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California Genealogical Society & Library

Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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RootsMagic - Special Interest Group


The RootsMagic SIG welcomes all users and would-be users of this popular genealogy software.  You are invited to join facilitators Arlene Miles and Lavinia Schwarz on the first Thursday of each month at 2:00 PM, at the CGS Library. The SIG serves as a forum to share knowledge of the robust features of RootsMagic and to answer questions. The SIG discussion is informal and encourages questions to be asked about the application.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops or their RootsMagic file on a flash drive. CGS members, non-members, and guests are welcome, as are all levels of experience from beginning to expert.


Roots Magic is a full-featured genealogy program with a very easy and intuitive user interface. You can download a free trial of the latest version at For further information on RootsMagic go to the RootsMagic Blog at


We are located in the historic Bruner Building at 22nd Street & Broadway, one block north of the Paramount Theater, in Uptown Oakland. We are just three blocks from the 19th Street BART Station. Parking is free on Saturdays in the lot behind our building. A parking permit will be included with your registration confirmation.



  •  Class size is limited to 30 attendees. 

  •  Special Interest Groups are free to CGS members.

  •  Non-members are welcome to attend one meeting at no charge; thereafter, you may join CGS and attend for free or pay $10 for each meeting attended.

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California Genealogical Society & Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Entrance on 22nd Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Thursday, September 7, 2017 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PDT)

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California Genealogical Society & Library

   Connecting people to their diverse family heritage

Whether you have Gold Rush ancestors or have no family connection to California, you will find extensive support for your genealogy research at the California Genealogical Society (CGS) in Oakland. The society offers research services, online indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world. CGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The library is conveniently located in Uptown Oakland, one block north of the Paramount Theatre, at 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2. We are three blocks from the 19th Street BART Station.

Phone: (510) 663-1358

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In order to maintain a welcoming and healthy environment, please refrain from using scented products at CGS events or in the library.

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