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Author Talk with Sally Hepworth

21 April 2018
Frankston City Libraries
Sally Hepworth

From the bestselling author of The Secrets of Midwives comes a compelling new novel brimming with power...

Accessing ebooks

26 April 2018 to 23 May 2018
State Library Victoria

Victorian State Library members can access a huge range of nonfiction ebooks spanning science, philosophy...

Charles Dickens: Words and music

26 April 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Charles Dickens and the Newport Strings

This is an evening to celebrate Charles Dickens and his profound connection to food using it as social...

Any Book Book Club: East Melbourne

1 May 2018
Melbourne Library Service
Melbourne Library Service

Like talking about books? So do we!

Read to me: comic book stories performed live

5 May 2018
State Library Victoria
Bernard Caleo and State Library Victoria

Experience comic books in all their audio-visual glory – just as the author intended – as local comic book...

The art of wellbeing: an evening with Meredith Gaston

9 May 2018
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Meredith Gaston

"When we live as part of nature, our wellbeing naturally blossoms."

Any Book Book Club: Southbank

9 May 2018
Melbourne Library Service
Melbourne Library Service

Like talking about books? So do we!

Author Talk with Claire Halliday

10 May 2018
Frankston City Libraries
Claire Halliday

Celebrate Mother's Day at Frankston City Libraries with Women of Altitude

How to Self-Publish Your Story

12 May 2018
Wyndham City Libraries
Kathryn Gauci and Emma Hall

Kathryn Gauci will talk about her writing and self-publishing journey.