Empire State Plaza Station

PO Box 2175

Albany, NY 12220-0175


Capital District Genealogical Society

Town of Colonie Library is Closed To Meetings

and In-Person Events.

Until Further Notice our meetings will be held via Zoom.

Registration for our May Zoom meeting will be open only to members of the Capital District Genealogical Society on May 1st.  Invitations will be sent to members with a link to register.  Members - if you do not get the email, check the Spam folder in your mailbox.

 On May 16th, if there are seats remaining, we will open registration to the public.



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Membership benefits:

  • Quarterly Newsletters 
  • Access to our "Members Only" section of our website with posted videos and handouts from previous presentations and much more
  • First opportunity to register for our Zoom meeting presentations.
  • Members can post unlimited free queries in our newsletters

How to Join CDGS:

        You have three ways to join CDGS

  1. Complete the online form for the appropriate year and use PayPal to pay your dues.
  2. Download the printable membership form for the appropriate year and send it in with your check or money order.
  3. Attend a meeting where you can complete the membership form, and pay your dues with cash, check, money order, or charge your credit card (We use SQUARE for our credit card transactions). 

   annual dues (January - December)

  • For calendar year 2021: Dues: $15.00 (if paid by check or cash) $16.00 if paid by PayPal or onsite credit card).

  • For calendar year 2022 +: Dues: $25.00 (if paid by check or cash) $ $27.00 (if paid by PayPal or onsite credit card).

To contact CDGS email us at: contactcdgs@cdgsny.org

or write to us at Capital District Genealogical Society

Empire State Plaza Station, PO Box 2175, Albany, NY  12220 - 0175.

Webmasters:  Terri Moran & Pat Carey

Because of our pending dues increase, we will not accept checks for multiple years at the $15 rate. If you are already paid for the 2021 year future checks must reflect the $25 rate or they will be returned to you. Likewise, your PayPal monies will be refunded to you if not for the correct amount.