Our Family History Library is a reference library that contains a growing collection of:

    • over 1200 reference books
    • thousands of fiche
    • data CDs and DVDs
    • journals
    • maps
    • many additional family history resources (e.g., findmypast, Trove and over 300 years of UK newspapers) are available on the Gisborne Library computer system. Please visit the Gisborne Library's Family History page for more information.**

Please note:

  • Our collection is a reference-only collection. Items are not allowed to be borrowed and should not leave the Family History Room.
  • We work cooperatively with the Gisborne Library and try not to duplicate resources whenever possible.

Visitors are welcome to use any of the reference resources in our collection at any time that the Family History Library is open.

Bookings are essential Phone 5428 3925

Gold coin donation would be appreciated