Family History Feast : our annual day of free information sessions for family historians is to be held on Monday 2 August 2010 from 10am to 4pm at the State Library.

Some highlights from this year’s program

10.15–11am  What’s your story? Genealogy and creative non-fiction

Philip Thiel, Coordinator, Immigration DiscoveryCentre, Museum Victoria

2.15–3pm  On the record: Archives for family historians

Sandra Burt, Librarian, Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library of Victoria

3pm – 4pm  The 2010 Don Grant Lecture Victoria in the 19th Century: Everyday life

and family history

Professor Geoffrey Blainey

Bookings are essential, as numbers are limited. To book, call 03 9348 5600 or

1800 657 452 (toll free)

or email

The full program for the day is now available on the Library’s website at

Look forward to meeting you on 2 August!


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