Early Years Expo

DIAMOND VALLEY LIBRARY Early Years Expo Saturday 30 July 2016 10.00am – 1.00pm This is the second annual Early Years Expo for Diamond Valley Library. As you can see it is going to be a flurry of activities, stalls and information. So, come along and see what your community has to offer parents, caregivers and…
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Thomastown Library Open Again

  UPGRADE FOR THOMASTOWN LIBRARY The Thomastown Library has received funding from both the Andrews Labor Government under the Living Libraries Infrastructure Program and City of Whittlesea. The library was closed from Monday 11 July but is now back open! Thomastown Library welcomes you to celebrate the renovation and check it out for yourself at the…
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Print from Anywhere is finally here!

Print emails, attachments, photos, boarding passes, web pages and more from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or computer to any of the locations below. Download the instruction guide here for more details and instructions. Download the mobile printing apps from the App Store and Google Play. Select a branch to pick up your printing! Diamond Valley Eltham Library Ivanhoe Library…
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Census Information Sessions

The census is the largest form of information gathering in Australia. Census Night is coming (Tuesday 9 August) so make sure you are ready. If you would like more information about the census, have some questions, are new to Australia or have never participated in a census before then come along to a free community-based…
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Stories that are…

Listen. He is going to tell you a tale. She is going to speak to you words. They are going to give you stories like small boxes tightly sealed, taped and bound with ribbon. And inside will be things. Dangerous, funny, taboo, local, scientific, performed, crafted, criminal, oral, historic things. Things great and things small…
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Always…

  Inspired by Plenty Ranges Arts Centre’s tour of Always… Patsy Cline, Yarra Plenty Regional Library invited community members to compose a heartfelt letter to their hero, as part of a competition and exhibition program. Letters were exhibited in the theatre foyer and will be displayed at library branches throughout the year. Many heartfelt recollections…
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Mr Whittles

Whittlesea Library welcomes Mr Whittles to their team. Mr Whittles is an innovative pilot program that involves a telepresence robot on a miniature segway-style base with an iPad mounted on a telescopic pole to engage isolated seniors in their community. Less mobile residents can have access to virtual tours, consultations and events without leaving home…
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Celebrating Long-term Partnerships

Holi Dance Drama - held on Sunday 13 March - was one of the highlights of Cultural Diversity Week for Yarra Plenty Regional Library. This colourful event explored the significance, history and current traditions of the Holi festival in India and was held at the Streeton Room, The Centre Ivanhoe. Northern Region Indian Seniors Association…
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Summer Reading Club Winner

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library annual Summer Reading Club ran through December 2015 – January 2016 encouraging kids to read over the school holidays. For every 10 books read and recorded each child between the ages of 3-12 received a fun trading card and went into the draw to win great prizes. This fun, family-orientated…
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