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Genealogy workshop helps you find your Scandinavian roots

The Reik Félag Norse Culture Recreation Society took over the Surrey Museum during Viking Invasion day in 2013. Get tips on locating your Norse ancestors at a March 1 genealogy session at the Cloverdale Library.  - Submitted
The Reik Félag Norse Culture Recreation Society took over the Surrey Museum during Viking Invasion day in 2013. Get tips on locating your Norse ancestors at a March 1 genealogy session at the Cloverdale Library.
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Does your family tree originate somewhere in Scandinavia?

Join M. Diane Rogers this Saturday at the Cloverdale Library for a genealogy workshop that will take participants on a journey through Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

Finding Your Scandinavian Roots runs from 11 a.m. to12:30 p.m.

Learn resources, techniques and tools to help locate your Nordic ancestors, and glean effective ways to overcome language barriers and name changes.

The branch has one of the largest Canadian family history collections in the country, and offers programs that help people who are searching their family roots.

The Cloverdale Library is located at 5642 176A Street, Surrey. Pre-register by calling 604-598-7328 or by emailing familyhistory@surrey.ca. Info at www.surreylibraries.ca.

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