The BCGS Walter Draycott Library in Surrey is offering tours of the Library with Alice Marwood on the following dates.
All interested are welcome.
Visitors to the BCGS Library have access to over 16,000 worldwide publication titles, as well as records on microfilm and fiche, tapes and CDs, on-line databases and unique genealogical research resources for British Columbia and other areas.
September 8, 2015, Tuesday – from 10 am to noon.
October 8, 2015, Thursday – from 1 to 3 pm.
November 21, 2015, Saturday – from 10 am to noon.
December 8, 2015, Tuesday – from 10 am to noon.
Telephone: 604 502 9119
Library Location: Unit 211, 12837 – 76th Avenue, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Regular hours -Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday from 10am – 3pm year round. Closed holiday weekends.
For more BCGS Library information, see these web pages:
BCGS Walter Draycott Library
BCGS Library Catalogues
The following books were awarded First, Second and Third prizes in the British Columbia Genealogical Society Family History Book Awards for 2014 at a special Awards evening in Burnaby, June 13, 2015:
First – A Dempster History: From England to Canada Through India 1796-2014 by Eleanore Dempster.
Second – The Deanshaven Story: How to Float a Grand Piano and Other Necessities of Invention by Pauline Butling.
Third – My Hometown, My Furusato: Family History of Greenwood-Midway by Chuck Tasaka.
See the main BCGS Family History Award page for event photos.
The next BCGS general meeting will be Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 7:30 pm at the Danish Lutheran Church, Downstairs Hall, 6010 Kincaid St., Burnaby, BC. Directions and map.
Annual BCGS Family History Award presentations and authors’ talks.
All interested are very welcome to attend.
Saturday, May 9th was a great day for a Seminar. Sunny weather, good food, and an excellent presenter!
Our thanks to Jill Morelli. Her presentations were excellent, and informative.
A big thank you to Susan for handling all the ticket sales, Cathy and Kenneth for manning the Boutique table, Lynne, Rob, Judith, Marnie and David for their assistance during the event.
There’s still time to enter the 2014 BCGS BRING-A-FRIEND MEMBERSHIP CONTEST!
All current BC Genealogical Society members are eligible for one entry for each full membership (not associate memberships) they sign up from August 2014 to June 1, 2015.
Three Prize Baskets will be awarded at the June 2015 meeting by draw.
See all the Contest details: BCGS Bring-A-Friend Membership Contest