NGV Kids on Tour 2019

  Do you like to play make believe?  Are you a curious creature?  Close your eyes and imagine - transform, fly, or travel through infinite worlds. Your creativity can take you anywhere with activities and workshops exploring the National Gallery with upcoming NGV Kids on Tour 2019 activities at your local library this January! NGV…
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Libraries Change Lives… Pass It On!

      I’ve never been shy in expressing how libraries (and librarians, for that matter) have changed my life, to anyone who will listen. Often, my passionate and excited words stimulate energetic conversation on shared experiences and new discoveries. At times however, I am surprised by the reactions my sentiments evoke. Though clichéd, an outdated perception…
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Community Creative: Adam Wallace

Love our September Under the Sea brochure?! Illustrations are by our school holiday guest, Adam Wallace! Adam is a three time New York Times bestselling author with a talent for writing hilarious, horrendous and heartfelt books for children. He has over forty published titles under his belt, including Jamie Brown is Not Rich, Spark, and the Accidentally Awesome series. Adam loves…
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Role of Arts in Childhood Development

Sadly, many adults do not consider themselves ‘creative’. However, when such people speak of their upcoming personal and professional projects, event plans, new hobbies or (less commonly) Excel spreadsheet solutions, it appears the term may require some kind of social reinvention. Creativity, according to the Oxford Dictionary is the use of imagination or original ideas…
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Banyule Combined Advisory Committee Meeting

On Wednesday 6 June, Carolyn Jury and Kate Hansen attended the Banyule Combined Advisory Committee Meeting at the Council Offices. It was an opportunity for all Banyule City Council Advisory Committees to meet each other, share information and explore future objectives. It was a fantastic event, celebrating the work of these committees while inspiring opportunities for…
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