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    WHITTLESEA MILL PARK LIBRARY Phone 9437 8189

    WHITTLESEA MILL PARK LIBRARY CONTINUED Phone 9437 8189

    NILLUMBIK DIAMOND VALLEY LIBRARY Phone 9434 3809

    www.yprl.vic.gov.au www.yprl.vic.gov.au

    Ridvan FestivalPresented by The Bahai Community

    of Whittlesea

    Saturday 1 May

    1.30pm4.00pm

    Ridvan (Paradise) is the most joyous timein the Bahai year. Come and celebrate

    the festival. Music and refreshments.

    Mill Park Library Writers ClubMonday 3 May & 7 June

    1.30pm3.00pm

    Are you a budding author or just enjoy

    writing? Do you want to share yourwriting? Then come along, bring

    your writing and become part of ourwriters group.

    How to Maintain your BicycleWednesday 5 May6.30pm8.00pm

    Nicola Davis from Bike n Bean inSouth Morang will present a workshop

    on caring for and maintainingyour bicycle.

    NEW Card Making WorkshopsMonday 10 May & 7 June12.30pm2.30pm

    Join our free regular workshops. Makenew friends. Learn how to design and

    create cards for any occasion.Bookings required.

    History of Justice inWhittlesea ExhibitionMonday 17 May to Sunday 23 May

    Celebrate Law Week by visiting Mill ParkLibrary and step back in time throughWhittleseas corridors of justice, or

    perhaps injustice!

    Trivia AfternoonMonday 17 May & 21 June

    (Third Monday of the Month)1.00pm2.30pm

    Where was the Titanic built or where didPinnochio come from? Such questions

    and more will be answered at our NEWregular trivia afternoon.

    Register at thelibrary. You donthave to be an expert

    and you may even win aprize. Brain food provided.

    LAW WEEKMaking Your WillInformation Session

    Wednesday 19 May

    11.00am12.30pm

    Learn about wills, the most important

    document of your life. Hear advice onhow to choose an executor, making

    changes, powers of attorney and costs.Presented by Robert Frajsman of the

    Whittlesea Community Legal Service.Bookings required.

    Guest Author Night FeaturingCarolyn AngelinMonday 24 May

    6.30pm8.00pm

    Carolyn Angelin will talk about her new

    bookADHD to the Power of Three,which follows a mother and her familys

    journey through raising triplets withADHD, chronicling their triumph over

    adversity. Copies will be sold on thenight. Refreshments provided.

    LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION WEEK

    Mill Park Library ToursMonday 24 May to Friday 28 May(Closed Tuesday)

    Daily Tour times

    11.00am and 1.30pm

    Discover Mill Park Library, the Eighth

    Wonder of the Yarra Plenty RegionalLibrary world. Discover its many

    technological advances as well asgood old-fashioned library services.

    Find out what happens behind thescenes. Please register yourself and/

    or your group at the library. Enjoy teaand coffee after the tour.

    Living LibraryThursday 27 May6.30pm8.00pm

    Borrow a living person for 20 minutesand learn something fascinating about

    the people in our community. Bookingsrequired. See www.yprl.vic.gov.au

    for a list of available books.

    Nintendo Wii Session for AdultsFriday 28 May & 25 June

    11.00am12.00noon

    Ever wanted to try the

    Nintendo Wii but were tooafraid to have a go?

    Want to find out howmuch fun you can

    really have withoutkids around? Jointhis beginners

    group. Go on, havea go! Refreshments

    definitely provided!

    Taste of Technology

    Get Connected Workshop No.1Friday 18 June

    10.00am3.00pm

    Nintendo Wii. Video gaming. Internet

    basics. Emailing. What is thistechnology? Why not sign up for our

    starter workshop and learn all about it.Bookings required.

    Taste of TechnologyGet Connected Workshop No.2Monday 21 June10.00am3.00pm

    Youtube. Editing and burning photosto CD. Email advance. What is this

    technology? Why not sign up for ourworkshop and learn all about it. We

    will help you keep up with technology.Bookings required.

    Top 20 Great Comedies

    Film Clip NightThursday 17 June

    6.30pm8.00pm

    Join us for a night of fun, laughter and

    great debate about what you think arethe funniest movies ever made. View film

    clips of the funniest scenes in comedymovie history. Refreshments provided.

    Taste of Technology

    Get Connected Workshop No.3Friday 25 June

    10.00am3.00pm

    Library technology tour. Downloadingaudio books. Putting yourself on the

    Internet using WikiNorthia. What is thistechnology? Why not sign up for ourworkshop and learn all about it. We will

    help you keep up with technology.

    Return of the StormchaserWednesday 23 June

    6.30pm8.00pm

    Stormchaser John Allen returns to showyou why chasing storms is the thrill ofthe hunt. Find out what technology is

    used, how do storms form and why are

    tornadoes hard to predict. View actualstorm footage and photos.

    Creative Writing GroupMonday 3 May & Monday 7 June11.00am12.30pm

    Have a passion for writing? Want toshare your experiences with others?

    Diamond Valley Creative Writing Groupcould be for you. Both beginners and

    more experienced writers welcome.

    Flamenco RhythmWorkshopThursday 6 May

    7.00pm8.00pm

    Try out some

    simple steppingand clapping

    rhythms fromthis traditional

    dance formof the Spanish

    gypsies. Bookings

    required.

    Nostalgic Movie AfternoonSunday 23 May& 20 June

    2.00pm4.00pm

    Join us as we

    take a stroll downmemory lane with

    an old-time movie.Light refreshmentsprovided.

    Family History Fest ContinuesUsing Letters and DiariesWednesday 26 May

    1.30pm2.30pm

    Beryl OGorman explains the value

    and importance of heirloom lettersand diaries. Bring your own examples.

    Bookings required.

    The Spiritual Path

    Finding Your WayWednesday 9 June7.00pm8.00pm

    Whether you are starting out on a spiritualpath, or well on your way, the range of

    choices seem daunting.

    Author Lucas Ardwolf Beith deliversdown-to-earth talk exploring what is aspiritual path, why you might want to

    travel it and how. Bookings required.

    Family History Fest ContinuesWriting a Life StoryWednesday 23 June1.30pm2.30pm

    Remember the people in your familyhistory. How do you capture the special

    memories, people and events from theirlife? Robynne Tongue from MyLife

    Story will provide tips to get you started.Bookings required.

    NILLUMBIK ELTHAM LIBRARY Phone 9439 9266

    Programs with BookingsBookings can now be processed online using

    EventBrite. Visit www.yprl.vic.gov.au/Calendar/

    and click on the bookings required link for your

    chosen event. You can print tickets and have a

    reminder email sent to you prior to the event.

    No email address? Contact a library

    branch for bookings.

    Eltham Library is undergoing renovationsthroughout May and June. We apologisefor any inconvenience. Please refer toour website for updates.

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    NEW French StorytimeTuesday 4 May & 1June(First Tuesday of the Month)

    11.15am12.00noon

    Stories, songs and rhymes in French(and explained in English) for pre-schoolchildren. Early language learning in a

    happy atmosphere.

    The Conscious Cook

    Giselle WilkinsonTuesday 4 May2.00pm3.00pm

    Hear Giselle Wilkinson talk about her

    cookbook The Conscious Cook, whichalso reveals how your choice of foodcan help your health and wellbeing while

    helping the health and sustainability ofthe planet.

    Teen Readers and WritersThursday 6 May & 3 June4.00pm5.00pm

    Are you at high school and like to read orwrite? Book club, discussions and review

    sessions the focus depends on you.

    Wii Competition for KidsTuesday 11 May5.00pm6.00pm

    Play tennis, baseball and other Wii

    sports. Enjoy pizza and soft drink whileyou watch and play. Bring your friends.

    LIBRARY ANDINFORMATION WEEK

    Lucky Dip of ReadingTuesday 25 May4.00pm5.00pm

    Try your luck in the librarys LuckyDip of Reading! Who knows what

    youll discover? For primary schoolage children.

    Living LibraryThursday 27 May2.00pm4.30pm

    Borrow a living person for 20 minutesand learn something fascinating about

    the people in our community. Bookingsrequired. See www.yprl.vic.gov.au

    for a list of available books.

    Focus On Water Bug DiscoveryTuesday 1 June2.00pm3.00pm

    See live water bugs in the library!

    Discover the variety of small creaturesthat live in our local rivers and creeks,and their vital role in the survival of

    native species.

    French Language CafTuesday 15 June

    4.30pm5.30pm

    Are you a French speaker, or learningFrench? Come and enjoy pleasantconversation and good coffee. A native

    French speaker will help learners.

    Just4Kids

    WinterTuesday 22 June4.00pm5.00pm

    Winter starts on Tuesday 1 June.Celebrate the season with a winter craft

    activity, puzzles and stories. For primaryschool age children.

    Individual PC helpFridays throughout May & June

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