StLGS meetings are now mostly hybrid; they are held both in-person and as webinars that are recorded with speaker permission. All times listed are for the Central Time Zone. In-person meetings are held at the locations specified. Only Zoom attendance and paid events require advance registration, and instructions for each event will be posted on the appropriate page on this website.

Many of our meetings are now available as digital recordings.

        • To watch previously recorded monthly meetings, go to the Monthly Meeting page.
        • To watch previously recorded Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings and for the current year’s schedule of meetings, go to the appropriate SIG page:


Find a copy of the entire 2024 Meetings and Special Events calendar here.


Sat., 13 April
Hybrid; Grant’s View branch
10:00 a.m. Monthly Meeting: Disasters and Catastrophes
Amanda Clark
Cholera, tornadoes, fire . . . All of these disasters have devastated St. Louis but have also brought about improvements to our city and other cities around the globe. Learn about the Great Fie of 1849, the 1896 and 1927 St. Louis tornadoes, transportation disasters, and more! Registration for this meeting is now open on our monthly meeting page.
Sat., 27 April
Zoom only!
1:00 p.m.
Irish SIG Meeting: Ireland Reaching Out (
Jane Halloran Ryan, CG
Ireland Reaching Out is an all-volunteer organization on a mission to unite all of Ireland’s diaspora. Having an Ireland XO account is completely free. By following your parish/county of origin, you may be surprised at who you may meet! Learn about the benefits of joining this “meet and greet” program. Registration for this meeting will open soon on the Irish SIG page.
Sat., 4 May
All-day hybrid event!
9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. 52nd Annual Family History Conference

Successfully Navigating Websites for Your Genealogy

Featuring David Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS
Live at the Maryland Heights Community Center and streaming on Zoom; recordings available for three months. Four additional regional speakers, sales tables, optional lunch available. More information and registration on the Family History Conference page.
Sun., 2 June
In-person only
1:00 p.m. Jewish SIG Meeting: Meet and Greet
J-SIG Leaders
Join us at the StLGS office and get acquainted with the facility, meet other participants and SIG leaders to ask questions, check out the StLGS website, and see what’s for sale in our new and used book area. More information now on the Jewish SIG page. (Please note this meeting has been rescheduled from its original date in May; no registration is required.)
Sat., 8 June
Hybrid: Grant’s View branch
10:00 a.m.
Monthly Meeting: Recently Digitized Atlases at the Missouri Historical Society
Emily Jaycox
The Missouri Historical Society received grants in 2022 and 2023 to digitize previously undigitized atlases from St. Louis city, county, and beyond. MHS librarian Emily Jaycox will review the online research guide to these mostly nineteenth-century maps. Even if your ancestors didn’t own land, you may get a better understanding of the neighborhoods where they lived. Registration for this meeting will open soon on the Monthly Meeting page.
Weds., 26 June
Hybrid: StLGS office
7:00 p.m. German SIG Meeting: St. Louis German Social Organizations
Emily Jaycox
Many St. Louisans of German ancestry participated in social clubs and organizations. Some were fraternal/benevolent, some centered on music, athletics, literature or specific regions in Germany. Learn more about these groups and how they may have affected your ancestors. Registration for this meeting will open soon on the German SIG page.
Coming soon . . .


29 September till 6 October
StLGS Annual Research Trip to Salt Lake City
Led by Karen Goode and Ilene Murray 
Our annual research trip to Salt Lake City’s FamilySearch library will open for registration very soon. We hope you will join us for a week of concentrated research in the world’s largest library devoted solely to genealogy. More information and registration will be available soon on the Salt Lake City Research Trip page.


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