Family History Research

The experienced staff and family history volunteers are available to help you research your family history. Have a look at the Family and Local History Events page for dates of quarterly workshops and regular Genie Exchange events.

A variety of resources are available from the Libraries to aid your genealogy search:

  • (accessible for free in the library)
  • Find my past (accessible for free in the library)
  • books
  • magazines
  • shipping records
  • oral histories
  • research templates
  • family Tree templates
  • a large selection of records on microfiche and online.

Selected items are available for loan. Check the library catalogue for details or ask a staff member.

City of Joondalup genealogy publications

  • Family and Local History Newsletter is a quarterly publication produced by Local History. The newsletter containing tips, hints and feature articles.
  • Picture our Past is a pictorial history of the Joondalup region, contact your local library to view or purchase a copy.