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Historical Research

Historical Research

We maintain a collection of items about the history of Wodonga including books, pamphlets and old newspapers on microfilm (Corowa Free Press October 1875 to May 1966, The Rutherglen Miner November 1903 to January 1912, Upper Murray and Mitta Herald August 1885 to January 1974, Wodonga and Towong Sentinel September 1885 to March, 1968 and Yackandandah Times August 1890 to May 1934).

Local History

The library maintains a collection of books of special significance to the local area. These are for use in the library (not for loan). Ask our staff for access to the Local History Room.

Access to a wide range of archives.  Full access to is available from our public computers during library opening hours.

Family history

Family history research is supported by members of the Wodonga Family History Society based in our Local History Room.

You will need to sign the register at our front desk before entering.

Fees may apply for extended searches.

The Local History Room is open the same hours as the main library, but a member of the Wodonga Family History Society is only available on:

  • Mondays – Closed
  • Tuesdays – 11am to 3pm
  • Wednesdays – 11am to 3pm
  • Thursdays – 1.30pm to 4.30pm
  • Fridays – Closed
  • Weekends – Closed

 Wodonga Historical Society

The Wodonga Historical Society is a group of volunteers dedicated to preserving and sharing the history of Wodonga.




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