Spot­light on a tough life

EX­HI­BI­TION TELLS ABOUT ANNE FRANK’S JOUR­NEY

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Let Me Be My­self: the story of Anne Frank

Fol­low the time­line of Anne’s happy early child­hood, her mi­gra­tion to Am­s­ter­dam, and her time in hid­ing, con­trasted with ma­jor his­tor­i­cal events.

This is a unique op­por­tu­nity to see an in­ter­na­tional ex­hi­bi­tion cu­rated by the Anne Frank Stitch­ing (Foun­da­tion).

The free ex­hi­bi­tion will be of­fi­cially launched to­day. ● The ex­hi­bi­tion is on at Shep­par­ton Li­brary from to­mor­row un­til Wed­nes­day, March 20. Tours by ap­point­ment. For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ings, phone 1300 374 765 or email shep­par­ton@gvrlc.vic.gov.au

Au­thor event

Join Darry Fraser as she talks about her new book The Widow of Bal­larat on Mon­day, December 3, start­ing at 7 pm in Mooroopna. All are wel­come. Re­fresh­ments will be served, book­ings are re­quired. ● For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ings, phone 1300 374 765 or email mooroopna@gvrlc.vic.gov.au

Craft & cof­fee

Learn how to make some easy Christ­mas dec­o­ra­tions at home with an as­sort­ment of rib­bon and other mis­cel­la­neous items.

At Shep­par­ton Li­brary on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 15, from 10 am to noon. ● Book­ings are re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ings, phone 1300 374 765 or email shep­par­ton@gvrlc.vic.gov.au

Get tech savvy

If you want to know how to find things to buy, where to buy from and how to make pay­ments safely over the in­ter­net, this is the ses­sion for you.

At Shep­par­ton Li­brary on Mon­day, Novem­ber 12, from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm. At Mooroopna Li­brary on Mon­day, December 3, from 9.30 am to 11.30 am. At Tatura Li­brary on Mon­day, December 3, from noon to 1.30 pm. ● Book­ings are re­quired. For more in­for­ma­tion and book­ings, phone 1300 374 765.

Chil­dren and fam­i­lies

Baby Rhyme Time pro­vides an op­por­tu­nity to share songs, fin­ger play, rhymes and sto­ries with your baby or child up to the age of two.

At Mooroopna Li­brary on Novem­ber 15 and ev­ery third Thurs­day of the month at 10.30 am (in­clud­ing school hol­i­days). At Shep­par­ton Li­brary, ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 10.30 am (in­clud­ing school hol­i­days).

iTots

Dis­cover apps and pro­grams that ed­u­cate and en­ter­tain. Share songs, sto­ries and felt­board fun. At Shep­par­ton Li­brary ev­ery Tues­day at 10.30 am (ex­clud­ing school hol­i­days).

Rhyme and story time

Chil­dren aged from two to six can have fun with songs, rhymes, sto­ries and craft.

At Mooroopna Li­brary on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 21, and ev­ery third Wed­nes­day of the month at 10.30 am (in­clud­ing school hol­i­days). At Shep­par­ton Li­brary ev­ery Mon­day and Fri­day at 10.30 am (in­clud­ing school hol­i­days). At Tatura Li­brary on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 22, at 10.30 am.

Home Li­brary Ser­vice

This is a free ser­vice for li­brary mem­bers who are un­able to visit the li­brary. Phone 1300 374 765 to ar­range this ser­vice for your­self, a fam­ily mem­ber or some­one you know. Mooroopna and Shep­par­ton li­braries would also like to hear from peo­ple who would like to vol­un­teer for this ser­vice.

Get hooked on cro­chet

Mooroopna ev­ery Fri­day at 10.30 am. Bring along your cro­chet projects or prob­lems.

Shep­par­ton on Thurs­day, Novem­ber 15, from noon to 1 pm. Drop in dur­ing your lunch hour, bring your lunch and your cro­chet or come and learn how to cro­chet.

Friends of Shep­par­ton Li­brary

All are wel­come to the monthly meet­ing at Shep­par­ton Li­brary on Tues­day, Novem­ber 13, at 1.30 pm. Mem­ber­ship is $5 a year. ● For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion about all pro­grams visit www.gvli­braries.vic.gov.au or phone 1300 374 765, or visit your lo­cal branch.

Anne Frank: The mov­ing story of a young girl’s life cut short by war and hate comes to Shep­par­ton Li­brary from to­day.

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