NSGS
The North Suburban Genealogical Society
Preserving the Past
for
Future Generations



   



                             

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.  Non-members are welcome to attend our meetings.

For questions about our group, please contact: NSGS@nsgsil.org

See below for meeting schedule and topics. 

Check out the latest NSGS postings on Facebook.

           

NGS website    NSGS is a proud member!   ISGS website

Monthly meetings are on the second Saturday of the month. An annual luncheon is held in November and there is no December meeting. Meeting locations change so please be sure to note where the meeting is held.

Scroll down for addresses and maps for each location.


Next Meeting:

Saturday, March 13, 1pm

Co-host: Wilmette Library

Online Webinar - Registration REQUIRED 

Zoom Link for Registration - Coming


Beginning Steps to Finding Your Chinese Ancestors 

Presented by: Kelly R. Summers, AG

Learn the first steps in collecting and gathering family data and searching U.S. genealogical records for Chinese family information. We will discuss the importance of identifying the Chinese surname character and the ancestral village in China. We will share resources that will help you on your journey to find your Chinese ancestors.

Kelly Summers 夏 開 理 


Additional ONLINE Webinars

Due to the library closures, our meetings and those of many other societies are going online.

Here are some free online Genealogy webinars offered by other genealogy societies that may be of interest to our members. Check their websites for schedule and enrollment.

Family Tree Webinars - Various offerings

Click to Register


Our own NSGS Writers and DNA Explorers groups have Zoom Meetings scheduled for 2020.

Check the event list on the right panel for more information.

All are welcome. Members can automatically receive notices by modifying the "group participation" setting in their profile. Otherwise, if you would like to join the meeting, contact the following:

Afternoon Writers Group: Programs@NSGSIL.org

Evening Writers Group: Treasurer@NSGSIL.org

DNA Explorers: Webmaster@NSGSIL.org


For a complete listing of all the monthly meetings, please click on the  EVENT CALENDAR located in the left column above.

To see all dates for the small groups click on the SHOW DETAILS link under the group you are interested in attending

Meeting locations


Glenview Public Library

1930 Glenview Road,  Glenview, Illinois

   Map to the Glenview Library


Northbrook History Museum

1776 Walters  Ave., Northbrook, Illinois.

Take ramp on park side of building to lower level.

Map to the Northbrook History Museum


Northbrook Public Library

1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, Illinois.

Map to the Northbrook Library

   

Wilmette Public Library

1242 Wilmette Avenue

Wilmette, Illinois

Meeting room is in lower level. 

Map to Wilmette Library


Most meeting handouts are available 
                  on the Meeting Handouts page.

  


JOIN US!  
              
Click on the Membership link in the left column. You can enroll online or print the form send it with your check to the address on the form (or bring to the next meeting)

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. Refer to the event list to the right for times and locations.
                                

We are pleased to partner with both the Glenview and Northbrook libraries to help you solve a problem or get started with your genealogy research.  Volunteers are available:

See Glenview Library Calendar for weekly Genealogy Room Hours.

Northbrook Library has Drop-in Genealogy 3-5pm on the first Wednesday of the month. See Northbrook Library Calendar

Or contact the libraries for specific hours.

Of course you are welcome to attend one of our monthly meetings and meet others willing to share their expertise.

Upcoming events

               

08 Mar 2021 1:00 PM • Google MEET
09 Mar 2021 6:30 PM • Virtual meeting
13 Mar 2021 1:00 PM • Zoom hosted by Wilmette Library
15 Mar 2021 10:00 AM • Presbyterian Home, Westminster Place, 3200 Grant St, Evanston
15 Mar 2021 7:00 PM • Virtual meeting
26 Mar 2021 1:00 PM • Virtual
10 Apr 2021 1:00 PM • Zoom hosted by Glenview Public Library
12 Apr 2021 1:00 PM • Google MEET
12 Apr 2021 7:00 PM • Virtual meeting
19 Apr 2021 10:00 AM • Presbyterian Home, Westminster Place, 3200 Grant St, Evanston
30 Apr 2021 1:00 PM • Virtual
04 May 2021 6:30 PM • Virtual meeting
08 May 2021 1:00 PM • Zoom hosted by Northbrook Public Library
10 May 2021 1:00 PM • Google MEET

                                         

                                           


 

 

 

The North Suburban Genealogical Society,   P.O. Box 3032,   Glenview IL  60025            Email: NSGS@nsgsil.org
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