Calendar of Events

Membership meetings are on the second Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
Come to the center door of the building.  (Municipal Center / Police Department)
There are no meetings in December or January.

Meetings are free. Library is free to non-members on meeting days!


February 11, 2017

Spreadsheets 101: Excel-lance in Genealogy  By Mary Kircher Roddy

March 11, 2017

Show and Tell

April 8, 2017

Piecing Together UK & Irish Roots Online By Debra Dudek

April 11, 2017

Panera Bread fundraiser at 18416 Governor’s Highway in Homewood.
Print a flyer and join us! At least 20 people need to attend and present the flyer for us to benefit.

May 13, 2017

Birthday Celebration: From Auld (Old) Sod to New Prairie: The Irish Immigrants in America with Lee Murdock

June 10, 2017

Indian Boundary Line By Peg Kapustiak

July 8, 2017

DNA Testing Company Tools By Karen Stanbary

**Special meeting location at Flossmoor Public Library
**1000 Sterling Avenue, Flossmoor, Illinois

August 12, 2017

Using Maps in Genealogical Research By Jeffery Bockman

September 9, 2017

Resolving the Mystery: Unquizzing Ancestral Birthing By Janis Minor Forte

October 14, 2017

White Like Her: My Family’s Story of Race & Racial Passing (also includes Genealogy Road Show Experience) – Gail Lukasik

November 11, 2017

Try-It Illinois By Tina Beaird

Library hours:

Monday:                                  10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Tuesday:                                 1  p.m. — 5 p.m.
Wednesday:                            10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Thursday:                               Closed
Friday:                                     10 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Saturdays (1st & 2nd):            11:30 a.m. — 4 p.m.
Sunday:                                   Closed

In order to better serve our out-of-town SSGHS members who wish to use the Library on a day or time when it is not scheduled to be open, we may be able to offer this service:
Four hours of self-directed research time in the library and the services of a volunteer librarian.
To sign up:
Send your request by U.S. mail (no phone calls or E-mail) at least a month in advance.
You will be sent a letter indicating whether or not a librarian will be available on the date requested.