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‘I’m a Wathaurong man. I’m an artist who draws on life in this big red and yellow and black country. Meet Stan ‘Yarra’ Yarramunua, a highly successful Melbourne artist, musician, businessman and charity worker. Yarramunua’ means ‘wise fella’. A man called Yarra is an inspiring and compelling story of overcoming hardship and striving for a better life, of accruing wisdom.

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Event Date Monday 27 May, 6:30pm
Event End Date Monday 27 May, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 5 June, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 5 June, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

In The intriguing tale of Ms TM Rose, Homegrown Hobsons Bay writer Joyce Butcher tells a story of life, loss and human trafficking. To solve the mystery and to seek justice proves to be more dangerous and deadly than ever imagined.

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Event Date Wednesday 5 June, 7:00pm
Event End Date Wednesday 5 June, 8:00pm
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 3 July, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 3 July, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glenn Manton shares insights and wisdom from his years on and off the footy field to build connections with yourself and those around you; to live life; to have adventures and to fulfil your dreams. There’s no judgement. No rules. Just true stories and questions to get you thinking. 

Event Date Wednesday 17 July, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 17 July, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alison Stuart's novel, The Postmistress is a stunning historical tale of loss, desire and courage that is full of the terror and the beauty of the Australian bush, for readers of The Thorn Birds, The Naturalist's Daughter and The Widow of Ballarat.

Event Date Sunday 21 July, 3:00pm
Event End Date Sunday 21 July, 4:30pm
Location Williamstown Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate your city and its architecture. Join us for free guided tours at the 12th annual Open House Melbourne as we explore the pages of Williamstown Library, recognised as one of the '1001 libraries to see before you die'. 30 minute tours on Saturday 27 July, 10.30am and 11.30am and  Sunday 28 July, 2.30pm and 3.30pm.

Event Date Saturday 27 July, 10:30am
Event End Date Sunday 28 July, 4:00pm
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 7 August, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 7 August, 11:30am
Location Altona Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 young members of the Wild Boars soccer club walked into a Thai cave with their coach, and were trapped by a sudden monsoonal downpour.
Join Liam Cochrane for insights from his book The cave: the inside story of the amazing Thai cave rescue. This is the inspirational story of an amazing group of boys and what can be achieved when the world unites.

Event Date Wednesday 14 August, 6:30pm
Event End Date Wednesday 14 August, 7:30pm
Location Newport Community Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 4 September, 10:30am
Event End Date Wednesday 4 September, 11:30am
Location Altona Library