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Heritage

Discover your Ancestry

Free

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

  • Bannockburn Library Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Belmont Library Friday, 25 August 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
  • Lara Library Tuesday, 8 August 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am

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Heritage

Geelong Hospital records

Learn about these valuable family history
resources and other medical records and
what surprising information may be found
within them.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Family Collections

Where do your family treasures live? The Heritage Centre holds a number of collections representing Geelong and district families. To kick off National Famly History Month, learn about these collections and the stories they can tell.

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry & Heritage Tour

For those interested in discovering more about their family history, this session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources followed by a visit to the Heritage Centre Reading Room

Multiple Times
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Start your Australian family history search using 'Digger'

What is 'Digger'? And why is it still relevant? 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.

Multiple Times
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

An ANZAC in the family?: tracing your military ancestors

Looking for an ancestor who served in the military? Learn about some of the fantastic resources you can use to discover relatives or explore this fascinating area of history.

Friday, 11 August 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Finding your 'place' in history

This session will explore historical newspaper resources including British Newspaper Archives and Trove and help you find your place in history.

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre