Branch News

Upcoming Events

Meet the Authors

Saturday Oct 13th at Knox United Church: Two Manitoba authors will share their experiences of writing a book. In the morning, Eleanor Chornoboy who has written a historical novel of a young girl who migrates to Manitoba from Russia in the 1870’s, Katrina... read more

South West Branch Library


Fall and Winter MEG Library Hours 

Knox United Church , Lower Level  451 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba

September to December

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

September 24th,

October  1st, 15th, 22nd, 29th,

November 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th,

December 3rd and 10th.

Researchers can also send an email to the SW Branch at contact us on this website to arrange an appointment if Monday is not convenient. The library is not open on Statutory Holidays:  Oct 8th.

Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

Memoirs Writing at Brandon Public Library

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting 3 sessions of Memoir Writing this fall: Thursdays: Sept 13th, Oct. 11th and Nov. 8th from 1:30 – 3:30 pm.... read more

40th Anniversary Reception Report

Southwest Branch MGS Celebrates 40th Anniversary The Southwest Branch celebrated its 40th Anniversary by hosting a reception on April 20th at the Commonwealth Air Training Plan Museum in Brandon. President George Mackay welcomed over 40 people in attendance. The... read more

Become a Member Today!

Find out how you can find out more about your family and your heritage right here in South West Manitoba! Join the South West Branch today and enjoy exclusive member benefits: network with other members at monthly meetings; gain free access to our extensive library of Southwest Manitoba genealogical resources including cemetery record indexes, obituary collection and community history books; receive our quarterly newsletter; and enjoy discounts on workshops.

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