Library News:

In line with the latest Victorian Government lockdown restrictions, all Glen Eira Libraries are closed. Click and Collect is available. Please see our FAQs page for further information. All Glen Eira Libraries will be closed on Tuesday 2 November for the Melbourne Cup public holiday. 



Family history

Have you always wanted to trace your family history and didn’t know how to start? Or, have you made a start, but then hit a roadblock? Use the great genealogical online resources at the libraries, and come to our weekly Family History Centre sessions where we will guide you on your journey.

Please note, Ancestry Library Edition is temporarily available until 31 December 2021 to library members AT HOME.

Check out these family history resources

Family History Centre


Come along to our weekly workshop and grow your family tree. We can offer guidance on using resources, but cannot undertake extensive research on your behalf.

When and where

  • Thursdays, 1pm to 3pm
  • Carnegie Library and Community Centre – Tech Room

Limited numbers apply and bookings are essential.

Book now

Bookings can be made for single weekly sessions, up to seven days in advance. Bookings can be made online, at any Glen Eira Library or contact 9524 3700.