Mobile Library to Stop in Epping From Monday 8 September

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 11:17

The Yarra Plenty Regional Library mobile library will stop in Redding Rise, Epping, adjacent to the Creeds Farm Living and Learning Centre on Mondays from 9.00am until 12.00noon from Monday 8 September.

Whittlesea Library to Open on Monday 8 September

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 14:51

Artist's impression
Whittlesea Township get ready for your new library. The library will open its doors to the public on Monday 8 September at 10.00am.

The library will be open at the following times:

Are you missing your saucy book covers on Overdrive?

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 12:08

There have been some changes to our Overdrive service recently.

One new feature allows you to turn adult covers on and off in your settings.

From this:

To this:

And back again if you wish.

Have you discovered Trove?

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:11

If you are new to local and family history – it is your “must know” resource focusing on Australia and Australians. Trove is a free search engine managed by the National Library of Australia (NLA).  Trove searches the print catalogues of libraries around Australia but also sound and music files, digitised newspaper collections, pictures including contemporary and historical images, maps and archived websites, diaries, letters and archives, people and organisations and lists created by Trove users.

NEW at the e-Library

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 16:20


If you're into music downloading through the e-Library you may have already discovered this fabulous development... You can now stream music.

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.)