What's On

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry and Heritage Centre 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.

Thursday, 5 October 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

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

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Heritage

Picture This

The Heritage Centre's image collection is a treasure trove of wonderful insights into bygone eras. In this introductory session you will learn how to explore this resource for your research needs.

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 9:30am to 10:30am
The Vault, 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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Heritage

Treasures of the Heritage Centre

Participants will be introduced to some of the amazing treasures of the Heritage Centre using different technologies. This will include viewing stereoscopic images of early 1900s Geelong via Oculus Rift technology.

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Discover your Military Family History and Heritage Centre Tour

Trace your military ancestors and learn how to use the library’s family history resources to help with your research.

Thursday, 2 November 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

An ANZAC in the family: discovering 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.

Monday, 6 November 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Heritage

Share a Story.

People will be encouraged to reminisce and share stories of Geelong while Heritage staff introduce the array of heritage images available to view on the interactive Cruiser table. An ideal opportunity for family members to share stories together.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Heritage

i-Spy children's activity

Children are invited to visit the Heritage Reading Room and 'spy' on some of the many heritage buildings that can be seen from the windows of Level 3.

Friday, 22 September 2017 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre