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I think my great grandma had two husbands - starting family history research (Butchers Bakers and Candle Makers) - Bendigo

7 May 2018 | Free

People from all nations have helped shape Bendigo’s identity. During the Australian Heritage Festival, Bendigo Library and friends will celebrate with talks, workshops and help sessions. Come along for tips and tricks from the experts, particularly for starting family or…

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Little Bang Discovery Club - Bendigo

7 May 2018 | Free

Weekly sessions from Monday 7 - Monday 28 May, 2-3pm Calling all mini scientists! Sign up for this fantastic four week STEM (science, sechnology, engineering and maths) series to develop ideas and skills that inspire scientific exploration, discovery and learning.…

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Introduction to social media and Facebook (Tech Savvy Seniors) - Romsey

8 May 2018 | Free

Not sure exactly what ‘social media’ is? Gain a basic understanding by exploring Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Skype before you try setting up your own account. Sessions are free, and include morning tea iPads supplied See our other Tech Savvy…

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Butchers Bakers and Candle Makers in the archives - Bendigo

8 May 2018 | Free

People from all nations have helped shape Bendigo’s identity. During the Australian Heritage Festival, Bendigo Library and friends will celebrate with talks, workshops and help sessions. Did you know that Bendigo had candle makers in the 1860’s, the soap makers…

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Julian Hollis: The geology of Central Victoria - Bendigo

8 May 2018 | Free

Join geologist Dr Julian Hollis in his discussion of the ancient geology of our region, in particular the formation of Castlemaine and its surrounds.

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Thomas Carty: Giants of the Mallee - The Settlers of Sea Lake & Nandaly Victoria from 1890 - Wedderburn

9 May 2018 | Free

Brian Carty made a promise to his father Thomas to create a book from his memoirs of life in the early Mallee. The result is impressive, a true and heart warming insight into the developments, hardships, fun and frugal times…

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Microsoft Word basics - Online Learning Workshop - Kangaroo Flat

9 May 2018 | Free

Develop the confidence and skills to create basic documents using Microsoft Word such as letters, resumes and more. BYO device or use one supplied by the library. Learn more about online information and resources with this series of small workshops…

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Thomas Carty: Giants of the Mallee - The Settlers of Sea Lake & Nandaly Victoria from 1890 - Bendigo

9 May 2018 | Free

Brian Carty made a promise to his father Thomas to create a book from his memoirs of life in the early Mallee. The result is impressive, a true and heart warming insight into the developments, hardships, fun and frugal times…

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Susan Green: How Bright Are All Things Here - Woodend

9 May 2018 | Free

‘Drama is a hard habit to break, and besides, life is awfully dull when it’s naked and truthful.’ Susan Green has won several literary awards and is the author of the hugely popular ‘Verity Sparks’ series. Her latest novel is…

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Who's lived in my house - Part 2 - Rates, directories and electoral rolls (Butchers Bakers and Candle Makers) - Bendigo

10 May 2018 | Free

People from all nations have helped shape Bendigo’s identity. During the Australian Heritage Festival, Bendigo Library and friends will celebrate with talks, workshops and help sessions. How do you start looking for information about your house? By finding the people who…

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