Creative Libraries Workshop @SLV

A number of YPRL staff attended the Creative Libraries workshops held at the State Library recently. These workshops addressed two themes – that everyone is capable of being creative; and that libraries need to raise our profile as one of the biggest providers of cultural activities in Australia. The first half of the day explored…
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PLVN Stories Matter Seminar

Overview:           Liz Pidgeon Local and Family History Librarian, Liz Pidgeon, is the co-convenor of the Public Libraries Victoria (PLVN) Local Studies Special Interest Group (SIG). She was also part of the organising committee on the recent Stories Matter Seminar hosted in partnership with the Multicultural Services and Programs SIG. Presentations from seven library services were invited to…
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Banyule Combined Advisory Committee Meeting

On Wednesday 6 June, Carolyn Jury and Kate Hansen attended the Banyule Combined Advisory Committee Meeting at the Council Offices. It was an opportunity for all Banyule City Council Advisory Committees to meet each other, share information and explore future objectives. It was a fantastic event, celebrating the work of these committees while inspiring opportunities for…
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Doggy Profile

Reading Dog: Carita Branch: Rosanna When: Tuesdays at 4.00pm Breed: Golden Labrador Age: Turning 2 on 16 June 2018 Why a reading dog: Carita was training to be a guide dog, but ended up having an eye problem. She is now happily part of Bec's family. Favourite snack: Carrots! Bec brings a bag of carrots…
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Staff: I Recently Read

White Night By Ellie Marney Really enjoyed this young adult contemporary novel.  The story is set in a regular Australian country town where nothing exciting or new happens. Bo Mitchell has lived in the town all of his life and knows everyone and everything about the town. Excitement is in the air when new girl…
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An Unconventional Addiction

I don't drink. I don't smoke. BUT, I am addicted to my family history/genealogy pursuits. It hasn't always been this way. It started off innocently enough, as these things tend to do. A half hour here, an hour there, until all of a sudden I spent the whole of last ANZAC Day down a rabbit…
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