Book Review: The Book of Doors

June Blackburn, the current president, has read and reviewed another of the books at our library. These short book reviews help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or reference in the rooms. The Book of Doors by Anne Richards If you Read More …

RootsTech 2022 Conference Update

Caloundra Family History was proud to have member Shauna Hicks as an official RootsTech Influencer and Speaker for two sessions. “Mining Ancestors Down Under” explores tracing gold mining ancestors in Australia. It looks at archives, libraries and digitised newspapers and demonstrates the type of information that can be found on mining ancestors. Shauna’s other session Read More …

Update for access to the rooms: OPEN

Extracts from the 4th March email update for access to the rooms for research and general meeting details for hybrid in-person or zoom options from June Blackburn, President: Hello Everyone, ….. At the committee meeting yesterday, it was decided to open our rooms fully to all members and visitors without number restrictions.  You will still Read More …

Shauna Hicks “Why can’t I find it?…..”

The presenter at our February 2022 monthly general meeting was Shauna Hicks. Shauna has kindly provided a handout on her website for this talk. A jam-packed talk with strategies to help to find what you are looking for and reasons as to why you might not be successful in your searches. With great examples across Read More …

Book Review: The Orphaned Soldier

We plan to feature a series of blog posts to help members discover books and other resources in our library. Library resources are available for members to take home to read or to reference in the rooms. This first book review is by June Blackburn, the current president. The Orphaned Soldier by Daryl Te’nadii This Read More …

Covid-19 rooms access update

A letter from June Blackburn, President, about the latest decisions related to managing Covid-19 at Caloundra Family History was distributed by email on 10 January 2022. In summary, General Meetings for January and February will be held by Zoom only. Research at the rooms is available, with restrictions. For full details read a copy of Read More …