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Lunchtime Story Lounge

26 April 2017
There's Always Something Happening...
Story Lounge

Story Lounge is a story time for adults, with hand-picked stories and poems read aloud in a relaxed...

Death by Dim Sim

27 April 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Sarah Vincent

Sarah Vincent details her hilarious ,honest, and inspiring journey to lose 40 kilos and win her lifelong...

Jane Austen "My Emma"

29 April 2017
Bayside Library Service
Lise Rodgers

To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the publication of “Emma” in 1816, this new production by Lise...

Conversations about death with Sally Cant

2 May 2017
There's Always Something Happening...
Boroondara Libraries

Join celebrant Sally Cant at Kew Library as she discusses her book Conversations About Death.

Open Book: Where To Go for a 7-Year Cycle by Lyn Drummond

3 May 2017
There's Always Something Happening...
Stonnington Libraries and Lyn Drummond

Journalist and editor Lyn Drummond captures seven years’ travel experiences in central and eastern Europe...

A Policewoman's Story

9 May 2017
There's Always Something Happening...
Glen Eira Libraries and Carolyn Pethick

Join Carolyn Pethick as she discusses her memoir To Hell and Back, which details her trials and...

One object, many stories

31 May 2017
State Library Victoria
Library conservator Katrina Ben and History of...

The Library houses two million books, pictures, documents, maps and artefacts from across the ages ...

Author Graeme Simsion – The Best of Adam Sharp

31 May 2017
Moonee Valley Libraries
Graeme Simsion

The best-selling author of The Rosie Project will be talking about his new book, The Best of Adam Sharp....

Too afraid to cry

1 June 2017
Hobsons Bay Libraries
Ali Cobby-Eckermann

Poet Ali Cobby-Eckermann is a member of the Stolen Generations.