Spooky Stories Competition

Spooky Stories writing competition

Calling all young authors between the ages of 6 and 14! We invite you to unleash your imagination and share your spookiest short story with us in our thrilling children’s writing competition. We want to hear your tales of ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night. Entries will be judged by Anna…

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The Voice to Parliament

Australians are being called on to decide on the Voice to Parliament. Your vote has the power to change the Australian Constitution. We’re here to help you keep informed.   Australia is having a conversation about the Voice referendum being held Saturday, 14 October.    It’s about whether we should change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples…

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Book Week design contest & performances

Book Week is just around the corner! We’re kicking off celebrations early with a book cover design competition. Young readers aged 3-12 years are invited to show off their creativity by designing a front cover for their favourite book (or an imagined one!), including a title and an illustration. All entrants will receive a small…

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Meet the Mayor

Do you have questions or ideas that you’d love to chat to the Mayor of Moonee Valley about? Our Mayor, Councillor Pierce Tyson will be heading to a Moonee Valley Libraries branch near you during August! Get to know your Council a little better, and chat to our Mayor Tyson about what’s most important to you in…

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Winter Warmers Clothing Drive

This winter Moonee Valley Libraries, in partnership with Helping Hands Mission Inc., is again welcoming donations of suitable winter clothing for individuals and families in need. Heavy jackets, raincoats, scarves, gloves, blankets and winter woollies are being sought to give to eligible community members. Donations can be taken to all Moonee Valley Libraries from June 1…

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Warm Winter Read

The Warm Winter Read returns! This is a statewide challenge for library members to build a reading habit. As the temperature drops we want you to make time for yourself and your chosen story every day. The challenge runs from 1 June to 31 August. Get started using the Beanstack app or pick up a…

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The Unseen Library: for teens, by teens

You’ve never seen the library like this before: a free after-hours extravaganza exclusively for teenagers. Join us on Saturday 3 June, 6pm-9.30pm for free food, live entertainment, games, art, talent shows, and even career advice – all for those aged 12-18 years. This project was conceived and designed by a group of talented young people…

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Inter-library Loans

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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Sam Merrifield closed May 2-3

Please note: Sam Merrifield Library will be closed to the public on Tuesday 2 May and Wednesday 3 May while new shelving is installed in our children’s area. Some services will still be available on these days outside the building or at other sites. Borrowing:If you have reserved items waiting for you, you can collect…

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Minor disruption to borrowing

We’re getting shiny new self-checkout kiosks! There may be minor disruptions to borrowing in the week of March 27 while the new machines are installed. Don’t worry though – staff will assist you in checking out your items while this happens. See below for the installation schedule for each branch. Avondale Heights: Monday 27 March…

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