9 Jul 2020

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.

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We have a wonderful programme of events for Family History Month 2020. For bookings or more information please contact us on library@ncc.govt.nz 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
  • FamilySearch
    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