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Orange Family History Group

Blayney, Cabonne, Orange Libraries Closed

Please be advised due to the current lockdown in Blayney, Orange and Cabonne Local Government Areas, libraries in Blayney, Canowindra, Manildra, Molong and Orange will be closed for the next 7 days. Cowra and Forbes Libraries are open.

CWL online services – Story Box Library, audiobooks, magazines, Beamafilms, Kanopy, Kanopy Kids are available online 24/7 via the website: www.cwl.nsw.gov.au.

Library programs planned for the next 7 days will not be going ahead – this includes Orange and Canowindra Storytimes, Music For Little Ears, 1,2 Books, Ten Minutes a Day, Orange Purlers, Orange Family History Group, Code Club, and Lego Club.

If you have library items due, please call us on 6393 8132 to renew them for you. Any reservations will be available for collection after the lockdown ends.

 If you need assistance with online access, your PIN or have any questions, please call us on 6393 8132. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding at this time. We hope you take care, stay safe and well. See you all in 7 days.

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Family History Connects

National Family History Week: Family History Connects

Family History Connects

Celebrate Family History Week with afternoon tea at Orange City Library on Saturday 28 July from 2pm – 4pm.
Find out more about family history research, resources and Orange Family History Group at this event. This is for anyone interested in connecting with Family History
Please let us know you are coming along by calling 6393 8132. See you there!

Family History Workshop Helps You Find Information

Join Orange Family History Group at Orange City Library when they present a workshop to help you find the information you need for your family history project. The event is part of Library and Information Week 2011 and its theme “We find Stuff!”

Family History Australian Records Workshop

Thursday 26 May

7pm  9pm

Orange City Library, Byng Street, Orange

Bookings on 6393 8132

Local Studies Librarian Peter Douglass said members of the Orange Family History Group will be on hand to assist you with your research enquiries. The Orange Family History Group assist with research enquiries all the time and they can help with accessing things like Births, Deaths and Marriages Records on line and on CD Rom.
There are also cemetery records, internet resources and State Records we can help family historians with. This is a follow up workshop to the highly successful Tracing your Family History  Beginners Guide held last year. Please book on 6393 8132 and bring along your research questions.

Family History featured at Experience Orange! Expo

Many people were encouraged to learn more about their family history during yesterday's Experience Orange! Expo organised by the Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak. Orange Family History group members helped many people with the starting blocks to begin family history research. The group was just one of 130 local community groups in Orange respresented at the Expo! Pictured are Marj and Shirley during a rare break in enquiries.

Busy Time at Experience Orange! Expo

We had great fun meeting all the people coming through the PCYC stadium for yesterday's Experience Orange! Expo organised by the Rotary Club of Orange Daybreak. Orange City Library hosted a information stand with Orange Family History Group and Orange Migrant Support Group and were kept busy with enquiries throughout the day. There were more than 130 community groups in Orange represented. Pictured before the lunchtime rush are Lyn, Shirley, Cathy and Jan.