Immersive Science

During National Science Week,Whittlesea Library hosted an exciting event in partnership with the State Library of Victoria and Oz Grav - Immersive Science: Exploring the Invisible Universe. This special event took place all over Victoria as the presentation from Professors Alan Duffy and Rebecca Allen about the amazing stuff that happens in the universe was…
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Evolution of Libraries

Evolution of Libraries or From Wood Panels to World Wide Web The following blog was written by a borrower and regular of Thomastown Library Mausoleums lined with dark sombre wood panels with dusty books on dusty shelves, hidden corridors ideal for liaisons with spies or lovers, creeping students and wild haired professors. Decorated with huge…
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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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Local History Month

November was Local History month.  Seventeen events took place across the region.  Highlights and popular events  included Stories form Mont Park at Rosanna Library, the first City of Whittlesea tour with twenty participants in partnership with the  City of Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program  at Mill Park Library and a WW1 military memorabilia display and associated…
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Poppies Displays

As part of the 2015 Anzac Commemoration, the 5000 Poppies project will be “planting” a field of more than 66,000 poppies in Federation Square Melbourne as a visual tribute to Australian servicemen and women for more than a century of service in all wars, conflicts and peacekeeping operations.  YPRL was the first Victorian public library…
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Paddington Bear

The new Paddington Bear movie will soon be screening in cinemas in Australia. Paddington first appeared on 13 October 1958 - his author (biographer?) Michael Bond featured him in more than twenty books. Paddington hails  from deepest, darkest Peru and with his old hat, battered suitcase, duffle coat and love of marmalade has become a…
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