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Family History Programs

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Join us for an orientation or a special event.  All programs require pre-registration and are held at the Cloverdale library unless otherwise noted.

To register, please drop in to the branch at 5642 – 176A Street, Surrey, BC (V3S 4G9), call 604-598-7327, or email familyhistory@surrey.ca

Family History Collection Orientations

Learn how to use one of the most extensive collections of Canadian genealogical materials in Western Canada. Learn about online information, books and journals, and microfilm records available for research at the library. Orientation schedule:

10:00-10:50 am:  January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5, May 3

No charge.  Pre-registration recommended.

Upcoming Special Events

Start Searching Your Family History — A Beginners' Workshop in 5 Lessons  

Start Writing Your Family History — A Communications Workshop in 5 Lessons

Using Wills to Link the Generations — February 1

Finding Your Scandinavian Roots — March 1

Cemeteries — April 12

City of Surrey Museum and Archives Programs

Historical programs at the Surrey Archives, our neighbours next door

Heritage Programs at the Surrey Museum, our "kitty corner" neighbours