Exhibition recalls the Shire and City of Heidelberg

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 15:52

When the new brick court house in Jika Street, Heidelberg opened its doors in 1901, the Shire of Heidelberg had existed for 30 years. The Shire progressed so remarkably over the next 30 years that it was conferred with the status of a City.

The old court house is now the Museum of the Heidelberg Historical Society, which is currently featuring an exhibition celebrating the 80th Anniversary of the proclamation of the City of Heidelberg.

Zinio Title of the Month - Australian Handyman

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:58

Every issue of this magazine is packed full of step-by-step projects that turn the ordinary into extraordinary. Australian Handyman gives you great tips on how to improve both your outdoor and indoor areas, as well as showcasing trends and projects that will beautify your home, save you money and at the same time give your home that unique feel of being ‘Your Home’.


Heidelberg's favouite music teacher

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 09:55
Mr Renn Wortley, a long-time member of the Heidelberg Historical Society, will be the guest speaker at next month's Heidelberg Historical Society Meeting.

Commonwealth Games – Glasgow July 2014

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 16:53

The Commonwealth Games are a thrilling festival of sport, bringing together athletes from around the world. Held every four years, they celebrate the best that the Commonwealth has to offer. But how did they get their start, and how are they organized? Who have been the star performers, and what can we expect at the 2014 Games in Glasgow? Read this eBook to find out all about the Commonwealth Games.

Celebrate your Trove stories

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 15:04

August is family history month and if you are a family historian, Trove wants to celebrate your stories in the Trove blog. Share your favourite Trove discovery about your family, the best Trove tip you have for a budding family historian, or any thoughts you have about how Trove has changed the way you research. Feel free to include a photo of yourself or of something you've uncovered through your digging. (Please only share images which are out of copyright or for which you own the copyright.)

Fancy some family history?

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:43


Fancy some family history? August is National Family History Month.  Be inspired and learn how you can explore your family tree at the library with our special guest speakers and events.


Ivanhoe Library


Tuesday 5 August

Lalor Library to Undergo $1 million Upgrade

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 16:05

Lalor Library is undergoing a $1 million upgrade. While the upgrade takes place the library will be closed to the public from:

To Kill A Mockingbird is now available as an eBook and downloadable audio!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 16:40

In a rare public statement released through her publisher, HarperCollins, Lee said: "I'm still old-fashioned. I love dusty old books and libraries. I am amazed and humbled that Mockingbi