Brookings Area Genealogical Society
Medary Monument
Membership is open to all, we welcome individuals, couples and families. if you are just starting your research into your family tree or have been traveling this road for many years we are happy to have you join us. Our monthly meetings are places where we gather to share our knowledge, enjoy fellowship and strengthen our community.
Meetings are generally held  on the third Monday of the month;   No meetings are held in August and December.  We meet at the Brookings Public Library,  515 Third St, Brookings, SD 57006 in the upstairs conference room. Members of the public may attend up to two meetings without joining.   
Our Membership year runs from Jan 1st of the current year through Dec 30th of the same year.  
Annual Membership Dues:
  • Individual                  $10.00
  • Family (2 members) $15.00 
Membership Benefits
  • Meet new people who enjoy family history as much as you do.
  • Improve your research skills through insightful presentations
  • Discounts for BAGS sponsored Seminars and Conferences
  • Take part in projects to help preserve our heritage and make it available to others.
  • Indexing Brookings County Burial Records
  • Compiling cemetery lists
  • Copying and indexing obituaries
  • Maintaining a surname index of names researched  in Brookings County by our society
  • Maintaining a collection of newletters from other societies
  • Access to secure BAGS only portion of our website
  • Find updated member contact information.
  • Newsletter posted directly to members only area, past issues available for browsing.
  • Members have their own private access using personal logon and private password.
  • Update your account with address, phone or email changes quickly and easily.
  • Add your surnames to searchable database of surnames let the internet work for you.
Membership Application
Download and print the BAGS Membership Application
Mail check/form to: BAGS Treasurer, 515 Third St, Brookings, SD 57006