Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society Membership

Why Join
Are you interested in exploring your family's history?
Would you like to discover and meet cousins in your extended family?

Would you like to join a like-minded group of people to advance
and share your research?
If you join the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society, you'll be able to take advantage of
all of these membership benefits:
Access to the library computers and subscription sites
The Sahyun computers and WiFi are available for use by all society members. You’ll have free
access to subscription sites including Ancestry, Fold3, and GenealogyBank.
Research assistance
Library volunteers are available to assist you whenever the Sahyun Library is open.
If you need help with your research, we have coaches who can help you. A list of our coaches is
available online and at the front desk. The Coach Coordinator will help if you’re not sure which
coach to contact.

Subscription to Society Publications
Receive Tree Tips, our monthly newsletter, and Ancestors West, our quarterly publication with
articles about genealogy and family history.
Reduced rates for documents and special events
Receive access to documents in our local Santa Barbara County records database at half-price.
Receive reduced rates for special events.
General membership meetings
Join us each month (except August) for guest speakers, panels, demonstrations and reports on
the latest activities of the Society. Special Interest Groups meet before the meeting, and
refreshments are provided. Check the Events Calendar for meeting details.
Webinar Archive
Access previously broadcast webinars in the Members section.
Book Nook
Purchase supplies and books, both in the Sahyun Library and at meetings.
Surname database
Include your ancestors in our surname database to find others who are researching your
We are a group of people who share your interest in family history research and enjoy the
opportunity to meet new members.
We look forward to welcoming you as a member of our growing Society!
If you have questions regarding membership, please email us at 
Membership in the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society is available to anyone
interested in genealogy. Your membership renews on the anniversary date.

Membership Dues
Active $40.00
Family of two--same household $60.00
Friend $50.00
Donor $75.00
Patron $150.00
Life $1,000.00 one-time payment for life

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Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society is a non-profit 501(c)(3)
charitable California corporation. All membership dues are deductible
for tax purposes to the fullest extent of the law.