On Friday 1 March all Library Branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will be off the road for an all staff development and planning day. 

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Library Lovers' Day Library Lovers' Day

Happy Library Lovers' Day folks! What better way to celebrate than to share #LibraryLoveStories from our amazing community partners…
Happy Library Lovers' Day folks! What better way to celebrate than to share #LibraryLoveStories from our amazing community partners…

What's Best - Book or Movie? What's Best - Book or Movie?

If you’re as passionate about reading as I am, there have bound to be times when your favourite book has been made into a movie...
If you’re as passionate about reading as I am, there have bound to be times when your favourite book has been made into a movie...

Merri Creek Oral History Project Merri Creek Oral History Project

The Merri Creek flows through Melbourne's northern suburbs through the Cities of Moreland, Whittlesea and Darebin.   The Friends of Merri Creek (Inc.) have supported the creek since 1988. Interviews with residents along the creek before 1970 are now on Wikinorthia
Interviews with residents of the creek before 1970 now appear on Wikinorthia.

Why bother sharing books with your baby? Why bother sharing books with your baby?

Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.
Books for 0-3 month old babies... why are we even talking about this? Aren't they too little to understand? Find out here.

Get your Tech on with RB Digital Get your Tech on with RB Digital

By Sylph
Need a bit of a reboot with your computer & tech skills? Why not flick through a mag like: Computer Arts, Macworld Australia or PC Magazine?
Need a bit of a reboot with your computer & tech skills? Why not flick through a mag like: Computer Arts, Macworld Australia or PC Magazine?

Celebrating Lunar New Year & Tet Celebrating Lunar New Year & Tet

What is Lunar New Year? How is it celebrated? Why is it important? How can you celebrate with the library?
What is Lunar New Year? How is it celebrated? Why is it important? How can you celebrate with the library?

Invisible Farmer Invisible Farmer

The Invisible Farmer Project  is the largest study of Australian women on the land.  Initiated by Museums Victoria this three year project (2017-2020) aims to create new histories of rural Australia, reveal the hidden histories of women on the land
The Invisible Farmer Project  is the largest study of Australian women on the land. 

Commuting with Kids Commuting with Kids

In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)
In my family I am the kid-taxi. Find out how we use the time in the car together. (Book reviews from kids found here too!)

#Bookface? #Bookface?

What is Bookface? How is it done? And where can you see more? Find out here.
What is Bookface? How is it done? And where can you see more? Find out here.

Book Review: Famous Family Trees Book Review: Famous Family Trees

This new addition to the junior collection explores 25 family trees from history. Use it to start a conversation about your child's family.
This new addition to the junior collection explores 25 family trees from history. Use it to start a conversation about your child's family.

Community Creative: Adam Wallace Community Creative: Adam Wallace

Love our School Holiday brochure?! Illustrations are by Adam Wallace, three times New York bestselling...
Love our School Holiday brochure?! Illustrations are by Adam Wallace, three times New York bestselling...

Garden Maker Space Garden Maker Space

The library garden is a living extension of the library collection and now it is part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program.
The library garden is a living extension of the library collection and now it is part of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Program.

Doggy Profile Doggy Profile

Meet one of our Reading Dogs: Carita!
Meet one of our Reading Dogs: Carita!

Imagine the Yarra 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 l…
These school holidays families have the opportunity to drop into Eltham or Watsonia Libraries to share your stories and experiences of the …

Black Saturday Anniversary Black Saturday Anniversary

The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning across Victoria on and around Saturday, 7 February…
The Black Saturday bushfires were a series of bushfires that ignited or were burning across Victoria on and around Saturday, 7 February…

Community Creative: Joel Quinn Community Creative: Joel Quinn

Joel Quinn is a local singer and guitarist. By the time he was 18, Joel had performed over 200 gigs and is now…
Joel Quinn is a local singer and guitarist. By the time he was 18, Joel had performed over 200 gigs and is now…
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