Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society (LLCGS) in the capital city of Lincoln, Nebraska, is an active group who provide education and guidance in genealogical research.  They also promote the collection and preservation of records of historical and genealogical value.

The society holds monthly membership meetings that are open to the public.  In addition to their regular meetings, they also have educational programs or discussion groups.  By clicking on Events on the home page, you will find information about the programs.   Meetings are open to the public.

In addition to their meetings and education programs, the society publishes a monthly newsletter for their members.  Their genealogical collection is housed in the Ella Johnson Crandall Memorial Library at Union College in Lincoln.  It is open to the public.  Their collection is not limited to Nebraska resources.  The college is located at 3800 South 48th Street in Lincoln.  Union College is a Seventh-Day Adventist college and closed on Saturdays.  The library hours are:

Sunday  1 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday-Thursday  8:30 am - 10:30 pm (closed during school year on Tuesdays 10:20 to 11:30 am)
Friday  8:30 am to 1 pm

If you are in the area of Lincoln, Nebraska, try to attend one of their meetings or educational programs.  It will be worth your while to also spend time at the library.

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