Library Information

The library is staffed by volunteers who endeavor to help patrons with their queries and give suggestions for further avenues of research.

  • Non-member user fee: $4.00 per day.
  • Members may borrow ten (10) items for four (4) weeks.
  • Photocopier on-site.
  • Internet access.

Library Search

The library shares a combined Alberta Genealogical Society and Edmonton Branch catalogue.

Access *NEW* Library Search Catalog here.

How To Reach Us

Phone: (780) 424-4429 (long distance calls will be returned collect if you leave your name and number)
Fax: (780) 423-8980

In person or by mail:
AGS Edmonton Branch
#162, 14315 – 118 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta

Hours of Operation

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 am to 3 pm
3rd Saturday of each month 10 am to 3 pm
Exceptions: Canada Day, Remembrance Day
Closed over the Christmas break: 3 weeks from mid-December


Genealogy manuals

Reference materials: maps, atlases, gazetteers.
Periodicals: Canadian and International
Ontario Historical Atlases
Local Histories: mostly from Alberta
Family Histories
Copy of C.D. Denney Research Papers: Selkirk settlers, Metis & fur trade families

1906 census of Northwest Territories
Manitoba Surrogate Court Index