Seattle Genealogical Society
Save the Dates!  Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18, 2022
Registration opens Monday, August 15th.


Welcome Back to the SGS Library
Good Shepherd Center   
The SGS Library is open for research at an historic building in the Wallingford neighborhood of Seattle:
Suite 302 at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA 98103
We have the same phone number as before: (206) 522-8658.
New! The SGS Library open days are now Tuesday through Saturday. If weather conditions are poor, or you just want to be sure the library is open, give us a call before you come.
Tuesday - 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, Fold3, Extra, and American Ancestors. FamilySearch Affiliate records may be viewed on any Internet-connected computer within the library. 
Photo credit: Chris Robinson


SGS Members

If you haven't already, renew your membership now for 2022-23. Take part as we enter the society's 100th year!
To renew online, log in at Members Home and then click the green “Renew Membership” button. 
If you'd rather renew by postal mail, click print a membership application and send it together with your dues payment to SGS.
Or better yet, come by the SGS Library and renew in person!

Not a member? Join online today and enjoy discounted class and Seminar fees, free research requests, special interest groups, and access to exclusive SGS publications and databases.
Find out more about membership at Join SGS.


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Family Search LogoFamilySearch Affiliate Library
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.

August 8
Registration opens for AppGen Fall 2022 Classes (Virtual Event-$$)
  The window for registration for the AppGen 2022 Fall semester will open 8 August to 14 August. It is a random draw, not ...

August 9
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 ...

August 10
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 ...

August 11
5:00 pm
North Carolina State Archives (FREE Webinar)
  “Genealogy Research in the State Archives of North Carolina” with Lauren McCoy, presented by the Georgia Genealogical Society   The State Archives of North ...

August 16
5:00 pm
BCG-Sponsored Webinar (FREE - Virtual)
  "Finding Fayette's Father: Autosomal DNA Reveals Misattributed Parentage" by Jennifer Zinck, CG®, in conjunction with Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Traditional documentation clearly identified Fayette's ...