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Attend a reader education workshop

Did you know we can help you find things in our collections? Attend a reader education session and find out how to use our catalogue, how to request books from home and how to use our website.

Research your family history

Did you know we can help you research your family history? Our guide to family history will help you find birth, marriage and death certificates; electoral rolls, cemetery or military records.

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