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Please check out the "Genie Room" located in the downtown Spokane Public Library.
The Genealogy Room of Eastern Washington Genealogical Society is housed on the third floor of the Spokane Public Library at 906 W. Main Street. The "Genie Room" is open to the general public for research during library hours.
Library hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tues, Wed
Members of the Society act as research assistants on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 -p.m. - 3:00 PM or by appointment. Call 509 444-5357.
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society covers Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane and Stevens County (Region 7 of Washington State Geneaology Society).
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Upcoming Events
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May 7th
Research Problems Will Be Discussed
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May 9th
Introductory Class on Family History
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May 12th
Ancestry User Group
  Shadle Park Library  is located at 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, WA   If you are interested in attending this group or want to be included in the group email notices, please contact Marge Mero:    

May 12th
Genealogy Refocus Group -- New Group
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