please click here to register in advance for the virtual ...

December 12
10:00 am
Brags and Bricks
  Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists.    Meets ...

December 12
1:00 pm
SGS Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual)
Members must be signed in to view Zoom Meeting info.   If you are not currently signed in, do so on "Members Home," then return ...

December 12
7:00 pm
Write It Up
  Are you looking for inspiration to write up your family history research? This group meets online the second Monday of the month at 7PM ...

December 13
10:00 am
Tech Tuesdays
  Drop in on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, genealogy software, and genealogy-related technical issues. All are welcomed, especially those who are just ...