to the Yellowstone Genealogy Forum Website
The Forum meets each month, January through November, on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at 1711 6th Street West, for educational programs. The public is welcome to attend.
NOTE: On May 25, the Forum will once again meet in person at 1711 6th Street West in Billings, MT. The program will start at 7 pm. Please enter the building from the parking lot. Masks will be required.
The program will be on How to Use Family Search .org presented by Lauralee Zito, director of the Family History Center.
The meeting in May is always the Annual Meeting - election of officers, reports from committees, recognition of volunteers.
If you want to join the Forum, please see the membership part of this website.
To help you with family history, the Forum has a research room at Billings Public Library. The Genealogy Room is located on the second floor of the library, 510 North Broadway in Billings, Montana.
BILLINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY, 510 North Broadway, Billings, Montana
The "Gen Room" is staffed Monday through Thursday from 1 to 3 p.m. to provide research help and instruction. Patrons are limited to 60 minutes in the Gen Room, and only 3 people, with masks, allowed in the room at a time. For safety, the room will be sanitized between patrons.
If you need help outside of the staffed hours please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment.
The card catalogue can be found on this website under Library/Archives. Before you come to the Genealogy Room you can see if we have books that you need for research. Items do NOT check out.
If you are unable to visit the Genealogy Room, you may submit research requests through this website or by mail in care of Billings Public Library.
There is a charge. (See Research Requests.) We now offer PayPal as a means of making payment online.
The Gen-Bug is published four times a year and is available to members via this website.
Older editions are available online to the general public.
Search for "yellowstone genealogy". Programs and events are posted on FaceBook.
The Forum is a member of the Montana State Genealogical Society (montanamsgs.org) and the Federal of Genealogical Societies (fgs.org).
The Forum has served Billings and south-central Montana since 1977, to encourage and instruct members in family history research.
We hope that you find this website useful and informative.