Library & Research Centre
In 2021, the Research Centre has Re-Opened
Due to the corona virus situation, the Research Centre is operating on a limited basis only. We are open on Mondays and Fridays, from 10am to 2pm, Wednesdays from 12 noon to 3pm and Saturdays from 10am to 1pm
Researchers will have to book in at least 2 days prior for a session due to space restriction
With Social Distancing, we are permitted only seven people in the room at one time,
which includes the Centre Volunteers. A face mask must be worn.
QR code sign-in is now available.
Open limited hours.
Please see opening details at the top of this page
(messages & bookings only)
Port Hacking Community Centre - 184 Gannons Road (South) Caringbah
Off-street parking available
FindMyPast World, Ancestry World Edition, The Genealogist, Biographical Database of Australia, Internet History Resources, and the British Newspaper Archives
Use of the Research Centre is free for members. Visitors are charged $10 for the day (10am - 4pm)
There are no shops or food outlets close to the Research Centre so it is advisable to bring your own lunch. Men's and women's toilets, a microwave oven, fridge, tea and coffee, are available.
We recommend advance planning of your visit by browsing our library catalogue online. Use your browser's EDIT > FIND button to search for a keyword, name, place, subject etc.
Volunteer members of the Society will research family history relevant to the Sutherland Shire for members and non-members.