Branch News

SWB Program Schedule 2018-19

Nov. 7: “Taylor Family Reunion Book and Slideshow “ by Marlene Taylor-Rodger Dec.5:  Pot luck at Knox Come at 6:00 for pot luck or come for the meeting to share stories. Topic will be: ”Christmas traditions you have carried on or new traditions you have started  in... read more

Upcoming Events

December 5th Meeting

The December meeting of the Southwest Branch will be on Dec.5. at Knox United Church. We will share a pot luck supper at 6:00 pm followed by a sharing time at 7:00 pm. The theme is “Christmas Traditions you have carried on OR new traditions you have started in your... read more

South West Branch Library


Fall and Winter MEG Library Hours and Drop In Genealogy

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

October to December

Open 2 – 4 pm on the following Mondays’

October 29th,

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

December 3rd and 10th.

Drop In Genealogy Nov 15th – 1:30 -3:30 pm

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 during the December Holidays: Dec 17th, 24th, 31st and Jan 7th.

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

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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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