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Mendota Heights, MN  55120-1367
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Minnesota Genealogical Society


Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history. 
We are a 100% Volunteer organization. Delays may occur when sending requests. For LibraryHours, please see our Library Page.

Save the Date!

On Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 10 am to 4 pm, the Minnesota Genealogy Center will have a Grand Opening.    There will be time to visit with the Interest Groups, Branches and Affiliates, have cookies and treats, take a mini-class on genealogy, tour the William J Hoffman Library and Research Center, and register for door prizes.  See you on January 13th!

MGS Dues to Increase

Membership dues for the Society have remained the same for many years! We need to increase our dues effictive Jan 1, 2018.
Individual 1-year membership will be USD 40.00 (from USD 35.00).

Family 1-year membership will be USD 60.00 (from USD 45.00).

Young Adult 1-year membership will be USD 20.00 (from USD 18.00).

A 1-year Subscription to the MGS Journal (no other membership benefits) will be USD 25.00 (from USD 20.00).

Attention All Members

The Annual Meeting fell short of a quorum. Since we were unable to vote on the issues, that portion of the meeting has been rescheduled for 1 PM Jan 13, 2018. We need your participation.

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January 13
Grand Opening
Join us in this official celebration of our 'new' Library. The 'new' part refers to new location, new shelving, and the change to the Dewey Decimal System. There will be time to visit with the Interest Groups, Branches and Affiliates, ...