Seattle Genealogical Society
Celebrating 100 Years of Genealogical Service

Visit the SGS Library

Good Shepherd Center   
The SGS Library is located in
Suite 302 at the Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA 98103
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The SGS Library is usually open for research Tuesday through Saturday. If you want to be sure that the library is open or that the elevator is available, give us a call before you come: (206) 522-8658.
Tuesday through Saturday
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
New!  Find My Past
 is available on library computer workstations until May 31st.
Come in soon to access a wealth of records for the United Kingdom!
In addition to the library book collection, wireless Internet access is available. FamilySearch Affiliate records may be viewed on any Internet-connected computer within the library. Four computer workstations offer subscription databases Ancestry, Fold3, Newspapers Extra, American Ancestors by NEHGS, and Historygeo a database of historical maps and landowners covering 29 US states and pre-statehood Texas. 
Photo credit: Chris Robinson

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The Seattle Genealogical Society is an Affiliate Library for and the FamilySearch Library in Salt Lake City. 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 some of the "locked" records at To view the locked records you will be prompted to sign in to your own account. If you don't already have an account you may create a free account through


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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.

April 20
10:00 am
Irish SIG
  Share information and discuss Irish ancestral research.   To participate you need to be on the SGS Irish Interest Group email list. Contact Susan McKee ...

April 20
1:00 pm
German SIG
  When did you first learn about your German heritage? Our speaker for April, Merv Weiss, will be exploring the topic of learning about his ...

April 20
1:30 pm
EGS Italian SIG
  Join Eastside Genealogical Society's Italian Interest Group to help each other research family histories and share what you've learned. Discover online Italian genealogical sources ...

April 22
10:00 am
Brags and Bricks (Virtual)
  Join us for an informal social gathering. Share your recent genealogical successes and challenges or just come to chat with other genealogists.    Meets ...

April 23
10:00 am
Tech Tuesdays (Virtual via Zoom)
  Drop in (virtually) on Tech Tuesdays, the popular informal consult time on DNA, hardware, software, and virtually all genealogy-related issues. All are welcomed, especially those who ...