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Write Together

22 May 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Watsonia Library

Bring in your current project and write in the company of fellow writers – and share the creative energy...

Marilyn Lake in conversation with Stuart Macintyre - Wed 22 May 2019 at 6:...

22 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Wed 22 May 2019 at 6:30pm

How to Read to Babies Storytime (0-12 Months)

22 May 2019
The Sun Bookshop

WELCOME TO OUR THIRD HOW TO READ TO BABIES STORYTIME! Does the concept of reading to babies confuse you?...

Melbourne Was Underwater?

22 May 2019
The Wheeler Centre
David Sornig, Karen White, Erin O'Donnell,...

The experts have spoken – there’s no doubt the water is rising. But what will it mean for Melbournians?

Poetesis Open Mic Poetry

22 May 2019
Melbourne Spoken Word

Every second Wednesday, behind the bookshelf in Sooki Lounge’s secret downstairs ‘nook’, you will find a...

LOVE by Patricia Cornelius

23 May 2019

An unapologetic exploration of love and addiction. Audacious. Raw.

Half the perfect world: writers, dreamers and drifters on Hydra

23 May 2019
Boroondara Library Service
Paul Genoni and Tanya Dalziell

Hear about this fascinating international artist community, formed on the Greek island of Hydra.

Altered Books Workshop

23 May 2019
Yarra Plenty Regional Library
Eltham Library

Have a go at turning an old book into a work of art!

Skeleton-drawing workshop with Sherlock Bones’s Renee Treml - Thu 23 May...

23 May 2019
Readings Bookshop

Thu 23 May 2019 at 4:30pm

Readings Kids — 315 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053