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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Finding Sanity – John Cade, lithium and the taming of Bi-Polar Disorder

The next meeting of the Heidelberg Historical Society features Dr. Greg de Moore. Dr. Greg de Moore is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry based at Sydney's Westmead Hospital. He has co-authored the first biography of the ground breaking Australian doctor who discovered the first pharmacological treatment for mental illness. Finding Sanity Dr de Moore will discuss…
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Podcast – Near Death Experiences

Author Susan Shore captivated the audience with a presentation on her latest book Death: Our Last Illusion at Eltham Library. The book explores the latest science on near death experiences. Susan appeared in conversation with the president of the Newton Institute Peter Smith. Click here to download the audio (mp3) to listen to Susan's presentation…
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Flashmobbing By The Fireside

Click on the picture to be taken directly to the 52 Flashmobs website It was all  Flashmobs and fun during The Reading Hour on Saturday night as the pajama-wearing teddy bear-toting Nell Street Painters surprised us all with a flash mob while we were reading quietly by the fire for the Reading Hour. …
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Emergency Art

 Endless Black by Megan Burke A short story that was written for Emergency Art as part of Winter in Banyule 2012. The girls walked to the tank at dusk. Ava snuck out, jumping over the fence and gave Buster a bone to keep him quiet; Jilly banged the front wire door shut behind her as she…
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