Book-It List

    Challenge yourself. Read something a little different and you could WIN a $100 book voucher. That's right. We want to reward your reading.  How do you enter? Visit Rosanna Library. Pick up a Book It List bookmark. Mark off and write down the 5 books you have read from the list of categories.…
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9th Annual Booklovers Festival

As we enter a two week extravaganza of events celebrating all things Booklovers, here's a round up of some key events to whet your appetite: FESTIVAL LAUNCH: Dressing Jane - Watsonia Library - Saturday 15 July Tea Reads - Rosanna Library - Tuesday 18 July Gideon Haigh: Certain Admissions - Whittlesea Library - Wednesday 19…
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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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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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The Winning Writers

So many hopeful authors came to Watsonia Library on Saturday 23 November to find out if they had won the writing competition. We were fortunate to have the judge, Paul Collins, attend to give out the awards and to talk about writing. The biggest advice is that just because you don't win a competition, don't be…
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Celebrating the Writes of Spring

I n spring 2012, as part of Australia's National Year of Reading, the State Library of Victoria and Victorian public libraries invited adults and children from around the state to tell a story on a postcard, inspired by an original illustration. More than 2400 entires were received from all ages, from which 35 winners were…
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