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Membership -- Hours -- Meetings -- Officers

Last Updated on 4/25/2016

Membership

Annual membership dues are $15.00 per individual or $20.00 for couples.
Membership allows use of the library and computers and quarterly issues of the Kittitas Kinfolk.
Click here for Membership Application.

Hours & General Library Information

10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday only until further notice
Closed on New Years Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Eve & Day.

NOTE! Although we rarely ever close during our regular hours, there may be times we cannot find someone to cover the office hours because we are all volunteers.
If you are coming from out of town, PLEASE call and verify that someone will be in the office to help you. Special Saturday hours may be arranged also for out of town visitors, with advance notice.
Non-members are asked to give a donation for use of the library.

We are very proud of our large collection of genealogy related books and materials. We hope you will visit us to see what we have. Our library has a large collection of research related materials for the U.S. as well as many foreign countries.
We are especially proud of our Kittitas County genealogy resource materials. They include not only books but card indexes for such things as county obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, and school information.

Three Microsoft Windows and one Apple Computers with internet are available in the library for use by members free of charge. Non-members will be charged a fee to use the internet service. Currently Ancestry.com World Edition is available to members.

Computer print-outs and photocopy charges are posted in the library. The charges posted are as low as costs allow us to charge. These are subject to change if costs necessitate such change.

2016 Meetings and Officers

 
    
Current Society Officers:
President Diane Huckabay
Vice President Mary Christensen
Secretary Shared between Judy Clayton and Julie Large
Treasurer Tuck Forsythe
Member-at-Large Erik Bakke

Society Meetings:

Society meetings are usually held on the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the KCGS Library, except during the month of September when no meeting is held.

Non-members are very welcome to come and join us!

Meeting Schedule for 2016:

January 4 7:00 p.m. General meeting "Newfoundland, the Trip of a Lifetime" presented by Bill Bowden
February 1 7:00 p.m. General Meeting "Share and Tell -- an evening of members sharing stories about ancestors' adventures, travels, romances and other life events
March 7 7:00 p.m. General Meeting "The Cantelon Epic, 1000 Years of Family History" presented by Mary Christensen
April 4 7:00 p.m. General Meeting "Local History in the Classroom" presented by Ellensburg Public School teacher Mike McCloskey
May 2 7:00 p.m. General Meeting Visit to CWU Library to view archival holdings with CWU Archivist Julia Stringfellow. NOTE: Meet at 6:45 p.m. in CWU Library Lobby
June 6 EXTRA Event) 7:00 p.m. Movie event Diane Huckabay will show movies of Columbia River dam construction, preparatory to our Field Trip on June 25th
June 25 9:00 a.m. NOTE: Special time Field Trip Visit to Wanapum Heritage Center at Grant County PUD Center near Wanapum Dam. BRING sack lunch! LEAVE KCGS Library at 9am
July No meeting in July
August 14 4:00 p.m. NOTE: Special time Annual Potluck Picnic Picnic at home of Mary and Lew Christensen (60 Moe Road) Directions coming later
September No meeting in September
October 7:00 p.m. General Meeting "Using DNA to Solve a Mystery" presented by Judy Clayton
November 7:00 p.m. General Meeting "Special US Census Information" presented by Erik Bakke
December 6:00 p.m. NOTE: Special time Annual Holiday Dinner Annual holiday dinner at First Methodist Church


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