Thursday, September 18, 2008

History & Reference 'Library' You Can Access From Home

Lake Macquarie City Library has subscribed to a new history themed reference index which you can access from home. Called the "History & Reference Library," this online resource contains major titles adapted for online use. One benefit of this index is that it has extensive searching capability. Whether you are a secondary student learning about the World Wars or you are simply curious as to what may have happened on this day in Australian history, this index is well worth a browse.

To access this resource have your library card at the ready and click on the following link.
History & Reference Library (Access from Home)

Thursday, September 4, 2008

History Week September 6 - 14

The Water's Edge

This year, the theme for History Week is "The water's edge". Initiated by the History Council of NSW, History Week is about celebrating the best in community and professional history, highlighting its role in our cultural life and inviting people to get involved. Across Lake Macquarie City's libraries you will be able to view photographic displays of the Lake area at Morisset, Swansea, Belmont and Toronto branches. Family history workshops will also be offered.
For further information phone: 49210463 or visit the following site;