Watsonia Library was inundated by enthusiastic children at the start of the July 2011 School Holiday Program. "Come all my hearty crew and sail through the seas of Sand Bottle creativity".
The materials for a creative journey.
Tuesday 12 July
Bring your own comfy cushion, pillow or beanbag and relax with the film Muppet Treasure Island. Munch on treats and sip on hot chocolate (for the kids only) provided by Cafe 41. Rated G. Bookings required.
Arrgh! Be sure to come on down to your local Library this School holdiays. We have lots of pirate books to be enjoyed and lots of programs to join in on.
It's warm and cosy in the library and the perfect weather to watch a movie or talk about books. This year at our Booklovers Festival, we're comparing great Aussie books and the movie of that book. Which is better? Be part of the lively discussions at your local branch at both screenings and bookchats.
Our featured books are:
Romulus, My Father by Raimond Gaita
As of Wednesday 6 July Ivanhoe Library will be open 7 days a week!
Come along for this very special storytime dressed as your favourite book character to celebrate! Woo Hoo!
All the library staff will be dressed up too and you can win prizes for guessing which character we've come as! Awww yeah!
Friday 22 July
11.00am - 12.00 noon
Learn how to use the new YPRL website to its full potential. A must for anyone who enjoys interacting online or who wants to access library services. Beginner and advanced users welcome.
Eltham District Historical Society’s regular excursions program continues in July with a visit to Montmorency and Briar Hill. It will comprise a short train journey and a walk of about 3km. The date is Saturday 2nd July. The plan is to catch the 2.01pm train from Eltham to Montmorency. Meeting in the foyer of the Eltham station 10 minutes before that time. Otherwise, wait at Montmorency station for the train to arrive at 2.04pm.
I love working in public libraries, you never know what you will find in the returns chute. Yesterday while returning some audio-visual material I chanced upon two CDs by Aussie group The Dingoes.