Write Now! Winners 2016

Winner Announcement! We would like to congratulate the many talented writers who entered this year’s Write Now! contest. To all of our writers, well done and thank you for taking the time to share your stories with us. Winners were announced by our judge, Lyndel Caffrey and Mayor Tom Melican of Banyule City Council in…
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Lalor Library is Turning 40

  Lalor Library first opened on 11 November 1976 and to celebrate we are hosting a Family Day with lots of FREE activities and entertainment on Saturday 12 November 2016 from 11.00am - 4.00pm. Don't miss out on this great day! What's On? A Sausage sizzle, animal farm, face painting, henna tattoos, craft activities, storytime…
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Eltham Library

Due to a public event, this branch will be CLOSED Saturday 5 November. Normal hours will resume on Sunday 6 November. Your nearest branch is located at Diamond Valley…
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Tech Savvy Seniors

Yarra Plenty Regional Library is offering a series of free computer classes aimed at Seniors Card holders. These classes are part of the Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors program supported by Seniors Card and Telstra. The classes offer hands-on practice in a range of computer skills including internet, email, cyber safety and online shopping. Students don’t…
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Write Now! Competition 2016

Ten judges were involved in the preliminary judging process; each story was read by at least two different judges. This process has resulted in a shortlist of 24 entries which have now been passed on to judge Lyndel Caffrey who will select the winning stories. A note from the preliminary judges: Overall, the judges were…
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Hindsight

If given the chance, what would you say to your younger self? ‘Don’t accept knockbacks. Just keep going. Try again and again and again.’ – Hindsight participant   Hindsight was a touring exhibition pilot project, celebrating the contribution of older adults to their communities. Representing the changing faces and voices of senior community members, twelve…
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FEASTival

Do you like food? Then you need to find out more about FEASTival. FEASTival? What is that? I hear you asking. Well the library is celebrating cultural diversity and bringing flavours of the world to you. There are food-inspired events of all sorts including progressive cooking demonstrations and tastings. Don’t miss out on these foodie…
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New Titles for family history

The following new titles have been added to the collection, just in time for the lead up of our Region wide program for National Family History Month in August. Getting Started Family First The Family History Web Directory Australia People Arriving in Australia, 1788-1828 The Forgotten Australians Treasures in Australian Government Gazettes Making A Home…
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