Bolivar, Missouri, it is
PCGS Facility Hours: 10 a.m.
- 2 p.m. Monday,
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
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UPCOMING MEETING: APRIL 6, 2017
Starts at 7 p.m. Program by Ben Francka.
New on our website:
FREE GENEALOGY CLASSES
The Polk County Genealogical Society will hold a series of free classes from 1 to 4 p.m. on four Saturdays beginning March 18.
Classes will be as follows:
• March 18 — Genealogy 101, led by Susan Sparks.
• March 25 — DNA and Genealogy, led by Will Westmoreland.
• April 1 — Tips and Tricks for Ancestry.com and other websites, led by Julie Trout.
• April 8 — Organizing and Publishing your family history, led by Leta Gass.
All classes are open to the public; membership to PCGS is not necessary. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From April 2016 meeting:
Download the presentation of "Genealogy and DNA" by Will Westmoreland (PDF format)
Congratulations to our own Susan Sparks for winning the Bolivar Rotary Civic Service Award for 2016!
As of January 1, 2016--
individual dues increased to $20 per year; family dues increased to $25 per year. ($60/$75 for 3 year membership).
Requesting research from PCGS:
Our Resources page has been updated with a new look and price chart.
*THE BEST WAY to request a lookup is to email us with your request before sending payment and we will let you know if we can help you with your search. Remember to please be specific with your request, giving the full name of the person you are looking for, with any relevant dates and Polk County place locations. Email email@example.com
Did you know?
PCGS is 23 years old!
The PCGS Research Facility
(original Carnegie Public Library) is 102
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:
If Bolivar schools are closed because of weather, the library will also be closed. If Polk County is under a Winter Weather Warning, the facility will be closed.
There will be no night meeting, either, if school is closed on a Thursday.
If bad weather develops on a Thursday afternoon before the regular monthly meeting, members can call 417-777-2820 to find out the status of the meeting. Winter Weather and Tornado Warnings will mean automatic cancellation of meetings.
Click here for school closings list at ky3.com
CLOSING DATES FOR 2017:
Monday, September 4 (Labor Day)
Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24 (Thanksgiving)
Saturday, December 23 through Monday, January 1 (Christmas break)
We will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 3, 2018
GEOCACHING--Geocaching is an activity in which the participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver or other navigational techniques to hide and seek containers (called "geocaches" or "caches") anywhere in the world.
PCGS is now part of the geocaching community.
For more information, please see this website Grandma's Little Stash
Business meetings are the
first Thursday of every month at the
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