National Reconciliation Week

What is it? National Reconciliation Week (NRW) is a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. When is it? 27 May – 3 June These dates commemorate two significant milestones in the reconciliation journey: the…
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IDAHOBIT at the Library

International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) launched in 2004 to celebrate LGBTIQ people globally and takes place on Friday 17 May. According to the IDAHOBIT website, latest statistics show that 75% of LGBTIQ youth experience some sort of discrimination 61% of LGBTIQ youth experience verbal abuse 19% of LGBTIQ youth experience some…
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Unlock Your Creativity

Creativity can often feel like a solitary pursuit - particularly for writers. That is, unless you make creative boosts a part of your life and routine. We’re proud to be the home of the Write and Publish Maker Space; a place you can go that’s designed to ignite your creativity, and to put you in…
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Marvel & DC Comics in your Pocket!

Avengers are Assembling at the cinema for the new release of the latest Marvel installment Avengers Endgame! The fourth installment in the series that followed: Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Avengers: Infinity War In 2019, Marvel and DC films that will hit the big screen: Shazam! –  recently released X-Men: Dark Phoenix – June Spider-Man: Far from Home…
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For Game of Thrones Fans

'Winter is Coming'...'Winter is here!' For Game of Thrones fans these are the calls that have marked the release of the 8th and final season of the epic drama based on the books of George R. R. Martin. If you are yet to watch the iconic show or are not completely up to speed, don't…
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Teaching Users to Digitise

Working in a library with many digital resources drove Jack Chan to look at how his library could help users digitise their own history. Mill Park Library, part of the Yarra Plenty Regional Library service, opened in 2002 at a cost of $8 million and was the first library in Victoria to be designed around…
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CEO Reads: Red Notice

Red Notice I found this recommended read on Shane Parrish’s, (host of The Knowledge Podcast) and author of the Farnham Street blog article Reading Better. Bill Browder’s Red Notice appeared in his recommended 2018 reading list. His three tips about this book really grabbed my attention ‘Whoever ghost wrote this with Browder is a genius…
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