The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society sponsors a variety of interest groups each month. Members and patrons with a common interest gather to share information, strategies, and help each other with troubleshooting. Interest groups are free to attend for RVGS members and $5.00 each visit after the first visit for non-members. To register for any of the following groups, please call 541-512-2340, e-mail: reception.JCGL@gmail.com, or stop by the library in person. Click here to view our event calendar
for specific information on each group.
Family Tree Maker User Group - Meeting virtually via Zoom
Barbara MacMillen facilitates this group. It meets from 1:30 - 3:00 PM on the second Tuesday of every month to discuss the Family Tree Maker program and share ideas with each other. If you are not currently a group member, register here for a meeting invitation.
Genealogy Newbies Interest Group - Meets virtually via Zoom
Barbara Northrop moderates this interest group for new genealogists that want a small group setting to ask questions. The group meets via Zoom from 6:00 - 7:30 PM on the second Thursday of every month. This meetings will start with the first 45 minutes of topical structured content and the last half of the session will be open for general questions. Participants must register here to get the zoom link.
Genetic Genealogy Interest Group - Meets virtually via Zoom
Jeff Roberts facilitates this interest group for everyone interested in genetic genealogy. They meet on the second Wednesday of the month from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM. If you are not currently a group member, email Jeff Roberts at email@example.com for an invitation.
German Interest Group - Meets virtually via Zoom
Mary Robsman facilitates this interest group concentrating on German history and research. They meet the second Tuesday of the month from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM.
Irish Interest Group - Meets virtually via Zoom
Barbara Halvorsen moderates this interest group concentrating on Irish history, culture and researching Irish ancestors. The group meets on the second Friday of the month from 1:30 - 3:00 PM via Zoom. If you are not currently a group member, register here for a meeting invitation.