NEWS UPDATE!

1. HOME DELIVERY SERVICE FOR THE ELDERLY OR INFIRM 
A pilot scheme commences during October 2019 following our successful bid for funding to set up a home delivery service for people in our area who might have difficulties in getting to the library as demonstrated in our project video.

 

2. FAMILY HISTORY USER GROUP
Our monthly Family History User Group meets each month on Wednesday afternoons from 1.30 – 3.30 p.m. The group explore a different topic each month, and take time to explore their family history, with free access to genealogy software, books and magazines.
Upcoming sessions:
  • WEDNESDAY 20TH JANUARY – DURING THIS SESSION WE WILL EXPLORE HOW YOU CAN USE FAMILY PHOTOS TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT YOUR ANCESTOR’S PAST. BRING YOUR PHOTOS ALONG TO THE SESSION.
  • WEDNESDAY 19TH FEBRUARY – OUR SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE AT NORTHUMBERLAND & DURHAM FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY ON PERCY STREET, NEWCASTLE, WHERE CHAIRMAN, JOYCE JACKMAN, WILL INTRODUCE THE GROUP TO LOCAL RESOURCES
Why not pop in and meet others with a similar interest to help you learn more about unlocking your family’s past over a cup of tea or coffee. Experienced volunteers will be on hand to help.