From Friday the 8th of November, the M.S.F.C. Library has stopped all lending of books and other library items.
The library is now being packed into boxes, before it is moved out of the hall at St Davids west Brunswick. As librarian, I have decided to stop all loans, to facilitate the moving process.
You can still return items currently on loan and I would encourage members to return all library materials they have borrowed. This will help with planning the future of the library.
Thank you for your co-operation in difficult times.
Some of you may already be aware that the Uniting Church that owns St. David’s, where MSFC meets on Fridays, has sold the church. We have been advised to vacate the hall by December 13th, 2013. The committee is busy looking for a new home for the club, but as of this moment, we do not have a venue post-eviction date.
For those who have books they wish to donate, we are unable to accept such at this time. Until we know what kind of space we can get for our current library, offers will be kindly declined as we will not be able to guarantee the care we all want these books to receive.
Further updates to come!
Thanks to Minotaur!
And this is the winning team’s bag of loot, with much thanks to Minotaur!
Mark is excited to talk about one of his favourite genres: Alternate History. I’ve never seen Red Dawn, but apparently it’s one example of this genre. And who doesn’t have fond memories of Patrick Swayze? Or Michael J. Fox’s mother? I mean, Calvin Klein, or was that Marty McFly? Yeah.
Okay, so that’s the event this Friday. Come, talk, eat snacks and maybe bring your favorite example of the alternate history genre! Doors open at 8PM and everyone gets kicked out by 11PM.
This Friday’s event will be a viewing of the docu-fiction, Dragon’s World: A Fantasy Made Real. The cast includes Patrick Stewart and Ian Holm! It has many names in different countries, so if you want to know more, click here.
As always, tea, biccies and other refreshments will be available for sale at club prices.
It’s the Friday after trivia, it must be Games Night! Which is great, because board games are fun!
However, this Friday is in a kind of limbo as we’ve lost our incumbent Games Master to Supanova. If any member is interested in being a temporary Games Master, please let us know! The only thing a temporary Games Master really needs to do is show up at 8PM and bring along as many board games as possible! Any further activity (like bringing Tabletop episodes, etc) is a bonus! (And really, even the board games are negotiable…)
Edit: A Games Master has stepped up! Thank you, Jocko!
For all those who enjoy sending snail mail, the MSFC have a new postal address. Please send all correspondence to:
Melbourne Science Fiction Club Inc.
P.O. Box 110
Moonee Vale, Victoria 3055