Events Calendar

Events for July, 2017

  • Eid Saturday Storytime and Henna Hands

    Eid Saturday Storytime and Henna Hands

    When: 1 Jul 2017, from 11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
    Location: Preston Library
    Celebrate the end of the Ramadan month of fasting and learn about Eid at this special Saturday morning Storytime.

    Join in the craft session and have your hands painted in intricate henna designs.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Australian Animal Scratch Art at Reservoir Library

    When: 4 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Celebrate NAIDOC week!

    Create a piece of colourful Australian animal scratch art.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    This event is now fully booked.
  • Northern Knitters

    Northern Knitters

    When: 5 Jul 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Work on your latest knitting project in the company of fellow knitters.  Northern Knitters is held monthly on the first Wednesday of the month.

    Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts.

    BYO needles!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Australian Animal Scratch Art at Fairfield Library

    When: 5 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Fairfield Library
    Celebrate NAIDOC week!

    Create a piece of colourful Australian animal scratch art.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings Essential.


    This event is now fully booked.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Woi Wurrung Digital Language Workshop

    When: 6 Jul 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Learn Woi wurrung using interactive digital storybooks telling Creation Stories of the Wurundjeri People. Presented by Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages.

    The NAIDOC Week 2017 theme is ‘Our languages matter.’

    For kids aged 8-12.

    Bookings Essential!


    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Avoid Online Scams

    Avoid Online Scams held at Reservoir Library

    When: 6 Jul 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    If in doubt, don’t! This is the message from Consumer Affairs Victoria when it comes to staying safe online.  Older Victorians can be attractive targets for scammers because they often own substantial assets and have access to life savings and superannuation.

    If you go online to keep in touch with family and friends, to correspond via email, watch YouTube videos or catch-up TV, or to shop online, this session is a great opportunity to learn about some of the common types of online scams and how to avoid them.

    Presented by Consumer Affairs Victoria.

    For more information about scams visit consumer.vic.gov.au/scamsavvy

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Creation Stories Digital Book Making

    When: 7 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Create your own book based on Aboriginal creation stories using the WePublish app.

    For kids aged 8-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online
     or call 1300 655 355.
  • School Holiday Fun!

    Manga Drawing Workshop at Reservoir Library

    When: 11 Jul 2017, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    Kenny is back by popular demand!

    Learn how to draw cool manga characters in these step-by-step drawing workshops.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online
     or call 1300 655 355.
  • School Holiday Fun!

    Manga Drawing Workshop at Preston Library

    When: 11 Jul 2017, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Location: Preston Library
    Kenny is back by popular demand!

    Learn how to draw cool manga characters in these step-by-step drawing workshops.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    This event is fully booked.
  • School Holiday Fun!

    Tricky Nick's Magic Hour

    When: 12 Jul 2017, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Amazing magic and hilarious comedy.

    Prepare to be mesmerized by his Tricky Nick’s magical mayhem…

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online or call 1300 655 355..
  • Avoid Online Scams

    Avoid Online Scams held at Northcote Library

    When: 12 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Northcote Library
    If in doubt, don’t! This is the message from Consumer Affairs Victoria when it comes to staying safe online.  Older Victorians can be attractive targets for scammers because they often own substantial assets and have access to life savings and superannuation.

    If you go online to keep in touch with family and friends, to correspond via email, watch YouTube videos or catch-up TV, or to shop online, this session is a great opportunity to learn about some of the common types of online scams and how to avoid them.

    Presented by Consumer Affairs Victoria. For more information about scams visit consumer.vic.gov.au/scamsavvy

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Manga Drawing Workshop at Fairfield Library

    When: 13 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Fairfield Library
    Kenny is back by popular demand!

    Learn how to draw cool manga characters in these step-by-step drawing workshops.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online
     or call 1300 655 355.
  • School Holiday Fun!

    Manga Drawing Workshop at Northcote Library

    When: 13 Jul 2017, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Kenny is back by popular demand!

    Learn how to draw cool manga characters in these step-by-step drawing workshops.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online
     or call 1300 655 355.
  • Playgroup Library Week

    Playgroup Library Week

    When: 17 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:15 AM
    Location: Fairfield Library, 121 Station St, Fairfield
    Join us between Rhyme Time and Storytime for a fun-filled morning tea at the Fairfield Library.

    There will be a play session with the Toy Library, books to borrow, information about joining a playgroup and more.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Accomodation Options in Retirement

    Accommodation Options in Retirement

    When: 18 Jul 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    How and where you choose to live in retirement is not only an important lifestyle decision, but also a major financial one. In this free, independent seminar we look at options such as owning or renting, granny flats, and retirement and lifestyle villages.

    Find out how Centrelink assesses each option and the financial advantages and disadvantages. It’s never too early to begin planning for your future!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Device Advice

    Device Advice

    When: 20 Jul 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Get help completing simple tasks on your device in a 20 minute one-on-one session with a library staff member.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Second-Hand Book Sale

    Second-Hand Book Sale

    When: 22 Jul 2017, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    Location: Reservoir Scout Hall, Edwardes Lake Park, 73 Leamington St, Reservoir
    Loads of lovely second-hand books looking for a new home! Make them yours for the bargain price of $2 or less.

    Darebin Libraries in partnership with 1st Reservoir Scouts.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Get the best out of your Digital Photos

    Get the best out of your Digital Photos

    When: 25 Jul 2017, from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    In this session you will learn about some of the many online tools that can be used to edit your photos. Find out how to import photos from your camera or phone to your computer and edit using one of the free editing programs available online.  

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Code & Create

    Robotics & Coding with Lego Edison

    When: 31 Jul 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Meet Edison, a robot made with Lego! Make Edison respond to sounds, follow lines, navigate mazes and Sumo battle at this introduction to coding.

    Presented by Golden Gear Robotics.

    For kids 5-12 years.

    Bookings essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

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