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2020 Operating Budget

 picture The 2020 operating budget for the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society has been developed and approved by the Board of Directors at their August 12 meeting. The budget will be put to a vote of the membership at the 1:30 p.m., September 17, Public Program and Membership Meeting.
In order to review the budget prior to the meeting,
you may stop by the library to view a copy on the bulletin board, or click here.

Genealogy Week

Saturday September 21 and Monday September 23
through Friday September 27

FREE use of the Genealogy Library
Free Classes each day
Click HERE for the schedule of classes

Special Interest Groups

Free for members; $5 for non-members;
Register in advance.

Monday, September 9, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Advanced DNA Interest Group

Tuesday, September 10, 1:30-3:00 PM
Family Tree Maker Interest Group for PC and MAC users 

Tuesday, September 10, 3:15-4:45 PM
German Interest Group

Thursday, September 12
Irish Interest Group will not meet this month

Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 - 12:00 PM
Genetic Genealogy Group

Board Meeting

Monday, September 9, 9:30-Noon
Members are welcome.

Tutorial Tuesdays

Free for members, $5 for non-members, 5-6 PM.
Register in Advance.

Tuesday, September 8
"Breaking Through Your Brick Walls"
"Genealogy Introduction - Immigration Research"
at the National Archives

Tuesday, September 10
"1939 Register British Family History"
"Genealogy Research Tools: pre-1800 British Records"

Tuesday, September 17
"Social History for Genealogists"

Tuesday, September 24
"Using Ancestry.com like a Pro"
"Browsing Records in Ancestry.com"


FREE Programs

Tuesday, September 17, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
Public Program and General Meeting
"German Genealogy Conference" - Mary Robsman, Speaker

  Tuesday, September 24, 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Quilts and Genealogy Talk
"The Legacy of Hopestill" by Charlotte Wirfs


By email: Reception.JCGL @ gmail.com - By telephone: 541-512-2340.
In person: Library hours: Monday through Saturday 10AM to 4PM. Open until 9PM on Tuesdays.

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Volunteers Needed

Librarians needed to help us keep the Library open.
Click Here for an application

Visit us or email TMcCoy42231 @ gmail.com

Our library is located at
3405 South Pacific Highway, Medford, OR 97501
541-512-2340 - email: Reception.JCGL @ gmail.com

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10AM - 4PM
Tuesday: 10AM - 9PM

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About Our Library

Jackson County Genealogy Library (JCGL) is operated by the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society--a not-for-profit institution. The library is located in the Rogue River Valley in Southern Oregon. Gold was discovered in the vicinity of Jacksonville in 1852 which led to an enthusiastic gold rush, with miners eagerly pursuing their personal fortunes. Similarly, genealogists searching the JCGL website will be able to find valuable nuggets of information about people who traveled the Oregon Trail to make their homes in this fertile valley. Follow this link, About Us, for our contact information, location, facilities, and hours of operation.

JCGL maintains the largest genealogical collection between Portland, Oregon and Sacramento, California. This collection has become available to researchers worldwide through indexes posted on our website. We feature Oregon pioneer records and vital records (births, marriages, deaths) but regularly add new indexes and resources.

Some of our records are free, for others we charge a nominal handling fee to recover our costs. Follow the links above to see what we have to offer or use the Google Search above to search our site.

Follow this link, What's New, to see what we have added recently.

If you prefer, our staff can do research for you at the rate of $15 per hour. Follow this link, About Us, to learn how to request research help.

If you order anything from Amazon by using the link below, Amazon passes on a portion of the total purchase price to Jackson County Genealogy Library. This only works if you use the link below.

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Last updated 09/19/2019