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Group Meetings


Meetings are held at the St. Louis County Headquarters Library Auditorium located at 1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri unless stated otherwise.





August 12        - Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 pm


September 09  - Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 pm


November 11   - Saturday 1:00 4:00 pm

December 9     - Saturday 1:00 to 4:00 pm


One on One Help


One of our new things for 2016 with the group is to offer one on one help with your German research on a quarterly basis.  Some volunteers will be in the History & Genealogy Dept. at the St. Louis County Headquarters Library on:


None scheduled Right Now



Other Events


July 22, 2017      – MEET AND GREET PARTY WITH OUR GERMAN FRIEND MATTHIAS. We are planning a party at the Eureka Hills Branch of STL Co. Library. Address: 156 Eureka Towne Ctr. Eureka, MO. Time: 1:00 –4:00.


July 28-30, 2017  International Germanic Genealogy Conference - Minneapolis, MN New website up: Link for Conference Information:



Registration will begin February 1st, 2017!


Cost for conference:

$ 225 for early bird before April 1 (for members of partner organizations) (join GiSTL for 2017 and save a little money)

$ 250 for early bird (if not a member of a partner organization)

$ 299 for regular reservations after March 31


Other Notes


St. Louis County Library Special Collections Department has tours of their department and all the books, films and everything they have. Tours are the first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month at 10:30 am Just show up and GOOOO!!!!!! 314-994-3300 extension 2070. Tier 4 open to the public every third Saturday at 10:30 am. There are 13,000 + family histories, school yearbooks, and materials for states west of the Mississippi and more.

To receive Missouri History NewseNewsletter from the Missouri History Museum Library send an email to  write the word “subscribe” in the subject line, give name and e-mail.

Get your monthly PastPorts published by the St. Louis County Library, All the past editions are there from Nov 2008 to present month. The March 2015 issue has a great article on STL German churches.





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