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September and October in the Libraries

Bookings are now open for our October events! 

Come along to a special Book Chat outing to Hanging Rock or discover how to stand out while job seeking at one of our Resume or Cover Letter writing workshops.

Bookings are also open now for our sensational science themed September/October School Holiday Program.

 > Check out the Library Events page to discover What's On.

Open Book: Mend it Sewing Circle

2 September, Stonnington Environmental Education and Design (SEED) Centre, 1650 High Street, Glen Iris,  6.30–8.30pm
Book online or call: 8290 8000.

We all have items of clothing languishing in our closets unworn, because they're too long or short, tight or loose, or they simply need a little TLC.

Come along to our sewing session with an item or two of neglected clothing and thread to match (along with your sewing kit if you have one; threads and patches will be supplied for people who don’t have their own).

What's your story writing competitionWriting Competition

Our 4th annual short story and poetry writing competition What's Your Story? is now open!

Writers of all ages are invited to submit entries in a number of categories, including short story, poetry and micro-memoir. 

The competition closes on 1 October 2015 and the winners will be announced at the launch of the literary festival, [untitled]: our writers, readers and stories. 

> Find out more and how to enter.

eResources  - Britannica Library

The online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, plus journal articles and interactive features.

From one handy location access three sites in one  -  from the child-friendly collection through to the adult general reference collection. Great for homework, business professionals or the purely curious.
> Access now

 Visit the eResources page to also discover:

northbrook_sketch_150[1]Local History

New book : Suburbs at War

This richly illustrated history Suburbs at War: the Cities of Malvern and Prahran during the Great War is a new book written by historian Helen Doyle. It was commissioned by the City of Stonnington to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

 > More information on Suburbs at War and the WW1 Centenary 

For information relating to the history of the City of Stonnington, visit the Stonnington History pages on this site. Alternatively, go straight through to search the local history catalogue.       

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