We have an update regarding the Manitoba Genealogical Society Resource Centre in-house computer network. As at late this afternoon the computer network is now up and running. The MGS Resource Centre will be open during regular posted summer hours next week Tuesday, July 23rd.
Thank you MGS members, volunteers and visitors for your patience during this time!
The Manitoba Genealogical Society Resource Centre continues to experience technical difficulty with the in-house network server, as a result of the severe weather experienced earlier this week. This has not affected the MANI server and MANI is still accessible on line to MGS members. Therefore due to the technical difficulties in-house, the MGS Resource Centre will be closed on Thursday, July 18, 2019. We will continue to work on resolving this issue. The Resource Centre will reopen on July 23rd during regularly posted hours.
As you know, Winnipeg has experienced rather active weather over the past few days. This resulted in a number of power outages throughout the Winnipeg region. Power was lost to the MGS Resource Centre as well. This has caused difficulties within our network server in-house. We are currently working on a solution. If you were planning to visit the centre this week, I would recommend calling us before you set out. You can reach us by calling 204-783-9139.
MGS is in the running for this new award: “BEST NEW PARTICIPANT AWARD”.
Show your support by inviting friends and family to come see what we are all about and remember to vote. Every vote counts and the more votes for MGS the better. Online voting will continue until June 1st! We are counting on YOU!
The MGS Resource Centre will be open during regular Sunday afternoon hours from Noon to 4 PM. Volunteers will be on hand to help you with your questions. However, the Resource Centre may be closed if extreme weather conditions occur. Please call the Resource Centre before you plan to visit. Tel. 204-783-9139.
Due to our recent Manitoba winter weather advisories, the MGS Library may be closed. We recommend, particularly during the current extreme winter temperatures, that you call the MGS Library or related branches before you plan to visit to determine availability.
Volunteers from the MGS Research committee are offering free research assistance for two non-members each month.
When: Third Thursday of each month – Jan. 17, Feb. 21, March 21, etc. for a trial period.
Time: 2-hour sessions from 1 to 3 pm
Location: MGS Resource Centre, 1045 St. James St. (corner of “Brick” Furniture parking lot).
Application: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org least 7 days prior to your desired session. Applicants will be advised within 2 days if accepted. Bring as much information about your “question” as possible to the session.
Note: MGS members can receive assistance with their research anytime the Library is open.