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Genealogy Day at Brandon Public Library 2018

The Brandon Public Library and the South West Branch, Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting a “Genealogy Day” at the Brandon Public Library, 710 Rosser Avenue, October 20th, 10:30 am – 12:30  pm. This event will help researchers learn about... read more

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

November 7, 2018 Regular Meeting

November 7: Program: Taylor Family Reunion Book and Slideshow, presenter:Marlene Taylor Rodgers, a SWBranch member.  Meeting at Crocus Plains, Rm 102 at 7:30 pm and program to follow. read more

2018 Fall Program Schedule

September 5: Daly House Archives. Meet at Daly House Museum 122-18th street in Brandon at 7:30 pm. Parking at the back of the museum building. October 3: Program: Forever Computer Program (quick and easy tips to protect your photographic memories and stories: industry... read more

June 6th – Pot Luck and Museum Tour at Souris

The June 6th meeting will be a pot luck picnic and tour of the Hillcrest Museum/Sowden House in Souris. Plan is to meet at the Cineplex parking lot at 5:30 and carpool to Souris, tour of the museum is at 7:00. Cost is $4.00 per person – please have exact change if... read more

April 4th meeting at Brandon University

The April 4th meeting of Southwest Branch will take place at Brandon University – Convergy’s Computer Lab on the main floor of the Library. Please meet at 7:20 pm in the rotunda just outside the Library (same entrance as the Evans Theatre). Please try to be... read more

March 7, 2018 meeting

March meeting is the SW Branch Annual General Meeting March program: “Members sharing their DNA experience”. Come and learn what SWB members have learned from doing their DNA. Meeting will be at Room 102- Crocus Plains High School, 1930-1st Street,... read more

“Drop In Genealogy” Jan 18th, 2018

The next “Drop-In Genealogy” will be Jan 18, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 pm.at the MEG Library, Knox United Church 451-18th Street, Brandon. This will be a time and place for genealogy and family researchers researchers who have a question or a road block in... read more