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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
August 6th
No August Meeting

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 ...

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 ...

November 5th
Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History.
Presenter: EWU Professor of History Larry Cebula   " Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History."  For decades, local history was told mostly through public plaques, small museums, and the rare public event. Starting in 2012, students at Eastern Washington University pioneered a new way of sharing local ...

December 3rd
Annual EWGS December Party
Organized by Mary Holcomb.   The theme will be "School Days."   Check back for further details.