Libraries in South Australia

The idea of interviewing older Murray Bridge citizens turned out to be quite a labour of love involving a small group of volunteers.  Following an oral history workshop in April 2009 some volunteers began contacting local participants in order to start the project. Their stories were recorded initially on a memory card, re-processed onto individual compact discs at the State Library’s technology department and duly returned.  See full story here.

New library for Docklands, Melbourne

According to Mr Ian Hicks, the Docklands Library and Community Centre will be a place for people to learn, participate and connect in a physical and a digital environment.  The facility will combine traditional elements of a library with modern technology and a range of community resources.  Mr Hicks said the Docklands Library and Community Centre would be focused on bringing the community together.  For full story click here