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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

Heritage Centre Resource Introduction

Have you wondered what resources are archived or available at the Geelong Heritage Centre and how to find them? Let us introduce you to the catalogues of collections and indexes that allow you to explore all of our many resources.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Explore the Past of Your Property

An excellent opportunity for anyone who is interested to discover the history of their property. Receive an introduction to the local history resources available at the Geelong Heritage Centre to enable you to unlock the past.

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
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.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations

Heritage

Geelong's Cultural History

Celebrate the Australian Heritage Festival, 'My Culture, My Story'. Join us as we journey through the Heritage Centre collections, exploring and celebrating the diverse European cultures that have shaped our region.

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

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 Geelong Heritage Centre.

Multiple Times
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Sarah Rood - Giving Voice To The Past

Everyone has a story to tell, and everyone has a past. Sarah Rood of 'Way Back When Consulting Historians' will explore the nature of oral history and how its use has changed over time. Enjoy Sarah's visual presentation, loaded with examples to see and hear, including her recent project Geelong Remembers Them, featured in the National Spirit of ANZAC Roadshow Experience.

Thursday, 3 May 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Immigration and Your Family Tree

Find out more about how and when your ancestors arrived. Learn about the resources available in our eCollections to help you find out more about your family's immigration journey.

Monday, 7 May 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Belmont Library

Heritage

Discover Historical Images

The Geelong Heritage Centre's image collection is a treasure trove of pictorial depictions of bygone eras. Learn how to explore our extensive image and photographic resources for research or curiosity!

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Dr. Natalie Senjov-Makohon - Geelong's Ukrainian Heritage

Join Dr Natalie Senjov-Makohon as she discusses her book Two Twigs, the story of the journey taken by two groups who formed the Ukrainian Geelong community in the 1950s and early 1960s to settle in and contribute to Geelong. The first group began to arrive in Australia in 1948, and the other group's arrival began in 1952. These two groups came from two diverse areas of Europe and united to form a Ukrainian Geelong community.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

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
Geelong Library and Heritage Centre