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August 2018

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Writing a Non-Boring Family History

Saturday 18 August • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Every family has secrets. The extraordinary ‘ordinary’ stories deserve to be told. Researching and finding the best way to tell these stories can be a fascinating journey and the chance to create a valuable resource for your descendants. How do you create an account that is memorable, engaging and not boring? Hazel’s Non-Boring Family History Workshop covers topics including: Researching and interviewing skills How to organise your material Structuring a book Making it interesting for the reader Formatting and publishing…

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Scottish Highland Migrants

Saturday 18 August • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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From 1730-1830, the Scottish Highlands was in a state of severe social, economic and cultural upheaval. In the 1830s starvation and destitution caused many to migrate to Australia. Join author, Jim Donaldson to hear the story of their selection, voyages, settlement and life after their arrival in this country. This event is run as part of National Family History Month. Gold coin donation invited. Jim Donaldson is the author of ‘Farewell to the Heather: An account of the government assisted…

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Family History Connections Pop Up

Wednesday 22 August • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Come along to find out how Family History Connections can assist in researching your family history. The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc. was founded in 1973 to promote family history and allied genealogical studies and to educate people in genealogical research. In 2018, a new registered business name was launched - Family History Connections - to better reflect the work of the organisation. FHC is a Library and Resource Centre located in Blackburn and staffed by volunteers for the…

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Success with Family History

Wednesday 22 August • 11:00 am - 11:30 am
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Family Histories are an invaluable historical source, but for libraries they can be quite difficult to acquire.  Find out how you can help ensure that your family history not only makes it into libraries, but is also as accessible as possible for researchers and fellow family historians. Feel free to bring along any family histories you might have written to see how they’d go in a library setting. Also if you have a family history that you’d like to donate…

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Family History Research Q&A Pop Up with the Friends of the PMI Library

Wednesday 29 August • 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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FREE
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Come along and pick the experienced and knowledgeable brains of the Friends of the Library volunteers about anything and everything to do with researching your genealogy and family history. You can even ask about how to use the PMI Victorian History Library resources to your best advantage. No bookings required, just drop in anytime throughout the day. This event is presented as part of the 2018 National Family History Month.

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September 2018

Public Holiday: AFL Grand Final Eve

Friday 28 September
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We will be closed for the AFL Grand Final Eve Public Holiday. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.   Image: The National football game for 2, 3, or 4 players . courtesy of State Library Victoria (www.slv.vic.gov.au) Creator: Melbourne : National Game Co.

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November 2018

Public Holiday: Melbourne Cup

Tuesday 6 November
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We will be closed for the Melbourne Cup Public Holiday. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.

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