Get involved with the Kane County Genealogical Society! Meet other history fans at our meetings.

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 kcgsinfo@gmail.com. For TCPL programs, register with the library directly, via the provided link.

Unless otherwise specified, in-person meetings are held at the Town and Country Public Library, 320 E North St., Elburn, IL.

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

27 Jun 2024

KCGS Sponsored: Crossing the Pond to Find Your Scandinavian Ancestors

Presented by Tiffany Ramsey

Ms. Ramsey will share tips and tricks to research your ancestors originating from Scandinavia.

Presentation method:  Hybrid in-person and virtual. Members will receive Zoom meeting invitation.

25 July 2024

KCGS Sponsored: Advanced Polish Genealogy

Presented by Jason Kruski

Researching one’s family tree in Poland has never been easier. Author and genealogist Jason Kruski will highlight ways to find the village of origin and show how to use it to extend one’s family tree backward in time in Poland using online tools and resources.

Presentation method:  In person and hybrid. Registration with Batavia Public Library required.

Register
22 August 2024

KCGS Sponsored:  Food of My Forefathers–The Cultural Impact of Traditional and Ethnic Foods

Presented by Margaret Kapustiak

Foods of our ancestors are woven into our family stories. Learn the impact and possible origins of the traditional foods and recipes your family may share.

Presentation method:  Hybrid in-person and virtual. Members will receive Zoom meeting invitation.

05 September 2024

TCPL Sponsored: To Be Announced

Presented by: To be announced

Register
26 September 2024

KCGS Sponsored: Canadian Genealogy

Presented by Jenny Warner

Our speaker will share the history, the records generated by its laws and residents, and, very importantly, where these records are located for Canada.

Presentation method:  Hybrid in-person and virtual. Members will receive Zoom meeting invitation.

12 October 2024

TCPL / KCGS Sponsored: Family History Day

Details pending

Presentation method:  Hybrid–in person and virtual.

Register