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Anne Connor: Two Generations - Bendigo

23 April 2019 | Free

Debut author Anne Connor delves into her family history in Two Generations, finding secret tragedy. A tale of romance, hardship and resilience, Two Generations is an intimate and imaginative re-telling of the lasting effect of secrets, and the greater impact…

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Kano for kids - Bendigo

24 April 2019 | Free

Coding for a computer is one thing, how about building it first?Come along and build a special Kano computer, then use it to learn basic coding skills, to modify and hack games, and create digital art – all at your…

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Discover the Ancestry app (Online Learning Workshop) - Castlemaine

26 April 2019 | Free

Learn more about online information and resources with this series of small workshops run by your friendly library staff. Whether you’re a beginner or experienced family historian, learn how to build and manage your family tree with the Ancestry app…

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Macrame Wall Hanging with Kristy Kum Too - Eaglehawk

27 April 2019 | Free

Learn how to create a simple boho macrame wall hanging with recycled cotton macrame rope. This workshop is aimed at adult beginners. $20 materials cost. BOOKINGS REQUIRED.

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Looking for a Bendigo Connection (Living in Bendigo Past and Present) - Bendigo

29 April 2019 | Free

Introduction to finding Bendigo ancestors (Introduction to family history) Join Bendigo Library, along with valued partners, as we explore the experience of living in Bendigo. Hosted by Bendigo Regional Genealogy Society. BOOKINGS REQUIRED

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They must have swum! (Living in Bendigo Past and Present) - Bendigo

29 April 2019 | Free

How did your ancestors arrive in Victoria and then Bendigo? Joy from BRGS will lead you through the tricks and trials of using shipping records and other sources to find your ancestor’s arrival. Join Bendigo Library, along with valued partners, as…

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The Novella Book Club for Busy People - Castlemaine

29 April 2019 | Free

Too busy to read? Did you say ‘I’ll pass’ to The Luminaries and War and Peace? Is your brain crying out for literary sustenance? This novella book-club for busy people is a monthly library-facilitated book club where we will read…

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Looking for my house - Part 1 (Living in Bendigo Past and Present) - Bendigo

30 April 2019 | Free

Bendigo’s significant house styles What are the features that can help date a house? Elaine Doling has many years’ experience as a Heritage Consultant and will illustrate the features particularly relevant to dating houses in Central Victoria. Join Bendigo Library,…

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A helping hand in troubled times (Living in Bendigo Past and Present) - Bendigo

1 May 2019 | Free

The Bendigo Benevolent Asylum began as a home for worn out miners and then a place for destitute older people. The Bendigo Family History Group have been researching and indexing early records of patients and practices and are launching their latest…

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Fiona Lowe: Home Fires - Gisborne

1 May 2019 | Free

Bestselling author Fiona Lowe has written a story of everyday people fighting for themselves, their families and their town. Fiona has been a midwife, a sexual health counsellor and a family support worker – an ideal career path for an…

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