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Our Research Room Revealed – Connecting People, Places and the Past

The Library's newly refurbished Research Room will be revealed with additional opening hours between 29 April and 5 May. During the week there will be talks, workshops and additional opening hours to consult with professional staff and volunteers on local and family history

Monday 29 April – 10am – 12pm – Nepean FHS Q&A session and help doing family history
Tuesday 30 April – 10am – 12pm – Librarian Ann-maree Bonner – will present a talk on researching the local area using our local resources and council records – bookings essential
Tuesday 30 April – 6.30pm – 7.30pm – Researcher Steve Ford – Searching NSW Land Records Online – bookings essential
Wednesday 1 May – 6.30pm – 7.30pm – Librarian Lorraine Stacker – 1919: Penrith and the ‘flu – a talk on the impact of the Spanish Flu in the Penrth and St Marys districts – bookings essential
Thursday 2 May – 10am – 12pm – LDS volunteers Q&A session on using and getting the best out of familysearch.org
Friday 3 May – 10am – 12pm – Librarian Alison Spencer – will present a talk on photographs including Penrith Library’s postcard collection – bookings essential
Saturday 4 May – 9am – 5 pm – Research Room open all day
Sunday 5 May – 10am – 5 pm – Research Room open all day

Event dates

Event Details

601 High Street, Penrith, New South Wales
Penrith City Library Research Room open Monday29 April - Saturday 4 May 9am - 5 pm; Sunday 5 May 10am - 5 pm
Entry fees:
Prebooking requiredhttps://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/penrith-city-library
Attendance limit:
Less than 50
Onsite facilities:
Other things
you need to know:
limited parking in Civic Centre carpark