The Placer County Genealogical Society was founded in 1980 to encourage an active interest in the study of genealogy and related interests by its members and the general public.
The Society's objectives are to:
- Instruct and educate members and the general public in the use of genealogical research techniques and procedures.
- Preserve public and private records, and to publish books, bulletins and newsletters relating to family history and genealogy.
- Assist in the enhancement of the Auburn-Placer County Library Genealogical Department.
- General membership meetings held on the fourth Thursday of each month, except December, at 7:00 p.m. (November meeting is rescheduled due to Thanksgiving). Meetings are held at the Auburn-Placer County Library Beecher Room, 350 Nevada Street in Auburn. Doors are open early for individual help and research. The meetings feature informative and educational programs on various topics of interest to genealogists.
- Study group sessions held at 10:00 a.m. on the second Monday of each month except July, August and December. These sessions are designed to provide individualized help for researchers at all experience levels, particularly beginners,
- Family Tree Maker User Group meetings held on the second Thursday of each month, 10:00 AM to 12:00pm at the LDS Stake Building, 1255 Bell Road, Auburn.
- "Tracing Your Family Tree . . . How To Begin", a free, public seminar held in the spring of each year.
- Library in the Genealogy Section of the Auburn-Placer County Library.
- Placer Trails, the Society's monthly newsletter
- Research Services and indexing and extraction projects of Placer County records.
- Publications include Tracing Your Family Tree... How to Begin (fee).
Placer County Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 7385
Auburn, California 95604
Voice Mail (866) 894-2076