Family History Group Achievement

Congratulations to the Orange Family History Group newspaper indexing team. They have been working away adding entries from the Central Western Daily into Central West Libraries online catalogue since 2009. They have now added over 165,000 records – Births, Deaths, … Read more






Preserving Digital Treasures

The rapid rise of digitally-created photographs, documents, publications, and communications has presented a lot of challenges to libraries and other collecting institutions around the globe. Libraries are devoted to preserving our collection items no matter what format they come in, and a lot … Read more






How to Store Your Collection Safely

We thought you might like this series of videos by the State Library of Queensland. The third in the series is Caring for Collections: How to Store Your Collection Safely. Make storage decisions for the longevity of your collection —choosing storage … Read more






How to Care for Your Collection

We thought you might like this series of videos by the State Library of Queensland. The first one is about caring for your collection. Take the first steps in caring for your family history collection — sorting, creating an inventory … Read more






Five Minutes with Trudi Mayfield

What Is Your Latest Project? I’m the Project Officer for the Centenary of WWI Community Committee documenting the servicemen and women who signed up for the war in Orange.  The main aim is to identify men and women from the … Read more






Latest Newsletter Now Available

We’ve been so busy getting ready for Australian Library and Information Week (only a couple of days to go) that we forgot to mention that the latest edition of the Family History Newsletter is now available for you to download … Read more






WWI Centenary Community Project Begins

The call has gone out to families with connections to Orange to help find the names of all Orange’s ex-services personnel from World War I. Orange City Council has formed a Community Working Party in the lead up to plans … Read more






History Talking by Helen McAnulty Book Launch

A love of collecting and writing oral history has led to a unique book titled History Talking by local writer Helen McAnulty covering reminiscences of people from Gulgong, Mudgee and Orange. In his foreword Alexander Jenkins Professor Emeritus, University of … Read more






Moment Behind the Photo Workshop at Orange

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but often that’s only half the story. Sometimes the best memories come from recalling the stories behind the photo. And this includes your family stories! The Central West Writers’ Centre and … Read more






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