Yellowstone Genealogy Forum
Billings, Montana 1960s Airport Across from Alberta Bair 3rd and 28th


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The Forum meets each month, January through November, on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. for educational programs.
The meeting place is the church at 2929 Belvedere, across the street from Will James Middle School, which is on 30th St. West south of Grand Avenue, in Billings, Montana. Enter from parking lot at north end of building.
The public is welcome to attend.
If you want to join the Forum, please see "Join Us" on this website.
These programs are also viewable via Zoom. Either become a member to receive the Zoom e-mail or contact
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. You may also send queries via website or mail. The Genealogy room will be available to the public through the end of May 2024.    
BILLINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY, 510 North Broadway, Billings, Montana
The Genealogy Room will be closing on May 31st..
If you know of a location in Billings where the research collection can be housed, please contact
The "Gen Room" is staffed Monday through Thursday, and some Fridays, from 1 to 3 p.m. to provide research help and instruction.  
If you need help outside of the staffed hours please contact to make an appointment.
The list of books available for research in the room 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.  Items do NOT check out.
If a volunteer is not in the Genealogy Room, ask librarian at Reference Desk to unlock door for you. Please sign the guest log. 
If you are unable to visit the Genealogy Room, you may submit research requests through this website or by mail. 
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 ( and the National Genealogical Societies (
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.