Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Genealogy Beginners has been discontinued.

All SIGs meet in the WVGS library multipurpose room except for the virtual DNA SIG. SIGs do not have registration or fees – just come.

Bring your charged laptops if you wish but remember no cords in the aisle walkways.


ATTENTION:   May 5 Family Tree Maker SIG has been CANCELLED.


Do you want to share or need help? All SIGs meet in the WVGS Library multi-purpose room. Meet new friends with the same genealogical interests as you. Non-Members may attend; and, for a $5.00 donation, may also use the library resources for that day.

If you are interested in joining or leading a SIG, shown or not shown,
contact SIGs Coordinator Barbara Shroyer at sigs@azwvgs.org.

Please check the calendar for current SIG schedule. (or call the WVGS Library for SIG days/times.}


Groups Days Times Leaders Email
British Isles (Sept – May) 4th Thursday 1:00-3:00 pm Melissa Bird sig.british-isles@azwvgs.org
Canada (Sept – April) 3rd Thursday 10:00am-12:00 pm TBD sig.canada@azwvgs.org
The Document Trail 3rd Saturday 10:00am-Noon Barbara Shroyer TBD
DNA Saturday* (virtual) 2nd Saturday 9:00 -11:00 am Barbara Shroyer sig.dna@azwvgs.org
DNA Tuesday* 1st Tuesday 1:00 -3:00 pm Barbara Shroyer sig.dna@azwvgs.org
Family Tree Maker 1st Thursday 1:00-3:00 pm Pam LaFond TBD
Germany/Poland 3rd Tuesday 9:30 – 11:30 am Del Kunz sig.germany-poland@azwvgs.org
Italy 1st Thursday 10:00am – Noon Peggy Morphew sig.italy@azwvgs.org
Legacy 1st Saturday 10:00am-Noon Jim Rogers sig.legacy@azwvgs.org
NY/NJ/PA/DE 4th Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am TBD sig.ny-nj-pa-de@azwvgs.org
Norway (Oct-April) 2nd Tuesday 9:30-11:30 am Beth Gister sig.norway@azwvgs.org
Sweden (Oct-April) 4th Tuesday 1:00-3:00 pm Karen Lee sig.sweden@azwvgs.org
Writing Your Family History (WYFH)
(Sep-May)
4th Thursday 9:30 – 11:30 am Cathy Gallagher sig.writing@azwvgs.org

* DNA Saturday and DNA Tuesday are the same SIG, just smaller groups

TBD = To Be Determined

Please note: The following SIGs are not currently active, but may return whenever normal returns:
Eastern Europe, Genealogy Beginners

West Valley Genealogical Society