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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
New Group - Genealogy Re-Focus
This group was formed after the Family Tree Maker group disbanded.

Valley Clan Diggers - 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
May 31st
Beginning Genealogy Workshop
This class is sponsored by the Spokane Public Libraries and is FREE to attend, however there is a small charge for handouts.   Donna Potter Phillips is the instructor and she will cover Getting Started, Getting Started with FamilySearch and Ancestry, and much more. This class will be computer-Internet-online oriented. ...

June 4th
The Spokesman Review Photographer On His "Then And Now" Feature Column
Speaker Jesse Tinsley.   Jesse is an award-winning photographer for The Spokesman Review and author of the weekly feature "Then and Now." He will give us a presentation on his column and how he does the research for this.   Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  Meeting starts at 1:00 PM ...

June 9th
Cumberland Gap 6th Annual Genealogy Jamboree & Pioneer Day
   The Cumberland Gap Tennessee Genealogy and History Group invites you to participate in the 2016 Genealogy Jamboree Cumberland Gap, TN. June 9 - 11, 2016.  It seems to most that sending out invitations this early  for a event is kind of different.  The Jamboree since it was started in 2011 ...

June 9th
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:    

June 16th
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: ...