Historical information

Folder of information relating to the library dates from 1988 to 1995 (before during and after construction of current Eltham Library located in Panther Place, Eltham).

Folder includes record of meeting 15 October 1995 to relaunch FOEL. Includes plans of the library and draft constitution Bank account information. Selection of material re planning for new library including: Shire of Eltham Eltham Library Occasional committee agenda, Adult Literacy Group background; consultation progress. 1988-89. Newspaper article

The aims of the community group are to (in summary) provide an opportunity for the community to support its library. To encourage appreciation of the library service and its resources. To encourage better communication between council, library staff and the community, to promote the library by raising funds and undertaking special projects and to foster good relationships.

Also 15 page written submission prepapred on behalf of the Council of the Shire of Eltham and hand written notes by Harry Gilham in a folder. Submission to Administrative Appeals Tribunal of Victoria. Appeal on behalf of the Council of the Shire of Eltham supporting issuance of Permit, by Maddock Lonie and Chisholm, 21 January 1993. The submission includes discussion of the application, the subject land and the surrounding area, the proposed development, the planning controls, the objections, comments from referral authorities, the appeals, council's commitment to the projectand discussion of the issues raised.

Inscriptions & markings

HG Booklets 2, 6 and 49.