Positive Ageing Reference Group

Nillumbik Shire Council is seeking expressions of interest from community members to join the Positive Ageing Reference Group (PARG). PARG aims to actively promote and support positive ageing across the wider Nillumbik community. The purpose of the group is to provide a mechanism for Council to consult with community representatives in seeking advice and guidance…
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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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Intergenerational Storytime

  Intergenerational  storytime brings  together three generations: seniors, children and their parents. Sunlight Aged Care, Whittlesea Lodge Aged Care, Whittlesea Library, Whittlesea Community Engagement, TRY Childcare, Whittlesea Kindergarten and Whittlesea Playgroup are conducting specialised storytime sessions to provide seniors, children, their parents and/or caregivers with opportunities to interact through play, song, craft and stories. The…
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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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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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Home Library

                      Do you know someone who would benefit from our Home Library service? This is a free and convenient way for housebound residents to borrow library items. A volunteer selects items to meet each person’s individual needs and interests and delivers them on a monthly…
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