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Say goodbye to overdue fines!

We’re closing the book on fines. Moonee Valley Libraries is thrilled to announce we will no longer be charging overdue fines for the late return of items. Many public libraries are successfully fine-free, and we are proud to join them. We know overdue fines sometimes get between you and our libraries, and so we are…

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Have Your Say: Niddrie Library & Community Hub

Council is seeking community feedback on two potential sites for the future Niddrie Library and Community Hub location. Plans to build a vibrant new Niddrie Library and Community Hub on Council-owned land are now open for community input. Following a unanimous decision during the Council Meeting on Tuesday, 11 June, Council has moved forward to…

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Winter Warmers clothing drive

Our Winter Warmers clothing drive is back! This winter we are again taking donations of coats, hats, scarves, gloves, blankets and other winter woollies to give to community members in need.  You can drop off donations to any of our library branches including Ascot Vale Pop Up Library, throughout June, July and August. This is…

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Warm Winter Read

Warm up with a book from your local library this winter. Track your reading to be in the running to win bookish prizes! The Warm Winter Read is here to encourage all Victorians aged 16+ to make more time for reading. Visit the website to track the days you read this winter, or collect a…

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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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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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