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REMEMBERING THE END: BELLARINE HISTORICAL SOCIETY TALK

Join Pam Jennings from the Bellarine Historical Society to learn more about what happened following WWI in the Ocean Grove and Wallington area. Pam’s talk will focus on memorials, the post-war struggle of returned soldiers, Red Cross societies and peace celebrations in the area.

Tuesday, 23 April 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Ocean Grove Library

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.

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Torquay Library

Heritage

Discover Your Ancestry

Interested in discovering more about your family's history? This session will provide an introduction to the library's family history resources. 

Multiple Times
Belmont Library

Heritage

RESCUE YOUR OLD PHOTOGRAPHS

Are your photos in need of rescuing from old 'magnetic' albums? You are welcome to bring along some photos to this practical workshop. Heritage Centre staff will provide advice on how to physically store original photos plus ideas for digitising, storing and sharing with a mobile device.

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Corio Library

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.

 

Monday, 6 May 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Heritage

Getting The Most From Ancestry Library Edition

Having trouble finding those elusive ancestors? Hitting some brick walls? Come along to this session to explore the features of Ancestry Library Edition, which may then help you with your genealogy searching.

Monday, 20 May 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Waurn Ponds Library

Heritage

REMEMBERING THE END: A TOURING EXHIBITION

This special exhibition, developed from the Geelong Heritage Centre's Archive Collection, has been created to commemorate the Centenary of Armistice Day on 11 November 1918. The exhibition explores many themes including the reactions to the end of WWI, peace celebrations, welcoming home the men and women returning from war and life after WWI for people in our region. Remembering the End will appeal to students from upper primary and all secondary levels as it explores local WWI ANZAC involvement and the impact of WWI on our local communities.

Multiple Times
Multiple Locations