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Author Talk: Ted Lapkin

Oct 14, 2020

Author Talk: Ted Lapkin

Join us on October 14 at 8:00PM for an exciting author talk as Andrew Hastie MP interviews author of Righteous Kill, Ted Lapkin, followed by a q&a via Zoom. Righteous Kill is an edge-of-your-seat military thriller, which follows the daring mission of an Israeli commando force that travels back in time to save millions from the Holocaust. Ted Lapkin spent the early parts of his childhood living in North Carolina USA, before he and his family moved to Israel, where he joined the IDF as a combat intelligence officer with the Golani Infantry Brigade. Graduating summa cum laude from Tel Aviv University, Ted returned to the US to work in politics. Meeting his wife in the US, the two moved to Melbourne Australia where Ted began writing for numerous Austrlian newspapers and worked writing speeches for members of US Congress and Australian Government Ministers. He now runs his own consulting firm, specialising in strategic communications, reputation management and government relations. Andrew Hastie is the Federal member for Canning in Western Australia, and since 2017, has served as the Chair of the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security. This event will be facilitated via Zoom, so make sure to register on tedlapkinljla@eventbrite.com.au to ensure you receive your unique Zoom...

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Author Talk: Ros Collins

Oct 6, 2020

Author Talk: Ros Collins

“.. She rode on the back of the Lambretta through the beachside suburbs, through Chelsea, Sandringham and Brighton, and wept at the familiar names in the unfamiliar land.” Join in to listen to the author of Rosa: Memories with Licence Meet Ros for an in depth discussion and q&a about her second book. TUESDAY, 6 OCTOBER 2:00PM Register here at:...

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Rosh Hashana Story Time with Nira Sheffi

Sep 17, 2020

Rosh Hashana Story Time with Nira Sheffi

A Hebrew ‘story show’ activity for 2-5 year olds: ‘The Apple looked for honey’
Presented by Nira Sheffi in Hebrew.
Thursday 17 September, 5.30pm – Free event
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7821593314

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Author Talk: Helen Wolfers

Sep 8, 2020

Author Talk: Helen Wolfers

In a provocative talk based on her book, author Helen Wolfers describes the challenges she experienced growing up as the daughter of Jewish immigrants in the xenophobic, virulently anti-Semitic Australia of her childhood.

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New e-audiobooks now available

Aug 3, 2020

New e-audiobooks now available

With the help of Glen Eira Council’s generous grant, the following e-audiobooks have been added to our collection and are available free of charge to library members:
Heartburn, by Nora Ephron;
Foreskin’s Lament, by Shalom Auslander;
Sabbath’s Theater, by Philip Roth;
Here I Am, by Jonathan Safran Foer;
Daniel Deronda (Classic Drama), by George Eliot.
More are being added – please check our catalogue page for new e-books and e-audiobooks which you can borrow online.

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Jews and Diamonds – LJLA LammLectures

Aug 29, 2020

Jews and Diamonds – LJLA LammLectures

REGISTER HERE: tiny.cc/LJLADiamonds

Join us for a fascinating exploration of the Jewish diamond trade and the special connection between diamonds, Jewish faith and culture.

Steven Prawer is Professor of Physics at the University of Melbourne.
He has a worldwide reputation in advanced diamond science and technology with over 30 years of experience and over 390 scientific publications.

This event will be facilitated via ZOOM so make sure you register to secure your unique ZOOM link.

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Click & Collect suspended

Jul 14, 2020

Click & Collect suspended

Due to the return of stage 3 lockdown restrictions, we have regretfully had to suspend the Click and Collect service.
Item due dates have been extended and there will be no overdue charges.

You can borrow eBooks…

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Breaking News: You can now borrow books!

Jun 3, 2020

Breaking News:  You can now borrow books!

We’re all in it together but we’re also here for you!

To support our community, we will be starting a ‘Click and Collect’ service from Monday the 18th of May.

How will this work..

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Online events and services

Apr 8, 2020

Online events and services

Dear library members and friends,
While the library building is closed, we are working to provide online events and services to our community…

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Library Closure

Mar 23, 2020

Library Closure

Dear Friends of the Library,

During these challenging times, everyone here at the Library is thinking of our community and sharing your concern about the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation.

Based on the direction from the Victorian government …

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