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  • Children from the Booth Family at Freshwater beach courtesy Margaret Millar

Discover your story with free access to genealogy resources

Visit your Northern Beaches Council Libraries to access Ancestry Library and Find My Past via our public computers.  

Our Local Studies team also have an extensive collection of photographs, maps, subdivisions and documents which you can browse through here

Family History Fridays

These sessions have been postponed until further notice. Keep an eye on our website to see when these sessions will resume. 

Family History Fridays are held at Dee Why Library with dedicated volunteers available to help you with your research.

Family History Group

These sessions have been postponed until further notice. Keep an eye on our website to see when these sessions will resume. 

Our Family History Group meets on the first Thursday of every second month at Dee Why Library. Enjoy morning tea and guest speakers or workshops at each meeting. New members are welcome and there is a $14 subscription fee to join. 

Family History Reference Collection

Dee Why Library has an extensive collection that includes:

  • Over 400 specialist books on various aspects of genealogy and family history;
  • Magazines;
  • CDs, and
  • Microfiche and microfilm.

Search the library catalogue or email our Local Studies team if you have a specific request.