Waterford Genealogical Society

Waterford Twp., Oakland Co., Michigan, USA

Our Objective

The society will promote and encourage an interest in genealogy among it's members and the general public. Working closely with the Waterford Township Public Library, the society aims to educate and enhance research opportunities.

Walk in the valley of our ancestors, learn of the history, and marvel at the beauty. (New Zealand)

 

The Waterford Twp Public Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library.

The Family History Library has extensive collections of primary genealogical and historical records from around the world. Digital Images: Through this partnership with FamilySearch and the Family History Library, researchers at the WTPL Library can now view digital images of record sets that were previously only available only at FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries, Family History Centers or the Family History Library.

********* ATTENTION *********

The 17th Annual WGS Lock-in, is now scheduled for August 29th New brochures will be available in July.

The same speakers are available and will participate

The May and June meetings of the Waterford Genealogical Society have been

 CANCELLED due to the COVID 19 VIRUS  and the temporary closing of the Waterford Twp. public library.

Any Questions please contact Dot at: dot@lalonewell.com

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WGS Meeting Agenda

 ## 2019 Year In Review ##

 

Note from President Dot LaLone:

Dear WGS members & friends, During these unprecedented times, everyone has been challenged to adjust to the new normal.

The Waterford Library will be re-opening in June with new guidelines in place for patrons. This includes the Community

Room, where we meet. Until further notice, the room will be used to disinfect books, tapes and all other

Library materials. The Library is currently studying how social distancing can be done in the building. When

the Library adopts how the new procedures will be implement using social distancing in the Community Room,

WGS Board/Appointees will be informed.

Until then, WGS Board & Appointees are exploring options to continue the monthly meetings that have

provided insights to current research options, problems & victories in research and of course socializing!

We miss all of you and hope everyone is safe.  Hope to see you soon! Dot LaLone President

 

Meetings / Membership Information

The Waterford Genealogical Society meets from 1-3 pm on the first and third Wednesday of each month in the community room of the Waterford Township Public Library.

The library is located at: 5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford MI, 48329 Click for map

INCLEMENT WEATHER: Should Waterford schools or the Waterford Township Library be closed on a meeting day there will be no WGS meeting.

Meetings are FREE of charge. Non-members are welcome to attend. Membership in the society is open to individuals interested in genealogy irrespective of place of residence.

A voting member requires dues of $15.00 per calendar year. Click for Printable Membership Application  Contact Kelcey Evans if you need more information.

Evening meetings are once a month (Except for July & August), on the 2nd Tuesday from 7-8:30pm in the library's Conference room with the 1st half hour for the Germanic Interest Group

Do you have Questions or Suggestions for our group - If so please send it to us at this link: WGS Suggestions or Questions

 

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