Family History Month
Discover places, resources and people who can help you uncover your family history or inspire you to explore the past in which your ancestors lived.
We have a wonderful programme of events for Family History Month 2020. For bookings or more information please contact us on email@example.com or (03) 546 08414
Ancestors Attic (NZ Society of Genealogists, Nelson Branch) at the Community Corner to answer your questions.
Elma Turner Library, Wednesday 5 August, 10-12
Introduction to family history
A 3 part course with tutors from the NZ Society of Genealogists. Cost $10 for 3 sessions (paid to the tutor at the first session). Bookings
Fridays 9.30-11.30 August 14, 21, 28, Elma Turner Library Learning Centre
Computer Class - Facebook for Family History
Thursday August 13, 9.30-11.30, Elma Turner Library. Booking required
The care, preservation and recording of old photographs
Presented by Darryl Gallagher, Sr. Curator Photography, Nelson Provincial Museum. A Friends of the Library event. Koha
Elma Turner Library Activity Room, Sunday 16 August, 2pm
Michael Higgins (NZ & Pacific Islands manager, FamilySearch) will introduce FamilySearch and demonstrate tips and tricks to get the most out of the website. Nelson Public Libraries is a FamilySearch affiliate library.
Elma Turner Library Activity Room, Tuesday 18 August. 11-12.30
Tableland – the history behind Mount Arthur
Ray Salisbury will talk about his forthcoming book, drawing on his family’s long association with the area.
Elma Turner Library Activity Room, Sunday 30 August, 2pm