Doctor Who eAudiobooks!

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 12:31

Fans! Whovians! As excitement builds for the screening of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special “Day of the Doctor” it’s worth remembering that there are a number of audio books available to download from our Overdrive service.

Help With Cybersafety Plans By Doing This Survey

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 12:18

This survey asks you questions about your technology use to better understand the library community’s digital experiences and help shape services for the future. The survey should take no more than 10 minutes to complete and is facilitated by The Alannah and Madeline Foundation. Data will be gathered anonymously to help inform their cybersafety programs.

Ebook vs Real

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:49

If you’re interested in the Ebook vs Real book argument, check out this article in The Age – Nov 6 2013.The author, Christopher Bantick discusses the effects changes in practices of universities, schools and individuals have on bookshops. He suggests that bookshops and their staff are valuable resources worth keeping and urges us to support them. 

The Spring Carnival of Reading trophy has been won.

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 11:23

Reading Co-ordinator Mary Gregor presents the Ivanhoe Readers Trophy 2013 to the winner Sarah Frost.  Congratulations Sarah.

Apart from being a champion reader Sarah often post reviews (234 at last count!) on our website. You can read her winning review here

Help Diamond Valley Library Celebrate 40 Years

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 11:04

Mulberry and the Summer Show

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 14:57

Mulberry and the Summer Sow by Che Golden

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An extract fron the review by Khushi J.

The Public Domain Review

Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:13

Confused by the quantity of material available as ebooks on the public domain or just stumped as to what to read? Have a look at The Public Domain Review.

Melbourne Cup 1930

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 15:28

Melbourne Cup 1930 by Geoff Armstrong & Peter Thompson

An interesting review from Sarah F. with some interesting personal anecdotes but sadly too long to publish here in full. However here are some extracts:

 “Full of history and background about, what seems like, every horse that won an Australian horse race prior to the 1930 Melbourne Cup”

Chess Tournament

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 17:09

All Chess Club participants from the Thomastown Library, Lalor Library and Mill Park Library Chess Clubs are invited to register for the library's Annual Chess Tournament to be held at Thomastown library on Saturday November 30th.  Registrations are essential. Log in to register. This tournament is open to all ages!

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

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 15:40

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.