20 July, 2016

Learn how to use your iPad or Android Tablet in our classes



If you are having trouble with your iPad or Android Tablet, book in to one of our classes!  Visit our What's On page for a full listing over our events and classes.

15 July, 2016

Storytimes for 0-5 years at Frankston City Libraries



Frankston North Community Centre
26 Mahogany Avenue
Frankston North

Karingal PLACE
103 Ashleigh Avenue
Karingal

Langwarrin Customer Service Centre
Shop 6
Gateway Shopping Village
Langwarrin

14 July, 2016

Preschool storytimes at Frankston City Libraries


Carrum Downs
203 Lyrebird Drive
Carrum Downs

Frankston
60 Playne Street
Frankston

Seaford
1/6R Broughton Street
Seaford

13 July, 2016

Tiny Tots storytimes at Frankston City Libraries


Belvedere Community Centre
36 Belvedere Road
Seaford

Carrum Downs Library
203 Lyrebird Drive
Carrum Downs


Frankston Library
60 Playne Street
Frankston

Seaford Library
1/6R Broughton Street
Seaford

12 July, 2016

Discuss the short listed titles for the Children's Book Council Awards 2016

Children's Book Council of Australia
Victorian Judges Talk 2016

Jane Parsons

Thursday 14 July at 6.30pm

 
Frankston City Libraries presents the Children's Book Council of Australia Talk 2016 with Jane Parsons. Jane, the Victoria Judge for the 2016 Children's Book of the Year Awards, will discuss the current short listed and notable books.

Bookings essential

Cost: $7.50

Click here to book
Payments to be made at Frankston Library are to be made on the day of the event. 
 
 

Short listed titles for Book of the Year include

 
Early Childhood
Older Readers
 
Piranhas don't eat bananas
Aaron Blabey 
My Dog Bigsy
Alison Lester
Perfect
Danny Parker (Illust: Freya Blackwood)
Mr Huff
Anna Walker
The Cow Tripped Over The Moon
Tony Wilson (Illust: Laura Wood)
 
The Flywheel
Erin Gough
The Pause
John Larkin
Freedom Ride
Sue Lawson
A Single Stone
Meg McKinlay
Inbetween Days  
Vikki Wakefield
Cloudwish
Fiona Wood
 
Younger Readers
 
Eve Pownall Award
 
The Cleo Stories: A Friend and a Pet
Libby Gleeson (Illust: Freya Blackwood)
Soon
Morris Gleitzman
Run, Pip, Run
J. C. Jones
Sister Heart
Sally Morgan
Shadows of the Master
Emily Rodda
 
Phasmid: Saving the Lord Howe Island Stick Insect
Rohan Cleave (Illust: Coral Tulloch)
The White Mouse: The Story of Nancy Wake
Peter Gouldthorpe
The Amazing True Story of how Babies are made
Fiona Katauskas
Lennie The Legend: Solo to Sydney by Pony
Stephanie Owen Reeder
Ancestry: Stories of Multicultural Anzacs
Robyn Siers & Carlie Walker
We are the Rebels: the Women and Men who made Eureka
Clare Wright
 
Picture Book
 
 
Ride, Ricardo, Ride!
Shane Devries (Text: Phil Cummings)
My Dead Bunny
James Foley (Text: Sigi Cohen)
Flight
Armin Greder (Text: Nadia Wheatley)
One Step at a Time
Sally Heinrich (Text: Jane Jolly)
Suri's Wall
Matt Ottley (Text: Lucy Estela)
And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Bruce Whatley (Text: Eric Bogle)