Only 2 days to go!
Attend the BCGS Open House Sunday, July 14 from 2-4 pm at the BCGS Walter Draycott Library in Surrey, BC. Refreshments. All interested are welcome to attend. A feature this year will be a look at the new Members’ Only area of this website.
BCGS Volunteers welcome you!
The annual BCGS free Library Week is Monday, July 15 to Saturday, July 20, open 10 am to 3 pm. Different geographic areas and talks featured each day, but drop in and ask for assistance with your particular search any of the days.
See all the details and a schedule of the talks here.
The Library has over 14,000 worldwide books and CDs, and much more including journals and magazines, microfilm and fiche, and unique indexes and collections. Subscription databases available free to visitors now include Ancestry Library Edition, Genealogical Research Library and American Ancestors – and new this month is access to Geni.com. Come and check these sites out.
Our thanks to HomeLife Select Realty which is allowing us extra parking spots for Library Week this year. Look for parking spots numbered 211 and 212. A library volunteer will give you a pass to place on your dashboard.
BCGS ‘BRING-A-FRIEND’ MEMBERSHIP CONTEST – the deadline is coming up – June 1, 2013.
All current BCGS members are eligible for one entry for each full membership (not associate memberships) they sign up from August 2012 to June 1, 2013. See the BCGS Bring-A-Friend Membership contest details and on-line application form here.
Three Prize Baskets will be awarded at the June 12, 2013 meeting by draw.
Questions? Contact the BCGS Membership Committee now – email@example.com or call the BCGS Walter Draycott Library: 604 502 9119.
A reminder that the meeting this Wednesday has a new location:
BCGS General Meeting
Wednesday, April 10, 7:30pm – 10:00pm
Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC.
DNA – which test is best for your genealogical quest?
English – Apprencticeships
For the April to June, 2013 general meetings we wll be at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC. Download a BCGS- Meeting Location Poster
with a map of the Danish Church’s location.
The BCGS quarterly e-newsletter, The Offspring, is back. Look for the latest issue on the BCGS Publication Archives page.
The BCGS Offspring Vol 4 No 1 Spring 2013
Thank you to Rob Whitlock for his assistance with the new Offspring.
We hope that members and others will send in their research tips, short stories or news for future issues. Please contact the BCGS Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail, c/o the Society’s address below.
BCGS BRING-A-FRIEND MEMBERSHIP CONTEST DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JUNE 1, 2013
All current BCGS members are eligible for one entry for each full membership (not associate memberships) they sign up from August 2012 to June 1, 2013.
New memberships taken out now will run from September 2012 to December 2013.
Three Prize Baskets will be awarded at the June 12, 2013 meeting by draw. These will include concert tickets, wine, a restaurant gift card, genealogical supplies and a bonus gift.
Please go to the Contest Page to sign up a friend or relative for a BCGS membership!