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Extra Study Space: Clocktower Centre

Young writers group EB

Looking for a place to study? We know that the library has been extra crowded lately, so the Clocktower Centre Café at Moonee Ponds Junction was kind enough to set aside an area just for you. There are tables, power and Wi-Fi (SSID is MVCC Public). Space is available from now until 21 November from 9am-5pm.


 

Libraries Change Lives

Libraries Change Lives

Public libraries are more popular than ever in Victoria, with annual visitation exceeding 30 million – the equivalent of five visits for every Victorian. Nearly one in three Victorians participated in a library program last year, while over 4 million Wi-Fi and computer sessions were recorded throughout the state.

Moonee Valley Libraries are proud to be part of the Libraries Change Lives campaign which demonstrates the vital role libraries play in the community. For every dollar invested in public libraries, $4.30 (state average) of benefits are returned to the local community. Moonee Valley’s return of benefits is $6.40, well above the state average.

To learn more about the campaign visit www.librarieschangelives.org.au.


KOGO: Knit One, Give One

Knit one, give one

Knit One Give One, KOGO, is a not for profit organisation supplying handmade garments to support people experiencing hardship. Volunteers can make a whole range of items including scarves, beanies, blankets, toys and children’s and babies’ clothing. Finished items are distributed to various community partners throughout Australia including the Salvation Army, Sacred Heart Mission, Mirabel Foundation and Open Family Australia.

Moonee Valley Libraries invites members of the community to share some warmth throughout 2018 and knit, crochet or sew for KOGO. We will be forwarding on donations throughout the year. Patterns are available on the KOGO website or ask staff for assistance.

Completed items or blanket squares may be dropped off at any of our library branches.


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Last updated: Sunday, 11 November 2018, 11:26 PM