Friday, March 31, 2006

Mt Evelyn Cookery Club

Dave from Morrison on the Park Cafe will demonstrate how to make various finger foods and supply the recipes. Come along and enjoy the food and the atmosphere.

When: Monday 10th April, 7 t0 9pm
Where: Mt Evelyn 50 Wray Crescent Mt. Evelyn - Mt Evelyn Community Room
Cost: $16 a head

Bookings essential. Phone 9736 3851

Finger food! Sounds like something even I could cook :-).

Cheers, Maryanne

The Cook's Kitchen - Recipe Exchange

Bring along your favourite Easter Recipes to share.

When: Thursday, April 6, 1.30 p.m
Where: Healesville Library 231 Maroondah Highway Healesville, 3777. Phone: 5962 4423.

Cheers, Maryanne

Microwave Silk Dyeing

Interested in silk dyeing, but not sure how to proceed, then come to this informative and hands on workshop, with Pam Earl, where you can make a personal silk dyed creation.

When: Saturday 8th April 10am
Where: Belgrave Library Reynolds Lane Belgrave, 3160.
Cost: $5.00 per person plus individual projects costs from $4.00 to $10.00

Book on 9754-7266

Cheers, Maryanne

Easter Storytime

Stories, rhymes and perhaps a dance with the Easter Bunny.

When: Friday 7th April 12.30-1.30pm
Where: Ranges Mobile Library, Main St, Monbulk, outside the RSL hall

Cheers, Maryanne

Thursday, March 30, 2006

New cds added to our libraries

Have a listen to the following cds just added recently:

100% hits : the of 2005
12 songs., Diamond, Neil
A river somewhere
A time to love., Wonder, Stevie
All that I am., Santana
Aretha's gold., Franklin, Aretha
Autumn flow., Lior
Careless love., Peyroux, Madeleine
Clifford the big red dog : musical memory games
Complete symphonies 1-6., Vine, Carl
Convicts and employers (NSW) index : 1828, 1832-18
Deadwood (soundtrack)
Deane index re-indexed 1823-1840 : settlers, milit
Disney's activity centre : A bug's life
Dreamland., Peyroux, Madeleine
Enchantment., Ma, Yo-Yo
Essential Steve Earle., Earle, Steve
Everything is possible : the very best of Living C, Living Colour
Feeding the wolves., Pyke, Josh
Free railway passes (NSW) index 1880-1892
Free the bees., Bees (Musical group)
Greatest hits., Yankovic, Weird Al
Immigration deposit indexes : Immigration deposit
Live and swingin : the ultimate Rat Pack collectio
Mighty rearranger., Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation
Miss Spider's tea party., Kirk, David
My first : number
My first : starting to read
New Year's concert 2005
Nouveau niveau
One love : bring it on
Organ works., Handel, George Frideric
Paddington : the world mystery tour
Pastkeys miscellaneous indexes : Unclaimed letters
Preludes ; Images., Debussy, Claude
Richard Scarry's Busytown : best reading ever
Shades of jade., Johnson, Marc
Sing-a-longs and lullabies for the film Curious Ge, Jack Johnson and Friends (M)
So amazing : an all-star tribute to Luther Vandros
So lovely blooming : the voice of Emma Kirkby., Kirkby, Emma
Somewhere down in Texas., Strait, George
Super hits., Vandross, Luther
Testify., Collins, Phil
The best of Julie London., London, Julie
The Catholic encyclopedia
The definitive Patsy Cline., Cline, Patsy
The electric Joe Satriani : an anthology., Satriani, Joe
The overture and the underscore., Blasko, Sarah
The phantom of the opera., Lloyd Webber, Andrew
The Producers
The velveteen rabbit
The visionary position., Ancient Marinators
Tonka : Monster trucks
Tonka : Search and rescue
Ultimate collection., Eurythmics
Waiting., Thursday
Walk the line
What's wrong with this picture?, Harding, Lee
Whatever people say I am, that's what I'm not., Arctic Monkeys
Wolfmother., Wolfmother
World Book : 2006 deluxe edition
Young Australians : voices of achievement

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

More new dvds

Browse the following list of dvds we've added recently:

The day of the triffids
The Duchess of Duke Street
Hancock's half hour
The best of Ronnie Barker
As time goes by
A child's world
The Koala brothers : a letter for George
Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel : and two other stories
The history of the wonderful world
Lucinda Brayford
The search for the Northwest passage
The girl in the cafe
Birth
All quiet on the Western front
The battlers
The seventh seal
Why TAFE?
The next stage
Before sunset
Happy together
Le bonheur est dans le pre
Daniel O'Donnell in concert : shades of green
Hotel Rwanda
Ride on stranger
Lei yu
Zhong cheng
Ren min gong pu
Lian ai da ying jia
Da cheng wu shi
Hua du da zhan
Han bing
Lian ai da guo tian
Bi xue lan tian
Miao xiang tian kai
Kun shou
Yi yu zhi mo lu ying
Jin ji po jiang
Nan ren si shi
Liang nu chai guan
Jie bing
Creature comforts
Bliss
Tristan und Isolde
Stiff
1900
Palace of dreams
Sideways
Wildside : which side are you on?
I can jump puddles
Yi ge dou bu neng shao
The picture show man
Liang shan bo yu zhu ying tai
Da hua san guo zhi huo shao chi bi
Shi cha qi xiao shi
Shou ji
Yu guan yin
Odd man out
Jue zhong hao nan ren
Ban zhi yan
Zui hou tong die
Hou bei tian xin
Lao shu ai da mi
Carlos Acosta's Tocororo : a Cuban tale
Great expectations
Scales of justice
The sea inside
Autumn sonata
French and Saunder : at the movies
Ronin
Apollo 13
British isles : a natural history
The weeping camel
The interpreter
Being Julia
Macbeth
Doing time for Patsy Cline
Motorcycle diaries
2046
Unlocking the mystery of life
General Patton : a genius for war
In the footsteps of Alexander the Great
The horse whisperer
Easter in art
Unsolved mysteries of the Second World War : Decision at
Unsolved mysteries of the Second World War : The riddle of
Unsolved mysteries of the Second World War : The last days
Creature comforts
Make a quilt
Thank God he met Lizzie
Tommy
Singin' in the rain
Chariots of fire
Moulin Rouge!
Anatomy of a murder
The Count of Monte Cristo
Divine secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
The brush-off
The piano
You can count on me
Empire of the sun
Surviving desire
911 : in plane site
Bon Jovi : The crush tour

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

New TV series dvds @ the libraries

Well almost everyone at the library it seems has become obsessed with the tv series Deadwood, a western series shown on Foxtel. We have Seasons 1 & 2 in our region as well as the following TV series recently added:

The jewel in the crown
Inspector Morse : Dead men tell no tales
Inspector Morse : Daughters and lovers
Inspector Morse : Silent and dead
A river somewhere
Little Britain : the complete second series
MDA : Second chance
Inspector Morse : The coward's revenge
Inspector Morse : God and the devil
Inspector Morse : Deception
Inspector Morse : Blood relatives
Inspector Morse : Yesterday and today
Inspector Morse : The great leveller
Inspector Morse : Foreign lands
Inspector Morse : The remorseful day
Inspector Morse : Love and death
Inspector Morse : A tangled web we weave
Inspector Morse : More than meets the eye
Inspector Morse : Spoil the child
Inspector Morse : Dying to leave
Inspector Morse : Dial M for Morse
The Andy Griffith Show
Northern Exposure
Jamie's school dinners
American hot rod

To search the catalogue for tv series on dvd, search for the following:

dvd television

This will list all of the tv series we have. If you are looking for a particular series, just type in the title of the series.

Cheers, Maryanne

New kids dvds @ our libraries

Many apologies for taking so long with this list of new dvds. I'll break the list up into several sections for easier reading.

Check out the following kids dvds we've added recently:

The magical world of Winnie the Pooh : Share your world
The magical world of Winnie the Pooh : Little things mean a
Pokemon : the first movie
Pokemon : Mewtwo returns
Pokemon : the movie 2000
Active kidz : Get activated!
Active kidz : Get activated too!
Rugrats : Diapered detectives
Sailor Moon : a heroine is chosen
Sailor Moon : Sailor Scouts to the rescue!
Sailor Moon : time travelers!
Sailor Moon : the wrath of Emerald
Spy Kids 2 : Island of lost dreams
The wild Thornberrys : Heroes of the animal kingdom
Spongebob squarepants : The seascape capers
Hi-5 : Dance hits
Bananas in pyjamas : Singing time + fun time

Enjoy!

Cheers, Maryanne

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

New non-fiction

We've also added the following non-fiction titles to our libraries. The Bob Woodward book looks interesting:

A J Rochester ~ The lazy girl’s guide to losing weight and getting fit
Bob Woodward ~ The secret man : the story of Watergate’s Deep Throat
Damian Marrett ~ White lies
Deborah Lee ~ Mixed blessings
Franz Wisner ~ Honeymoon with my brother : a memoir
Hunter S Thompson ~ Fear and loathing in Las Vegas : a savage journey to the heart of the American dream
Isabel Coe ~ La Dolce Vita : sweet dreams and chocolate memories
Jackie Hartnell ~ No fixed address
Judy Collins ~ Morning, noon, and night : living the creative life
Judy Cornwell ~ Adventures of a jelly baby : a memoir
Neil Chenoweth ~ Packer’s lunch : a rollicking tale of Swiss bank accounts and money-making adventures in the roaring ‘90s
Peter Boxall (editor) ~ 1001 books you must read before you die
Po Broson ~ Why do I love these people? : the families we come from and the families we form
Skye Rogers ~ Drink me : a memoir of a relationship
Tony Martin ~ Lolly scramble : a memoir of little consequence

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

New fiction

Have a look at the following new fiction books at our libraries:

Alex Kava ~ A necessary evil
Anne Perry ~ Dark assassin
Brenda Joyce ~ The masquerade
Freda Lightfoot ~ Putting on the style
Helen Dunmore ~ House of orphans
Ilsa Evans ~ Each way bet
Irene Nemirovsky ~ Suite Francaise
Joan Jonker ~ You stole my heart away
Kathy Lette ~ How to kill your husband (and other handy household hints)
Laura Wilson ~ A thousand lies
Lynda Page ~ For what it’s worth
Meg Cabot ~ Size 12 is not fat
Rosie Thomas ~ Iris and Ruby
Ruth Hamilton ~ The Bell House
Sandra Hall ~ Beyond the break
Sherrilyn Kenyon ~ Fantasy lover
Simon Beckett ~ The chemistry of death
Valerio Massimo Manfredi ~ Empire of dragons

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Natives in Your Garden

Join the Gully Gardeners for a talk by Irene Kelly from the Knox Environment Society.

When: Thursday 6th April at 1.30pm
Where: Ferntree Gully Library 1010 Burwood Hwy Ferntree Gully Ph: 9294 8140

Gold coin donations. Bookings essential

Cheers, Maryanne

Monday, March 20, 2006

Service disruption last weekend

Apologies for the inconvenience caused with system problems Friday night-Sunday morning.

If you have had problems renewing your items through the web catalogue please fill out our website feedback form with the details and we will renew them for you.

Thanks, Maryanne

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Want to Know How eBay works?

Another eBay training session has been added, this time at Croydon Library. Receive a 'hands on' introduction to the auction website eBay.

Become a winner on eBay with the help of accredited eBay Education specialist, Nerada Stern, who will teach you how to :
  • Set up your eBay account
  • Find amazing collectable pieces, gifts and bargains
  • Trade on eBay with confidence
  • Buy and sell business equipment and supplies
  • Take advantage of the global market to expand your business
  • Spend less and earn more

Places are strictly limited to register now on 9294 5640.


When: Tuesday April 4th 7.00pm
Where: Croydon Library Civic Square Croydon Ph: 9294 5640
Cost: $5.00

Cheers, Maryanne

Friday Lunch @ Your Library

Knox U3A (University of the 3rd Age) present calligraphy and paper toile demonstrations - plus be serenaded by A cappella singers.

BYO Lunch - Tea and coffee provided.

When: Friday 31st March 12.00 Noon
Where: Knox Library 425 Burwood Highway Wantirna South Ph: 9801 1422

Cheers, Maryanne

Friday, March 10, 2006

New fiction titles

If non-fiction isn't your thing, then why not browse the latest fiction titles added lately.

Alexander McCall Smith ~ Blue shoes and happiness (Bk. 7 No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency)
Christian Jacq ~ The great secret (Bk. 4 Mysteries of Osiris)
Edward Rutherfurd ~ Ireland awakening
Emma Blair ~ Three bites of the cherry
John Banville ~ The sea
Jon Cleary ~ Morning’s gone
Jude Deveraux ~ First impressions
Katie Fforde ~ Practically perfect
Lilian Henry ~ The bells of Burracombe
Linda Fairstein ~ Death dance
Manda Scott ~ Dreaming the serpent spear (Final volume Boudica)
Margaret Atwood ~ The tent
Marian Keyes ~ Anybody out there?
Marion Halligan ~ An apricot colonel
Mary Jane Staples ~ A sign of the times
Michael Moorcock ~ The vengeance of Rome (Bk. 4 Pyat quartet)
Robert Crais ~ The two minute rule
Ruth Hamilton ~ Dorothy’s war
Stephen Leather ~ Cold kill
Zoe Sharp ~ Road kill

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

New non-fiction @ our libraries

Browse the latest non-fiction titles added to our libraries:

Aaron J. Klein ~ Striking back : the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre and Israel’s deadly response
Alison Lapper/Guy Feldman ~ My life in my hands
Antonia Stephenson ~ Faeroes’ child : a life in exile
Constance Briscoe ~ Ugly
David Meagher ~ It’s not etiquette : a guide to modern manners
Kevin Wells ~ Goodbye, dearest Holly
Mark White ~ Kenneth Branagh
Martin Brundle/Maurice Hamilton ~ Working the wheel
Peter Doggett ~ The art and music of John Lennon
Suzanne Finstad ~ Warren Beatty : a private man
Tom Noble ~ Untold violence : crime in Melbourne today ; Walsh Street : the cold-blooded killings that shocked Australia
Win Blevins ~ Give your heart to the hawks : a tribute to the mountain men

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

Thursday, March 09, 2006

Labour Day

All branches and mobiles of Eastern Regional Libraries will be closed on Monday 13th March for Labour Day. Normal branch and mobile hours will resume on Tuesday.

You will be able to return items through the bookchute on Monday. Note: Croydon bookchute is closed.
If you have a password on your card you can renew via the library catalogue - find out how to do this with the Catalogue Tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

Monday, March 06, 2006

Researching your Family History

Are you doing Family History research and need some helping finding the best sites on the web?

Try Eastern Regional Libraries Family History. Links include sites for adoption, births, deaths & marriages, military, shipping and more.

There are tips to get you started and a list of all of the cd-rom/microfiche indexes that we have in the region.

Subscribe to the Family History newsletter to receive monthly updates on events or great sites for Family History.

Cheers, Maryanne

Friday, March 03, 2006

New cds @ our libraries

Look for something new to play on the cd player? Try one of the following cds added to our libraries:

20 golden greats., Rogers, Kenny
30 nam vien xu
30 nam vien xu
A night ot with verve : Wining
A night out with verve : Dancing
A night out with verve : Dining
A night out with verve : Romancing
A treasury of English song
A voyage to native America
An innocent man., Joel, Billy
Ascolta
At the end of the day., Secombe, Harry
Avantango., Aslan, Pablo
Baby I would., Thuy, Huong
Ballades, mazurkas, polonaises., Chopin, Frederic
Ballarat cemeteries index
Bella Italia 2
Bella Italia
Big band!, Ruggiero, Antonella
Birth., Jarrett, Keith
Buon sangue., Cherubini, Lorenzo "Jovanotti"
Calico silver., Rogers, Kenny
Camere con vista., Renga, Francesco
Canta Napoli., Villa, Claudio
Catching tales., Cullum, Jamie
Choral moods
Collins : two3four
Convivendo, parte 2., Antonacci, Biagio
Cover the world : world music versions of classic
De-lovely
Dvorak : the 3 great symphonies., Dvorak, Antonin
Em van nhu ngay xua., Ngoc, Ha
Essential easy : 4 decades of timeless classics
Gregorian chants : chants for meditation
Greig, Schumann piano concertos
Ha Noi 10 khuc tinh ca
Hao hoa : Hoai Linh : the best selection., Hoai Linh
Hits of Andrew Lloyd Webber., Lloyd Webber, Andrew
Home., Simply Red (Musical group)
Hounds of love., Bush, Kate
I molteplici mondi di Giovanni, il cantante., Neffa
Il rosso amore., Giordano, Filippa
Indelebile., Grandi, Irene
Italian favourites
Italian songs., Caruso, Enrico
Jambalaya., Jones, George
Japan : traditional vocal and instrumental music
Jessye Norman classics., Norman, Jessye
John Williams plays the Spanish guitar., Williams, John
Kate Ceberano and friends., Ceberano, Kate
Kill Bill
Le parole., Tozzi, Umberto
Legendary Roger Whittaker., Whittaker, Roger
Let's bottle Bohemia., Thrills (Musical group)
Macbeth., Shakespeare, William
Moving waves : an aquatic journey., Sofoulis, Milton
Mozart : the greatest hits., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart for mummies., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Mozart for your mind : boost your brain power., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Nguoi tinh = The best selection., Nguyen, Jimmii JC
Nhac viet sau 30 nam : Ai la nguoi duoc chon
Nhung ca khuc cua Nam Loc : Saigon oi, vinh biet., Nam, Loc
Non si cresce mai., Little Tony
Ouch., Raf
Our American journey., Chanticleer (Musical group)
Passenger arrivals in Western Australia, 1839-1890
Passioni., Giordano, Filippa
Perle., Nannini, Gianna
Piano concertos 1 and 2 : Variations serieuses ; R, Mendelssohn, Felix
Piano concertos 9 and 18., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Piano sonatas nos. 14, 17 and 23., Beethoven, Ludwig van
Rachmaninov piano concerto no. 2 ; Rhapsody on a t, Rachmaninoff, Sergei
Requiem : Abbado ; Mattila ; Schade ; Terfel., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Resta in ascolto., Pausini, Laura
Reviewing the situation., James, Eran
Sacred songs., Domingo, Placido
Salsa
Say., Manh, Quynh
Songs of New Zealand
Sufi
Summa., Part, Arvo
Sweet dreams : lulluabies from around the world
Symphonien nos. 35-41., Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Symphonies nos. 4, 5, 6., Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich
Symphony no. 9., Beethoven, Ludwig van
That's amore : the best of Dean Martin., Martin, Dean
The best Irish folk ballads
The best of Al Bano and Romina Power
The complete piano concertos., Field, John
The essential Kenny Rogers., Rogers, Kenny
The godfather : James Brown return., Brown, James
The great big bands
The most inspiring classics in the universe
The most uplifting classics in the universe
The no. 1 soprano album
The rhinestone cowboy live., Campbell, Glen
The great big bands
The most inspiring classics in the universe
The most uplifting classics in the universe
The no. 1 soprano album
The rhinestone cowboy live., Campbell, Glen
The Shirley Bassey collection., Bassey, Shirley
Tinh ca Duc Huy., Duc, Huy
Tinh ca Pham Dinh Chuong., Pham, Dinh Chuong
Tinh ca Pham Duy., Pham, Duy
Tinh ca Pham Duy., Pham, Duy
Tinh ca Tran Thien Thanh., Tr…n, Thien Thanh
Tinh ca Tran Thien Thanh., Tr…n, Thien Thanh
Tinh ca Tran Thien Thanh., Tr…n, Thien Thanh
Trai tim dai kho = Foolish heart., Cardin
Trai tim mong manh., Luong, Tung Quang
Una parte di me., Nek
Unforgettable : with love., Cole, Natalie
Vien du mua xuan
Vinh su., Manh, Quynh
Vo chong lam bieng : Hoai Linh : the best selectio, Hoai Linh
Wanted., Yazz
We'll meet again
Wondrous love., Chanticleer (Musical group)

Search for them in our web catalogue. Type in your search in the box next to Find a Book. If you have a password on your card you can reserve books, cds & dvds to be sent to your closest branch. It costs $2.20 per item for adults, $1.10 for govt. concession card holders, free reservations for children.

Find out about reserving and more with the catalogue tutorials.

Cheers, Maryanne

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Want to Know How eBay Works?

A 'hands on' introduction to the auction website eBay.

Become a winner on eBay with the help of accredited eBay Education specialist, Nerada Stern, who will teach you how to :
  • Set up your eBay account
  • Find amazing collectable pieces, gifts and bargains
  • Trade on eBay with confidence
  • Buy and sell business equipment and supplies
  • Take advantage of the global market to expand your business
  • Spend less and earn more
Places are strictly limited, so if you missed out on the last session at Ringwood, register now!

When: Tuesday 21st March 7.00pm
Where: Lilydale Library Anderson Street Lilydale Ph: 9294 3120
Cost: $5.00

Cheers, Maryanne