Library and Information Week Events 23-29 May 2005
@ Your Library™Library / Event / Date, time / Details / Contact
Belgrave, Eastern Regional Libraries / Heavenly Herbs
Boutique Beer Tasting / 24 May, 7pm
26 May, 7pm / Discover the various uses of herbs with Members of the Herb Society of Victoria
Eric Walters from Grand Ridge Brewery will present pure beers for tasting. Bookings essential, cost $5.00 per head. / Ph: 9754 7266
Boronia, Eastern Regional Libraries / An afternoon of alternative health
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea / 14 May, 1-3pm
26 May, 10.30am / Demonstrations on natural healing and therapies
Enjoy morning tea & entertainment with guitarist and vocalist Pip Joyce. Gold coin donation to Anti Cancer Council / Ph: 9762 4099
Campaspe Regional Library,
Kyabram Library / Treasures @ your library from the State Library of Victoria / Tuesday 24 May, 6-7 pm / See link for what they are bringing with them
/ Wendy O'Hara
Campaspe Regional Library, Echuca
Telephone 03 54821997
CarltonLibrary and Reading Service / Connecting Kids with Books
Launch of Yarra-Melbourne Libraries’ Vietnamese Web site / Carlton Library
Sunday 22 May
North Fitzroy Library
Wed 25 May
North Melbourne Library
Wed 25 May
6.30-7.30 pm / Information session for parents of under 5s by the Dromkeen Literature Society
Ecologist and Antarctic explorer Peter Malcolm will relate stories of his expeditions and environmental work
To be launched by head of SBS Vietnamese radio, Quoc Viet / Ph 9203 3692
Caulfield Library / Great reads with Rod Quantock / Wednesday 25 May
7-8pm / An evening of book discussion with plenty of laughs, wine and refreshments served / Free event, bookings required
Tel 9524 3623
Eastern Regional Libraries / Inside Saudi Arabia / 28 May, 2.30pm / Realities behind the myths with Jill Koolmes, author of ‘My Desert Kingdom’ / Ph: 9294 5640
Casey Cardinia Library Corp / “A Morning with Norman Yemm” / Fri 27 May
10.30-11.30 am / Norman combines his life story as a singer, actor, director, entertainer and athlete with many anecdotes from his days on TV favourites.
Free fun for adults.
Autumn Place, Doveton.
Morning tea provided / Bookings essential
Ph 9792 9497
East GippslandRegional Libraries / Online Information Sessions / 23 May, 5.30pm
25 May, 12 noon
26 May, 11am
27 May, 10.30am / Bairnsdale
Lakes Entrance Library
Paynesville Library / Bookings appreciated
Tel. 5152 4225
Eastern Regional Libraries / Pre-School Storytime is Party Time!
Afterschool Session Cooking
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
Food for Friends
Dinner at 8.00 / 24 May, 11am
24 May, 4pm
26 May, 1pm
27 May, 8pm / Bring some food to share and celebrate Library Week
A hands on session, take home something delicious
Sample a delicious Devonshire tea. Funds raised for Cancer Council of Vic.
Melbourne chef and author Allan Campion – steps to create a cookery book. Tastings. Bookings essential.
Join Ann Dixon for a look at the fabulous fashion, food and customs of the early part of last century. Supper provided. Cost $3, bookings essential / Ph: 9294 8140
Frankston Library Service / Four free heritage scrap-booking workshops / Wednesday 25 May, 10-11am, Carrum Downs Library / Free training sessions for residents throughout May / Bookings are essential, as places are limited. Contact: Helen Diggerson
Eastern Regional Libraries / Fabulous Fragrances
Fabulous Food / 26 May, 12.30pm
26 May, 2pm
26 May, 3.30pm
26 May, 6.30pm / Introduction to a fabulous range of Essenza Pura fragrances and essential oils
Exotic and unusual flower arrangements
How to prepare YarraValley food / Ph: 5962 4423
Eastern Regional Libraries / Mischief Storytime
Meet international criminologist
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea and New Books
History of Buttons
‘Who Dunnit’ Competition / 25 May, 11am
26 May, 11am
25 May, 12noon
27 May, 12noon
16-29 May / Ages 3+
Maartje Van der Vlies and hear about her fascinating experiences.
Support the Cancer Council while picking up some new books
With Robyn Strickland / Ph: 9801 1422
City Library Service / Beginning Family History / Moe Library
25 May, 4pm
Ph 5135 8350
26 May, 4pm
Ph 5128 5426
22 May, 4pm
Ph 5176 3630 / Claire Wood, Traralgon co-ordinator, will be holding a beginning family information session at all library branches / For further information contact Claire Wood at Traralgon Library
Ph 5176 3630
City Library Service / Special Storytime Sessions / Moe Library
25 May, 10.45am
24 May, 11 am
24 May,10.30am or 11.30am
26 May, 10.30am or 11.30am / bring
-a plate of party type food
-your child-a smile / Ph 5176 3630
Eastern Regional Libraries / Antiques
Antique Furniture Styles / 25 May, 1-3pm
26 May, 7pm / With Maryanne Sporon-Fiedler from Mt Dandenong Antique Centre, bring along a small item to be appraised.
Join Maryanne as she talks about furniture from different periods. / Ph: 9294 3120
Library & Information Service / Runestone workshop by author, Anna Ciddor / Monday 23 May, 4-5pm / Workshop involving dressing up, readings from the Viking Magic books and a fortune telling and pouch- making activity. For children aged between 9-12 yrs. / Bookings essential
Public Library Service / Library Information Week –
Informal information evenings / 7-8pm: -
Mon 23 May
Tues 24 May
Wed 25 May
Thurs 26 May / Wheelers Hill
Clayton / Tel:
Eastern Regional Libraries / Pet care for everyone
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea / 24 May, 3.30pm
26 May, 10am / All ages welcome. Bookings essential.
Come and browse new books. Gold coin donation. / Ph: 9728 4224
Library Service / Michelle de Kretser, author of The Rose Grower and The Hamilton Case
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, for Cancer Council / 24 May, 7.30pm
26 May, 11.00am / Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds.
Free session, bookings essential.
Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds.
Gold coin donation, RSVP to 8325 1950 / Ph 8325 1950
Eastern Regional Libraries / HELP! Pirates have taken over our library.
Enter our “Where’s Polly” competition.
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea / 23-29 May
26 May, 10am / See the madness and mayhem they have left.
To win a family pass to PollyWoodsideMelbourneMaritimeMuseum.
Gold coin donation. / Ph: 9726 8200
Eastern Regional Libraries / Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
The Art of Great Coffee! / 27 May, 10.30am
27 May, 7pm / Enjoy a cuppa while you listen to flautist Wendy Reed and browse among some great new books. Gold coin donation.
Join Justin Metcalf from Café Learning. Learn about harvesting & processing and how to produce a good cup of coffee. / Ph: 9736 3851
Eastern Regional Libraries / Tune in & enjoy the music!
“Know your Author Competition” / 25 May, 11am
26 May, 11am
23-29 May / Entertainment with guitarist and vocalist Pip Joyce.
Performance by RingwoodSecondary School ensemble / Ph: 9870 0177
Rowville, Eastern Regional Libraries / Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Performance
Henna Tattooing / 26 May, 10.30am
28 May, 11am
28 May, 11am / Enjoy a cuppa whilst listening to a delightful reading of Pam Ayres,
Gold coin donation to Anti Cancer Council
The Natyalayaa school of Indian classical dance. Fun for all ages.
Free demonstration of body decoration / Ph: 9294 1300
Wellington Library Service, / Library Information Week – pajama parties / Friday 27 May,
6.15pm / Simultaneously all 6 branches will hold a Bedtime Story time session with stories, songs, craft activities and a show bag to take home.
Should be fun. / Cathy Carr
Ph: 03 5142-3368
City of Greater Dandenong Libraries / Citizenship courses
Storytime in Vietnamese for grade prep – 2
TV script writer and children’sautor Doug Macleod at the Libraries talking to grade 5-6
Storytime Tuesdays, Storytime Thursdays
Aboriginal painting with artist Debbie Austin for grade prep – 6 / 5 May -16 June
Each Thursday, 12.30-3.30pm
27 May – 24 June
Each Friday starting11am
Wednesday 25 May
25 and 26 May / Tuesdays
Dandenong / Contact English Language and Literacy Access
Ph 9239 5326
Ph 9238 1489
Ph 9238 1489
Ph 9238 1489
Ph 9238 1489
Yarra Junction, Eastern Regional Libraries / Animal Farm and Jumping Castle
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea / 26 May, 12-2 pm
26 May, 11-3pm / Interaction for children with cute and cuddly animals.
Sample a delicious Devonshire tea / Ph: 5967 1588