ALIA Vic Halloween Spooky Storytime

Love a good scary story? So do we!

Join ALIAVic for our Halloween celebrations with stories and snacks as we hold another storytime just for adults.


BYO picnic rugs, chairs and snacks to share 

And don't forget to bring along your favourite scary short story to share, including stories written by YOU! Or be prepared to shiver at other folk's tales of terror...


Costumes encouraged! Prizes for spookiest costume and best library-themed costume!




Designing With Canva: Advanced Workshop

Following on from last month's Beginner Workshop, Jade Koekoe and ALIA Vic invite you to join us for a deeper dive into Canva's graphic design tools and tricks.

Learn how to use the advanced functions of Canva to develop your library's brand with promotional images, fliers, posters, brochures, and more; and go beyond the basic tools to learn about some of the hidden features and tricks.



Sunday, September 29th from 3:00pm to 5:00pm



Prahran Mechanics Institute Victorian History Library,

Designing with Canva: Beginners Workshop

Canva is a free online graphic design program for creating simple eye-catching designs for event promotion, displays, brochures, and much more. Miss Koko is presenting an introductory workshop suitable for all skill levels.


When: Sunday, 25 August 2019 from 15:00-17:00

Where: PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St Edmonds Road, Prahran, Victoria 3181


RSVPs essential as places are limited.

ALIA Vic Trivia Night

It's time for ALIA Vic's annual trivia night. This year we're going to the Glenferrie Hotel in Hawthorn, come along and put all the fantastic trivia we accumulate as librarians to good use.

WHERE: Glenferrie Hotel, 324 Burwood Road, Hawthorn

WHEN: Wednesday August 7th, at 7:30pm

Your Online Presence Needs A Clean

ALIA SNGG Victoria is happy to present Jade Koekoe, an Online Presence Specialist who wants to spend an hour (or two) helping you fix that. Come along to our workshop where Jade will cover: 

  • What an Online Presence is.
  • Creating a Personal Brand and using it.
  • Benefits and pitfalls of an Online Presence.
  • What you can customise on social media so people know they have found you.


ALIA Schools - Reading for Everyone

The school library is pivotal in promoting and supporting reading, literature and literacy. Achieving success in reading enable students to be effective learners. What role does the school library and/or the teacher librarian have on the impact this success?

A variety of presenters will discuss a series of issues pertaining to achieving success in reading and literacy. In addition there will be a workshop to analyse effective measures in reading promotion.


When: Saturday 10 August 2019


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