National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II

National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II

All Myli Library branches will be closed on Thursday 22nd September for the National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II.

Events and Programs scheduled for this date have been postponed or cancelled. Please see the list at the bottom of this page. 

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and extend our sympathies to members of the Royal Family.

Use your Myli membership to learn more about the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth ll – 


Browse a range of titles on our catalogue. 

E-Resources – 

Browse our e-resources including BorrowBox, Hoopla, and Kanopy for a range of e-books, e-audiobooks, and movies. 

Documentaries – 

Discover a range of documentaries on Kanopy, including ‘The Queen In Australia‘, a full-colour historic program that provides nationwide coverage of the 1954 Royal Tour by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and HRH the Duke of Edinburgh.

E-Magazines and Newspapers – 

Read new editions and back issues of magazines on BorrowBox, or stay up to date with the news on NewsBank. 

Messages of Condolence – 

Messages of condolence can be left online; https://www.pmc.gov.au/her-majesty-the-queen. The condolences will be collated and sent to Buckingham Palace. The messages will also be archived by the Commonwealth and may be displayed at its national institutions, such as the National Library of Australia, to form a lasting record of this moment in history.

Rescheduled and Postponed Events at Myli – 

  • All regular programs scheduled for Thursday 22nd September including StoryTime, Baby Rhyme Time, Young Einsteins and Rubiks Cube Club have been cancelled on this date.  
  • The following events have been cancelled – What’s Your Dog Trying to Tell You? (Warragul Library), Introduction to Hip Hop (Drouin Library), Under the Sea Diorama (Inverloch Library). 
  • The following events have been rescheduled –  

Wave of Change – St John’s Uniting Church, Cowes Tuesday 27 September 10am  
Plank Challenge – Wonthaggi Library Wednesday 28 September 11am  
Marble Run – Foster Library Monday 26 September 10.30am  

  • The following events are currently postponed until further notice – Wonderful World of Gems (Mirboo North Library), Mud and Leaf Creations (Poowong Library). 


All Myli Library branches, including the Mobile Library, will closed for the AFL Grand Final public holiday on Friday 23rd September 2022. Our branches will resume regular service from Saturday 24th September. 





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