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September - All Month Long:
Surplus Book Sale

See page 7 of September eNews
for details

Programs and Meetings

Saturday, September 9, 10:30-12:30,
Brick Wall Roundtable - Register in advance.

Ruth Wade will facilitate participant's questions and stumbling blocks in their research with suggestions on how they can break through their brick walls.


The following do not require Registration: 

Monday, September 11, 9:30-12:00 PM
RVGS Board Meeting
Members and the public are welcome.

Tuesday, September 19, 1:30-3:00 PM
General Public Meeting and Public Program
“Member Fair Affair”
Six of our members will share a harvest of Genealogy adventures and discoveries, to encourage and amaze us. Come join the fun.

Tuesday September 26, 1:30-2:30 PM,
Quilts and Genealogy Talk
“Great Aunt Bertha's
Red Work Grange Quilt (1895-1932)”
Charlotte Wirfs will introduce “Aunt Bertha”
and share her Red Work quilt.

September 1st - 30th:
Surplus Book Sale

Interest Groups
Free for members; $5 for nonmembers; Register in advance.

Monday, September 11, 1:00-3:00 PM
DNA Interest group (already tested)

Lorita Cushman will facilitate an advanced DNA Interest Group for those who have had their DNA tested and are interested in sharing information about DNA and related topics.

Tuesday, September 12, 1:30-3:00 PM
Family Tree Maker User Group - PC and MAC users

This group meets to discuss the FTM program and
share ideas with each other.

Tuesday, September 12, 3:30-5:00 PM
German Interest Group
Mary Robsman facilitates this interest group concentrating on German history and research.

Thursday, September 14, 1:30-3:00 PM
Irish Interest Group
Bruce McGarvey moderates this interest group concentrating
on Irish history, culture and researching Irish ancestors.

Wednesday, September 20, 10:30-12:30 PM
Genetic Genealogy Interest Group
Donna Rae Hayes facilitates this group for everyone
interested in Genetic Genealogy.

Monday, September 25, 2:15-4:00 PM
DNA Interest Group (New to Subject)
Lorita Cushman will facilitate this class for those
who have had their DNA tested are interested in sharing information about DNA and related topics.

Tuesday, October 3, 1:30-2:30 PM
Jewish Interest Group [Image]

September 23-29 - Genealogy Week
All classes are free, Register in advance.

Saturday September 23
10:30-12:00PM, How to Get Started
12:30-2:00 PM, Library Resources and Hidden Treasures
2:30-4:00 PM, How to Organize Your Genealogy

Monday, September 25
10:30-12:00 PM, Research Strategy
12:30-2:00 PM, How to Get Started (repeat)

Tuesday, September 26
10:30-12:00 PM, Newspaper Research Tuesday,
3:30-5:00 PM, Daughters of the American Revolution
6:30-8:00 PM, Library Resources and Hidden Treasures (repeat)

Wednesday, September 27
10:30-12:00 PM, Introduction to DNA Research
12:30-2:00 PM, Working with Ancestry

Thursday, September 28
10:30-12:00 PM, How to Organize Your Genealogy (repeat)
12:30-2:00 PM, Computer Research Tips

Friday, September 29
10:30-12:00 PM, Introduction to The Census
12:30-2:00 PM, Beginning Immigration

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Volunteers Needed

Librarians needed to help us keep the Library open.
Visit us or email cokiejcgl @ gmail.com

Our library is located at
3405 South Pacific Highway, Medford, OR 97501
541-512-2340 - info@rvgslibrary.org

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10AM - 4PM
Tuesday: 10AM - 9PM

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About Our Library

Jackson County Genealogy Library (JCGL) is operated by the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society--a not-for-profit institution. The library is located in the Rogue River Valley in Southern Oregon. Gold was discovered in the vicinity of Jacksonville in 1852 which led to an enthusiastic gold rush, with miners eagerly pursuing their personal fortunes. Similarly, genealogists searching the JCGL website will be able to find valuable nuggets of information about people who traveled the Oregon Trail to make their homes in this fertile valley. Follow this link, About Us, for our contact information, location, facilities, and hours of operation.

JCGL maintains the largest genealogical collection between Portland, Oregon and Sacramento, California. This collection has become available to researchers worldwide through indexes posted on our website. We feature Oregon pioneer records and vital records (births, marriages, deaths) but regularly add new indexes and resources.

Some of our records are free, for others we charge a nominal handling fee to recover our costs. Follow the links above to see what we have to offer or use the Google Search above to search our site.

Follow this link, What's New, to see what we have added recently.

If you prefer, our staff can do research for you at the rate of $15 per hour. Follow this link, About Us, to learn how to request research help.

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