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October 2019

Be Connected Technology Lesson: Online Hobbies

Thursday 24 October 2019 • 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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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…

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Malvern Civic Precinct

Heritage Walk: Malvern Civic Precinct (Victorian Seniors Festival Event)

Sunday 27 October 2019 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meeting Point: Clock Tower at Malvern Town Hall, 1251 High Street
Malvern, Victoria 3144 Australia
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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…

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Be Connected Technology Lesson: Staying Safe Online and Communicating Overseas

Monday 28 October 2019 • 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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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…

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November 2019

Melbourne Cup Public Holiday

Monday 4 November 2019 - Tuesday 5 November 2019
Illustration of jockeys and horses

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.

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Family History Social Group

Monday 4 November 2019 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Do you enjoy friendly conversation and family history? The Friends of the PMI Victorian History Library run a monthly family historical social group. Come along and share your knowledge and skills with other group members in a friendly and supportive environment, while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. The group meets on the first Monday of each month, 1-3:30pm. Whether you are just starting out with your family history research or have many…

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Be Connected Technology Lesson: Music and Food

Tuesday 12 November 2019 • 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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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.            …

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December 2019

Family History Social Group

Monday 2 December 2019 • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Family History Social Group Image

Do you enjoy friendly conversation and family history? The Friends of the PMI Victorian History Library run a monthly family historical social group. Come along and share your knowledge and skills with other group members in a friendly and supportive environment, while making use of the many resources available at the PMI Victorian History Library. The group meets on the first Monday of each month, 1-3:30pm. Whether you are just starting out with your family history research or have many…

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Summer Library Closure

Monday 23 December 2019 - Sunday 12 January 2020
PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Road
Prahran, Victoria 3181
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Hand holding ice cream

The library will be closed for 3 weeks over the Summer festive season. Loan periods will be automatically extended to ensure no items are due during the closure. You can still access the online catalogue during this time.

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July 2021

Ding! Ding! A retrospective look at trams in Victoria from the 1950s to the early 1980s

Wednesday 28 July • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Slide nights. Remember them? Going around to a friend's or relative's place to view slides of their recent trip to Europe or Central Australia followed by tea and sandwiches. So... Join us on Wednesday 28 July from 7.30pm for a slide night via Zoom where we will catch a tram down memory lane to relive memories of trams in the 1950s to the early 1980s in Melbourne, Ballarat and Bendigo and even Geelong. These were the days of conductors (or…

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August 2021

PMI Trivia Night: Travel with Trivia

Wednesday 18 August • 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

We might be in lockdown, but that doesn't mean we can't travel with trivia! Think you know Victoria's natural world? Well come along to find out! From, gardens, to national parks, to animals and plants, to the general natural beauty that is Victoria! So join in as our quiz master Ellen, takes you on a journey to explore our beautiful state. (and get some bragging rights at the same time). The rules are the same as past trivia nights. 32…

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