Seattle Genealogical Society
Registration is now open!
SGS 2023 Spring Seminar
with Diana Elder AG and Nicole Dyer
"How to Research Like a Pro"
Online March 10-11, 2023
Read more here                 Register for the Seminar

Visit the SGS Library

Good Shepherd Center   
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 still 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 


Keep up to date with the SGS eNews! sent to your email twice a month. Learn more ...


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. 


   Instagram Follow Button Transparent
SGS Logo - shadow, no background
   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.

February 1
10:00 am
Fiske Genealogical Library Classes (Free!)
  The Fiske Genealogical Library continues its fall virtual classes in October. All classes will be by video meeting. All classes are Wednesdays, 10-noon, ...

February 4
10:15 am
FamilySearch SIG
  Discover the many ways to use the FamilySearch website in your research.   We will feature a different aspect of the website every meeting. There will ...

February 5
1:00 pm
DNA Workshop
  To participate you need to be on the SGS DNA Interest Group email list. Contact Cary Bright at to join.    Chair: Cary Bright and ...

February 6
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 ...

February 7
12:00 pm
Irish SIG--In-Person
  Feel free to bring a lunch/snack/beverage. The library has a microwave and drinks are allowed. We will visit informally from noon to 1pm and ...