The Warrnambool Family History Group Inc. maintains a comprehensive resource library located at HeritageWorks, Gilles Street, Warrnambool.
The Library is staffed on Mondays to Fridays, from 10.00am to 12noon and 1.30pm to 3.30pm by members of the Group who participate in a volunteer roster.
Other times, by appointment.
Contact HeritageWorks direct on (03) 5561 0283 where you can talk to someone from the Group or leave a message on the answering machine.
The library contains a large collection of books, journals and newsletters in hardcopy form. A large collection of microfiche and microfilms is also maintained. A catalogue of the holdings may be purchased, refer publications page for details of price etc.
The Reference Library also contains a major collection of maritime resource material belonging to the Museum that may be accessed whilst in the library.
Microfiche readers and a microfilm reader are available (we use the ScanPro2000, so you can print out your results) for public use.
A number of computers are also available to aid research, with an ever growing collection of CDROM's containing family history databases from Australia and around the world also available for research. The computers are networked and provide full internet access, thus making available many more avenues for research.
Non members conducting their own research. may use the resources of the library upon payment of a fee of $10.00 per hour.
Research conducted by members on behalf of others is charged at $25.00 for the first hour and $10.00 per hour thereafter.
These fees go to the Warrnambool Family History Group Inc. to fund the acquisition of more resources.