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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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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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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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Brain Buster Bags

By Hannah Barker / September 28, 2021 /

We know that it can be hard to choose books for your kids without being in the library. The solution? Brain Buster Bags! These are curated bags full of books and more based on your child’s age group. Every bag is different and hand selected by our own children’s librarians. How? Simply call your local branch,…

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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

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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Strange Days 2021 Writing Award

By Hannah Barker / August 26, 2021 /

There is nothing more powerful than a true story. Strange Days is a creative non-fiction writing prize presented by Moonee Valley Libraries to provide people an opportunity to share their stories and connect during a time of disruption, pain and change. Explore your creativity and craft by writing a 1500-word non-fiction essay to the theme of Strange…

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Lockdown & Contactless Collection

By Hannah Barker / August 16, 2021 /

Closure during lockdown: In line with the current State Government lockdown, all five Moonee Valley Library branches are closed to the public until further notice. Please note: • Due dates for borrowed material have been extended and no late fines will apply during this period.• Contactless Collection services for your reservations are available. Please call…

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