Our libraries are a great place to find out about the past. You can:
Sands & McDougall directories on microfiche and a genealogy computer are available at Brighton Library or at www.cedric.slv.vic.gov.au
We run classes on how to use family history resources.
The Bayside Library Genealogy Group is available to anyone who has attended all our genealogy training.
The Bayside Library Local History Collection is held at Brighton library. It contains a range of materials related to the history of Bayside and previous municipalities which existed before the amalgamation in 1994. These included Brighton, Sandringham and Moorabbin. The Local history collection is a reference collection to be viewed at the library.
Browse the library local area collection.
Most of the photographs and maps related to the history of Bayside have been scanned and are available through Picture Victoria.
We are a member of Bayside History Network and collaborate with the local historical groups such as:
All enquiries regarding local and family history can be made by appointment with our specialist librarian. You can contact us to find out more.