27 September, 2006

History of the Melbourne Cup and Fashions

Diamond Valley Library, Monday 30th October, 1.30-3pm Rosanna Library, Thursday, 2nd November, 7-8.30pm.
Mill Park Library, Monday 6th November, 1-2.30pm.

Come and meet collector Ann Dixon. Learn the history of the Melbourne Cup.
View the selection of fashion 1860s to 1980s.

Try on a hat from days gone by.

Seniors Week Oct 1-7, 2006.

Active Ageing
The theme for Seniors Week at Diamond Valley and Eltham Libraries.
"Strengthen through exercise" will be presented by Pam Fallon at Diamond Valley Library on Tuesday 3rd October, 10.30-11.30am.
Give-aways, free passes and discount vouchers and light refreshments.

"Confident Living for Older Victorians", will be presented by Crime Prevention Officer, Senior Constable Robyn Murphy at Diamond Valley Library, Wednesday 4th October, 2-3pm. Light refreshments provided.

Vic Walk by Eltham and Environs Walking Group. Helen will talk about walks in local and country areas, morning walks and day trips at Eltham Library, Wednesday 4th October, 1.30-2.30pm.

"Confident Living for Older Victorians", will be presented by Crime Prevention Officer, Senior Constable Robyn Murphy at Eltham Library, Thursday 5th October, 2-3pm. Light refreshments provided.

Come along, have a cuppa, meet new friends.

For extra Seniors Week activities around Melbourne, see the WEBSITE

25 September, 2006

Your Memories of Heidelberg WANTED!

Do you, your family or friends have reminiscences of life in early Heidelberg?

What was it like growing up? Are there any particular buildings or places that have special memories?
Share your stories and memories with Ivanhoe Library's Local History Collection.
We welcome drawings, poems and prose.

Hand your stories in at Ivanhoe Library.
Send via email to:
or post to
Ivanhoe Library, Bag 50, Ivanhoe, 3079.

20 September, 2006

New Books, Vegetables, Mooncakes & Lanterns

Saturday 23rd, September.

Come and join us for Morning tea and view our New Books from 10-11am at Rosanna Library.

Thursday 28th September.

Get some tips and ideas on Growing Vegetables in Small Spaces at Rosanna Library, 1.30-3pm, , with special Guest, Anna from Bulleen Art and Garden.

Mill Park Library is celebrating the Mooncake Festival with a lantern-making workshop 1-3pm.

05 September, 2006

Animalia, September School Holiday Program! Click the Library for contact details.

Tuesday, 19th September.
Craft Activities and Games, 10-11am, Mill Park Library.

Wednesday 20th, September.
Games Galore, 10-12noon, Ivanhoe Library (Online, XBox, karaoke)
CARP Productions presents and animal show, 11-12 noon, Lalor Library.
StoryTime, 6.30-7.30pm Rosanna Library.

Thursday, 21st September.
The Diamonte Mini Circus, 10.30-11.30am, Diamond Valley Library.

Friday 22nd September.
Don't move Puppet Theatre, 10.30-11.30am, Eltham Library.

Monday 25th September.
Don't Move Puppet Theatre, 10.30-11.30am, Thomastown Library. Don't Move Puppet Theatre, 2-3pm, Watsonia Library
7UP Club, 4-5pm, Diamond Valley Library.

Tuesday 26th September
Disco with the Funky Monkeys, 10-11am, Mill Park Library.

Wednesday 27th September.

Ivanhoe Library Karaoke Idol, 11-12 noon.
onte Mini Circus, 1.30-2.30pm, Rosanna Library.

Thursday 28th September.

Dinosaur Drawing Workshop, 10.30-12 noon, Ivanhoe Library.
Bush Babies, 10.30-11.30am, Diamond Valley Library.
Animal Storytime, 11-12 noon, Eltham Library.
Storytime, listening to Animalia, 2-3pm, Lalor Library.