NEWS from the LIBRARY

Labour Day is a statutory holiday to recognize the contribution of workers to their country. In Canada, we celebrate Labour Day on…

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Open House!!!

British Columbia Genealogical Society and Walter Draycott Library and Resources Centre, located at 211-12837-76 Ave., Surrey, B.C. invites all members of the…

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BRITISH ISLES RESEARCH EVENT

At the BCGS Library October 5-7, 2019 There will be a 3-day British Isles research event at the BCGS Library from Saturday,…

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Alice Louise Marwood , 1940 – 2017, BCGS Founding Member Number 0012

The British Columbia Genealogical Society has honoured Alice‚Äôs dedication to genealogy and the BCGS with an Alice Louise Marwood Memorial Fund for…

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BCGS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

There are lots of volunteer opportunities within the BCGS. Many hands make light work and ALL help is appreciated! BOOK INDEXING PROJECT…

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NEWS from the LIBRARY STACKS

Corrine Jubb, Library Administrator Discovery Day is celebrated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest Monday to June 24…

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More Changes at the BCGS Library

The Facility Team had a very productive work party at the Society library today. We invite members and visitors to come and…

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BCGS Library – now Affiliate Access to FamilySearch restricted collections

The BCGS Walter Draycott Library is an affiliate of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Now as an affiliate library,…

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BCGS Librarians Honoured by BC Historical Federation

Each year, the British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) awards Certificates of Recognition to individual members of BCHF Member Societies who have given…

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Predecessors

Dominion Police, North West Mounted Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police History and Genealogy “What a Year 1920 Was” (RNWNP, Dominion Police,…

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