NOTICE: Due to cancellation by the King Count Library System of the use of all meeting rooms until April 15th due to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic our meetings, Ancestry help sessions, and genealogy helper sessions are cancelled until KCLS and King County Health Department feel it is safe to hold meetings. Members, please watch your email and this site for future notices.
Bellevue Regional Library
1111 110th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
The Eastside Genealogical Society’s collection of books and other materials is housed in the Bellevue Regional Library. The King County Library System has cataloged the collection by the Dewey Decimal System (by subject matter such as genealogy, history, maps, etc.). The collection is not in a separate section but are in the R929 (genealogy) section or in the R940s and R970s sections. You can access all the genealogy materials by using the library catalog at http://www.kcls.org. Search the Online Library for genealogy.
You may view a list of books which have been donated, sorted by subject, is available here. EGS Books Lib Master List . To search the list of books, just type the Ctrl and F keys together & a small search box will appear in the upper right corner of the file. Type your search string into the box. You can use the up and down arrows in the box to move through the file.
Issues of Genealogical Helper, Heritage Quest, National Genealogical Society Quarterly and Ancestry are available on the magazine shelves or at the magazine counter. The EGS has also established and maintains a vertical file labeled “Genealogy” that contains articles pertaining to genealogy. These articles can be photocopied.
A volunteer member of the Society is available for assistance to anyone at the library. Volunteers are in Room 6 on the second floor and are available every Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm and Sundays from 2 to 4 pm. They answer questions and give advice about using the Bellevue Regional Library and about other resources in the library but do not conduct any research.
In addition, Janet Stroebel is leading an Ancestry.com help session every month on the 2nd Tuesday, 1-4 pm in the computer lab, Bellevue Regional Library. No appointment needed.
Other Local Resources
|The Heritage Quest Research Library
909 Main Street, Suite 5
|The Fiske Genealogical Foundation Library
1644 43rd Avenue East
Seattle, WA 98112-3222
|The Seattle Genealogical Society
6200 Sand Point Way NE #101
P.O. Box 75388
Seattle WA 98125-0388
|The Seattle Public Library
1000 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104-1193
|The Pacific Alaska Region of the National Archives
6125 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115
www.archives.gov/facilities/wa/seattle.html (National Site)
|The Tacoma Public Library
1102 Tacoma Ave. S
Tacoma, WA 98402
|Puget Sound Regional Archives (by appt. only)
3000 Landerholm Circle SE MS-N100
Bellevue, WA 98007
|Family History Center (LDS)
10675 NE 20th St.
Bellevue, WA 98005
Washington State Archives Puget Sound Branch
Research Phone: 425-564-3940
3000 Landerholm Circle SE, MS-N100
Bellevue, WA 98007
Research email: email@example.com