Posts by Lynne

We’re back!

We’re back!
Our Research Room Manager and I.T. Officer have informed us that in their humble opinions, we are good to go. Well, good enough to have a go, is what they might have actually said. So, we’re opening the doors from Tuesday 5th September to see how we go. At this stage we will be open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 11 am to 3 pm. We hope [...]

It’s the end of an era!

It’s the end of an era!
Without fanfare or witness our two volunteers, Eileen and Jane closed our Narre Warren Research Room for the very last time at 4 pm today. It would be fair to say that after 25 years at the Narre Warren Library, it’s the end of an era for the family history group. So, I guess we can take a moment to be sad, and then we can look forward [...]

Winter Timetable

Winter Timetable
Just a reminder that now it’s May we have switched to our Winter Timetable.  Our Research Room will not be open on Thursday nights until October. From now until the end of September, the Research Room will be open to members and visitors on Sunday afternoons between 2 pm and 4 pm instead of Thursday nights. Our meetings will be on the s [...]

The latest news and information about...

The latest news and information about our move to Cranbourne
We have moved to Cranbourne Library at 65 Berwick-Cranbourne Road, Cranbourne. We will be posting information on the move and venues for meetings and workshops here as soon as it comes to hand. Venues for meetings & workshops by month:   September: Tuesday 5 September – We are opening the new Research Room on Tuesdays and Saturdays [...]

Research Room News 18 June 2016

Research Room News 18 June 2016
We’re slowly clearing the backlog of new magazines and newsletters and getting them into the new system and on the shelves.  If any of our members are waiting on specific titles – please let us know and we will try to fast track them for you. New titles in the Research Room this week and available for borrowing are: Newsletters/M [...]

Research Room News 10 June 2016

Research Room News 10 June 2016
New to the Research Room this week are a number of Unlock the Past titles: Death certificates and archaic medical terms Arrivals in Australia from 1788 British and Irish newspapers Buried treasures: What’s in the English Parish Chest Digital imaging essentials: techniques and tips for genealogists and family historians (Australian edi [...]

It’s May – and so, we’ve now switched to our winter timetable. The Research Room will now open on Sunday afternoons between 2 and 4 pm instead of Thursday nights. General meetings will now be held on the 2nd Saturday of the month at 2 pm instead of Wednesday nights.

Change of venue for our April general...

Change of venue for our April general meeting
Please note the change of venue for our April general meeting. This meeting is being held at the Narre Warren Mechanics Institute at 59 Webb  Street, Narre Warren. Wednesday 13th April 2016 at 7.30 pm. We apologise for any inconvenience – the May general meeting and those following will be held at the usual venue, the Meeting Room, at t [...]

We’re back!

We’re back!
The Research Room will re-open 2 February 2016 at 11 am. Normal summer operating hours apply. Tuesdays and Saturdays 11 am to 3 pm and Thursday nights 7 pm to 9 pm until May.

Upcoming Events

  1. NW&DFHG October Meeting

    October 11 @ 7:30 pm

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