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 The West Valley
 Genealogical Society


Largest genealogical library in Arizona; serving Genealogists throughout the Northwest Valley area of Maricopa County, Arizona.


The WVGS is a non-profit corporation dedicated to researching, recording, and sharing genealogical and ethnic information.



High Speed Scanning Services Fundraising Event for WVGS Members
Scn Family Photos
May to August EXTENDED!! September 30th, 2018 ~ portion of profits goes to WVGS!


Preserve your old photographs and documents ~ save to DVDs!


• Peace of mind knowing your old photographs and documents are safe from fire, water and other dangers.

• A simple way to get your photographs and documents into folders on your computer to share with family and ready for Legacy, Family Tree Maker, Roots Magic...


• Cost is 35 cents per scan scanned to a free DVD with case.


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Protect your precious memories from fire, water, theft, mold, dust and more!


For any questions, contact Cathy or Bob Gallagher at 623-266-1330 or


 Membership Benefits:

Large Genealogical Library:

Stand alone building with over 4,000 sq.ft. of Books, CDs, Periodicals, Maps, Microfilm and Online access. Our shelves are filled with materials covering all 50 States and many Countries.

Subscriber Databases:

The membership includes access to the following prominent genealogy databases: Ancestry, MyHeritage, New England Historic Society and World Vital Records.  If purchased separately these databases would cost over $500.

How To Classes:

Help with the how-to-dos of Genealogy, Genealogy Libraries, Genealogy Computer Programs, Technology Aids, Preserving Memories, Photos and other helpful subjects. more

Special Interest Groups (SIGS):

Meetings with a sharing and helpful focus on states, countries of origin and other topics of genealogical interest. more

Research Nights:

A once a month event for the newly curious and the experienced researchers. Browse the library's collection, use the internet access and learn the benefits of membership. Bring your own "brown bag supper"; drinks and dessert will be provided for a $3.50 donation for members and a $5.00 donation for non-members.. These popular research sessions are scheduled for the 3rd Thursday of each month from 5-9 pm.

Membership is a snap! You can become a member NOW! Simply click HERE to sign up online OR clicking HERE to download, print and complete the form to be returned or delivered to the library. The annual membership fee is $40.00 which includes all the above plus much more!