Meeting Schedule

Current KCGS members will receive notification of both KCGS and Town and Country Public Library (TCPL)  genealogy meetings.

Guests interested in attending any KCGS sponsored meeting encouraged to supply their name and email address to  For TCPL programs, register with the library directly, via the provided link.

The start time for all events listed is 7:00 p.m. Central Time


07 December 2023

TCPL Sponsored:  Research a Veteran

Presented by Jennifer Holik

All the records DID NOT burn. Answers can be found and stories written no matter what anyone tells you. There is a strategy to correctly research 20th century military service, regardless of branch.

Presentation method:  Hybrid–in person and virtual

Registration Link:


14 December 2023

KCGS Sponsored:  Holiday Social and Year in Review

Join us as we share our holidays traditions!  Bring along your favorite or oldest holiday decoration, family tradition, or food.  The meeting will include a recap of KCGS 2023 activities and accomplishments.

Presentation method:  Virtual only; members will receive Zoom meeting invitation.


04 January 2024

TCPL Sponsored:  Exploring the Greatest Generation

Presented by Jennifer Holik

Contextual records are everywhere, not just the National Archives!

Once you have established what units your service member was in and where they served, it is time to explore unit-level records.

Presentation method:  Hybrid–in person and virtual

Registration link:


25 Jan 2024

KCGS Sponsored:  Discover Local and Family History Through the IRAD System

Presented by: Rochelle Joseph

The Illinois Regional Archive Depositor (IRAD) System contains so many treasures.  Join us as IRAD Supervisor, Rochelle Joseph, shares how to best access this unique and useful collection.

Presentation method:  Hybrid–in person and virtual