We’re happy to say that from Saturday 1st May, we’re returning to normal hours. We’ll be open on Tuesday and Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm with two volunteers on duty – and you may enter from the Cranbourne Library entrance as well as the radio station entrance.
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We are scheduled to reopen the Research Room on Tuesday 2 March. The room will initially be opened to two members or visitors with a committee member working as our duty person. We will be offering two sessions per day with a short interval in between for cleaning. In order […]
We had our zoom Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 9 December with 19 attendees, one from Ballarat and one from South Australia. It was different but it was fun. Our new committee is: President: Jane Rivett-Carnac; Vice President: Fay McCoubrie; Treasurer: Lynne Bradley; Secretary: Eileen Durdin; Correspondence Secretary: Lyne McGregor; […]
We are again closed to members and the public as the admin building will be closed from 8 July 2020. But, as always, you can contact us by email, Facebook or phone ……..Stay safe everyone.
We’re excited to advise that the admin building at Cranbourne East was reopened by the City of Casey on 2 July 2020. This means that we are able to access the Research Room once again. The committee have thought long and hard about what services we’re prepared to offer to […]
A number of members have indexed local history material over the years for us. Our amazing Casey Cardinia Coordinator has amalgamated these indexes into our Casey Cardinia Combined Index. The index currently has 161 indexed resources, it’s mainly books, but there’s a few magazines and fiche scattered among the books […]
We participate in newsletter exchanges with a number of family history groups and historical societies. Most of which come in by email these days. Those newsletters are still coming in for the moment, however, we realise your access to them is on hold while the Research Room is closed. Members […]
We’re experimenting with a new way to get together and talk about family history – a forum. Our new forum can be accessed through the ‘forum’ tab on the menu at the top of our page. Perhaps you might like to join us………….
At an extraordinary committee meeting last night we reluctantly decided to close the Lorraine Taylor Research Room immediately until the 30th April 2020, possibly longer. We cannot risk the health and safety of our fabulous volunteers and we cannot envisage a way to continue to deliver services in the Research […]