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Family History

Access from Home

AncestryLibrary and Find My Past are generously providing access from home during COVID-19. Login here with your library card number and PIN.

eMagazines and books

Try our Libby eMagazine collection and PressReader to download or read online family history magazines like  'Who do you think you are?" and "Your Family Tree". You can also borrow traditionally printed Family History magazines, available at all Latrobe Libraries.

The library has an extensive collection of books for the family historian.

AncestryLibrary & FindMyPast

Login here for home access to Ancestrylibrary and Find My Past until 30 June 2021.

You can access AncestryLibrary and FindMyPast for free onsite at any Latrobe City Libraries branch.

Using these databases, you can unlock your family story with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Links and family history classes

As part of our 'Beginning Family History' program, staff have developed a guide to some of the more useful online family history websites for Australian's tracing their family history.

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