08 October 2019

Family History Forum

Please join us Tuesday October 22, 7-9 pm for our free Family History Forum held at the downtown library second floor (turn right at the top of the stairs and look for our KDGS sign).

Beginning Genealogical Research: New to Family History Research? Here’s what you need to know to successfully discover YOUR family history.

01 October 2019

Meeting October 7

Please join us Monday, October 7, 7pm for our next meeting
Place: Kelowna Canadian Italian Club, 770 Lawrence Avenue
  (If you have not joined us before at this location there is parking across the street behind the Boys & Girls Club)

Bite-Size Genealogy: Claire & Lori will talk about Accessing Family Search Digital Images (a follow-up from our September 28 event)

Main Topic: Sharron Simpson - "Gathering Those Pages"

Door open 6:30
Discover Your Family's Unique History

29 September 2019

Family Search Affiliate






The Okanagan Regional Library, downtown Kelowna Branch and
the Kelowna & District Genealogical Society
are thrilled to announce the launch of “FamilySearch Affiliate Status”
for the downtown Kelowna Library!





What does this mean?    Previously “locked” digital images on FamilySearch.org will now be available through the affiliation on ORL computers. You may email these home or save onto a memory stick. Of course, this is a FREE service!
To celebrate the affiliation, the KDGS and ORL are hosting a FREE day-long event, “Find Your Family at the Library:”
 September 28, 10:00am – 4:00pm
  Downtown Kelowna Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna
 Two free Workshops by Stephen Young, renowned genealogist and FamilySearch Manager from Salt Lake City
 Mini-talks on Starting your Family History and Treasures in the KDGS Family & Local History Resource Centre
 Demonstrations on using FamilySearch
  Interested in DNA – ask our experts!
“Ask Me” tables for one-on-one help getting started on your genealogy journey
 Children’s Activities
  Refreshments
 And more…

No Registration Necessary; however, class sizes are limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Come and join us – your ancestors are waiting for YOU to discover them!

For more information: Librarian@KDGS.ca