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Suite 100
Mendota Heights, MN  55120-1367
(651) 330-9312
Minnesota Genealogical Society
The Hoffman Research Library will reopen on Saturdays starting January 9th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Thursday evenings starting January 14th from 4 to 8 p.m. Members of MGS, its branches, and its library partners may reserve time slots at the Hoffman Research Library reservation signup page.


Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society! 
The society invites you to join us in pursuing your family history whether in our classes, webinars, or in research at our Minnesota Genealogy Center
MGS is an all-volunteer non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Please browse our website for volunteer opportunities, meetings, membership, and hours we are open.  We look forward to having you visit us at the address above.
For information about MGS research assistance, go to the "Research Services" page or send an email to research@mngs.org.
Researchers can find our hours of service on our Library Page

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February 3
Family History Writing Made Easier: Cloud-Based Tools Every Genealogist Can Use
  Audience Level – Intermediate   Description:  Telling your family’s story is now so much easier thanks to a number of cloud-based notetaking and writing tools and apps you can access from home, your netbook or iPad, and even your ...

February 13
Brick Wall Strategies
With Michael John Neill and a panel of experts addressing participant submitted  brick walls Details and registration at IGSI

February 13
Joint YGS/CIG Meeting — Researching Your French and Indian War Ancestor
Colonial Wars are an interesting part of our history. Many of the soldiers in the French and Indian War would go on to serve in the Continental Line in the American Revolution. It was the first global war. We ...

February 20
Displaying & Publishing Your Family History
Putting it all together to share with family. We will look at creating reports, charts, books, and posters with printing and publishing options. In addition to some interactive online options to get your relatives excited about their ancestors.   ...

February 20
It’s Complicated: Historical Migrations of Ethnic Groups Within Areas of Present-Day Romania
Mr. Bogdan Filipescu will discuss some examples of migrations of several ethnic groups that will be of broad interest to our members. This talk will help us better understand the complex history of Romania and migration patterns.  We tend to ...