Hannah Barker

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We’re saying goodbye to paper cups

As part of our continued effort to improve sustainability practices, Moonee Valley Libraries will discontinue the use of disposable paper cups in our kitchenettes beginning Monday 8 April. Why the change?  For several years we have provided free tea and coffee in our kitchenettes, along with disposable single-use cups.  These cups contribute to excessive waste…

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Food For Fines

Moonee Valley Libraries, in partnership with Helping Hands Mission Inc., is welcoming donations of non-perishable food and toiletries suitable for individuals and families in need. In return, any overdue fines on your library account will be waived! Even if you don’t have fines, donations are appreciated. Food For Fines is a great way for library…

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Spooky Stories: winners announced

We would like to congratulate the winners of our inaugural Halloween writing competition, Spooky Stories. Lisa (6-10 age group) and Sarah (11-14 age group) were chosen as the winners by guest judge, author Anna Zobel. Thank you to all of our entrants. Anna’s overall comments reflect the talent of young writers in Moonee Valley: The…

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Home Library Service

Did you know Moonee Valley Libraries provides a free monthly delivery of library materials to members of our community who are unable to visit the library? The Home Library Service is available to residents of aged care facilities and supported accommodation, and others who experience difficulty visiting the library due to age, disability, illness, or…

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New Tricks: tech for seniors

It’s never too late to learn New Tricks! From 3D printing and virtual reality to podcasting and digitising memories, Moonee Valley Libraries is offering an exciting suite of technology programs just for seniors. Supported by the Victorian State Government Digital Literacy Seniors Program, these workshops will give you an introduction to various new tools and…

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Feel The Change

Have you picked up a book in one of our libraries recently and noticed it has a gritty cover? That’s the texture of change. We are using the world’s first fully biodegradable book covering on our new books. That means that our books protected from wear and tear without leaving behind plastic waste for future…

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My Aged Care assistance

Do you know someone looking for help to understand or access aged care services? Many older people may be eligible for services such as personal care, domestic assistance and help with shopping. To access aged care services, people need to register for My Aged Care and apply for an assessment. Moonee Valley City Council’s Aged…

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Service Update: inter-library loans

Good news! After a short hiatus, inter-library loans will be back across Victoria from Monday 1 May. You will again be able to request items from other library services in Victoria. In order to maintain the long-term viability of the program, we have made a few changes. We’ll make sure that we update this page…

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Homework help with Studiosity

Forget ChatGPT. With your library membership you can get study help any time of day or night from real live thinking feeling humans! Studiosity is a free online resource where you can request feedback on your essays and assignments, or message someone in real time with your maths, science and referencing questions. It’s a great…

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Ministerial visit to Flemington

On Wednesday 1 March, we welcomed the Honourable Melissa Horne, Minister for Local Government, and Sheena Watt, State Member for Northern Metropolitan Region, for an update on the Flemington Library refurbishment project. After a tour of the worksite and an overview from the project managers, the Minister, MP, and Mayor Cr Pierce Tyson spoke about…

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