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The GVGS library is open to the public. It is located just south of Anamax Park in the LDS Church, 17699 S. Camino de las Quintas, Sahuarita, AZ. Hours are Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 9 AM to 2 PM.

From the intersection of Duval Mine Road and La Cañada, go north on La Cañada 1.9 miles and turn right (east) on Camino Antigua. When you get to the stop sign at Camino de las Quintas, you will see the LDS Church across the street. The GVGS library is located in the Church.
From the intersection of Sahuarita Road and La Cañada, go south on La Cañada 2.0 miles and turn left (east) on Camino Antigua. When you get to the stop sign at Camino de las Quintas, you will see the LDS Church across the street. The GVGS library is located in the Church.

GVGS Library Lookup Service

If you can't make it to the Library, volunteers at the Green Valley Genealogical Society Library will look up specific information for people who cannot get to the library when it is open for patron visits (Tuesday and Wednesday, 9AM-2PM). Please understand that we will look up specific information in specific books or CDs that are in our library. We do lookups, not research, which can be quite time consuming.

An example of a typical lookup request is: Please look in the “Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots Vol. 1 A-D” by Patricia Law Hatcher for information about Kimber Barton who served in the Revolutionary War in Virginia. I would like to have a copy of the title page and page or pages containing information about Kimber Barton.

One of our volunteers will do the lookup when the library is open and if anything is found, the requested pages will be scanned and emailed to the requestor.

An example of a lookup request that will NOT be honored is: Please lookup John Smith in your book collection. A request like this is not specific enough and falls into the category of time consuming research.

Please email your lookup request to Library Lookup Committee chairwoman Laura Hughes. You will receive an acknowledgment of your request followed by the results of the lookup when it has been completed.

Another Library Lookup Service

Darillyn Doss has generously and kindly offered to do lookups in her personal library of genealogy books.
Click here to see a list of her books sorted by title and here for a list sorted by author.
Email your lookup request to Darillyn.

The links below will take you to listings of reference materials in the GVGS Library:

Library Volunteers
Terry Linthicum and Jon Otto

How to Search the Library From Your Personal Computer

Recent Additions to the Library

Books listed by: Title, Author, Call Number.

CD Collection

Periodicals from the Irish Genealogical Society

Send an email to the librarian.

Librarian Bob Vint

Jane Dolan looking up Irish ancestors

Genealogical library resources provided by the LDS:

LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT

Mesa, AZ Regional Family History Center

Sahuarita, AZ Family History Center

Tucson, AZ Family History Center

Jim Nugent
brought a list of books to research

Links to Other Genealogical Society Websites:

Family History Society of Arizona (FHSA)

Pima County Genealogy Society (PCGS) web site and web log.

Pinal County Genealogists (PCG)

SaddleBrooke Genealogy Club (SBGC)

Southern Arizona Jewish Genealogy Society (SAJGS)

Sun City Vistoso Genealogical Society (SCVGS)

Other Links

Arizona State Library Genealogy Collection

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

Access "HeritageQuest" and other online databases with your Pima County Public Library Card

Relationship Chart - figure out how two people are related

Search for English and Welsh ancestors.

Tucson Family History Center web log (blog).

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