What’s In The Library
Books and periodicals – Whether you have ancestors from the South, Mid-Atlantic, New England, Midwest, the West or California, you will find books, periodicals and resources to support your genealogy research. We also have holdings on Canada, the United Kingdom and other countries.
New Acquisitions – Sept. 2020 – CGS continues to add resources to our library. Check here for the list of newly acquired books, maps, and other documents.
City directories – CGS has a variety of city directories with an emphasis on directories of the San Francisco Bay Area.
6 Patron Computers and a large format scanner/printer/copier for patron use.
Internet access and subscription websites– Bring your laptop or use one of our computers. CGS has library subscriptions to the following, accessible from any computer on our network while in the library, including WiFi. Note: Use of our computers and access to subscription websites is free to Members. Non-Members must pay a daily use fee.
- Ancestry.com Library Edition
Our computers also have handy links to:
- California Genealogy
- Digital Public Library of America
- Family History Archives
- Family Search
- Historic American Newspapers
- Information Wanted
- Library of Congress Catalog
- S.F. Genealogy