High on Hawthorn?

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 13:34

High on Hawthorn : the road to the 2013 premiership by Phillip Taylor

Still good for 2014 and available from our Overdrive service!

Yarrambat Heritage Museum Open Day

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 10:16

Have a published a family history?

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 09:51

ENTER YOUR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK NOW FOR THE ALEXANDER HENDERSON AND DON GRANT AWARDS

The Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies (AIGS) presents these two prestigious Awards annually. The Alexander Henderson Award is for ‘the best Australian Family History’ and the Don Grant Award is for ‘the best Australian historical biography with a family history focus’ submitted for the awards in that year.

Rural Life

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:25

The highlight of many children’s year - the Royal Melbourne Show is now on. This year the show runs from Saturday, 20 September to Wednesday, 1 October at Melbourne Showgrounds,

If you feel you want to find out more about life in rural Australia how about these selections from out Bolinda sevice?

Whittlesea Courthouse 150th

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:14

The Whittlesea Courthouse celebrates its 150th anniversary as part of the 2014 City of Whittlesea Cultural heritage Program.  Built in 1864, the Courthouse is one of the oldest functional buildings in the municipality.  Operating as a Court of Petty sessions until 1989, it was later restored and reopened to the public in 1996.  The site features a single-cell lockup, which was built in 1859 to serve the Yan Yean area.

Contribute to the Silver Linings Photo Exhibition

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 16:29

What are you grateful for?
Yarra Plenty Regional Library invites people aged 55 and over to submit a photograph on the theme of 'GRATITUDE' for an exhibition at library branches.
Write a sentence to describe your entry and submit with your photo at your local library.

Read an eBook day - 18 September 2014

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 10:26


Tomorrow - September 18, 2014 - is International Read an eBook Day so why not checkout an ebook from our Overdrive or Bolinda services and celebrate?

You can read more about the day and the celebrations here.

Whittlesea Library Now Open

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 16:11


The new Whittlesea township library is now open. Come along to the library at the redeveloped Whittlesea Community Activity Centre at 57-61 Laurel Street Whittlesea.

The library is open:

Cemetery Records

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 15:50
This week the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust requested tenders for the task to convert the records of cemeteries across Melbourne's inner and outer suburbs into one searchable database.  The trust governs 20 cemeteries from Williamstown to Healesville and is calling for tenders from suitable contractors to create a documents and records management system that covers them all in digital form.