Events Calendar

Events for September, 2017

  • Saturday Storytime

    Fathers Day Saturday Storytime

    When: 2 Sep 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Northcote Library

    We love Dads!

    So we’ll be celebrating them with stories, songs and craft at this special weekend storytime.

    Dads, grand-dads, step-dads, dads in all their varieties and the rest of the family are welcome! 

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Code & Create

    Minecraft Madness

    When: 4 Sep 2017, at 4:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Build a Minecraft world or explore The Nether with friends.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!


    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Northern Knitters

    Northern Knitters

    When: 6 Sep 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.

  • Dealing with Automatic Negative Thoughts

    Dealing with Automatic Negative Thoughts - Strategies and Skills for Adults and Parents

    When: 6 Sep 2017, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Learn strategies to deal with depression, anxiety and stress at this seminar run by Sally-Anne McCormack.  Sally-Anne is a Clinical Psychologist, media commentator, former teacher and author of two books – Stomp Out The ANTs – Automatic Negative Thoughts and the children’s book Living With ANTs.

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Winter Crafternoons

    Button Trees

    When: 6 Sep 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Fairfield Library
    Create a tree-inspired artwork using buttons and your own creativity.

    For kids aged 5-12 years!

    Bookings essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
  • Second-hand book sale - Indigenous Literacy Day

    Second-Hand Book Sale for The Indigenous Literacy Foundation

    When: 6 Sep 2017, from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    Second-hand books for kids and adults – only $2!

    All funds raised will be donated to The Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

    The Indigenous Literacy Foundation’s aim is to reduce the disadvantage experienced by children in very remote Indigenous communities across Australia, with a focus on improving literacy rates and instilling a lifelong love of reading.

    Register for a reminder or call 1330 655 355.
  • Code & Create

    App Art

    When: 11 Sep 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Preston Library

    You could be the next Picasso or Van Gogh!  Explore some great creative art apps on our iPads.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Winter Crafternoons

    Woven Baskets

    When: 13 Sep 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Fairfield Library

    Make a basket perfect for storing small treasures using recycled newspaper.

    For kids aged 5-12 years!

    Bookings essential!

    Book online or call 1300 655 355. 

  • Reading Hour Storytime

    Reading Hour Storytime

    When: 14 Sep 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Location: Northcote Library

    Share the joy of reading with us for Reading Hour 2017! If you've never been to a family storytime with us, be prepared for great stories, loads of laughs and the enchantment of hearing books brought to life by our passionate book-loving librarians.  

    Suitable for kids up to 12 years of age.

    We'll also have a reading tent set up with comfy cushions and fairy lights where you can laze about reading with your little ones.

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.

  • Clementine Ford

    Clementine Ford Author Talk

    When: 19 Sep 2017, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location: Preston City Hall
    Clementine Ford’s take on social issues is bold, brave and entertaining. She inspires and challenges people of all ages in equal measure.  Through her twice weekly columns for Daily Life, Clementine explores issues of gender inequality and pop culture. Her ability to use both humour and distilled fury to lay bare ongoing issues affecting women has earned her a huge and loyal readership amongst both women and men.  Clementine is the author of the inspiring and powerful feminist manifesto, Fight Like a Girl.
     
    ** PLEASE NOTE: This event has changed location from Northcote Library to Preston City Hall ** 
     
    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • Second-Hand Book Sale

    Second-Hand Book Sale

    When: 19 Sep 2017, from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Location: Preston Library
    Second-hand books for kids and adults – only $2!

    Register for a reminder or call 1300 655 355.
  • Device Advice

    Device Advice

    When: 21 Sep 2017, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location: Preston 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.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Scarecrow Making at Preston Library

    When: 25 Sep 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Celebrate the coming of spring!  Make a scarecrow for the Thornbury Scarecrow Festival. We’ll load photos of the scarecrows to our Facebook page and a celebrity judge will award the Darebin Libraries Prize for the scarecrow most outstanding in its field.

    In partnership with the Friends of Rossmoyne.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential.


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

    Scarecrow Making at Northcote Library

    When: 26 Sep 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Northcote Library
    Celebrate the coming of spring!  Make a scarecrow for the Thornbury Scarecrow Festival. We’ll load photos of the scarecrows to our Facebook page and a celebrity judge will award the Darebin Libraries Prize for the scarecrow most outstanding in its field.

    In partnership with the Friends of Rossmoyne.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential.


    Book online or call 1300 655 355.

  • School Holiday Fun!

    Mad about Science Robotic Workshop

    When: 27 Sep 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Preston Library
    Learn about robots and programming! Program a Beebot to find treasure, exit a maze and dance in sequence with other Beebots.

    For kids aged 5-9.

    Bookings essential.


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

    Football Frenzy

    When: 28 Sep 2017, from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location: Reservoir Library
    A morning of footy fun! Craft and a panel trivia contest.

    For kids aged 5-12.

    Bookings essential.


    Book online or call 1300 655 355.
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