Tuesday, July 12, 2011

BC Genealogical Society - Open House & Free Library Week - July 17-23, 2011 in Surrey BC

It's almost that time of summer - recharge your genealogical batteries with this annual event! (This year, there are door prizes too.)

The BC Genealogical Society (BCGS) is having its annual Open House this Sunday, July 17th, from 2-4 pm at the Walter Draycott Library. All are welcome. Free, refreshments. And, the very first BCGS Family History Book awards will be presented at this Open House - an author or two will be there. Come and chat, and see the Library.

The Library will be open all next week 10 am-3 pm, Monday to Saturday, July 18-23, 2011, free. Different research sessions each day for different geographic areas. The Library holds over 13,000 international genealogical publications, indexes, microfilms, etc. Access to Ancestry Library Edition and to the New England Historic Genealogical Society databases at the Library, as well as to all the BCGS own indexes and publications. And the Library is an affiliate of the FamilySearch Library so films may be ordered in from the Salt Lake City FamilySearch Library.

BCGS Walter Draycott Library - Unit 211, 12837 - 76th Avenue, Surrey, BC. Telephone 604 502 9119 or e-mail: bcgs@bcgs.ca

Directions, maps on the BCGS website: www.bcgs.ca

Have a look at the BCGS Library Week schedule on the BCGS website: www.bcgs.ca Look for the What's New page on the home page menu.

And, if you can't come this month, the Library is open all year, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10-3 pm. For special openings and group tours and visits, contact the Library.

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