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)
Join us for a scarily fun Halloween night of spooky activities, games and trick or treating. Dress up and come along for a frightening good time.
Halloween Celebrations will be held at Mill Park Library on Thursday 31st October 2012 from 6.30 - 8 pm.
Bookings not essential
The Queen shared her grandmotherly concerns that children may desert books for technology during a recent ceremony at Buckingham Palace where she presented author Joanne Harris with an MBE for services to literature. After the ceremony Harris explained that the Queen "asked me what I thought about eBooks and computer games and said that she feared that children were playing with those more than they were reading books". Read more here.