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 [email protected]

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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