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Discover your heritage with our range of family and local history sessions throughout the year.

To book for events, use the online registration links or contact any library. Registration is required for all sessions.


Program

Online Resources for Genealogy

Discover hints and tips that will help you to dig deeper into your family history search, using online resources. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Thursday, 21 February 6.00pm - 7.00pm Register now

Family History Group

Are you interested in researching your family history or genealogy? Would you like to swap research tips with other enthusiasts? Could you use some advice or assistance?

If you answered ‘yes’ to these questions, come and meet with your local Family History Group. Everyone is welcome to these regular meetings.

Library Date Time Bookings
Albany Creek 1st Monday of the month (excluding December and January, 6 May - meeting moved to 13 May) 9.30am - 12.30pm Not required
Arana Hills 1st Thursday of the month 6.30pm - 8.00pm Not required
Caboolture Last Tuesday of the month (excluding 25 December 2018) 1.00pm - 3.00pm Not required
North Lakes Every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00noon Not required
Strathpine 2nd Tuesday of the month (excluding December and January) 9.00am - 11.00am Not required
Strathpine 4th Tuesday of the month (excluding December and January) 9.00am - 11.00am Not required

Learn to use Find My Past

Learn how to trace your ancestry using Find My Past. Explore basic site navigation, discover the types of records you can access, and learn how to effectively search and save records.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Friday, 08 February 9.30am - 11.30am Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 31 January 6.30pm-7.30pm Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 14 March 6.30pm - 7.30pm Register now

Genealogy for beginners

Come along to these regular hands on sessions where you will receive training on the use of genealogy resources such as Ancestry.com.

Library Date Time Bookings
Bribie Island Third Tuesday of the month (excluding December) 9.00am - 3.00pm (one-on-one session)
Bribie Island availability varies 9.00am - 3.00pm (one-on-one session)
Caboolture availability varies by appointment

Learn to Use Ancestry.com

Did you know your library card is really a secret key to unlocking the past. Learn how you can start your family history research.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Wednesday, 12 December 9.30am - 11.30am Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 24 January 6.30pm - 7.30pm Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 07 March 6.30pm - 7.30pm Register now
Strathpine Thursday, 02 May 6.30pm - 7.30pm Register now

Scottish online resources

Discover and learn about some of the many online resources now available for tracing your Scottish ancestors. Did you have a witch in the family? Were your ancestors highlanders or lowlanders? Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Caboolture Monday, 18 February 9.30am - 10.30am Register now
Redcliffe Friday, 22 February 2.00pm - 3.00pm Register now

The Man in the Photograph: a genealogical case study

Bob McAllister will describe how techniques familiar to family historians enabled the story of the man and his life to be reconstructed. Suitable for adults only. Registration essential.

Library Date Time Bookings
Strathpine Tuesday, 26 February 10.00am - 11.00am Register now

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