Lets Party Like It’s 1988

November is a month-long party at Watsonia Library. Like Marty McFly we are going back - Back to the Future with a movie night of course - complete with popcorn and jaffas! Back to the Future The fun starts with Watsonia Library's Annual Craft Fair. There will be a range of locally made craft items and…
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Libraries After Dark in October: Talk, Share, Support

Gambling Harm Awareness Week runs from Monday 8–Sunday 14 October 2018, and in support of this Yarra Plenty Regional Library is hosting events at each of our Whittlesea-based branches: Lalor, Mill Park, Thomastown and Whittlesea. These events are collectively known as Libraries After Dark. In partnership with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, these branches are…
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Full STEAM Ahead: Learning Communities are Growing Communities

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills are critically important for productivity, personal decision making and effective community, national and global citizenship. However, exploring and applying STEM principles in new and innovative ways requires the ability to adapt information and initiate creative solutions. Cue STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) education! Supporting people of…
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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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Children’s Book Week 2018

Saturday 18 August - Friday 24 August 2018 Every year in August, schools, libraries and bookshops across Australia celebrate Children's Book Week with fun events, book displays, character dress-ups, crafts, treasure hunts and other book-themed children's activities. Children's Book Week is a celebration of all things children's literature, and is kicked off with the announcement of the…
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Anzac Day 2018

Australians recognise 25 April as a day of national remembrance. It is a time when we reflect on the many different meanings of war. Yarra Plenty Regional Library is acknowledging Anzac Day through a series of exhibitions and presentations.  Throughout April, Eltham Library are featuring objects from the memorabilia collection of the Eltham Montmorency RSL…
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