Programs and Services

 Programs

 

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Australian stories: the books of Roland Perry

Roland Perry is an award-winning author and professor specialising in history. Hear about Roland’s more than 30 fiction and non-fiction books covering a range of subjects, including World Wars I and II, politics and sport.  This is a free event and light refreshments will be provided.

Monday 7 May 7pm–8pm

Sir John Gorton Library, Cnr Murray Valley Hwy & Shadforth St, Kerang

Bookings essential: Ph: 5452 1546

Roland is visiting Gannawarra Library Service as part of the State Library of Victoria's High Road to Reading Program.  For more High Road to Reading events across Victoria, visit slv.vic.gov.au/high-road-to-reading.

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Book Chat - Kerang  

Enjoy a relaxing morning as we share favourite books, get ideas on what to read next and discuss book inspired themes.  Morning tea provided. 

Book Chat is held at 10.30am at the Kerang Library on the 2nd Wednesday of every month except January.  

   

Books on Wheels

Books on wheels

Books on Wheels delivers books, magazines, audio books and DVD’s to people who are unable to    access the library themselves. 

To register for the Books on Wheels contact the Sir John Gorton Library on (03) 5452 1546.

Once registered, a library staff member will visit the home of the participant to get to know them and gain an understanding of the types of resources they would like to receive. Councils Community Care team will then link participants with a volunteer to deliver resources to their home on a monthly basis.

Library Link – Cohuna

Library Link allows elderly or disabled users to regularly access the library collection, when they would otherwise find it difficult to get to the library. 

  • Library Link runs every second Monday 1pm - 3pm
  • Participants are picked up and returned home using council transport (no charge)
  • Participants have the opportunity to choose their own library books
  • Afternoon tea is provided
  • Participants have the opportunity for social interaction with other members and library users

For more information contact Cohuna Library on (03) 5456 2124.

Genealogy

A genealogy collection is housed in the Genealogy Room at the Sir John Gorton Library, Kerang. This collection contains:

  • Kerang Newspapers on Microfilm
  • Australian genealogy resources
  • Local and family history resources

In-house access is also provided to ancestry.com.

Local cemetery and valuation records can be accessed via the Gannawarra Library Catalogue website

Research support can be arranged through the Kerang & District Family History Group website

Exhibition Space - Kerang

The foyer of the Kerang Library hosts regular exhibitions. 

Other Services

  • Internet access
  • WiFi
  • Photocopying
  • Printing
  • Scanning
  • Faxing