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Essendon Rifles book relaunch

30 March 2017
Moonee Valley Libraries
Judy Maddigan

Join local historian Judy Maddigan for the relaunch of her publication describing the history of the 58th...

Welcome to the Library tour

4 April 2017 to 1 June 2017
State Library Victoria

Take a guided tour exploring the Library’s many spaces and services.

Author Talk with Shane Maloney

8 April 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Shane Maloney

Join Shane Maloney at Frankston Library as he discusses his works and writings.

Author Glenn McFarlane - The Fair Dinkums

19 April 2017
Moonee Valley Libraries
Glenn McFarlane

The Fair Dinkums is about soldiers from Victoria who were sent to Gallipoli and the Western Front,...

The complete recordings of Tim Steward

20 April 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Cameron Borg

Cameron Borg, musician and writer, explores the world of Australian indie music and SCREAMFEEDER star Tim...

Author Talk with Andrew Rule

22 April 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Andrew Rule

Andrew Rule is well known for his journalism for newspapers, radio and TV.

Death by Dim Sim

27 April 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent details her hilarious ,honest, and inspiring journey to lose 40 kilos and win her lifelong...

Jane Austen "My Emma"

29 April 2017
Bayside Library Service
Lise Rodgers

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the publication of “Emma” in 1816, this new production by Lise...

One object, many stories

31 May 2017
State Library Victoria
Library conservator Katrina Ben and History of...

The Library houses two million books, pictures, documents, maps and artefacts from across the ages ...