“Look at me! Look at me!…

Look at me NOW! It's fun to have fun but you have to know how" Sir Francis (and the rest of Ivanhoe staff) have been living by Thursday's character's motto: “You were not born to just fit in, you were born to stand out!” Strangely enough Sir Fancis has been talking in rhymes all day long..…
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Philomena’s Bookclub Blog

July 2013 Book Title: The White Tiger   Author: Aravinda Adiga Quote: Iqbal, that great poet was so right. The moment you recognise what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave. (page 275) What we liked about the book This was an interesting but not particularly easy or pleasurable read. It provides insights into the social…
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Philomena’s Bookclub Blog

May 2013 Book Title: Dreams from my father: A story of race and inheritance Author: Barack Obama Quote: So what’s your dream Auma? That’s my biggest problem. Too many dreams. A woman with dreams always has problems. (p. 308) This quote was selected as a good starting point to talk about the nature of dreams, issues of gender…
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Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

No it’s Francis Bacon in Monday’s costume! Come in to Ivanhoe Library and enter the guessing competition for a chance at the wonderful prize. Why is Sir Francis’s photo displaying upside down on your iPad/iPhone? We took the photo on an iPhone held “upside down”, emailed it to our office PCs where it arrived upside…
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The pig who lived….

It’s Tuesday and today Sir Francis Bacon is dressed as the hero of a very popular series of children’s fantasy books. Who could he be? Come in to Ivanhoe Library and enter the guessing competition for a chance at the wonderful prize…
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Take A Mark Like Roach

Michael Terrence Roach is a former Australian Rules Football player who represented Richmond in the Victorian Football League from 1977 to 1989. Remembered for his long, accurate kicking for goal and strong marking, for a brief period Roach was the best forward in Australian football. On top of the Watsonia shops is a car park…
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Design and Decorate your own Venice Carnival Mask at Mill Park Library

                                  VENICE CARNIVAL MASK   Over 55 children attended the Venice Carnival Mask Activity in The Children's Area at Mill Park Library. The children decorated their white plain masks wielding creativity, colour, texture and created a collage of shiny majestic artistry.Coloured and printed paper, glue, glitter, decorative stickers and scissors were utilized as well…
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An Ivanhoe Childhood

YPRL’s 5th Annual Booklovers’ Festival was launched at Ivanhoe yesterday. After an Acknowledgment of Country Ceremony presented by Auntie Walda Blow and the official proceedings author Jim Poulter spoke about aboriginal and pioneer life in the local area. Jim was born in Ivanhoe and educated at at East Ivanhoe Primary and Scotch College. His writings…
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