World Autism Awareness Day Festival

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 12:41

As part of the World Autism Awareness Day Festival, Mill Park Library is hosting a FREE tips and everyday skills session for parents and carers of children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.



Dark Discworld Days

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 13:32


“This book was written using 100% recycled words.”
― Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters



Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 11:23

Genealogy Congress

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 10:10

Ardent genies are gearing up for Congress next week. The 14th Australasian Congress on Genealogy & Heraldry  will be held in Canberra 27 – 30 March.  This major genealogy conference for Australia and New Zealand is only held every three years.  The hosts are the The Heraldry & Genealogy Society of Canberra (HAGSOC), under the auspices of AFFHO Australasian Federation of Family History Societies.

Self published eBooks – the good with the bad

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 18:05

It seems the DIY sector of the books market is currently booming but as always you have to take the good with the bad.

The good

A new study has found that the proportion of self-published bestsellers written by women is almost twice as large as in traditional publishing. Read about it in this article from The Guardian.

The Bad

Foreign language titles now available for download on Zinio

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 13:35

Starting this month, we are proud to announce that a raft of foreign language magazines are now available to download to your device. To access these titles, just follow the prompts on the homepage.


The LOTE (Language Other Than English,) titles we have are:







L’Officiel Paris      


150 years of Ellis Cottage

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:55
Nillumbik Historical Society are celebrating 150 years of Ellis Cottage, Diamond Creek on Sunday 22 March 2015 1pm to 4pm
A Guest speaker at 2PM is Associate Professor Don Garden
President of

Eltham District Historical Society online

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:18

The Eltham District Historical Society have announced the launch of their new online presence; spearheaded with a major upgrade to their website and a new domain name URL,