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Archive for March 2018

From the Library – April 2018

March 31, 2018

Author of the Month Rachel Amphlett Rachel who is originally from the UK, is currently based in Brisbane.  Rachel worked in the UK publishing industry, played lead guitar in rock bands and worked with BBC radio. Book of the Month Bella and Chaim: The Story of Beauty and Life – Sara Rena Vidal This memoir is…

THANK YOU – White Night at the BMI

March 19, 2018

Dear Members Sincere thanks to the many volunteers of the Ballarat Mechanics Institute who so generously gave of their time to support the White Night event held on Saturday night. Thousands of appreciative public came through our doors to partake in a night of musical extravaganza set against the backdrop of our wonderful building. The night’s success…

MEDIA RELEASE – Executive Manager of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute Announced

March 17, 2018

OUT NOW! MARCH 2018 – NEWSLETTER

March 7, 2018

MARCH 2018 Pick up your copy in the library today or download it here   Plus, read some of the newsletter content online, including: President’s Report  White Night at the BMI Twilight Talks News from the Library  

News from the BMI Library – March 2018

March 7, 2018

Book of the Month The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. Losing yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision, he will move his family north to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. The Great Alone is a daring,…

President’s Report March 2018

March 7, 2018

Twilight Talks It was pleasing to see so many BMI members and their friends at the first talks of this year. Dr Joan Hunt has put together a most interesting series of talks and I encourage all members to attend. This year we are having four sets of six talks so that all talks occur during the…