Children’s Book Week 2018

Saturday 18 August - Friday 24 August 2018 Every year in August, schools, libraries and bookshops across Australia celebrate Children's Book Week with fun events, book displays, character dress-ups, crafts, treasure hunts and other book-themed children's activities. Children's Book Week is a celebration of all things children's literature, and is kicked off with the announcement of the…
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Education Records

It is Family History month.  Retired teacher and genealogist Beryl O'Gorman will take us back to our school days at Lalor Library Thursday 2 August to kick off our month long program.  She will also provide tips on how to access education records for your family history research. Researching pupil and students records or teacher…
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National Science Week 2018

Science Week is coming to Yarra Plenty Regional Library... we are EXCITED! Science Week is celebrated around Australia every year. It’s an opportunity to show everyone that Science (and Technology, Engineering and Maths – together they are sometimes called STEM) is fun, interesting and an important part of everyday life. This year, National Science Week…
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ICT Management Unconference

David's Highlights Trinh and I attended the 2018 PLVN ICT Management Unconference on Monday 16 July. It was organised by the PLVN ICT Special Interest Group and was hosted by Yarra at the North Fitzroy Library. An unconference is unstructured compared to a normal conference, those who attend set the agenda, in a relaxed and…
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600 stories and growing

Have a piece of cake on us! In celebration of the milestone of 600 stories on Wikinorthia. In its 10 year history this collaborative project that collects and collates local community stories and photographs has published personal reminiscences, local World War One service profiles and more of life in Melbourne's north both past and present…
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Invisible Farmer

The Invisible Farmer Project  is the largest study of Australian women on the land.  Initiated by Museums Victoria this three year project (2017-2020) aims to create new histories of rural Australia, reveal the hidden histories of women on the land, learn more about the diverse, innovative and vital role of women in agriculture, stimulate public discussions…
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NAIDOC Week 2018

NAIDOC Week – Because of Her, We Can! 8–15 July 2018 What is NAIDOC Week? NAIDOC originally stood for 'National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee'. This acronym has since become the name of an annual week of national celebrations held every July, which observe the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
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