The townspeople of Eltham and surrounds are invited to a soiree at 'Eltham Abbey' (Eltham Library) to celebrate the library estate's 20th anniversary on Saturday 24 May from 11.00am - 2.00pm.
The butler will welcome you to a day of celebrations, including a Punch and Judy puppet show, farm animals, a treasure hunt, art tours, balloon sculpture and fairy floss.
If just William isn't quite your cup of tea maybe The Adventure Series by Enid Blyton will appeal? The series of eight books features four children, Philip, Jack, Dinah, and Lucy-Ann who go off on adventures - discovering and solving mysteries without the help of adults. The books are available for download as eBooks through our Bolinda Service.
Microfilm resources held at the library have now been consolidated and can be accessed at Mill Park Library in the J. W. Payne Room for local and family history research.
It all began with William’s aunt, who was in a good temper that morning, and gave him a shilling for posting a letter for her and carrying her parcels from the grocer’s.
“Buy some sweets or go to the Pictures,” she said carelessly, as she gave it to him.
William walked slowly down the road, gazing thoughtfully at the coin. After deep calculations, based on the fact that a shilling is the equivalent of two sixpences, he came to the conclusion that both luxuries could be indulged in.....
Great news for Kids and Teens!
A new eReading Room for Kids and Teens has just been added to our Overdrive site.
Diamond Valley Library's Reading Dog, Lachlan, is inspiring children across Victoria to read more books as the face of the 2014 Premiers' Reading Challenge.
Vogue Living tells stories that engage, fascinate and excite, weaving together a myriad of influences that inspire our lives, be it cultural trends, arts and architecture, a new secret find around the corner, a far flung destination, or a privileged glimpse into a private and compelling world. Interiors, spaces and places, here or there, come vividly to life through their inhabitants and the lens of the camera. Beauty is paramount.
Just a small sample of sporting biographies available from our Bolinda service….