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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
February 11th
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:    

February 11th
Family Tree Makers Users Group
This meeting commences immediately after the Ancestry User Group.           Family Tree Maker, by, is a family history software for Mac and PC that can be uploaded, linked, and synchronized to from computer, tablet or smart phone. We are learning about the various features ...

February 15th
We have been enjoying learning what we can do with RootsMagic to preserve our research about our Family. We will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 at John Wilson’s home.  If you are interested please contact John Wilson via email at and he will give you the address and directions.     ...

February 18th
LUG Group meets 3rd Thursday every month at the Shadlle Park Branch - Spokane Library.  Group will meet in the library meeting room. Address: 2111 W. Wellesley, Spokane, Washington ANYONE is welcome to join the group - you do not need to be an EWGS member.  For additional information pleae contact: ...

March 1st
Valley Clan Diggers Group: The Valley Clan Diggers is a group of people that meet once a month in different members' homes for the purpose of sharing their genealogical pursuits. In the beginning its members all lived in the valley -- hence the name Valley Clan Diggers. However, the membership ...