3rd Annual Appraisal Day!


Monday, March 25, 2019, with Appraiser Mr. Bo Patrick. Bo appears on the local Phoenix version of the Antiques Roadshow called “Arizona Collectables” and is fully licensed, accredited, knowledgeable and very professional. see flyer


location: Bo’s new location at Fidelity Estate Services, 15210 N. 99th Ave., Sun City, 85351.
The time is 10:00 am – 4:00 pm.


The cost is minimal $10.00 per item or 3 items for $25.00, what a bargain!


Bo specializes in jewelry, coins, furniture, antiques, artwork, weapons, glass, pottery, silver and more. Bo also specializes in Estate sales, Estate Auctions, Real Estate Sales and brokering fine antiques and jewelry.


Members ... this is open to family members and friends!


Sign up for a time slot at the Library front desk or at our general monthly meetings.


If you, your friends or family members have items that you would like Bo to verbally appraise for you, please sign up for a time slot at the Library front desk or at our general monthly meetings.


You may call WVGS at (623) 933-4945, or visit our website at, if you need any further assistance. The cost is minimal $10.00 per item or 3 items for $25.00, what a bargain!





Library Tour Schedule 2019:

Our next Library tours are scheduled for January 28, February 25, April 29, and May 29, 2019.

9:30 am until 11:30 am.

Encourage your friends to become new members!

Call the Library at 623-933-4945 or sign up at the monthly Membership Meeting



New Library Hours

- Monday, Wednesday, Sunday 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

- closed the 2nd Monday Sep-May for General Membership Meeting

- Tuesday, Friday, Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


- Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm



Important Notice Karen R. Zeppenfeld, Library Administrator

Briefcases, large bags, purses, etc. cannot be brought into the Library. Approved items are laptops, keys, wallets, glasses, thumb drives, paper, notebooks, writing supplies, cell phones, lunch bag, etc.


A clear plastic holder or large zip lock bag may be used to contain items.


WVGS Library continues to retain the right to inspect items. Upon exiting the Library, the Aide will inspect any binders or folders or items.


Visitors paying the $5 daily fee will be given a green ID tag to wear. Your understanding and cooperation is appreciated.



Clear plastic tote bags now available!WVGS tote bag

Clear plastic tote bags with the WVGS logo are available at the Library for $7.00 each. Each tote islarge enough to hold a folder and your other personal items. There is a zip top so your items will not “spill out” or “get lost.” Tote bags will also be available at the General meetings.







Research Trips

1st WVGS sponsored trip to Fort Wayne, Indiana to research at the Allen County Library Genealogy Center!
October 20 - 26, 2019 -- 6 nights. Registration begins Jan 1, 2019. Get your calendar and travel plans arranged. see more




The West Valley Genealogical Society organizes research trips to Washington DC and Salt Lake City each year; see the Activities page for current information on all of the trips.


• Washington DC trip is November 28 - December 6, 2018.  Get on board and start planning now! click here


•  Salt Lake City Trip,  March 13 - March 21, 2018.  23 enthusiastic genealogists made this trip, March 14 through March 22, 2017.    Family History Search Library and more.    click here for more.



Annual Seminar 

February 16, 2019 Seminar!

Featured Speaker:

Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist


WVGS Full Day Seminar - Saturday, February 16, 2019


See Details