General Member Meetings: Meetings are on the 2nd Saturday morning of the each month, October through May.
Social time begins at 10:00 AM. The Meeting follows at 10:30 AM and concludes by 12:00 noon.
Library doors open at 10:00 AM.
For the lastest up-to-date information about GSS activities, check back here on our
Calendar of Events page!
Information about General Member Meetings is currently provided by the GSS President.
Meetings are at the Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, 1st
(main) floor, downtown Sarasota, 34236. Map for Selby LibraryParking Information
Meet for lunch with other Genealogists after the general meetings -
Location of lunch will be announced at the meeting.
Board meetings are held on the following Mondays at 10:15 a.m. in the second floor Selby
Library Conference Room.
For the 2015 - 2016 Season:
October 5, 2015
November 2, 2015
December 7, 2015
January 4, 2016
February 1, 2016
March 7, 2016
April 4, 2016
May 2, 2016
GSS Computer Special Interest Group:
Computers, the Internet, and other technology sure are useful tools for genealogical research!
We all have different experiences, use different technologies, and have different levels of knowledge.
There is always something new to learn and share! We welcome all genealogists with any level of experience!
Besides presentations, classes, question & answer times, show and tell, we may also do projects.
You can bring your own computers if you like.
Please contact Marilyn if you have any ideas for topics to cover.
The Computer SIG meetings will be held on Wednesdays and 1 Saturday and at various times.
We will meet at the Fruitville Public Library
. Map for Fruitville Library
October 21, 2015, Wednesday, 12:30 to 3:00 at Fruitville Library November 18, 2015, Wednesday, 12:30 to 2:45 at Fruitville Library December 2015 - no meeting January 6, 2016, Wednesday, 12:15 to 3:00 at Fruitville Library February 6, 2016, Saturday, 11:45 to 2:00 at Fruitville Library
*** Note - Change in day and time - Saturday!!!! March 2016 - To Be Determined April 20, 2016, Wednesday, 12 noon to 3:00 at Fruitville Library
Everyone from beginners to experts are welcome!
Besides covering specific topics, there usually is plenty of time for
questions and open discussion to help each other solve our genealogy problems. Click here for a listing of Germanic Links
Meetings will be held on the following Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Fruitville Public Library starting at 12:30 p.m. Map for Fruitville Library
October 20, 2015, Tuesday November 17, 2015, Tuesday January 20, 2016, Wednesday *** February 17, 2016, Wednesday *** March 15, 2016, Tuesday April 19, 2016, Tuesday
The Irish SIG Group will be starting up again this season!
Meetings will be held on Saturdays.
The April and May meetings will be at the Fruitville Public Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240. Map for Fruitville Library
The October, November, and December meetings will be at the Braden River Public Library in Manatee County at 4915 53rd Avenue East, Bradenton, Florida. Map for Braden River Public Library
October 17, 2015, 10AM - 12 noon, Braden River Public Library
November 21, 2015, 10AM - 12 noon, Braden River Public Library
December 26, 2015, 10AM - 12 noon, Braden River Public Library
We are seeking a volunteer to lead this SIG.
If you are knowledgeable on Italian genealogy and would like to help others find their Italian
roots, please contact
GSS New England Special Interest Group:
This new SIG will begin meeting in the fall to explore the numerous resources available for research in New England.
The New England SIG will meet the Second Thursday of the month, 1:00 - 2:30 PM.
We will meet at the Sarasota County Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road Sarasota, FL 34240. Map for
October 8, 2015
November 12, 2015
December 10, 2015
January 14, 2016
February 11, 2016
March 10, 2016 April 14, 2016 May 12, 2016
For researchers with ancestors in England, Scotland, Wales, and
Northern Ireland, learn new techniques and new websites. Then,
share your queries and triumphs with a group of genealogists at all stages
Meetings are held at the Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road Sarasota, FL 34240, on Tuesdays
at 10:15 a.m. Map for
8 December 2015
26 January 2016
23 February 2016
29 March 2016
26 April 2016