For Readers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homegrown Hobsons Bay writers Vin Maskell, Lucia Nardo, Joyce Butcher and Carolyn Morwood discuss the impact of place to engage, to inform, to shock and to shape.
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Event Date Thursday 21 February, 6:45pm
Event End Date Thursday 21 February, 8:00pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

In 1968 Peter Norman began as an Australian Olympic athlete and ended a civil rights hero, but paid dearly for it.  The Peter Norman Story is a story about taking a stand and inspiring people everywhere to stand with you. Come and listen to Matt Norman, co-author of the book throw light on a little known Australian hero.

Event Date Thursday 28 February, 6:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 28 February, 7:30pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love books and talking about books? This session is all about the books you love, hate and are challenged by. Share your ideas and stories.

Event Date Wednesday 6 March, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 6 March, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

From the award-winning, bestselling author of Addition and  Nine Days, comes a superbly crafted and captivating literary mystery about a lost book and secret love.

Join Toni Jordan as she discusses her latest book, The Fragments

Event Date Tuesday 12 March, 6:30pm
Event End Date Tuesday 12 March, 7:30pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold-fuelled Melbourne was booming, but dwelling in the fault lines of the proud young colony was an alarming fact – Victoria had the highest rate of insanity in the world.

Event Date Thursday 21 March, 6:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 21 March, 7:30pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

On World Storytelling Day people gather to share stories in many languages and in many places.

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Event Date Monday 25 March, 6:30pm
Event End Date Monday 25 February, 7:30pm
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Motherhood was not easy. Journalist, Megan Blandford, shares her heartfelt journey through depression to find herself.

Event Date Tuesday 2 April, 6:30pm
Event End Date Tuesday 2 April, 7:30pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love books and talking about books? This session is all about the books you love, hate and are challenged by. Share your ideas and stories.

Event Date Wednesday 3 April, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 3 April, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you love books and talking about books? This session is all about the books you love, hate and are challenged by. Share your ideas and stories.

Event Date Wednesday 1 May, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 1 May, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 



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One shipwreck. 14 dead. What is the truth?
Award-winning writer Jock Serong tells the tale of a cunning and murderous mind. Based on the true story of this wreck of the Sydney Cove.

Australian Heritage Festival

Event Date Thursday 2 May, 6:30pm
Event End Date Thursday 2 May, 7:30pm
Location Williamstown Library