Branch News

Upcoming meeting programs

The program committee have confirmed the winter and spring programs as follows: February 5: Informational  DNA presentation and discussion March 4: (Also AGM) Sharon Simms: “Family History book making with Blurb”. April 1: Heritage Dinner at Knox United Church. Open...

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Upcoming Events

Heritage Dinner 2020

South west Branch Heritage Dinner will be held April 1st, 2020 at Knox United Church. Guest speaker will be "Karen Chrest" on " Celebrating Manitoba 150"  Everyone welcome. Click on the poster for more information  and on the Registration to print the registration...

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South West Branch Library

Winter  Library Hours –  2020 

Knox United Church , Lower Level  451 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba. Library Fee – Members Free, Non-members $5 per visit. Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

Jan 13th, 20th, 27th, Feb 3rd, 27th, Mar 2nd, 9th,16th, 23rd, 20th

 SWBranch Library closed Monday Feb 17th for stat holiday. 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.