Whittlesea Tapestry of history

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 13:32

The 2013 Whittlesea Cultural Heritage Program continues in November with the Whittlesea Historical Society presenting "Whittlese's Tapestry of History" event on Wednesday 13 November at the Civic Centre, Sth Morang.

Learn about the colourful past of objects in the Society's collection.

Find out:

how the township of Whittlesea got its name

Why there is an antique clock residing in the Whittlesea Post Office

Reading for fun makes a difference!

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 12:00


Children who read for pleasure are likely to perform significantly better in the classroom than their peers who rarely read, according to a report by the University of London’s Institute of Education.

September School Holidays - Magical Mysteries

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:28

Mill Park Library was imbued with books, masks, arts and crafts from the realm of Magical Mysteries.(TL). In Dreamtime Creations children designed and created their own boomerang and told a a story of their boomerang art. The children were  also shown  how to throw a boomerang to harvest high growing fruit.(TR)

Halloween Family Fright Night

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 14:00

Join us for a scarily fun Halloween night of spooky activities, games and trick or treating. Dress up and come along for a frightening good time.


Halloween Celebrations will be held at Mill Park Library on Thursday 31st October 2012 from 6.30 - 8 pm.


Bookings not essential



Don’t worry Your Majesty…

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 13:04

The Queen shared her grandmotherly concerns that children may desert books for technology during a recent ceremony at Buckingham Palace where she presented author Joanne Harris with an MBE for services to literature.  After the ceremony Harris explained that the Queen "asked me what I thought about eBooks and computer games and said that she feared that children were playing with those more than they were reading books".  Read more here.

Discover Cultural Secrets

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 11:51

Love the Arts Create the Crafts

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 10:17

An Ephiphany

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 10:29



Contribute to Our Disability Action Plan

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 11:39

Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service is committed to providing equitable, dignified access to its library buildings, services, communications, information and employment processes for all library users and staff. To support this objective, we are currently reviewing our Disability Action Plan with the aim of developing an updated plan that will continue to support and work towards achieving the goals of an inclusive organisation.

Newspapers newly added to Trove

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 14:42
The National Library of Australia is pleased to announce the following newspapers which have issues that have been newly added to Digitised newspapers and more on Trove.