Hours of operation:
Tuesday – Friday – 10:00 AM – 3:00
Saturdays – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Christmas/Holiday Open House

Sunday, December 3, 2023 – 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. CST
Come and go, no RSVP required.
The Holidays are fast approaching! In appreciation for your patronage this past year, you are invited to a our Christmas/Holiday Open House.
If you haven’t been at IGHS in a while, please come see all the improvements we’ve made during the last few years. If have been here recently, please come and help us usher in the Holiday Season. We’d love to see you! Light Refreshments to be served.

Holiday Hours

Thanksgiving Holiday – the IGHS library will be closed
Thursday through Saturday, November 23-25.
Holiday Closing – the IGHS library will be closed beginning on
Tuesday, December 19, and will re-open on Tuesday, January 16.
To request an appointment during this time, please email:

  • Illinois’ first chartered genealogical society (1964).
  • Publishes Illiana Genealogist, a quarterly Illiana Genealogical and historical publication provided to all members.
  • Operates a comprehensive and independent genealogical library at 215 North Street, Danville, IL 61832.
  • 100% volunteer-run.
  • Conducts research at a reasonable cost.
  • Repository of all Vermilion County, Illinois, probate files from c1829-1970.
  • Please check our website and visit us at the IGHS library!