Events Calendar

Events for March, 2017

  • Northern Knitters

    Northern Knitters

    When: 1 Mar 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Work on your latest knitting project in the company of fellow knitters. Northern Knitters is held monthly on the first Wednesday of the month.

    Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts. BYO needles!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.
  • Career Help

    Career Help: Resume and Cover Letter Writing

    When: 7 Mar 2017, from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Join career expert, Peter Folino, for a series of three evening sessions covering some of the essentials on how to land that job.

    Reserve a place at one, two or all three of the sessions, depending on the areas you’d like to learn more about.

    * Feel free to bring a position description or job advertisement to start working on

    Book online at call 1300 655 355.
  • Crime Writers Panel

    Crime Writers Panel

    When: 8 Mar 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Did you know the second most popular author after William Shakespeare is female crime writer Agatha Christie? This year, to celebrate International Women’s Day, we have invited some highly talented female crime writers to join us for a discussion of all things Aussie crime.

    Join Angela Savage, Emma Viskic and Cath Ferla to discuss crime trends, the resurgence of Australian crime writing, and the eternal 
    questions of good and bad people, and right and wrong decisions. With authors of very different books, expect the conversation to be diverse, passionate and entertaining!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Literacy and Starting School

    Literacy and Starting School

    When: 16 Mar 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Learn how to support your child’s development of language and literacy skills in the early years of school.
    Presenter, Alison Clarke, has been a Speech Pathologist for nearly 20 years and has extensive experience helping kids learn to read and spell.

    We’ll also share some of the free library resources available to help foster a love of reading in your child and encourage their growing literacy skills.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Device Advice

    Device Advice

    When: 18 Mar 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Get help completing simple tasks on your device in a 20 minute one-on-one session with a library staff member.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Career Help

    Career Help: Dealing with Recruitment Agencies and Job Interview Preparation

    When: 21 Mar 2017, from 6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Join career expert, Peter Folino, for a series of three evening sessions covering some of the essentials on how to land that job.

    Reserve a place at one, two or all three of the sessions, depending on the areas you’d like to learn more about.

    * Feel free to bring a position description or job advertisement to start working on
     
    This event is fully booked 
  • Back to the Flicks in Darebin

    Back to the Flicks in Darebin

    When: 22 Mar 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: 1005
    Take a step back in time to when Darebin had over 10 picture theatres with exotic names such as The Regent, Circle, The Melody, Planet, Plaza and The Star. Hear about when a night out at the ‘flicks’ was a special occasion in the movie palaces of yesteryear, and how some buildings survived even after the impact of television. Presented by the Cinema & Theatre Historical Society.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Book Sale

    1st Reservoir Scouts Book Sale

    When: 25 Mar 2017, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: 1st Reservoir Scout Hall, Edwardes Lake Park, Edwardes Street, Reservoir
    It’s a two day book sale! Get in early for some bargains on the Saturday, or come along for the Darebin Community Kite Festival and visit the Scouts on the Sunday. Loads of lovely retired library books, nothing over $2.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Book Sale

    1st Reservoir Scouts Book Sale

    When: 26 Mar 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    Location: 1st Reservoir Scout Hall, Edwardes Lake Park, Edwardes Street, Reservoir
    It’s a two day book sale! Get in early for some bargains on the Saturday, or come along for the Darebin Community Kite Festival and visit the Scouts on the Sunday. 

    Loads of lovely retired library books, nothing over $2.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.
  • Indian Textile Craft

    Indian Textile Craft

    When: 28 Mar 2017, from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Location: 1007
    Explore a variety of simple stitching and textile techniques to manipulate decorative fabrics into a choker or pendant style necklace. You will create a unique piece of wearable art and learn the skills to make more.
    A selection of vintage Indian and decorative textiles, yarns, beads and tools will be available at the workshop. 

    This is an introduction class designed for the absolute beginner. 

    Feel free to bring a piece of cloth to wrap your jewellery in and a good pair of scissors.

    This event is now fully booked.

    Join waitlist or call 1300 655 355.

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