Eltham on Display

Visit the Eltham District Historical Society exhibition at Eltham Library during June. The exhibition includes a photograph collection from the former Shire of Eltham from the 1980's illustrating people and places, including these lovely ladies enjoying a bite in the sunshine. If you were involved in this photographic project, recognise any of the people photographed […]

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Remembering ’67 Exhibition

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Heidelberg Historical Society a new exhibition has opened.  The local exhibition celebrates living in the City of Heidelberg in 1967. 50 years ago a number of local history groups were founded including the Shire of Eltham Historical Society now Eltham District Historical Society and Doncaster Templestowe […]

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Who else writes like an Aussie?

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??

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!

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.

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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History of women in local government

The next talk of the Heidelberg Historical Society will be presented by Helen D. Harris. The Right to Vote; the right to stand: The involvement of women in local government in Victoria will focus on the history of local government women voters and pioneer Councillors including Nellie Ibbott who was the first woman in Victoria to […]

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August is Family History Month

There has never been a better time to research your family history.  Online tools and digitised content have assisted the research journey for many people seeking to discover where they come from.  Welcome to Family History Month.  Learn, be inspired and share your story. This month, various events will focus on our precious heritage photograph collections. We will […]

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The Housing Game – Jon Faine broadcasts live from Mernda

Mornings with Jon Faine will host a special live broadcast this Tuesday (July 18) from Mernda, one of the fastest-growing municipalities in Melbourne. Surrounded by houses, but just a few 100-metres from farmland set to be converted into mini-cities, it’s at the centre of Melbourne's housing conundrum. Plus the Conversation Hour will also be live […]

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9th Annual Booklovers Festival

As we enter a two week extravaganza of events celebrating all things Booklovers, here's a round up of some key events to whet your appetite: FESTIVAL LAUNCH: Dressing Jane - Watsonia Library - Saturday 15 July Tea Reads - Rosanna Library - Tuesday 18 July Gideon Haigh: Certain Admissions - Whittlesea Library - Wednesday 19 […]

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