Did you know Gladstone Regional Libraries has resources to help you find out more about your family history?

Gladstone City Library has a Local Collection Room with a variety of interesting resources that you can read onsite. Find out about the local area or explore your family history!

  • Read old local newspapers on microfilm (book the machine to guarantee access) to find specific information or just to see what was happening way back when.
  • Browse our collection of books published about the local area and/or residents.
  • Research your family’s history (wherever they’re from) with our microform collections, printed indexes, and online resources.
  • Access the library edition of Ancestry for free using one of our computers (accessible from any branch of Gladstone Regional Libraries)
  • Access our selection of useful family history links on our library website Click here for more information 


The smaller library branches have a variety of local and family history materials for you to borrow.

Ancestry Library Edition is available onsite at all branches of Gladstone Regional Libraries


You can book a My Library session for assistance with researching your family history – especially for information on how to get started, what’s available from home, or where to go to next!

Click here for more information about the My Library service.

We can also provide limited research for you on local or family history.  Contact Gladstone City Library on 07 4976 6400 or library@gladstone.qld.gov.au for more information or to make a booking. 



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