There are a number of ways to get started researching your family history. Volunteer-run Family History Fridays are held weekly at Dee Why Library to help beginners with research.

The Family History Group meets monthly at Dee Why Library, and family history research workshops are held throughout the year.

Need Help Getting Started?

Family History Fridays are held at Dee Why Library 10am - 4.00pm with dedicated volunteers available to help you with your research.

Book a time to guarantee a one-hour spot by calling 9942 2610.

Join Our Family History Group

Our Family History Group meets at 9am on the first Thursday of every second month, at Dee Why Library, beginning in February each year.

Contact 9942 2610 for details.

Attend A Workshop

We also hold workshops throughout the year or you can join one of our research trips to the State Archives and Records Authority of NSW, Kingswood.

Contact 9942 2610 for details.

Help with Research Platforms

Northern Beaches Libraries offer free access to Ancestry Library and Find My Past only while you're in the library. If you need help navigating these platforms when a staff member isn't available, watch our video tutorials below. Watch both tutorials by select the white arrows on the left and right of the image.