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Family history slide night

Bring your favourite wedding photograph of your family and tell us about it at our slide night.


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Telling your family's story

Discover records that can be used to help tell the story of your family.


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Changes to car park access

There will be no access to the Avondale Heights Library car park via Clarendon St from 15 to 24 August. 


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Three Bells

Anne Dixon will talk about the three life milestones showcasing a range of dresses from 1850 to 1980.


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Library catalogue

Library catalogue

Use the library catalogue to find and request books, DVDs and magazines. You can access our online resources and even book a computer.

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Library membership

Our five libraries provide a range of services to support the needs of the community for learning, information and recreation. Library membership is free and everyone is welcome to join.

Library services

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Our libraries have an extensive collection of books, DVDs and magazines, free internet access and information services. We provide educational and recreational services that include home...

Online Library and eBooks

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You can access our  to search for items and place requests including ebooks. Library members have free access to the huge array of online resources including databases, tutorials and...

Library news

Find out what's happening at the library service.

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What's On

What's On
Moonee Valley Libraries have events and programs throughout the year for people of all ages. Activities include author talks, information sessions, films, computer classes, book clubs and school...

Library collections

Moonee Valley Libraries has an extensive collection of resources for adults, teenagers and children including: Fiction and non-fiction books   DVDs Large print...

Library for teens

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Check out the great library resource for teens.

Library for kids


Here you'll find out about storytimes for kids and great resources for parents.

Local and family history

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The Local and Family History collection at Sam Merrifield Library contains valuable resources in book, fiche/film, photograph and CD-ROM format to help you with your research.

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