Martin Beck is a fictional Swedish detective who is the main character in a series of ten novels by Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo. The novels are seen largely from his perspective. Often, very little happens but somehow it’s gripping. Each book is a Marxist critique of society and amazingly they haven’t dated at all.
These books are now available on our Overdrive service.
What does 'Abundance' mean to you?
Yarra Plenty Regional Library invites people aged over 55 to submit a photograph on the theme of 'abundance' for an exhibition at library branches.
Write a sentence to describe your entry and submit with your photo at your local library.
We have wool and needles but very little skill. If you want to help Liz, youth co ordinator extraordinaire learn to knit (or just watch her flounder while you enjoy other activities) why not come to Teen Night at Lalor Library?
Friday 6 September 5-7pm
Friday 4 October 5-7pm.
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A gold ‘n’ opportunity for the descendants of Samuel & Sarah Smith to celebrate the 159th anniversary of their arrival in Australia
Sunday 20th October 2013
Panton Hill hall, Kangaroo Ground – St Andrews Road, Panton Hill
12 noon – 5.00 pm
2 pm Family History book launch : “Gold “n” opportunity
By Leonie Smith Cairns (5th generation descendant)
The Eltham District Historical Society’s next walk is along Laughing Waters Road, Eltham to its eastern end and returning partly over the same route – a total distance of about 2.5km. On the way the tour will access the two artist in residence properties to view the houses (from the outside) that are associated with Alistair Knox, Gordon Ford and others in the local mud brick and artistic community.
Since these cute little dogs arrived in our children's area, kids can't seem to get enough of them. Here's a few ways and names that staff have overheard them being used and called:
Years before he became one of Australia’s best-known film directors, Tim
Burstall lived with his wife Betty in Napier Crescent, Montmorency. Betty
Find My Past recently hosted American genealogist Josh Taylor on a tour down under including venues in Australia and New Zealand. He certainly knows his stuff and his passion since childhood was clearly evident in his presentation I heard in Melbourne early last month, among the many events which was a very busy National Family History Month.
For those who could not make it, his presentations are now available online and well recommended. These links will download at PDFs.