Germanic Genealogy Society


GGS Library at ConcordiaOur GGS Library Collection is at Concordia University in St. Paul, Minnesota. It contains over 2500 books and periodicals relating to Germanic genealogy. We are grateful to Concordia University for providing a space for us to house our collection in their Library Technology Center. Our collection is found on the lower level. You may also search the GGS Library Collection using Concordia Library’s OneSearch.
Things to remember concerning the GGS Library Collection at Concordia University:
  • It is a non-lending library. Items may only be used on site.
  • The library may be closed or have shorter hours during holidays, school breaks, and in the summer, so please check their hours page or call (651) 641-8237 before your visit. 
  • If you locate a specific item you are interested in but are unable to visit our collection please see our Research page.
  • If you would like to donate an item to our collection please see our Donation page.
For more information on using and visiting the GGS library collection, see our new GGS Library Guide.  
  • Search our collection GGSCat 
NEW! Check out our guide, "Selected Guides to Germanic Genealogy." The file is the selected beginner books one.

Current Book Reviews can be found in our Monthly Newsletter. All recent newsletters are posted on this website
Past Book-of-the-Month reviews:
December 2015 Venne in America
January 2015 The Bohemian Flats
November 2014 Fremde in Westfalen
September 2014 - Germans to America