The Summer Read is back and gives Victorians the chance to discover new, local books. Choose from a list of ten great books, written by Victorian authors or telling Victorian stories. There's crime, popular and literary fiction, autobiography, biography and memoir. Recommend another great read and be in the running to win prizes to the value of $4,000. The Summer Read is presented by the State Library of Victoria and Yarra Plenty Regional Library.
With Bolinda eBooks you can borrow the eBooks for 2 weeks.
With Overdrive you have the option of 7, 14 or 21 day loans.
To change the borrowing period, sign in and choose account – it’s near the top right of your window.
Then choose settings – again near the top right.
Applications are now open for the Victorian Heritage Register Places and Objects Fund.
Jennie signs some favourite stories at this Auslan storytime at Rosanna Library.
All are welcome at the storytime, which begins on Saturday 8 February and will run on selected Saturdays throughout the year.
The storytime runs from 11.00am - 11.45am.
Download the flyer with all the dates.
The Mobile Library service and Outreach Services Van are back on the road for 2014.
Can't make it to story time during the week? Why not come on a Saturday? Eltham Library has increased the amount of weekend story times throughout the year. This means that there's even more opportunities for you and your little ones to come into the library, hear some stories and borrow some books.
Sessions run on selected Saturdays as listed below between 11:00-11:45am:
Chinese New Year is the most important traditional Chinese holiday, a time for family reunions and feasts, cleansing the house by sweeping away ill-fortune and making way for incoming good luck. Bright decorations, firecrackers and dragons dances are just a few of the popular themes