Yarra Plenty Regional Library services the outer municipalities of Nillumbik, Whittlesea and Banyule in the north of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This blog promoting local history in our community has been operating since 2006 and is managed by the Local and Family History Librarian.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Imagine the Yarra
Canoeing on the Yarra at Warrandyte: Shire of Eltham Pioneers Photograph collection
These school holidays families have the opportunity to drop into Eltham or Watsonia Libraries to share your stories and experiences of the Yarra River through a selection of drop in activities.
Make a short video on your device, then tag and share via Imagine the Yarra
Write a letter addressed to the Yarra River about your river story
Draw a picture of the Yarra River in the future
Write a letter to people who use the Yarra, from the perspective of the river
Engage in a giant collaborative Yarra River mural
Take part in a water testing activity with water from the Yarra
Write a short story about your past, present and future Yarra River experience
Help inform Melbourne Water's new Strategic Plan for the Yarra River. For more information visit Imagine the Yarra
Eltham Library Wednesday 4th October 10am – 12:30pm
Watsonia Library Wednesday 4th October 2:30pm – 4.30pm