Skagit Valley Genealogy Society

Skagit Valley Genealogical Society Logo Framed by the Outline of Washington State.

Skagit Valley Genealogical Society maintains a research collection housed inside Burlington Public Library. All materials are for in-library use only. For more information, please see the SVGS website.

Burlington Public Library and Skagit Valley Genealogical Society have partnered to provide educational genealogy programs. 

Upcoming Events: 
2nd Saturdays of the month, 1:00 pm -3:00 pm on-line via Zoom. Email: to register.
January 9th, 2021: Decoding the Dash with Dave Obee,
February 13th, 2021: How I got to Where I am with Mike Hurley,
March 13th, 2021: Vive La France presented by Louis Dailly,
April 10th, 2021: Many Nations, an Introduction to Native Research, presented by Robbie Johnson, CG.,

May 8th, 2021: Researching Celtic Ancestry, presented by Barbara Johnson of Clan Johnston & SVGS' Education Chair
June 12, 2021: Genealogy "U" Hidden Treasures in Academic Libraries
September 11, 2021: PNW Regional Archives
October 9, 2021: "I Didn't Know That..." & It's Right in Your Own Back Yard
November 13, 2021: Annual Meeting and Board Elections

January 8, 2022: A Potpourri...of intriguing genealogy topics presented by expert genealogist, author and story teller, Dave Obee.
February 12, 2022: Quaker Migrations Across Ye US
March 12,2022: Family Search Wiki presented by Celia McNay
April 9, 2022: Too Many Mary's: Solving ID and Same Name Conundrums presented by Jill Morelli 
May 14, 2022: Census Controversies presented by Rob Lopresti
June 11, 2022:  Building a Research Plan presented by Janice Lovelace, PhD.

Important Genealogical Resources Addressing Race and Cultural Appropriation shared by the National Geneaological Society with the SVGS:
The National Archives’ Rights in America
Coming to the Table’s Education Resources including Genealogy Support
The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s Talking About Race
NARA Foundation’s John Lewis on Rights and Justice in America