Family History Month at the Library

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Family History Month at the Library

Marlborough District Library is celebrating family history throughout October.

Have a go at our Ancestry Bingo competition. Complete five in a row or the whole grid to go in the draw to win a prize pack. Entry forms are available at the library.

We have lots of free events and courses to help you get started with your family research at Marlborough District Library (Blenheim).

Our Stepping Up courses have limited places available so please contact us to register and secure your place.

Go to our Contact Us page

See our full schedule below for all the activities we are running throughout October.

Friday 2 October 12.15 pm

Family History Friday - Getting started with your family history

Join us for a free lunchtime family history session at the library.

Go to the event listing for more information

Wednesday 7 October 1.00 pm

Genealogy Drop-in

Get help with your family history research from a member of the Blenheim Family History Group.

Go to the event listing for more information

Friday 9 October 12.15 pm

Family History Friday - Taking a pinch of salt with your research

Join us for a free lunchtime family history session at the library.

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Tuesday 13 October 9.00 am

Stepping Up - Ancestry

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry.com.

Go to the event listing for more information

Wednesday 14 October 1.00 pm

Genealogy Drop-in

Get help with your family history research from a member of the Blenheim Family History Group.

Go to the event listing for more information

Thursday 15 October 9.00 am

Stepping Up - Ancestry

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry.com.

Go to the event listing for more information

Friday 16 October 12.15 pm

Family History Friday - Getting ready to write

Join us for a free lunchtime family history session at the library.

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Tuesday 20 October 9.00 am

Stepping Up - Further steps in family history

Learn about resources to help you find your ancestors.

Go to the event listing for more information

Wednesday 21 October 1.00 pm

Genealogy Drop-in

Get help with your family history research from a member of the Blenheim Family History Group.

Go to the event listing for more information

Thursday 22 October 9.00 am

Stepping Up - Further steps in family history

Learn about resources to help you find your ancestors.

Go to the event listing for more information

Friday 23 October 12.15 pm

Family History Friday - The Carnatic Heritage Project

Join us for a free lunchtime family history session at the library.

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Wednesday 28 October 1.00 pm

Genealogy Drop-in

Get help with your family history research from a member of the Blenheim Family History Group.

Go to the event listing for more information

Thursday 29 October 9.00 am

Stepping Up - The Prow

The Top of the South's own history and culture is explored in this course.

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Thursday 29 October 6.30 am

Book Club - Historical Fiction / Family Sagas

Discuss what you've read over the last month, including titles on our monthly topic.

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Friday 30 October 12.15 pm

Family History Friday - Just a few lines

Join us for a free lunchtime family history session at the library.

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