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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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Latest News
Temporary Change for Genealogy Refocus Group
July and August this group will meet at 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM (adding the Ancestry User Group's time slot to their own.)

Valley Clan Diggers Group Meeting- summer hiatus
Valley Clan Diggers will not meet in June, July and August. They reconvene in September.

Ancestry User Group Meetings - summer hiatus
Ancestry User Group will not meet in July or August. They will reconvene in September.

Upcoming Events
September 10th
Scottish Research
Speaker Sandy Doutre.   Sandy has been doing genealogy for 45 years.  She helped start the Family History Center in Coeur d'Alene which is now located in Hayden, & ranked in the top 5% of FHC.  Her specialties are Scottish history & genealogy, Quaker research & history, Westward Trails ...

September 23rd
Ancestry Day in Washington State
The venue is located at 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402   This conference is by: Ancestry, Office of the Secretary of State: Washington State Archives, Washington State Library, and Legacy Washington, and the Washington State Historical Society.   Click here to check out all the details of this two day

October 1st
Fall Workshop - Multi Class Workshop
EWGS offers a multi-class learning day lead by Donna Potter Phillips.   We offer something for everybody!   Registration at 8:30 AM, Sessions begin at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM   Cost to be determined.   Details of this event will be posted after Labor Day.   Please Note there ...

October 7th
Fall for History Festival
A gala celebration of Wallace's history and designation as the only city in America entirely listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Speakers, historic home, cemetery and museum tours, live theater reenactments, make you own history workshops and more.   Friday, Oct 7th "WRITE IT & SHOOT IT" Saturday, ...

October 29th
Making Sense of the Science - Deciphering Your DNA Results
  Speakers: Barbara Johnson, Merna Forster, Tim Duncan SPECIAL OPENING SPEAKER: Wedlidi Speck   If your DNA results haven't proven to be the treasure trove of information you were hoping for, then please join the Victoria Genealogical Society for a day of DNA discovery!   For information about this seminar and ...