Yakima Valley Genealogical Society


The library is 7,200 sq ft and includes three archive rooms, a microfilm/fiche reader room, work room and kitchen. There are eight computers for public use and the library has a wireless connection.

YVGS has a rapidly expanding library with a current collection of more than 18,000 books, 2,800 microfilms, and fiche. YVGS also has a subscription to Ancestry and the New England Historic Genealogical Society's online databases.

LIBRARY HOURS:The library is open from 10:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Saturday; also Wednesday evenings 7:00pm - 9:00pm. The library is closed on January 1st, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day,Thanksgiving and December 24-25. The library can be opened during closed hours by appointment. Please call several days ahead to make arrangements: 509-248-1328.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS: 1901 S 12th Ave, Union Gap. For those coming from out of town, take I-82 to Valley Mall Blvd (Exit 36). Proceed west to Washington Ave, turn right and go four blocks, turn right on S 12th Ave, turn left in first driveway. For those coming in on Hwy 12, take the 40th Ave exit south to Washington Ave, left turn and proceed to 12th Ave, turn right and then left into the first driveway.