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)
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.
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:
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 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.
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.
Young adult and Teen-readers, please note that we have re-arranged the YA Fiction collection at Diamond Valley Library.
You can now find your favourite books under the following genres:
Chick Lit, History, Humour, Paranormal, Relationships, Sci-Fi / Fantasy, Thrillers,
We welcome any feedback.
Did you know that there are public domain titles available through Overdrive?
Looking for more eBooks? Consider one of the free public domain titles – they never expire and don’t count against your library checkout limit.
Click on “additional eBooks always available” (it’s usually on the left hand side towards the middle of the page but it does move around) on our Overdrive homepage and go from there.