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  • The June issue of Root Cellar PRESERVES (Vol. 37, No. 2) has been posted in this website's Members-Only section. Members have received copies by email.
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  • Root Cellar Ramblings Blog is now celebrating its 4th year of existence. YAHOOOOO!! YIPPPEY!! It is our 4th Blogiversary and we are thrilled and continuing to get stronger and better. A very big thank you to Geneablogger and Thomas McEntee, where we have thrived and grown under this relationship. Check out the Blog, see what we have been doing, leave a message or send a message to info@rootcellar.org. Let us know how we are doing. Sign on with your email and receive the posts directly in your own email box. Don't miss out. posted 29Apr2015slb 
  • Root Cellar SGS Spring Seminar was successful again. What a great day - a warm dry, calm, spring day, new destination that was good, great snacks & lunch, wonderful prizes and raffle baskets, and dozens of happy volunteers kept the day moving along without many noticeable hitches. D Joshua Taylor spoke to a SOLD OUT, standing room only crowd. I heard participants leaving who were anxious to get home to try some of those tips and research hints that were talked about during the day. Thank you to all the volunteers for the great job! See pictures and a recap of the day.
  • Sheriff's Mug Book 1915 - 1924 and Wanted Posters 1923 -1924 Sacramento County is now available. See the online store page for more information.​   posted 21 Apr 2015 rh 
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  • An up-to-date catalog for Root Cellar's Library is now available. Also, we are looking for volunteers to serve as docents in the library room. For more information on both, click here to go to the Library page.  posted 14Dec2014 rh
  • ​ The ROOT CELLAR PRESERVES digitalization project is complete. Downloadable fully searchable copies of the Preserves from January 1979 to the present are now posted in the Members-Only section. Thanks go to John Jay for the scanning and Ron Setzer for file preparation and posting.  posted March 2014

Something is happening at our Library

Over six thousand books representing most of the U.S. states! Periodicals from more than 300 genealogical societies across the U.S. and Canada! That's what you will find in Root Cellar's library located at the California State Archives building.
Volunteers are creating an online catalog of the library's holdings. An older draft list is available as a downloadable PDF file. Eventually that list will appear on the website's Library page (currently empty). For more information and to download that draft listing, click on RC's Library Catalog in the menu to your left.

Wednesday, Sep. 9th:
Roots Magic Users
Meets second Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00PM
Sacramento Family Search Library, 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento
For more information, contact Lynn Brown  lgbrown@family-quest.com
Thursday, Sep. 10th:
Root Cellar Membership Meeting
6:15 to 7:00 PM   Pre-Meeting Open Discussion
7:00 to 9:00 PM   "Fiddyment Family Biography" Presented by Christine Richter
Christ Community Church, 5025 Manzanita Avenue, Carmichael
Share tips, information, problems and solutions and enjoy an evening presentation.
Members: You may renew your membership at this meeting.
Visitors Welcome!
For information go to info@rootcellar.org
Wednesday, Sep. 16th:
Root Cellar Workshop
Meets third Wednesdays, 1:00-3:00PM
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Dr., Citrus Height
Learn research tips, share your successful finds and brickwalls, meet other members in an informal setting.
Guests are welcome.
For information go to info@rootcellar.org
Thursday, Sep. 17th:
Family Tree Maker Users
Meets third Thursdays, 11:30AM-1:30PM
Sylvan Community Center, 7521 Community Drive, Citrus Heights 
For more information, contact Ron Setzer  papasetzer@comcast.net
Wednesday, Sep. 23rd:
MAC Reunion Users
Meets 4th Wednesdays, 10:30AM
Sacramento Family Search Library, 2745 Eastern Ave., Sacramento
Always check first.
For more information, contact Rick Hanson   richardlhanson@gmail.com