Opening hours:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm

Phone: 9523-8948 (messages and bookings only)


We are an affiliate library for the ordering of LDS films, which can be viewed in our Research Centre & Library on our modern film readers, giving members access to millions of FamilySearch records.
Link to film ordering

Volunteer members of the Society will carry out research pertaining to Sutherland Shire.
Click for order form


  • Internet
  • Births, Deaths & Marriages Indexes for Australian States & UK
  • Library Volunteers to assist with research
  • FindMyPast - UK, Australasia & Ireland
  • World Edition
  • Biographical Database of Australia
  • The Genealogist
  • Internet History Resources
  • British Newspaper Archives
  • Extensive library of books, microfiche, maps, CDs, recordings of past talks

Research Centre & Library

Port Hacking Community Centre - 184 Gannons Road (South) Caringbah
Off-street parking available

Use of the Research Centre is free for members. Visitors are charged $5 for 2 hours.

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.
Library Catalogue




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