Branch News

Nov. 6th Meeting

 Remembrance Day Theme:  Gerald Allen will share a Remembrance Day speech he presented at Toastmasters followed by Ryan Lawson who will speak about the “No Stone Left Alone” program in Brandon for school children.

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Upcoming Events

Dec 4th, 2019 and Jan 8th, 2020

December 4: Christmas pot luck at Crocus Gardens Leisure Centre (1030 Queens Avenue). Spouses/partners welcome. Doors open at 5:30, pot luck at 6:00 pm. Please bring your own plates & cutlery. Coffee & tea will be provided. We will share stories about...

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South West Branch Library

Fall  Library Hours –  2019

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

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

Sept 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Oct 7th, 21st, 28th, Nov 4th, 18th, 25th, Dec 2nd and 9th.

 SWBranch Library closed Monday Sept 2nd, Oct 14th, Nov 11th, Dec 16th, 24th, 31st.

Researchers can also send an email to the SW Branch at “contact us” on this website to arrange an appointment if Monday afternoon is not convenient.


Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

Pipestone Branch, SGS 25th Anniversary

Pipestone Branch, Saskatchewan Genealogical Society is celebrating their 25th Anniversary. You are invited to attend a presentation "Rejuvenating Your Research by guest speaker. Chris Krismer. October 19th, 1 pm - 4 pm at Moosomin, Sk .

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Fall Program 2019

October 2:  “Walking in the Footsteps of our Ancestors". Laura Crookshanks will share about her recent trip to Ireland, Scotland and England.  November 6: This will be a Remembrance Day theme. Watch for further details. December 4: Christmas pot luck at Crocus Gardens...

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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.