The North Suburban Genealogical Society
Preserving the Past
Future Generations



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Mission Statement

Our goals are to promote an interest in genealogy, to instruct our members in careful, documented research and to publish genealogical and historical information in a newsletter six times a year.  About NSGS

Next Presentation: 

Saturday, March 9, 1pm

How Advertising Brought Our Ancestors to the Midwest

Speaker: Annette Burke Lyttle

Join Annette Burke Lyttle as she examines how advertising was strategically used to entice Americans from the eastern United States and immigrants from overseas to work and settle in the Midwest.

This program is hosted by and co-sponsored with the Northbrook Library


The meeting will be by Zoom, register HERE and a link will be sent to you.

Non-members are welcome to all meetings.

Monthly meetings are usually held on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Meeting location varies so please note where the meeting is held.

Members: most meeting handouts are available on the Meeting Handouts page. (Log in required)

See Library Partner page for location maps.

Our Writers and DNA Explorers groups meet monthly.

All are welcome  

See the Event Calendar for the current schedule.

Members can automatically receive notices by modifying the "group participation" setting in their profile.

Otherwise, for more information or to join a meeting, please contact a group leader listed on our NSGS Contact Page

Why write? Why join a Writers' Group?

Click Here to find out why.

Roots Tech 2024

February 29-March 2, 2024


09 Mar 2024 1:00 PM • Zoom by Northbrook Public Library
13 Apr 2024 1:00 PM • Glenview Public Library (Zoom and in Person)
11 May 2024 1:00 PM • Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave.
08 Jun 2024 1:00 PM • Glenview Public Library (Zoom and in Person)
13 Jul 2024 1:00 PM • Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL
10 Aug 2024 1:00 PM • Glenview Public Library (Zoom and in Person)

Volunteers are available to help you with your family research. Our Society offers "Drop-in" help at local libraries.

In addition, virtual Drop-In help is available upon request.

Click HERE for more info.


In addition to sharing fellowship with like-minded genealogists at the monthly meetings, members receive an informative newsletter six time a year. An additional benefit of membership is the opportunity to participate in one of our three Writers Groups and our DNA Discovery Group. The groups meet monthly.

The North Suburban Genealogical Society,   P.O. Box 3032,   Glenview IL  60025

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