Rogue Valley Genealogical Society and Jackson County Genealogy Library

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Monday: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM — 9:00 PM
Wed-Sat: 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

3405 South Pacific Highway
Medford, OR 97501
(541) 512-2340

The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society (RVGS) is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization founded in 1966. The society promotes family history research by providing educational and research opportunities at the Jackson County Genealogy Library (JCGL) and through two websites, and The mission of RVGS is to inspire interest in genealogy, inform the public, and maintain a growing sustainable library with a strong online presence.

Jackson County Genealo
gy Library
The Jackson County Gen
ealogy Library has an extensive collection of birth, marriage, and death records; family histories, books, bulletins, cemetery records, obituaries, local maps, microfilm and microfiche, and newspaper abstracts for every state and many countries. The library has patron computers with subscriptions to Ancestry, Fold3, MyHeritage, Findmypast, American Ancestors, and The website, provides a growing number of indexes and databases for Jackson County and an online library catalog of over 18,000 other resources.

Programs and Classes
Monthly programs are open to the public and are held at the library. These informative programs augment personal genealogical and historical research. Genealogy classes are also offered regularly. Classes include offerings such as beginning genealogy, library use, software use, and subscription website use. In addition, various user and interest groups meet routinely at the library. Information regarding the programs, classes and interest groups is published in the monthly RVGS e-newsletter, Between Us Diggers, as well as on the RVGS Calendar at

RVGS Membership
Membership is available to all interested persons. Membership privileges include:
· Free use of library
· Volunteer opportunities
· Genealogy classes
· Check out of materials
· Subscription websites
· Society publications
· Interest groups
· Free mentoring

Membership provides a meaningful way to give back to the society and help other researchers. The fees fund a variety of the Society’s historical record collections and preservation projects. Our members also help to maintain our library, research facilities, and website content. Non-members may use the library for a fee of $5.00 per day.

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