They Served With Honour
May11

They Served With Honour

An eBook about our indigenous Anzacs On the eve of Anzac Day the Minister for Aboriginal Affairs launched the book They Served with Honour: Untold Stories of Western Australian Aboriginal Servicemen...

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Light Horse Boy
Apr24

Light Horse Boy

Light Horse Boy / Dianne Wolfer   With the 100th year anniversary of the landing in Gallopoli coming up this weekend, we have been reviewing ANZAC related books. I’ve chosen Light Horse...

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Knitting for Tommy – Keeping the WWI Soldier Warm
Apr24

Knitting for Tommy – Keeping the WWI Soldier Warm

Have you ever knitted a jumper, a scarf, a pair of socks for your loved one?  How about a balaclava? A pair of rifle-gloves? An infirmary-jacket? Perhaps not… Knitting for soldiers off at war...

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The Beach They Called Gallipoli
Apr23

The Beach They Called Gallipoli

Award winning Australian duo, author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, have created an interesting and somewhat different junior non-fiction book to commemorate the approaching 100th...

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Remember Legacy this ANZAC Day
Apr22

Remember Legacy this ANZAC Day

This Anzac day, and in fact all Anzac days, Remembrance days, and all the days in between, it is important to not only remember the courageous men and women who have fought for this country, but...

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A Camera on Gallipoli Digital Exhibition
Apr22

A Camera on Gallipoli Digital Exhibition

Now Showing at our Success and Spearwood libraries: A Camera on Gallipoli: the photographs of Charles Ryan. A Camera at Gallipoli is a digital exhibition that showcases the...

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Storytime with Jessica – ANZAC Day
Apr21

Storytime with Jessica – ANZAC Day

Saturday is ANZAC Day. ANZAC stands for: Australian and New Zealand Army Corps This year marks the 100th anniversary of the landing in Gallipoli. There have been movies, TV shows, books, and events...

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And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
Apr09

And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda

Eric Bogle‘s anti-war song has became Australia’s most famous song about Gallipoli and ANZAC Day. Eric was born in Scotland in the forties and emigrated to Australia in 1969....

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10th Light Horse Event at Success Library
Mar25

10th Light Horse Event at Success Library

Personal stories always seem to touch the heart and this was the case when Success library hosted the 10th Light Horse Exhibition in March.  Being presented with photos of the soldiers who fought...

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Great Success Library ANZAC Biscuit Bake Off
Mar14

Great Success Library ANZAC Biscuit Bake Off

I love the Great British Bake Off. I’m just going to get that out of the way now. So, naturally, when we were discussing how we were going to do something fun in the lead up to ANZAC Day this...

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