Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history.
We are a 100% Volunteer
organization. Delays may occur when sending requests. For LibraryHours
, please see our Library Page
Plan to Attend!
Saturday, March 4 will be Members' Morning and Adopt-a-Book day at MGS in the auditorium. Members' Morning from 10 am to 1 pm will be a time to visit with the Board members about the programs and future of MGS. There will be coffee and cookies.
In addition, from 10 am to 4 pm will be Adopt-a-Book. Please come and adopt one, two, three or more books and make a donation to MGS. These are duplicates or previous editions of books that are on the shelves of the WJ Hoffman Library and Research Center. Or, these are books that aren't quite the right fit for a genealogical library, but would fit in your library.
Volunteers are needed on Friday, March 3 to help set up tables, set the books out and other items from the "decluttering" of the Library. Contact Linda at firstname.lastname@example.org if you can help on Friday starting at 10 am.
See you then! Linda Westrom
MGS Spring Conference - Melting Pot
The Spring Conference will showcase Minnesota Genealogical Society interest groups, branches and affiliates. Whether you're looking for ethnic-specific or general research techniques you will find topics of interest. Visit the Events page
for more detail and a link to Registration.
Make plans now!
Tenth Annual North Star Genealogy Conference:
Family History Connections, sponsored by MGS
6-7 October 2017, Earle Brown Heritage Center, Brooklyn Center
For some early details see our Events
Proposals for breakout sessions are invited from individual speakers or multi-person presentation teams. Organizations are encouraged to sponsor sessions. Please submit your request for presentation proposals
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