Every now and then a borrower returns something with a little note attached to tell the staff if there are pages missing or a scratched CD etc. but we do love it when they post a little review!
Clearly this borrower loved the 5th installment in the Harry Potter Series as read by Stephen Fry - they are quite wonderful, give them a try!
Family History Fest
The popular family history fest program resumes at Diamond Valley Library this month. Family history researchers are invited to meet at the library on the last Wednesday of every month at 1.30 pm and listen to a topic of interest and connect with other genealogists.
Who wouldn't want to win a bundle of books? Lucky Benjamin did when he won this prize for being part of the Summer Reading Club at Eltham. I wonder how long it will take for him to get through them...
Come down to the Lalor Library on the 25th of February from 6.30pm - 8.00pm and we will provide you with some tips which will help you turn it into a fact!
Create your own invitations, plan a simple menu, and use flowers from your garden to create a simple table centre piece.
At the Lalor library we are really excited about our Toy Library membership drive during the months of February & March. Become a member now and receive a special gift!
Membership is open to all Whittlesea residents caring for children 0-6 years of age.
Group members of the band “Bohemian Nights”, Phil Carroll and Ernie Gruner played Gypsy, Middle-Eastern, French, Italian, Russian, and tango music to serenade us all on Valentines day. The soulful and sometimes wild sounds of Violin, Piano Accordion and Mandolin wafted through the Library building and stirred the audience into riotous clapping, dancing and conga lines. Armando Cesari who came in to borrow a book but was so stirred by the music that he burst into song, showed us that our library borrowers have many hidden talents.
From dominating the small screen to the topic of the lunch room; from the Melbourne food and wine festival to our own home celebrations; it seems food is everywhere. With this in mind, these films can keep you satisfied without actually eating ...
SIX TOP PICKS (you find some of these in book version too)
All branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will be off-road on the Labour Day public holiday on Monday 11 March.
The City of Whittlesea is currently preparing their first Cultural Heritage Strategy to help protect and manage the City of Whittlesea’s unique cultural heritage for past, present and future generations.
The City has a wonderful Aboriginal, natural and cultural heritage that underpins its sense of identity.
Feedback is being invited to tell Council what heritage-related issues are important to you.
Last week Lalor library hosted a fantastic celebration to mark the Year of the Snake.
A large crowd enjoyed a packed afternoon of activities. We enjoyed beautiful Harp music from Chelsea Bai, a dance performance from Nemca, a Tai Chi demonstration and Mr Wu and the master calligrapher transcribed names into works of art.