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The Southern California
Genealogical Society
 

Family Research Library

Hours

Tuesday—Thursday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Third and fourth Saturdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Fridays

See Calendar for meetings and special events

Search

Thousands of Volumes and
Family Histories

The Library is home to more than 40,000 volumes, including 6,000 family histories. Research resources include manuscripts, microforms, maps, periodicals, and electronic data resources for use by members and the general public. 

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Dig Into

Regional Collections

The Library's Southern California collection is as diverse and interesting as the 24 million people who populate the region. When you explore the collection, you'll find

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Personal Assistance

Our Knowledgable Librarians Help You Find What You're Looking For

Whether you're a regular or a first-time visitor, SCGS librarians are here to assist you with your onsite search. From pointing you to the right books to helping you to navigate a genealogical website, we're here to make your family research experience meaningful.

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Access

Can't visit the library onsite? SCGS members can access library editions of the following genealogical websites:

  • My Heritage

  • Newspaper Archives

  • Fold3

  • HistoryGeo

  • African American Heritage (AAH)

  • Black Freedom Struggle

  • Genealogy Quebec

  • PRDH - Programme de recherche en démographie historique

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Learn

How-to Family History Books

The Library is home to more than 40,000 volumes, including 6,000 family histories. Research resources include manuscripts, microforms, maps, periodicals, and electronic data resources for use by members and the general public. 

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We Accept

Library Donations

Of course, SCGS welcomes monetary donations. But we're also interested in donations to our library, including family histories, books, maps...

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Visit Us

Location

Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247 or 818.THE.SCGS
FAX: 818.843.7262

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Conduct

​Library visitors can use our onsite computers to access the following websites:

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Ask Us

Questions?

Questions or suggestions? Please send an email to membership@scgsgenealogy.com with your name and email. We'll check our records and get back to you.

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