Membership in CGS offers the following member-only benefits
Free subscription to The California Nugget, the twice-yearly research journal of the California Genealogical Society (CGS).
Free or discounted fees to genealogy related classes.
Opportunities to collaborate with others to advance your research
Free access to several “subscription only” genealogy websites while at the CGS Library. Note: members cannot access these sites from home. You need to come to the library. Non-members must pay a daily use fee to use our computers. Our subscriptions include:
Ancestry.com Library Edition
Americanancestors.org (New England Historic Genealogical Society)
HistoryGeo Bureau of Land Management Maps
Convenient links to free genealogy related websites e.g., Family Search, Historic American Newspapers, Digital Public Library of America, Library of Congress Catalog.