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Gail Borden Public Library

Elgin Library

Membership Information

The Elgin Genealogical Society is for any person who has an interest in genealogy, research or history.

Meetings are held at the Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave., Elgin, IL. on the first Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. and the third Thursday at 7:00 p.m. except in December when the date, time, and location of the annual meeting is announced. It is always best to check this website or call the library at 847-742-2411 to check if schedule changes have occurred.

Dues per year are...

  • $20 for individuals and
  • $35 for families living in the same household.

The membership year is from January 1 through December 31 of each year. Print a membership application and send it in today

Membership Benefits

Based on the County's pioneer certificate program, this fully indexed book includes over 4,100 names. Written in narrative style, the work chronicles 102 early County families down to the present. Hardcover, 264 pages, archival paper, 8 1/2x11. Cost: $12.00 + $3.50 P&H, postpaid to EGS.

EGS offers programs throughout the year featuring many outstanding lecturers speaking on a variety of genealogical topics

The newsletter is mailed or e-mailed free to members. In addition, queries will be published in the newsletter as space permits. All EGS newsletters are available for purchase