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Discover Your Ancestry


For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources

  • Belmont Library Friday, 15 June 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Belmont Library Monday, 16 July 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Corio Library Wednesday, 20 June 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Corio Library Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
  • Newcomb Library Monday, 23 July 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Make A Historic Photostory

Come to Geelong Heritage Centre and we will show you how to bring old photos to life using Adobe Spark! Utilise the Heritage Centre's collection of digitised historical images, narrate a story and learn how to combine them with icons, text and music.

Thursday, 24 May 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Finding Your Place in History

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Preserving Family Photos

Come along and learn how to protect and preserve your family photos. This interactive information session will teach you about handling and storing photographs, digitisation and record keeping.

Thursday, 5 July 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Torquay Library


Immigration Records & Your Family Tree

Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.

Monday, 6 August 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library


Australian Family History with 'Digger'

What is 'Digger'? Explore the collection of birth, death and marriage indexes colloquially known as 'Digger' and learn the value of using this resource in your family history research.

Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Belmont Library


Geelong Heritage Centre’s Newspaper collection

You will be introduced to the collection of historic newspapers held in the Geelong Heritage Centre and learn how to access and use these information resources.

Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Lara Library