25 January 2015

New from the Libraries

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Author Talk with Simon Cameron
One of the most famous assaults of the Gallipoli campaign took place on 6 August 1915 on a small plateau, no bigger than a football field. Author, Simon Cameron, will talk about his book, Lonesome Pine: The Bloody Ridge, and give us an insight into the lives of the men who fought, died and survived the battle at Lone Pine.

Thursday 5 February, 7 - 8pm
Unley Town Hall

Oxford Terrace, Unley
Entry by gold coin donation. Light refreshments provided.
Bookings essential, ph 8372 5100 or book here.

Domestic Bliss exhibition
Domestic Bliss exhibitionCreate crafts, take home recipes, and travel back in time to your great-grandmother's living areas. Domestic Bliss is an exhibition featuring household objects common to homes of the past. Explore kitchen and parlour items, and activities and stories from Unley households. Free exhibition sponsored by the Friends of the Unley Museum.
Exhibition launch
Unley Museum
Free, no bookings required.
Exhibition open during Museum hours
Monday - Wednesday, 10am - 4pm, Sunday 1.30 - 4.30pm
Free, no bookings required.
For further information, please contact the Unley Museum, ph 8372 5117, or visit our website.
Storytime Babytime 
With the start of term, our Storytime and Babytime programs are resuming.
Enjoy a story and a craft with your 2-5 year old.

Tuesdays, 10.30am
Unley Civic Library
Thursdays, 10.30am
Goodwood Library

For times and dates, please visit ourStorytime page
Enjoy songs, rhymes and fingerplays with your baby in your lap. For 0-2 years and their carer.

Fridays, 10.30 and11.30am
(two half-hour sessions)
Alternating between Unley Civic and Goodwood Libraries each week. 
For times and dates, please visit ourBabytime page, or pick up aChildren's brochure in our libraries.
Unley Voices choir Unley Voices
Unley's community choir meets on Wednesday afternoons in St Augustine's Church, 183 Unley Road, Unley. Each practice is followed by a cuppa. We sing harmonies, but the ability to read music is not essential. Practices will recommenceon Wednesday 11 February, 2 - 4pm.
For further information, please contact the Unley Libraries, ph 8372 5100.
Library Lovers

Library Lovers' Day 2015
We are joining libraries across Australia to celebrate Library Lovers' Day. 
Blind Date with a Book
Visit our libraries and borrow a blind date, a covered book for you to unwrap at home, along with a token of our appreciation.
Unley Civic and Goodwood Libraries

Coming soon...
Ignite UnleyMarch sees our annual Unley in Harmony celebrations. This year we are celebrating all things French with a Mayoral Afternoon Tea, a French Travel Talk course, and some memorable French music from Trio Montagne.
As part of our continuing Anzac Centenary celebrations
  • Bravest of the Brave : South Australians awarded the Victoria Cross in the First World War exhibition
    3 February - 27 March
    Bravest of the Brave tells the story of eight South Australian men who were awarded the Victoria Cross for their heroic deeds during the First World War (1914-1918).
    The exhibition gives an introduction to the First World War and South Australia's part in the conflict, a brief history of the Victoria Cross, and a short profile of the eight men.
  • Remembering those who served from Unley: a photographic tour of Unley's WWI Honour Roll.
    To commemorate the Anniversary of the Gallipoli Landing, join Faithe Jones, a local family history researcher, on a photographic  journey through the soldier's and nurses listed on The City of Unley Honour Roll Board. 
Keep an eye out for these, and other events, in the coming months!
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Unley Civic Library
181 Unley Road,
Ph (08) 8372 5100
Goodwood Library
101 Goodwood Road, Goodwood
Ph (08) 8372 5166
Fullarton Park Library
411 Fullarton Road,
Ph (08) 8372 5167
Home Service Library
Ph (08) 8372 5137 
Unley Toy Library
(inside Unley Civic Library)
Ph (08) 8372 5174
Family History
(inside Goodwood Library)
Ph (08) 8372 5426
The City of Unley 
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