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  • Authentic Stories of Ageing with Jane Caro and Joanna Nell for Ageism Awareness Day 4 October 7-8pm
    Whitehorse Manningham Libraries is considering the experience of ageing through a literary lens for Ageism Awareness Day. We’re inviting readers of all ages to explore complex, nuanced and authentic experiences of aging by borrowing from a recommended book list including titles like Always (Morris Gleitzman), The Remember Balloons (Jessie Oliveros), Room for a Stranger (Melanie Cheng) and Tirra Lirra by the River (Jessica Anderson). Jane…
  • Australian Muslim Writers Festival 30 Sept – 8 Oct
    The Right Pen Collective for Australian Muslim Writers is proud to present the 2nd Australian Muslim Writers Festival (AMWF) taking place 30 Sep – 8 October. The theme of the event is “our table” were people of all faiths, or none,  are invited to book a seat around a table made up of Australian Muslim Writers. We would like to thank Yarra Plenty Regional Library…
  • WynTalk: ‘Pathway to Reconciliation’ with Marlee Silva Tuesday 8 Nov 7-8pm
    Join us for the Global Learning Festival’s signature WynTalk: ‘Acknowledge, Respect and Value Aboriginal Culture and Identity‘ – Pathway to Reconciliation with Marlee Silva. Be inspired by young Aboriginal woman Marlee Silva, author, podcaster and social media activist through her strength-based storytelling to champion the voices of Indigenous Australian women and girls as she guides us to foster learning environments that acknowledge, respect and value…
  • Sian Prior: Writing for Well-Being
    Melbourne author Sian Prior is running Writing for Well-Being workshops in several public libraries in Victoria (example here) and is keen to offer her services to libraries more broadly. Psychological research has shown that expressive writing – in particular writing about yourself – can enhance your mood, improve your physical health, lift your grades and even boost your memory. Writing helps us focus and organize our thoughts around…
  • Free Digital Health webinars
    Digital health literacy skills are critical to ensuring every Australian has the ability to make informed, confident choices when it comes to supporting their health and wellbeing online. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown just how important it is for all Australians to have equal access to online health services and information. With more and more health services being offered digitally, helping people build basic skills…
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