Help Liz Learn to Knit

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 15:18


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.

Apps to Take Your Library Mobile

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 10:18

Download these apps to access the library and e-library from anywhere. Put items on hold, download e-books and e-audiobooks and music, read magazines, and more.


Smith Family Reunion Panton Hill

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 13:37

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)

Laughing Waters walk

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 00:00

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.

Eltham's Library Dogs

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 16:44

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:

Tim Burstall’s Eltham Characters

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 00:00

The Memoirs of A Young Bastard The Memoirs of A Young Bastard

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 - Josh Taylor presentations

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 15:43

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.

Greensborough on Victorian Collections

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 15:02

Greensboroug Historical Society  were recently acknowledged by Museum Victoria as the most prolific contributor to Victorian Collections by a volunteer group.  The event held at ACMI was attended by the Minster for Arts Heidi Victoria.

OverDrive Media Console 3.0.1

Monday, September 2, 2013 - 11:08

Hard on the heels of the release of Overdrive Media console v3.0 comes v3.0.1. for iOS. If the pace of the page swiping was irritating you this one is for you.

V3.0.1 changes include improved eBook page swiping and tapping. Some VoiceOver improvements a fixing of a bug related to displaying of your History.