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Afternoon Tea to celebrate Australian Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Bring your favourite book or choose one of ours. Join us for a lovely afternoon tea at Frankston Library to celebrate Australian Reading Hour at 1.30pm on Thursday 19 September.

When

September 19, 2019
1:30 PM
2:30 PM

Where

Frankston Library - 60 Playne Street, Frankston Victoria 3199

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The Korumburra Pork Sausage Literary Society
September 19, 2019

An hour of feasting and drinking and sharing about how our local bookclubs operate, what their best and worst reads have been, how the library can support bookclubs, launch of new digital resources for bookclubs, mostly an informal get together.

When

September 19, 2019
6:00 PM
7:00 PM

Where

Korumburra Library 165 COmmercial Street Korumburra

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CocoonLink Celebrates Australian Reading Hour - For Chinese Readers
September 19, 2019

這是我們第二年響應Australian Reading Hour 閱讀活動,你可以單純帶任何一本中文書前來,為自己而讀,為快樂而讀。冒著一點不知道誰會來的擔憂,和同樣愛書的朋友見面。一起喝一杯咖啡,從一本書,開始一段友誼。

When

September 19, 2019
1:30 PM
4:00 PM

Where

Cafe Louis (93 Moor St, Fitzroy VIC 3065)

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Story Time with Carly Findlay
September 19, 2019

Diving into the pages of a favourite read is one of life’s greatest treats. We’re hosting a meet & greet with Carly Findlay at Altona Gate to read from her memoir called Say Hello. Carly Findlay is an award-winning writer, speaker and appearance activist. She writes on disability issues for publications including ABC, Daily Life and SBS. She was named as one of Australia’s most influential women in the 2014 Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards. She has appeared on ABC’s You Can’t Ask That and Cyber Hate with Tara Moss, and on various ABC radio shows.

When

September 19, 2019
4:00 PM
5:00 PM

Where

Altona Gate, 124-134 Millers Rd, Altona North VIC 3025 - Level 2 Book Swap Room

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Story Time with Rachael Kable
September 19, 2019

Diving into the pages of a favourite read is one of life’s greatest treats. We’re hosting a meet & greet with Rachael Kable to read from her memoir called The Mindful Kind.

Rachael Kable is a mindfulness mentor, award-winning blogger, published author and host of The Mindful Kind podcast which has clocked up 1.5M downloads and averages 130,000+ downloads per month.

When

September 19, 2019
12:00 PM
1:00 PM

Where

Oakleigh Central, 39 Hanover St, Oakleigh VIC 3166 - Next to Gumtree Coffee Lounge

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Story Time (0-5 years)
September 19, 2019

Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and craft to build important language and reading readiness skills.

When

September 19, 2019
9.30am

Where

Frankston North Community Centre, 26 Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North, Victoria 3200

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Story Time (Tiny Tots 0-2 years)
September 19, 2019

Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and craft to build important language and reading readiness skills.

When

September 19, 2019
11:30 AM

Where

Seaford Library, 1/6R Boughton Street, Seaford, Victoria 3198

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Story Time (Tiny Tots 0-2 years)
September 19, 2019

Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and craft to build important language and reading readiness skills.

When

September 19, 2019
1:30 PM

Where

Carrum Downs Library, 203 Lyrebird Drive, Carrum Downs, Victoria 3201

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Story Time (Pre-School 3-5 years)
September 19, 2019

Share in the fun of stories, rhymes, songs and craft to build important language and reading readiness skills.

When

September 19, 2019
10:30 AM
12:00 PM

Where

Frankston Library, 60 Playne Street, Frankston, Victoria 3199

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Staff Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Staff bring their favourite book to share and skype to include our Portland staff

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

19 Jamieson St Warrnambool

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How to read to Babies with Claire Saxby
September 19, 2019

Award winning author Claire Saxby will sharing her skill as a story teller with anyone who would like to learn how to engage their baby with the wonder of a beautiful book. Perfect for new parents or parents with preschool aged children. Free tickets can be reserved at: Eventbrite.com.au/e/70087765393

When

September 19, 2019
11:00 AM
11:45 AM

Where

Collins Booksellers, 67 Puckle St Moonee Ponds Vic 3039

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Reading Party in the Library
September 19, 2019

What goes better with a good book than a cup of tea and an hour to read in quiet enjoyment? Come along to our silent reading party for the Australian Reading Hour and treat yourself to uninterrupted reading time in the company of likeminded (silent) book lovers. Tea provided. In partnership with the Tea Society.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Venue: Ivanhoe Library, 255 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe VIC 3079

When

September 19, 2019
6:00pm
7:00pm

Where

Ivanhoe Library, 255 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe VIC 3079

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Reading Party in the Garden
September 19, 2019

Set aside an hour for yourself for a moment of quiet reflection and discovery by joining our silent reading garden party for the Australian reading Hour. Step back from the hustle and bustle to enjoy a good book, a good cup of tea and good (silent) company of fellow readers.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm
Venue: Diamond Valley Library, Civic Dr, Greensborough VIC 3088

When

September 19, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

Diamond Valley Library, Civic Dr, Greensborough VIC 3088

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Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Make some time for reading and celebrate Australian Reading Hour! Bring that book you’ve been meaning to get around to, or choose from a selection of recommended reads on the day. We’ll supply the comfy chairs and refreshments, all you need to do is settle in for an uninterrupted hour of reading.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue: Vermont Library, Pavey Pl, Vermont South VIC 3133

 

When

September 19, 2019
2:00pm
4:00 PM

Where

Vermont Library, Pavey Pl, Vermont South VIC 3133

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Sally Hepworth in conversation with Lisa Ireland
September 19, 2019

Sally Hepworth is the bestselling author of The Secrets of Midwives, The Things We Keep, and The Mother-in-law. Join Sally in conversation with fellow author Lisa Ireland as they discuss all things books and writing, thanks to Australian Reading Hour.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading VIC 3131

When

September 19, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Rd, Nunawading VIC 3131

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Bookish Morning Tea
September 19, 2019

In adults, reading has been shown to reduce stress by 68%. That’s more than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of tea. At our bookish morning tea you can expect one whole hour dedicated to reading, as well as plenty of tea, coffee and nibbles.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Venue: Doncaster Library, 687 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
11:30am

Where

Doncaster Library, 87 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster VIC 3108

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Dramatic Read-Along
September 19, 2019

Be part of the experience this Reading Hour as we come together to celebrate bringing the written word to life. Together we will read from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. We will provide the script and will assign parts on the day – no knowledge of the play beforehand is required.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
Venue: Bulleen Library, Bulleen Plaza, 79-109 Manningham Rd, Bulleen VIC 3105

When

September 19, 2019
2:00pm
3:00pm

Where

Bulleen Library, Bulleen Plaza, 79-109 Manningham Rd, Bulleen VIC 3105

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Read in the Library
September 19, 2019

Bring your own lunch, tea and coffee provided.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:30 – 2:30pm
Venue: Leongatha Library, 2 Smith St, Leongatha VIC 3953

When

September 19, 2019
11:30am
2:30pm

Where

Leongatha Library, 2 Smith St, Leongatha VIC 3953

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Read to me: Readings in the library
September 19, 2019

Celebrate the Australian Reading Hour and Join us for Readings in the Inverloch Library. This event will feature guest readers presenting selections from their favorite short stories, poems, plays or chapters of a novel.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:30pm
Venue: Inverloch Library, 6 Abeckett St, Inverloch VIC 3996

When

September 19, 2019
6:30pm

Where

Inverloch Library, 6 Abeckett St, Inverloch VIC 3996

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Reading on the Lawn
September 20, 2019

Bring a deck chair and join us on the lawn for Reading Hour in the sun.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Venue: Alexandra Library, 49 Grant St, Alexandra VIC 3714

When

September 20, 2019
2:00pm
3:00pm

Where

Alexandra Library, 49 Grant St, Alexandra VIC 3714

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Reading Hour on the Lawn
September 19, 2019

Bring a deck chair and join us on the lawn for Reading Hour in the sun.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Venue: Yea Library, 15 The Semicircle, Yea VIC 3717

When

September 19, 2019
12:30pm
1:30pm

Where

Yea Library, 15 The Semicircle, Yea VIC 3717

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Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Join us for a rotation of reading between parents and staff for an hour.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30 until close
Venue: Kinglake Library, 19 Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd, Kinglake VIC 3763

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
Close

Where

Kinglake Library, 19 Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd, Kinglake VIC 3763

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Libraries After Dark
September 19, 2019

Take the time to join us at the Glenroy Library after dark –  open until 10 pm. Read a good book or enjoy games,  crafts, movies, music, English conversation club, light refreshments and much more.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: Open until 10:00pm
Venue: Glenroy Library, 737 Pascoe Vale Rd, Glenroy VIC 3046

When

September 19, 2019
All day

Where

Glenroy LIbrary, 737 Pascoe Vale Rd, Glenroy VIC 3046

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Open Bookgroup
September 19, 2019

Take the time  to join our September Open Book Group – a great opportunity  to meet new people and discover new and interesting books.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:45 – 8:00pm
Venue: Coburg Library, Victoria St & Louisa St, Coburg VIC 3058

When

September 19, 2019
6:45pm
8:00pm

Where

Coburg Library, Victoria St & Louisa St, Coburg VIC 3058

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Reading hour garden party
September 19, 2019

Take the time to read and chat with us. Bring your lunch and join staff in the Saxon Street garden to enjoy an hour of relaxed reading in the open air.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 12:00 – 1:00pm
Venue: Brunswick Library, Sydney Rd & Dawson St, Brunswick VIC 3056

When

September 19, 2019
12:00pm
1:00pm

Where

Brunswick Library, Sydney Rd & Dawson St, Brunswick VIC 3056

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Reading Party: Australian Reading Hour & Page Turners
September 19, 2019

Make a date with a book and join us at our Reading Party to celebrate Australian Reading Hour, and the conclusion of our Page Turners Winter Reading Challenge. Bring a book and cosy up for one hour of blissful reading at the Magnolia Room, Doutta Galla Hotel in Flemington. Afterwards, stay and chat to fellow book lovers and share reading ideas.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm
Venue: Magnolia Room, Doutta Galla Hotel in Flemington, 339 Racecourse Rd, Flemington VIC 3031

When

September 19, 2019
6:00pm
7:30pm

Where

Magnolia Room, Doutta Galla Hotel in Flemington, 339 Racecourse Rd, Flemington VIC 3031

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Read well, live well
September 11, 2019

Bibliotherapist Sonya Tsakalakis discusses why reading matters and how taking time to read for pleasure enhances wellbeing and enriches our lives. Share some of your own thoughts about the books that make a difference in your life and take part in the exhilarating experience of the slow reading movement.

Date: Wednesday 11 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Venue: Glen Waverley Library, 12 Kingsway, Glen Waverley VIC 3150

When

September 11, 2019
7:00pm
8:30pm

Where

Glen Waverley Library, 12 Kingsway, Glen Waverley VIC 3150

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The Art of Growing Up
September 19, 2019

Come and listen to author John Marsden’s astonishing, insightful and hugely ambitious manifesto. He pulls together all he has learned from over thirty years’ experience working with and writing for young people. He shares his insights into everything – from the role of schools and the importance of education, to problem parents and problem children, and the conundrum of what it means to grow up and be ‘happy’ in the 21st century.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Venue: Clayton Library, 9-15 Cooke St, Clayton VIC 3168
Bookings: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=550153&

When

September 19, 2019
7:00pm
8:30pm

Where

Clayton Library, 9-15 Cooke St, Clayton VIC 3168

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Reading Hour
September 10, 2019

Read quietly in the library.

Date: Tuesday 10 September
Time: 2:00 – 3:00pm
Venue: Caroline Springs Library, 193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023

When

September 10, 2019
2:00pm
3:00pm

Where

Caroline Springs Library, 193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Caroline Springs VIC 3023

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Reading Hour
October 20, 2019

Read in the Botanic Gardens for one hour. Meet at the carpark and then find a bench and enjoy the peace and quiet and a good book.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00 – 12:00pm
Venue: Melton Library, 31 McKenzie St, Melton VIC 3337

When

October 20, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

Melton Library, 31 McKenzie St, Melton VIC 3337

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Silent Reading Hour @ The Taproom
September 19, 2019

Silent Reading Parties originally started at a pub, so why not do that with a nice glass of something yummy at your local? Take time out of your busy life to enjoy an hour of silent reading in good company. Bring a book or borrow a book there!

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm
Venue: Castlemaine Library, 212 Barker St, Castlemaine VIC 3450

When

September 19, 2019
7:00pm
8:30pm

Where

Castlemaine Library, 212 Barker St, Castlemaine VIC 3450

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Read Under the Rock
September 19, 2019

Take time out and join us at the Hanging Rock Café for a special reading experience in a beautiful natural environment. Bring along a book to read, share your favourites with others and learn how to open up the big world of eBooks. Enjoy free morning tea as your cares slip away.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Venue: Woodend Library, Corner of High Street and Forest Street, Woodend VIC 3442

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
11:30am

Where

Woodend Library, Corner of High Street and Forest Street, Woodend VIC 3442

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Australian Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Calling all book lovers and book clubbers!  Join us for Australia’s annual Reading Hour.  It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in book chat with other readers, share your favourite books and recommendations, and get your must-read-next list sorted.  Or just enjoy a quiet read!  Drinks, cheese and nibblies are on us on presentation of your Eventbrite ticket!

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 7:00 – 8:00pm
Venue: Preston Library, 266 Gower St, Preston VIC 3072
Bookings: Book online at darebinlibraries.vic.gov.au or call 1300 655 355.

When

September 19, 2019
7:00pm
8:00pm

Where

Preston Library, 266 Gower St, Preston VIC 3072

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Reading Circles
September 19, 2019

To celebrate Australian Reading Hour, we are holding a special Reading Circle. Come along and listen to readings from some of our favourite books and enjoy some light refreshments. Free event. No bookings required.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:30 – 8:00pm
Venue: Springvale Library, 411 Springvale Rd, Springvale VIC 3171

When

September 19, 2019
6:30pm
8:00pm

Where

Springvale Library, 411 Springvale Rd, Springvale VIC 3171

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Read a loud
September 18, 2019

To celebrate Australian Reading Hour, we are holding a special Reading Circle. Come along and listen to readings from some of our favourite books and enjoy some light refreshments. Free event. No bookings required.

Date: Wednesday 18 September
Time: 11:00am – 12 noon
Venue: Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale St, Dandenong VIC 3175

When

September 18, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

Dandenong Library, 225 Lonsdale St, Dandenong VIC 3175

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Reading Party: Take the Time
September 19, 2019

Take the Time to read with us for The Australian Reading Hour 2019. Our ever popular Reading Party will provide you with uninterrupted reading time. Light refreshments provided.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue: Ballarat Library, 78 Doveton St N, Ballarat VIC 3353
Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/reading-party-take-the-time-tickets-70230097111?ref=ecal

 

When

September 19, 2019
6:30pm
7:30pm

Where

Ballarat Library, 78 Doveton St N, Ballarat VIC 3353

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Emmanuel College celebrates Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Visit the LRC to relax and read

When

September 19, 2019
4:30 PM
5:30 PM

Where

Emmanuel College, 37 Ardlie Street Warrnambool

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The Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

There will be a ‘comfy space’ in a prominent location for you to sit and read for one hour. Tea/coffee/hot chocolate provided and everyone who participates will go into the draw for a $30 Readings book voucher.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm
Capacity: 24 people
Venue: Sunshine Marketplace, 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020

When

September 19, 2019
11:00am
1:00pm

Where

Sunshine Marketplace, 301 Hampshire Rd, Sunshine VIC 3020

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The Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

There will be a ‘comfy space’ in a prominent location for you to sit and read for one hour. Tea/coffee/hot chocolate provided and everyone who participates will go into the draw for a $30 Readings book voucher.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm
Capacity: 23 people
Venue: St Albans Library, 71A Alfrieda St, St Albans VIC 3021

When

September 19, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

St Albans Library, 71A Alfrieda St, St Albans VIC 3021

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The Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

There will be a ‘comfy space’ in a prominent location for you to sit and read for one hour. Tea/coffee/hot chocolate provided and everyone who participates will go into the draw for a $30 Readings book voucher.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 6:00 – 7:00pm
Capacity: 21 people
Venue: Keilor Library, 704B Old Calder Hwy Service Rd, Keilor VIC 3036

When

September 19, 2019
6:00pm
7:00pm

Where

Keilor Library, 704B Old Calder Hwy Service Rd, Keilor VIC 3036

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The Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

There will be a ‘comfy space’ in a prominent location for you to sit and read for one hour. Tea/coffee/hot chocolate provided and everyone who participates will go into the draw for a $30 Readings book voucher.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Deer Park Library, 4 Neale Road, , 3023

When

September 19, 2019
4:00pm
5:00pm

Where

Deer Park Library, 4 Neale Road, Deer Park, VIC, Australia, 3023

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Dads Rock Reading
September 19, 2019

Dads, grandpas, uncles, come along to read at the library. Come along in your work outfit; builders come with your tool bags, doctors come with your stethoscopes & painters come with your brushes! Bring your favourite picture book or we’ll give you one to read. Read to the kids then enjoy a bag of pop corn together!

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30 – 11:30am
Where: Beaumaris Library, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
11:30am

Where

Beaumaris Library, 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193

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Mirboo North Library celebrates the Australian Reading hour
September 19, 2019

Comic, non-fiction, e-book or newspaper: Doesn’t matter what you read, just read! One night only Silent Reading Zone. No phones, no music, just silent blissful reading. Tea and coffee provided.

When

September 19, 2019
6:00 PM
07:00 PM

Where

2 Brennan St, Mirboo North VIC 3871

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Read to Me: Celebrate Reading
September 19, 2019

Get inspired during the Australian Reading Hour. Join us as five very special locals read from their favourite works. Followed by afternoon tea.

When

September 19, 2019
3:00 PM
4:00 PM

Where

Phillip Island Library, 89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes

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Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Take the time to read and join us at our Reading Party! Bring a book and cosy up for one hour of blissful reading at Mister Munro. Afterwards, stay and chat to fellow book lovers and share reading ideas.

Delicious snacks provided. Beverages available at bar prices.

When

September 19, 2019
6:00 PM
07:30 PM

Where

Mister Munro, The Victoria Hotel, 215 Little Collins Street, Melbourne

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Poetry matters
September 19, 2019

Poetry is thoughts that breathe…*

From the old masters to the new breed of popular Instagram poets; poetry inspires, informs, challenges and touches us. Join us for a discussion of the poetry we love to read again and again. Poetry enthusiasts, curious novices and wary poetry sceptics all welcome! There will be an opportunity for those who’d like to share a favourite poem.

Light refreshments.

* Thomas Gray

When

September 19, 2019
10:30 AM
11:30 AM

Where

103 Ferguson Street Williamstown

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Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Silent Reading Party at Cre8tive kids

When

September 19, 2019
4:00 PM

Where

Altona Library, Queen st, Altona, VIC

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A Candlelit Encounter with Rosalie Ham at Eltham Bookshop
September 19, 2019

Eltham bookshop and Australian Reading Hour warmly invite you to a very special candlelit reading evening with the much loved author Rosalie Ham Described as a ‘gifted storyteller’ with ideas that are ‘fresh, unusual and entertaining,’ Rosalie’s stories are new, but recognisable beyond Australia. Using the stereotype to subvert the cliché, and always seeking to surprise the reader, she sheds new light on universal verities.

Entry: includes any one of Rosalie Ham’s books or a $25.00 gift voucher, a glass of wine, finger food and Rosalie’s talk. $40.00.

Dress your best for door prizes

Prepaid bookings are essential at 94398700

This evening is especially recommended for book clubs and avid readers 17 plus.

When

September 19, 2019
6.30 PM
08:30 PM

Where

Eltham Bookshop, 970 Main Road, Eltham, Victoria, Australia

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Darebin Libraries Celebrates Australian Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Calling all book lovers and book clubbers! Join us for Australia’s annual Reading Hour. It’s the perfect opportunity to indulge in book chat with other readers, share your favourite books and recommendations, and get your must-read-next list sorted. Or just enjoy a quiet read! Drinks, cheese and nibblies are on us – you’ll just need to present your Eventbrite ticket! Darebin Libraries uses Eventbrite for all event bookings. When booking with Eventbrite individuals will be required to provide their name and contact details. Eventbrite’s privacy policy can be found at the Privacy link located at the bottom of this page. Individuals may choose to book directly with Darebin Libraries by contacting the library on 1300 655 355.

When

September 19, 2019
7:00 PM
8:00 PM

Where

Preston Library, 266 Gower Street Preston

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Leopold Library Celebrates Australian Reading Hour - All about kids
September 19, 2019

On Thursday 19 September, stop what you’re doing for one hour and join us for a special story session to celebrate the Australian Reading Hour. Wear your PJ’s, bring a teddy and take the time to learn, grow, escape and relax with us. All ages

When

September 19, 2019
12:30 PM
1:30 PM

Where

Leopold Community Hub, 31-39 Kensington Rd, Leopold

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A Beary Reading Hour for families at Shepparton Library
September 19, 2019

Children, bring your favourite snuggly for stories and fun with Emma, Big Bear and friends. Parents and carers are encouraged to read a story with their children too.

Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

No bookings required.

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
11:30am

Where

Shepparton Library, 41-43 Marungi St, Shepparton

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Shepparton Library celebrates Australian Reading Hour
September 19, 2019

Find a comfortable place in the library (there’s lots) pick up a book, a magazine or a newspaper and enjoy an hour of reading bliss. We will have ambassadors from local sporting clubs and other guests dropping in throughout the day to see who reading and share their own reading experiences. You never know who will be calling by…

When

September 19, 2019
All day

Where

Shepparton Library, 41-43 Marungi St, Shepparton

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Morwell Library Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Drop in any time between 2pm and 3pm for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose a new one! Light refreshments supplied.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

63-65 Elgin St, Morwell VIC

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Traralgon Library Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Drop in any time between 2pm and 3pm for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose a new one! Light refreshments supplied.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

34-38 Kay Street, Traralgon

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Churchill Library Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Drop in any time between 2pm and 3pm for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose a new one! Light refreshments supplied.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

The Hub, 9-11 Philip Parade, Churchill

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Moe Library Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019

Drop in any time between 2pm and 3pm for a silent reading party. Bring your own book or choose a new one! Light refreshments supplied.

When

September 19, 2019
2:00 PM
3:00 PM

Where

1-29 George Street Moe

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Silent Reading Party
September 19, 2019
Make some time for reading and celebrate Australian Reading Hour! Bring that book you’ve been meaning to get around to, or choose from a selection of recommended reads on the day.
We’ll supply the comfy chairs and refreshments, all you need to do is settle in for an uninterrupted hour of reading.
Registration: Register online or visit a branch
Where: Vermont South Library, Pavey Place
Vermont South Vic 3133
Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

When

September 19, 2019
2:00pm
4:00pm

Where

Vermont South Library, Pavey Place

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Bookish Morning Tea
September 19, 2019
In adults, reading has been shown to reduce stress by 68%.
That’s more than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of tea.
At our bookish morning tea you can expect one whole hour dedicated to reading, as well as plenty of tea, coffee and nibbles.
Registration: Register online or visit a branch
Where: Doncaster Library, MC Square 687 Doncaster Road
Doncaster Vic 3108
Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am

When

September 19, 2019
10:30am
11:30am

Where

Doncaster Library, MC Square 687 Doncaster Road

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Bookish Morning Tea
September 17, 2019
In adults, reading has been shown to reduce stress by 68%.
That’s more than listening to music, going for a walk or having a cup of tea.
At our bookish morning tea you can expect one whole hour dedicated to reading, as well as plenty of tea, coffee and nibbles.
Registration: Register online or visit a branch
Where: Box Hill – Meeting Room 3, 1040 Whitehorse Rd
Box Hill Vic 3128
Date: Tuesday 17 September
Time: 10:15am – 11:30am

When

September 17, 2019
10:15am
11:30am

Where

Box Hill Library, 1040 Whitehorse Rd

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Sally Hepworth in conversation with Lisa Ireland
September 19, 2019
Sally Hepworth is the bestselling author of The Secrets of MidwivesThe Things We Keep, and The Mother-in-law.
Join Sally in conversation with fellow author Lisa Ireland as they discuss all things book and writing, thanks to the Australian Reading hour.
Registration: Register online or visit a branch
Where: Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Rd
Nunawading Vic 3131
Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm

When

September 19, 2019
11:00am
12:00pm

Where

Nunawading Library, 379 Whitehorse Rd 

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Dramatic Read-Along
September 19, 2019
Be part of the experience this Australian Reading Hour as we come together to celebrate bringing the written word to life.
Together, we will read from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde. We will provide the script and will assign parts on the day – no knowledge of the play beforehand is required.
Registration: Register online or visit a branch
Where: Bulleen Library, Bulleen Plaza Manningham Road
Bulleen Vic 3105
Date: Thursday 19 September
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm

 

When

September 19, 2019
2:00pm
3:00pm

Where

Bulleen Library, Bulleen Plaza Manningham Road

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Dads Rock Reading
September 19, 2019

Dads, Grandfathers, Uncles and friends come along in your work outfit; builders come with your tool bags, doctors come with your stethoscopes & painters come with your brushes!

Bring your favourite picture book or we’ll give you one to read.

Read to the kids then enjoy a bag of popcorn together!

FREE, but bookings essential.

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When

September 19, 2019
10:30 AM
11:30 AM

Where

Beaumaris Library 96 Reserve Rd, Beaumaris VIC 3193

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Books & Baguettes
September 19, 2019

In the round,  read for your lunch.

Tea/coffee & baguettes on us!

Brighton Library

FREE, but bookings essential

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When

September 19, 2019
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

Where

Brighton Library 14 Wilson St, Brighton VIC 3186

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Childhood memories
September 19, 2019

Read aloud from your favourite childhood book or poem and reminisce on the joys of early literature.

Morning Tea provided

FREE, but bookings essential

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When

September 19, 2019
10:30 AM
11:30 AM

Where

Hampton Library 1 Service St, Hampton VIC 3188

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