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Heritage

Remembering the End: Curator's Talks

Join the curator of this fascinating display to learn more about how Geelong reacted to the announcement of the end of WW1 and the impact the Great War had on the communities in Geelong and the region immediately after it ended.

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The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

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.

 

Multiple Times
Belmont Library

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

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Multiple Locations

Heritage

Finding Your Place in History

This session will explore historical newspaper resources including British Newspaper Archive and TROVE.

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Multiple Locations

Heritage

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.

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Queenscliff Library

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry & 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.

Wednesday, 13 February 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Inspiration Space, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

A birds-eye view of historic Bannockburn in Maps and Plans

This session will feature a number of historic maps and plans of Bannockburn. We will be exploring different historic maps held in the Geelong Heritage Centre and the interesting information they tell us.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Bannockburn Library

Heritage

I-Spy - What Can You See?

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. School holiday activity available during Reading Room opening hours. All ages

Saturday, 22 December 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Heritage

Green screen yourself into a historic family portrait

Picture yourself in history? Have you ever wanted to travel back in time? Why not put yourself in an historical family photograph? With the help of the Green Screen and the Geelong Heritage Centre’s historical photo collection let us place you back into Geelong’s local history. No bookings required

Multiple Times
The Vault, Geelong Library and Heritage Centre