Being a member of the Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society (NWSGS) has numerous benefits, including:

  • Eight meetings a year, featuring a variety of speakers and topics.
  • Access to copies of the speaker’s handout each month.
  • Eight issues of our bulletin, Notes From the Northwest, emailed to you or available at our website, to keep you informed of happenings in our Society and current issues of genealogical interest.
  • Access to NWSGS’s pre-2018 publications via our “Members Only” link.
  • Subscription to Forum (the Federation of Genealogical Society’s publication) at a discount – visit their website at for more information.
  • Our society has memberships with the following societies, allowing our members to share in certain benefits (these differ based on the society in question):
  • An opportunity to meet other genealogists who share your interest.
  • Potential to learn new techniques to advance your research.
  • Access to researchers who are willing to share their experiences and other suggestions.
  • Information on how to get more involved in genealogy.
  • An opportunity to assist in selecting speakers and topics for future meetings.
  • A chance to preserve a part of history for future generations.

Our membership year runs from August 1 through July 31. Members joining during the year will receive all eight issues of Notes From the Northwest.

Download our Membership Brochure and join today! 


This is the yearly subscription for a single member

Yearly membership for a family