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’ 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.
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:
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:
Time Out Melbourne
White (Bridal magazine)
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.
how the township of Whittlesea got its name
Why there is an antique clock residing in the Whittlesea Post Office
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)