Explore your family history at the Genealogical Forum of Oregon! Whether you are from Oregon, Virginia, Canada, or Ireland, our research library offers almost 49,000 holdings with records from around the globe. As the largest genealogical library in the Pacific Northwest, visitors have access to many popular 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.