Upcoming Events

Brandon Public Library Tour

September 12:  Brandon Public Library tour. Meet at the Library at 3:00 pm. Are you interested in knowing what type of records and resources that are available at our city library at 700 Rosser Ave? Join the SWBranch for a tour of the resources of value to...

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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

Fall Genealogy Workshop

October 5: 1 day workshop – “Getting Started” by Branch members in morning and “Using Social Media” by Janice Butcher in afternoon.  Place to be confirmed. Cost: $5.00 for members/$10.00 for non-members. More information soon!

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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.