Let’s talk books is coming to Newport Library. Join us on the first Tuesday of the month to talk about the books we love, the books that challenge us and the books that leave us cold.

Event Date Tuesday 2 May, 2:00pm
Event End Date Tuesday 2 May, 3:00pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is the true story of your home? Access to resources has never been easier and our heritage team will start you on the journey to discover the hidden secrets of your home and your street.

Brought to you as part of the Australian Heritage Festival. For more events happening in Hobsons Bay, please visit libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/library-events/737-heritage-hobsons-bay

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us each month to talk about the books we love, the books that challenge us and the books that leave us cold.

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

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Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side?

For ages eight to twelve. Bookings now open.

Laptops will be supplied by the library for this event.

Event Date Wednesday 3 May, 4:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 3 May, 5:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

Monthly Minecraft Meets 2017 321x180 A2433537

Do you have an interest in all things Minecraft? Looking for a space to hone your crafting and creative side?

For ages eight to twelve. Bookings now open.

Laptops will be supplied by the library for this event.

Event Date Wednesday 3 May, 5:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 3 May, 6:00pm
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

For anyone who would like to know about what Social Media really is.

 

Event Date Thursday 4 May, 10:00am
Event End Date Thursday 4 May, 11:30am
Location Altona North Community Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hear award-winning author, Pam Baragwanath speak on the role of Mechanics’ Institutes in Victoria. Pam is co-author of the 2016 Victorian Community History Award winning publication These Walls Speak Volumes: A History of Mechanics’ Institutes in Victoria.

Presented in partnership with Inner West branch of the National Trust (Vic).

Brought to you as part of the Australian Heritage Festival. For more events happening in Hobsons Bay, please visit libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/library-events/737-heritage-hobsons-bay

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Event Date Thursday 4 May, 2:00pm
Event End Date Thursday 4 May, 4:00pm
Location Mechanics Institute

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nurse, bank clerk, farmer, sports master, journalist, artist, activist – encounter seven ordinary Australians and hear their extraordinary stories of war in this moving exhibition tracing WWI through personal accounts.

Visit the exhibition at Williamstown Library from 5 May to 25 June 2017.

Bookings not required. 

Photo credit: Alice Mills (photographer), Percival Langford, c. 1914, University High School, Parkville archives.

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Event Date Friday 5 May, 9:30am
Event End Date Sunday 25 June, 5:00pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are you interested in your family history? Do you have a range of material at hand and are keen to assemble the jigsaw pieces into a vibrant, broad story?

Please note: this workshop will explore ways to organise your research material rather than the process of researching your family history. If you are interested in the research process, check out our Finding families and Family war history sessions.

Brought to you as part of the Australian Heritage Festival. For more events happening in Hobsons Bay, please visit libraries.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/library-events/737-heritage-hobsons-bay

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Event Date Saturday 6 May, 10:00am
Event End Date Saturday 6 May, 12:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Newport Strings musos love playing together and love playing for others even more.

Come and enjoy free live music in Newport Library.

Event Date Saturday 6 May, 10:30am
Event End Date Saturday 6 May, 11:30am
Location Newport Community Hub