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The GFO has closed its library during the pandemic. 

All research services and book sales are suspended.
To continue your support, please donate or renew online by credit card.
All existing memberships will be extended past the shutdown.

Explore your family history at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon! Whether you are from Oregon, Virginia, Canada, or Ireland, our research library offers over 52,000 holdings with records from around the globe. As the largest genealogical library in the Pacific Northwest, we offer visitors access to many popular subscription-only genealogy websites. This website offers a host of resources including our library catalog, and the GFO calendar for upcoming free classes and workshops. Open seven days a week, the Library is located on the lower level of the historic Ford Building in southeast Portland. Volunteers are always ready to help you Discover Your Heritage! Learn more. Get Involved.