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Hornsby Shire Family History Group

24 March 2020

Due to the COVID–19 (coronavirus) pandemic, all library branches are now closed until further notice.

During this time, the following applies to all library services:

  • After hours chutes are open at all locations 24/7 to return your items
  • Due dates on all loaned items are being automatically renewed
  • No overdue fines are being applied, as of Monday 16 March 2020
  • Reservation of collections has been suspended
  • Digital resources can be accessed from our eLibrary and via the Library App
  • Digital membership is available here
  • Our staff are available Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm.

Call us: 9847 6100

Email us: library@hornsby.nsw.gov.au

Download our Library App

The Hornsby Libraries App is available to download from the App Store (for Apple iOS devices) and the Google Play Store (for Android devices).

In the app you can:

  • Search the library catalogue and browse curated collections
  • Manage your loans (including renewals)
  • Link your children’s library cards to manage their loans
  • Carry your library card on your phone

eLibrary

Check out our eLibrary page at https://www.hornsby.nsw.gov.au/elibrary to access a wide range eBooks, eAudiobooks, eMagazines and more.

family history

If you are a family history enthusiast, live anywhere within Hornsby Shire or are interested in tracing your ancestors in the area, contact the Hornsby Shire Family History Group (HSFHG).

The group is supported by Hornsby Shire Library & Information Service and meets in the Main Meeting Room at Hornsby Central Library on the third Wednesday of each month, 2pm-4pm. All welcome.

The group also meets for Research Gatherings in the Esther Wait Room at Hornsby Central Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month, 10.30am-12.30pm. All welcome.



Meeting Dates for 2020 are:
All meeting are from 2pm - 4pm

  • 19 February 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 18 March 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room - This meeting has been cancelled.
  • 15 April 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 20 May 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 17 June 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 15 July 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 19 August 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 16 September 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 21 October 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 18 November 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room

Research Dates for 2020 are:
All meeting are from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

  • 22 January 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 26 February 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 25 March 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 22 April 2020 - Hornsby Library Meeting Room
  • 27 May 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 24 June 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 22 July 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 26 August 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 23 September 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 28 October 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room
  • 25 November 2020 - Esther Waite Meeting Room

See their website for more information or to join the group, it's free.