Events Blog

Celebrate Dutch St Nicholas

Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 15:49 by ADMIN_MANDM

Bring the whole family for a special celebration at Diamond Valley Library on Saturday 29 November from 2.00pm - 5.00pm. Celebrate Dutch St Nicholas at the library. Pepernoten will be scattered, Pete will do his tricks and St Nicholas will be greeting young and old. Everyone welcome. . . . more »

Write Now! Short Story Competition Short List Announced

Posted on Friday, November 14, 2014 - 14:26 by ADMIN_MANDM

After months of reading and rereading, Yarra Plenty Regional Library is pleased to announce the short list for the 2014 Write Now Short Story Competition. We had a great response this year and it was fantastic to read so many diverse entries. Our judge, Kirsty Murray, will announce the winners and commended entries at the Write Now! Awards Night on: Mill Park Library Thursday 27 . . . more »

Sensitive Santa for Children on Autism Spectrum

Posted on Friday, November 7, 2014 - 09:54 by ADMIN_MANDM

Children on the Autism Spectrum can have their photo taken with Santa in a calm and sensory friendly environment at Mill Park Library. There will be four sessions on: Saturday 22 November Sunday 23 November Saturday 29 November Sunday 30 November To book, contact Sherridan Bourne. Phone 9457 9940 (Monday to Thursday 8.00am-3.00pm) or email sherridan.bourne@banyule.vic.gov.au

Whittlesea Library Now Open

Posted on Monday, September 15, 2014 - 17:11 by ADMIN_MANDM

The new Whittlesea township library is now open. Come along to the library at the redeveloped Whittlesea Community Activity Centre at 57-61 Laurel Street Whittlesea. The library is open: Monday 10.00am – 5.00pm Tuesday 10.00am – 8.30pm Wednesday, Thursday 10.00am – 5.00pm Friday 10.00am – 8.30pm Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm (Sunday CLOSED) Parking for the library is at the rear and the entrance is to . . . more »

Booklovers' Festival Beckons With Author Talks and Workshops

Posted on Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 11:24 by ADMIN_MANDM

A story begins! It's time for the sixth annual Booklovers' Festival from Wednesday 2 July until Wednesday 30 July. Celebrate new beginnings. Hear stories of sea changes, immigration, starting over, new approaches, new ways of thinking, historic discoveries, adaptations, and famous beginnings. Embark on your own new beginning by taking an inspiring creative workshop or learn what makes a successful crowd funding campaign to make . . . more »

A Morning With Father Bob

Posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:06 by ADMIN_MANDM

Meet the larrikin priest Father Bob Maguire and hear the story of how he began with lonely childhood in poor circumstances and became the much-loved people’s priest of today. Father Bob will be in conversation with Joyce Dickson at the Heidelberg Theatre on Tuesday 20 May at 11.30am - 1.00pm. Places limited. Please book by clicking here. . . . more »

Too Many Elephants at National Simultaneous Storytime

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 13:57 by ADMIN_MANDM

Join thousands of children across Australia to listen to the same book at the same time on Wednesday 21 May at 11.00am Special guests will read the book Too Many Elephants in This House by Ursula Dubosarsky at all library branches and the Little Big Shots International Film Festival. National Simultaneous Storytime is an important annual campaign that aims to encourage more young Australians to . . . more »

Join the Dots at Your Local Library

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:10 by ADMIN_MANDM

It's the week we focus on the many benefits of libraries. Discover how the library can help you join the dots with learning, meeting and reading during Library and Information Week from Monday 19 May to Sunday 25 May. Storing Your Photos When Travelling Mill Park Library Monday 19 May 1.00pm - 2.00pm Get ideas on how to store your photos when travelling. Avoid losing . . . more »

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

Posted on Monday, April 14, 2014 - 11:59 by ADMIN_MANDM

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. Balloon sculpture 11.00am - 12.30pm . . . more »

Little Big Shots International Film Festival

Posted on Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:44 by ADMIN_MANDM

Laugh, whoop, think and create while exploring the latest and greatest children’s short films at the Little Big Shots Film Festival. This FREE event will be held at the Plenty Ranges Arts and Convention Centre (PRACC) in Ferres Boulevard South Morang on Wednesday 21 May from 11.00am – 12.30pm. Yarra Plenty Regional Library has been selected to present the only free screening of the Little . . . more »