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Family History Group afternoon tea and tour

Join the Family History Group for a tour of the Essendon Historical Society and an afternoon tea.

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Preserve your collection

Old and valuable photographs, letters and other objects fade and crumble over time. Find out how you can minimise this.

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Writing workshops

Writing Workshops

This four week writing program will cover a different aspect of the writing process each week.

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Using the microfiche reader: a crash-course

Find out what information is available on fiche and film and how to use the new reader to access it.

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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

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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

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

Library for teens

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The library now has a range of eBooks which can be downloaded onto a compatible eReader, mobile device, PC or laptop.

Library for kids

Childrens services at Moonee Valley Libraries
The library now has a range of eBooks for children which can be downloaded onto a compatible eReader, mobile device, PC or laptop.

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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