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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 ...

Author Graeme Simsion – The Best of Adam Sharp

31 May 2017
Moonee Valley Libraries
Graeme Simsion

The best-selling author of The Rosie Project will be talking about his new book, The Best of Adam Sharp....

Too afraid to cry

1 June 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Ali Cobby-Eckermann

Poet Ali Cobby-Eckermann is a member of the Stolen Generations.

Mind Matters with Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

3 June 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Dr Michael Carr-Gregg

1pm to 2:30pm
Frankston Library
03 9784 1020

Bird Man Sean Dooley

17 June 2017
Frankston City Libraries
Sean Dooley

11am to 12:30pm
Seaford Library
03 9784 1020

Jane Austen's Emma

22 June 2017
Darebin Libraries
Lise Rodgers

Two hundred years on from publication of Emma, join us to celebrate the folk of Highbury with none more...

The Refugee Advocate

22 June 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Ann Morrow, Brigid Arthur , Michael Green

“With courage let us all combine”