Library News:

In line with the latest Victorian Government restrictions, all Glen Eira Libraries re-opened on Friday 11 June. Please note limits to capacity applies at all branches.

Due to ongoing restrictions Babytime and Storytime sessions will continue to be postponed at this time. For further information about library hours and services, please visit our FAQ page.

Radicals – Remembering the Sixties

Join local writer Claire Halliday in conversation with co-authors, Nadia Wheatley and Meredith Burgmann.

Their new book, Radicals, tells a fascinating story of an iconic time and place - 1960s Australian society in the era of free love, flower power, protest, duffel coats and civil disobedience.

It was a turning point for change and local radicals - including Nadia and Meredith - found their voices, used them and were often arrested for the cause. While the initial trigger was opposition to the Vietnam War, protests quickly escalated to include Aboriginal Land Rights, Women’s Liberation, Gay Liberation, Apartheid, and ‘workers’ control’. 

Join them in this online talk as they share their own memories of that time and showcase the stories of eighteen well-known Australians in a thoughtful reflection on how the decade changed them and Australian society - forever.

Thursday 8 July, 7pm-8pm


Participants will be emailed the link to the session on the day of the event. Suitable for adults and teens ages 16 and up. Free event and bookings are essential.

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