Due to concerns about COVID 19, the CGS library is closed through at least May 6 and all CGS classes and events have been canceled through the end of May, except for those held with remote conferencing. This cancelation includes the CGS Salt Lake City Research Trip. Refunds will be issued for all canceled classes and events. This closure and cancelation may be extended, so please check here before visiting our library.
Classes and Events
The California Genealogical Society (CGS) is more than just a research library. Come learn how to do genealogical research by taking classes. Learn about upcoming field trips, research trips, special events, and headline speakers.
Visit our Library
The CGS Library has over 38,000 genealogical books, historic maps, a one-of-a kind manuscripts collection, and a bank of computers loaded with programs for doing research. Find an experienced volunteer to get help with your questions.
Past Events – Were You There?
See photos of some of the great events hosted by CGS in the past. These are the sort of events we plan each year to help our members advance their Family History.