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This exhibition, curated by the Stanley Atheneaum explores the stories and achievements of women who settled and developed the high country community of Stanley in Northeast Victoria in the nineteenth century. Hearts Of Gold: Minds Of Mettle gives voice to the remarkable migrant women who arrived, settled and made a new life in the rough and tumble world of the goldfields. It tells of their achievements, and the ways they found to make a living, support their families and serve…Find out more »
A nostalgic look at the history of cinema and the growth of ‘picture palaces’ of the yesteryear in the leafy eastern suburbs of Melbourne – many having disappeared with the impact of television. A History Week event! Presented by Tony Tibballs from the Cinema & Theatre Historical Society of Australia Inc., an organisation recording the history, and promoting interest in the preservation and appreciation of our rich cinema and theatre heritage.Find out more »
In this workshop, you will learn how you can research family history, travel across the globe with Google Earth, Google Voyager and Google Arts & Culture, all from the comfort of your own living room. Please bring along your own portable device or laptop. Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology. As a Be Connected Network Partner, ReadyTechGo…Find out more »
About Come on a guided heritage walk of the Malvern Civic Precinct with the Mayor of Stonnington and PMI Vice President, Cr Steve Stefanopoulos Beginning at the base of the clock tower of the Malvern Town Hall, you will explore the Town Hall, nearby Police Station and former Court House; St George’s Anglican Parish (church, hall and vicarage); Stonnington’s only bluestone house; Waiora house; Malvern Square and sculptures; former Malvern Fire Station; former De La Salle College, Armadale; Malvern Tram…Find out more »
As we now live in a digital age, it can be hard to know the best ways to ensure that you keep your personal information secure. In this workshop, we go through some methods to ensure what is yours, stays yours. Including: - How to create a good password, and how to manage your passwords - Tips for avoiding viruses and malware - Handling unwanted contact online - Avoiding scams - What is social engineering? - How to stay in…Find out more »
We will be closed for the Melbourne Cup public holiday on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 November 2019. The returns chute will be open. Don’t forget, you can also renew your items online.Find out more »
Turn your device into a pocket radio, music player or restaurant finder! This workshop will help you understanding what streaming means, and guide you on how to access and listen to radio stations and music from anywhere in the world. Learn all about listening to: Music, Radio and Podcasts – On Demand, and For Free. Learn how to find the best cafes and restaurants around you. Please bring along your own portable device or laptop. …Find out more »
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