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End of year picnic – Melbourne

newCardigan is joining our Victorian GLAMR friends again this year for a special end of year picnic on Saturday 14 December at Carlton Gardens! Check out the registration page and make sure you register so we know who to expect and can let you know if there is a change of plan due to weather […] Read the whole post...

Sale Water Tower Museum

Join newCardigan and Sale Historical Society member Michelle Page-Cook, local Historian Peter Synan OAM, and their contagious passion for the community’s history, at the Sale Water Tower Museum. Find out more… Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2019.10 Melbourne

Queen Victoria Women’s Centre The Queen Victoria Women’s Centre is an iconic Melbourne landmark that supports women through creative experiences, community resources and the power of connection. Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – September 2019

I have a half-written blog post about space sitting in my drafts. Perhaps some of you do too. We’ve entered the ‘mid year slump’ phase of the GLAM Blog Club year, where we traditionally tend to see a downturn in the number of posts, as everyone’s new year resolution to blog more gives way to […] Read the whole post...

cardiParty 2019.09 Melbourne and AGM

Museum of Broken Relationships Have you had your heart broken? Join Hayley Haynes and Roza Schenk at No Vacancy Gallery for a special look at Museum of Broken Relationships. Then enjoy the romance of the newCardigan AGM that follows… Find out more… Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club August 2019

As usual, in July we gave you a GLAM Blog Club theme to help you think of something to write about. Did you see what I did there? That’s right, the theme was ‘Help’! Anne took on the theme with gusto, encouraging readers (viewers?) to help out by learning Aboriginal languages for NAIDOC Week (and […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club July 2019

Happy New Financial Year! Yes, the month is over already, and our month of radical blog posts has also come to an end. Anne started us off with some radical ideas about happiness, but on a less happy note, Lisa Dempster explored whether public libraries really are as equitable as we might like to think […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – April 2019

In March we blogged about Serendipity! Well, except for Sarah, who cheekily snuck her post in today. Sarah is making use of her librarian skillz by advising on the ‘library vision’ for her kids’ school – nice! Alissa wove an amazing story of serendipity in publishing, cataloguing and reference work that is so incredible the […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – March 2019

My brother was asked to make a donation at the British Museum today and he politely told the lady,”my donation is the Sudan section” 😂 — Yousra Elbagir (@YousraElbagir) February 28, 2019 Our February donation drive is over, and we were overwhelmed by the generosity of the newCardigan community. With $1200 in the bank, we’re […] Read the whole post...

GLAM Blog Club – January 2019

Last night marked the end of 2018, and all through December the GLAM community shared their thoughts on ‘End’ for GLAM Blog Club. Chloe has finished her fieldwork and her entire Masters in Library and Information Practice. Rebecca’s love of museums and exhibitions has definitely not ended: she reviewed the State Library of Queensland’s new […] Read the whole post...

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