Visit 'Eltham Abbey' to Celebrate the Library's 20th Anniversary

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 11:59

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.

More school holiday reading – the Adventure series by Enid Blyton

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 15:17

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.


Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 11:06

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.

Resources include:

The Heidelberg News and Greensborough, Eltham and Diamond Creek Chronicle

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….