IMPORTANT NOTICE Services Affected By System Upgrade 4 November - 7 November

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 14:40

Library services will be restricted online from overnight on Monday 4 November until Thursday 7 November, and in branch and on the Mobile Library on Wednesday 6 November, due to a library system upgrade.

Members will be unable to log on to the website, renew items, place or remove holds or use some e-library e-resources including downloading e-books and e-audio over this period.

Grow Harvest Cook

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 08:29

‘Grow Harvest Cook’ is a new Australian book in our collection with lots of useful tips and ideas on how to grow, store and cook produce. The book has an array of great photos and showcases the many ways to make more of fruit, nuts  and vegetables. Foods from almonds to zucchini are covered and have inspired me to cook new vegies  that I haven’t used in the past.

Phar Lap the wonder horse

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 14:05

We received this wonderful review of Phar Lap the wonder horse by Jakie Kerin for the Spring Carnival of Reading. It was beautifully handwritten by Archisha S. who is 6 years old:

Phar Lap the Wonder Horse Phar Lap the Wonder Horse

Instagram the Library on the Hill

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 11:38

New Magazine Titles for 2014

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 14:05

In the coming year we will have some exciting new magazine titles hitting the shelves at a library near you. The titles cater for many tastes, so stay tuned for when they will be arriving at the branches. Some of the titles we will be adding to our current range include:



Cosmopolitan Bride

Soccer 360


Custom Tattooz

Disney Princess


Official Nintendo


Mollie Makes

Time Out Melbourne

White (Bridal magazine)

TV Soap

Weekend Gardener

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)