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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Imagine the Yarra

These school holidays families have the opportunity to drop into Eltham or Watsonia Libraries to share your stories and experiences of the Yarra River through a selection of drop in activities. Make a short video on your device, then tag and share via Imagine the Yarra Write a letter addressed to the Yarra River about…
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Book Launch: Migration stories from Banyule

MIGRATION-Stories from Banyule reveals fourteen personal journeys of migration by and about people originally from the Aeolian islands, England, the Greek islands, Italy, Malta, Slovenia and Poland who came to Australia by ship, disembarked at Port Melbourne, and now call Australia Home.  Watsonia Library is pleased to host the launch of this publication as part…
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Ryerson now at 5 million

This past weekend saw the Ryerson Index reach five 5 million names. The free Australian website which indexes contemporary death notices from Australian newspapers has been growing steadily since its establishment over seventeen years ago with some of the original indexers still submitting files to the website. Volunteers at Yarra Plenty Regional Library have been…
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Book Clubs @ the Library

Love to read but have trouble finding interesting books? Or when you finish a book do you want to share your thoughts with someone else? Library Book Clubs are a popular activity for readers to meet and chat about a range of books once a month. Librarians choose a range of popular, literary and recommended…
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Exciting New Zinio Titles

           Recent new additions to our Zinio magazine offerings include: Good Health BBC Top Gear BBC Easycook BBC Good Food All titles may be downloaded via our homepage under eLibrary. Magazines can be stored for indefinite periods on many electronic devices…
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Discover Our Sensory Garden

Step outside at the back of the library. We've created a garden to inspire your senses. Take in the heady aroma of the many varieties of basil in full bloom. See the beautiful reds and purples  in the leaves of the Thai basil. Pick some leaves and smell the amazing scent. Walk the paths in…
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Focused on Shadows

  There is a little shadow That dances on my wall. Sometimes it's big and scary, Sometimes it's very small. Sometimes it's oh, so quiet And doesn't move at all. Then other times it chases me Or bounces like a ball. I'd love to meet that shadow Who dances in the night, But it always…
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