Who else writes like an Aussie?

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Danielle from the Alpha Reader Blog has taken "If you liked this book…" and added an OY OY OY! She picks the top read Young Adult books of recent times and suggests other books by Australian Authors that you may also enjoy. You can read her post here, or explore her recommendations with the lists […]

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Feeling Creative? Crafty? Are you feeling lucky??

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To celebrate Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre's Head Full of Love tour we are offering you the opportunity to contribute a creative, crafty masterpiece to a Beanie Exhibition and competition! Submit a hand-crafted beanie reflecting the theme "Head Full of Love" with an entry form to either Whittlesea or Mill Park Library and be […]

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National Simultaneous Storytime Is Here Again!

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Wednesday 27 May 2015 11.00am Join thousands of children across Australia and listen to the same book at the same time. Special guests will read the book The Brothers Quibble by Aaron Blabey at the following locations: Diamond Valley Library, Eltham Library, Ivanhoe Library, Lalor Library, Mill Park Library, Rosanna Library, Thomastown Library, Watsonia Library […]

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Languages Other than English titles now available on Zinio.

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We are very pleased to announce that many Language Other Than English (LOTE) magazine titles are now freely available for download through Zinio. These titles can be accessed via the homepage, under the eLibrary link. The titles (and language) available are: French Avantages Jalouse L'Officiel Paris L'Optimum Votre Beaute German Myself Italian Focus Storia Gente […]

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New Magazine Titles in 2017

New magazine titles have arrived this year at our libraries and include: Adore Home Australian Guitar Magazine Australian Wood Review Collective Hub Cross Stitch Gold Donna Hay Fresh + Light Glamour Golf Australia Hard Evidence Holidays With Kids Link Disability Magazine Sight & Sound Simply Knitting Vintage Made Yoga Magazine New titles sourced for our […]

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See what [she] has done….

See What I Have Done is a completely immersive, utterly coercive, sensory experience. Reading this book is like clawing your way into someone's skin, sitting inside them like an alternate personality.  It engages every one of the senses.  After it ends you are left with an echo of rotting mutton soup on the tip of your […]

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Arthur Streeton’s Golden Summer, Eaglemont

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April 8, 2017 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Heidelberg School Artist Sir Arthur Streeton.  Australia Post are acknowledging the milestone by releasing an image of the painting ”Golden Summer, Eaglemont” on a stamp. Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts and Charles Condor lived and painted together at “Eaglemont” an old wooden house “standing in […]

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Early European Settlers in the Heidelberg District

The next meeting of the Heidelberg Historical Society will be presented by John Noack who has extensively researched the first European squatters to establish holdings on Crown Land in the Heidelberg area, following the arrival of John Batman. John will focus in particular on the settlers, William Thomas Mollison and Captain Robert Robson in the […]

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LaTrobe University Celebrating Women’s Contributions

LaTrobe University is celebrating it's 50th anniversary in 2017. It was inaugurated on International Women’s Day March 8, 1967, when the Governor, Sir Rohan Delacombe, installed the first Chancellor, Sir Archibald Glenn, and the Premier, Sir Henry Bolte, declared the university open. As part of its celebrations and looking back at its successes and accomplishments, […]

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