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Food for fines

Food For Fines

By Hannah Barker / December 6, 2021 /

Moonee Valley Libraries, in partnership with Helping Hands Mission Inc., are 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. Due to the global pandemic there is more reliance…

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Your Next Three Reads

By Hannah Barker / December 1, 2021 /

Not sure what to read next? Let our reading experts pick your next three reads based on your reading preferences! Complete the online request form or ask for a paper form at your library branch and one of our staff members will curate a bag of three books just for you. You will be notified…

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Brain Buster Bags

Brain Buster Bags are back

By Hannah Barker / November 23, 2021 /

You asked and we delivered – Brain Buster Bags are back! After the roaring of success of our curated bags of books for children during lockdown, they will be making an indefinite return to all branches. How does it work? Call your local branch 48 hours in advance of visiting the library and request a…

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Feedback wanted: Niddrie Hub

By Hannah Barker / November 11, 2021 /

Want a new library and business hub for Niddrie? Council has drafted a new Advocacy Strategy: Tell us what you think! As part of our Advocacy Strategy, Council wants to transform the existing Niddrie library into a thriving space of learning, gathering and economic development for the whole community to enjoy. Do you have any…

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Libraries are open!

By Hannah Barker / October 29, 2021 /

Great news! All five of our library branches will be opening their doors on Wednesday 3 November, resuming standard operating hours. In line with State Government requirements, visitors to our library spaces will need to check in and show proof of double vaccination status on entry, unless a medical exemption is applicable. This applies to all…

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Service Update: Vaccination Certificates

By Hannah Barker / October 25, 2021 /

Although libraries are not yet permitted to open to the public, we are now able to offer an outdoor service to limited numbers of fully vaccinated people. Given the new reality of a vaccinated economy, Moonee Valley Libraries would like to use this opportunity to assist you, the community, in accessing your vaccination certificates. Going…

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Storytime Online

Live Online Storytimes

By Hannah Barker / October 1, 2021 /

Big news for parents! For the month of October we will be Zooming back into live online storytimes! Baby Rhyme Time (0-18 months): 10am MondaysTodder Time (18 months-3 years): 10am TuesdaysPreschool Storytime (3-5 years): 10am Thursdays Bookings are required and places are limited so get in quick. On Wednesday afternoons we will also be uploading…

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Grand Final Public Holiday

By Hannah Barker / September 23, 2021 /

Please note that we will not be operating on Friday 24 September for the Grand Final public holiday. This means Contactless Collection will be unavailable. We will be back to regular hours from 9am on Saturday 25 September. Enjoy the long weekend if you get one!

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Libraries Going Cashless

Libraries Going Cashless

By Hannah Barker / September 22, 2021 /

Over coming months Moonee Valley Libraries will be introducing a new payment system for printing and photocopying at our library branches. The intention is to move toward a cashless transaction approach. This will streamline current processes and improve ease-of-use. Council is still in the process of selecting exactly which system to go with. This is…

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Online Storytimes are back!

By Hannah Barker / September 7, 2021 /

By popular demand, we are bringing back our online storytimes for a limited time only in the lead up to the September school holidays. Join us on Facebook or YouTube for the next two Mondays (Baby Rhyme Time), Tuesdays (Toddler Time) and Wednesdays (Preschool Storytime) for stories, songs and fun with your favourite librarians. These…

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