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Writing the War Exhibition

Writing the War Exhibition
Writing the War Exhibition At the Cranbourne Library from October 26 2017 to December 7 2017. Venue for all the activities is the Cranbourne Library. =============== Thursday November 2 at 11.00am. Michael Madden – Australian Victorian Cross recipients Michael Madden is a multi-award winning writer and will talk about his current proje [...]

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 [...]

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.

A reminder that we’ve now switc...

A reminder that we’ve now switched to our Winter timetable
Just a reminder that we have now switched to our Winter timetable, which means: our Research Room will be open on Sunday afternoons between 2 pm and 4 pm instead of Thursday nights our general meetings will be held on the second Saturday of the month at 2 pm and not Wednesday nights Our Early Bird Membership offer applies from now until 30t [...]

A tale of two soldiers

A tale of two soldiers
Whether we know it at the time or not, fate and coincidence often play an important part in our lives, this often comes to light while researching our family histories. On Remembrance Day 2012, this is just one story that illustrates this perfectly. from: The Times – Christchurch, New Zealand July 14 1915 A pathetic incident is reported in a [...]

Upcoming Events

  1. CHRISTMAS LUNCH – Trios Sports Club

    December 2 @ 12:00 pm
  2. NW&DFHG December Meeting

    December 13 @ 7:30 pm
  3. They answered the call: a World War 1 walk in Cranbourne Cemetery

    April 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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