Book Launch St Margaret's Eltham

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 23:38

Book Launch of

A History of Saint Margaret’s Church Eltham Volume 1 – Beginnings to 1888 by Dr. Geoffrey A Sandy

Sunday February 23 2014 -  3 pm.


The 1861 church and 1870 Parsonage are heritage listed. The church has been a significant in Eltham’s history.

Bishop James Grant, Patron of the Anglican Historical Society and Jim Connor President of the Eltham District Historical Society will undertake the launch. Refreshments will be served.


Victorian Collections updated

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 13:27

The new Victorian Collections website was quietly re-launched in January

The Summer Read

Friday, February 7, 2014 - 14:35

The Summer Read is back and gives Victorians the chance to discover new, local books. Choose from a list of ten great books, written by Victorian authors or telling Victorian stories. There's crime, popular and literary fiction, autobiography, biography and memoir. Recommend another great read and be in the running to win prizes to the value of $4,000. The Summer Read is presented by the State Library of Victoria and Yarra Plenty Regional Library.

Teviot Genealogy Lecture tour

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 15:18


Federation of UK Family History Societies Vice President Lady Mary Teviot is returning to Yarra Plenty Regional Library.  Her March lecture tour will provide valuable tips for your UK family history research at the following sessions:


Genealogical Geography

Lalor Library

Saturday 1 March

2.00 pm - 3.00 pm


FAQ: for how long can I borrow eBooks?

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 12:45

With Bolinda eBooks you can borrow the eBooks for 2 weeks.

With Overdrive you have the option of 7, 14 or 21 day loans.

To change the borrowing period, sign in and choose account – it’s near the top right of your window.

Then choose settings – again near the top right.

Victorian Heritage Register Places and Objects Fund

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 18:40

Applications are now open for the Victorian Heritage Register Places and Objects Fund.

Auslan Storytime Begins

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 14:52

Jennie signs some favourite stories at this Auslan storytime at Rosanna Library.
All are welcome at the storytime, which begins on Saturday 8 February and will run on selected Saturdays throughout the year.
The storytime runs from 11.00am - 11.45am.

Download the flyer with all the dates.


e-Library Gems: Learn to Make a Website with Wordpress

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:47

Learn how to set up a basic website using WordPress.

The course is one of many technology courses available free to library members through Treehouse, including how to make iPhone apps.

The Mobile Library is Back

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 11:40

The Mobile Library service and Outreach Services Van are back on the road for 2014. 

Featured Face: Digital Hub Coordinator Sandie Kerkvliet

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 09:25

Mill Park Digital Hub Coordinator Sandie Kerkvliet has been busy helping the locals enhance their technology skills and learn more about what the NBN can do for them. But her love of libraries is not just about technology... Read on to find out how air swimmers, amazing smells and the magic of discovery all play a part.

What do you do in your role?