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2020 Operating Budget

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, Membership Program & 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.

Have you completed the RVGS Member Survey?

If not, please CLICK HERE and your share your thoughts. We need your input.

Library will be closed on September 2 - Labor Day

Special Interest Groups

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

Thursday, August 8, 1:30-3:00 PM
Irish Interest Group

Tuesday, August 13, 1:30-3:00 PM
Family Tree Maker Interest Group for PC and MAC users 

Tuesday, August 13, 3:15-4:45 PM
German Interest Group

Wednesday, August 21, 10:30-12:00 PM 
Genetic Genealogy Interest Group

Monday, August 26, 1:00-3:00 PM
Beginning DNA Class Series,
“Am I ready for the Advanced DNA Interest Group?"

Library Tours

There will be no library tours in August.
Tours will resume in September.


Tutorial Tuesdays

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

Tuesday, August 6
“Documenting Parentage” 
“Using City Directories in Your Research”

Tuesday, August 13
“Using American Ancestors”

Tuesday, August 20
“Ask a Genealogist”  

Tuesday, August 27
“Basic DNA, Genealogy Day 2019 FPLD, Session 1” 

Board Meeting

Monday, August 12, 9:30-Noon
Members are welcome.

FREE Programs

There will be no Public Program & Member Meeting nor Quilt & Genealogy Talk in July and August



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 - info @ rvgslibrary.org

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.

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