School holiday reading – Just William

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 14:33

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.....

Little Big Shots International Film Festival

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:44

Laugh, whoop, think and create while exploring the latest and greatest children’s short films at the Little Big Shots Film Festival.

Meet the Summer Reading Club and YRead Winners

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:31

Thousands of words were consumed over the Summer break by the children and young people who joined our Summer reading clubs and read, read, read.

New eReading Room for Kids and Teens!

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:58


Great news for Kids and Teens!



A new eReading Room for Kids and Teens has just been added to our Overdrive site. 

Lachlan the Reading Dog Inspires Kids to Read

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 10:05

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.

Zinio Title of the Month - Vogue Living

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 10:28

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.


Footy season

Monday, March 24, 2014 - 16:02

Just a small sample of sporting biographies available from our Bolinda service….

The first eBook?

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 12:30

An electronic version of Peter James’ 1993 novel Host, which was published on two floppy discs, is to go on display in London’s Science Museum as the world’s first electronic novel.

But is it really the first? Debate rages – at least in the Guardian.

World Autism Day Event at Mill Park Library

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 15:53

Join us at Mill Park Library for World Autism Awareness Day on Wednesday 2 April from 11.00am - 1.00pm. We will be celebrating learning and playing for all, in particular those on the Autism spectrum.

Collect a show bag, hear about relevant services and meet other families at this free event.