Family history events

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

Take a break with a great Victorian book this summer

December 19, 2013

Announcements, Events, Family history events:

The Summer Read is on again and with the warm weather already here, it’s time to sit back, relax and lose yourself in a great Victorian book.

National Adoption Awareness Week

November 12, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

This week is National Adoption Awareness Week, so what better opportunity to blog about adoption records for family historians.

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

That elusive Digger – 2013 Don Grant Lecture

September 5, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The final presentation of Family History Feast was the 2013 Don Grant Lecture, delivered by Lt Col. Neil C Smith, AM. His excellent talk That elusive Digger : tracing your… Read More ›

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

Well armed! The military history collection at the Library

September 2, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

The 2nd last presentation of Family History Feast was our very own Steven Kafkarisos, with his talk Well armed! The military history collection at the State Library of Victoria. Steven… Read More ›

Military research in the archives

Military research in the archives

August 27, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

No Family History Feast is complete without hearing how the Public Record Office Victoria (PROV) and National Archives of Australia (NAA) can help us with our research. With the military… Read More ›

Identity and dignity at Fromelles

Identity and dignity at Fromelles

August 8, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

On Monday 5th August, the Library hosted its 10th annual Family History Feast. This year’s feast was truly a memorable experience. To celebrate our 10th year, we dedicated the day… Read More ›

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

Happy 10th birthday Family History Feast!

July 28, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 Family History Feast celebrates its 10th birthday. Look back over the last ten years to learn more about the history of an event now a “must do” on… Read More ›

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

Carnival shows Melbourne’s a curious place

July 11, 2013

Events, Family history events:

The State Library was alive with excitement and activity last Sunday as more than 5,500 Victorians attended the first Carnival of Curiosity.

Carnival of Curiosity – it’s happening now!

Carnival of Curiosity – it’s happening now!

July 7, 2013

About us, Announcements, Events, Family history events:

The State Library’s Carnival of Curiosity has just kicked off and already there’s a lot happening. Come on down to the Library and be part of this special day of… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

Family History Feast 2013 booked out!

June 10, 2013

Family history events, Family matters:

In 2013 the State Library of Victoria will again host the annual Family History Feast (the tenth) to be held at the Library on Monday 5 August during National Family History… Read More ›