Stories to save the world: the new wave of climate fiction 21 Jul 2022 – 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join acclaimed Melbourne writers Alice Robinson and Kate Mildenhall with Lee Kofman as they discuss the genre of Climate Fiction (or ‘Cli-Fi’) and how their fictional works can address the myriad complex, universal issues surrounding climate change. Climate change and its ramifications are a part of everyday life in Australia. The prospect of environmental disaster...

Library and Information Week


Moved from its previous May timeframe, Library and Information Week (LIW) will be celebrated from 25 - 31 July 2022, with the aim of building awareness of the library and information sector, and promoting all types of library and information services in Australia.

Collections SIG Meeting

Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub 275 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Victoria

Hybrid meeting (Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub) & Online via Zoom Guest speaker – Liz Pidgeon, Local Studies SIG on Relevance of Local & Family History and the impact on collections Vendor presentation – TBC Tour of ILCH will follow the meeting.

Local Studies SIG Meeting

Ivanhoe Library and Cultural Hub 275 Upper Heidelberg Rd, Ivanhoe, Victoria

In collaboration with Collections SIG. This meeting has now been changed to an online meeting.  Please see members page for link. Guest Speaker: Convenor, Liz Pidgeon will talk about Local History Collections

National Science Week


National Science Week is Australia’s annual celebration of science and technology. Running each year in August, it features more than 1000 events around Australia, including those delivered by universities, schools, research institutions, libraries, museums and science centres.

ICT SIG Meeting

Workshop on New/Refurbished Library learnings. This meeting will be held at Caroline Springs Library, and via Zoom. Please contact Shelley Carroll for Zoom details (

Digital Innovation Festival #DIF2022

Victoria’s annual Digital Innovation Festival aka #DIF2022 offers the chance to connect, innovate, and explore the amazing opportunities created by the digital economy. #DIF2022 is hybrid program, with events for in-venue audiences, that are live-streamed and events people can watch on-demand, giving everyone the best of both worlds.

RSSIG emergency meeting


Please contact Jess ( or Claire ( for Zoom details.