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Greater Dandenong Llibraries 1000 books before school initiative

Greater Dandenong Llibraries 1000 books before school initiative

What's on in the Libraries

Special events and programs

In addition to our regular activities, we also offer a wide range of educational, fun and interesting activities for the whole community. This includes workshops and seminars, arts and craft programs and school holiday activities. Browse the events list below to see what is coming up.  

Regular events and programs

These events are on every week in the libraries (except during school holidays). No bookings are required, so you can just head down! Please check the booking details as some events are suitable for specific age groups.

Library Toddler Time Library Storytime `Library the social knitwork

Toddler Time

Mondays, 10.30am
Springvale and Dandenong Library

Storytime

Thursdays, 10.30am
Springvale and Dandenong Library

The Social Knitwork

Wednesdays, 10.30am
Dandenong Library

 Library baby bounce  language playgroup logo Family fun

Baby Bounce

Wednesdays, 10.30am - Dandenong Library
Fridays, 10.30am - Springvale Library

Language Playgroup

Fridays 11am-12.30pm
Dandenong Library

Family Fun

Saturdays, 11am - Springvale Library

Learning help for Adults
DEC
12
12 Dec 2017 1pm
Come along to free drop-in sessions for on the spot help with resumes, job searching, writing letters, using government websites, filling in forms, the Hazard Driving test, internet and computers and also English online practice...
Conversation Circle
DEC
12
12 Dec 2017 6pm
Join the conversation circle at the Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Greater Dandenong Art Series - Artist Zakarya Tahirian
DEC
12
12 Dec 2017 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Greater Dandenong Art Series, Artist Ivan Macarambon will teach the basics of digital drawing...
Bilingual Storytime
DEC
13
13 Dec 2017 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
Library Tech Assist
DEC
14
14 Dec 2017 3pm
Come along and learn how to do more at Dandenong Library with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Sisters of Mercy English Tutoring
DEC
15
15 Dec 2017 9am
Join the Sisters of Mercy's free English tutoring sessions for refugees and asylum seekers at the Dandenong Library Community room every Friday morning...
Library Tech Assist
DEC
18
18 Dec 2017 10am
Come along and learn how to do more at Dandenong Library with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Peer 2 Peer Homework Club
DEC
18
18 Dec 2017 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Need someone to read over your essay? Come along to Peer 2 Peer homework club and receive help from our volunteer tutors...
 Evening Christmas Storytime
DEC
18
18 Dec 2017 6:30pm
Join us at Springvale Library to enjoy a special evening Christmas storytime with your family...
Greater Dandenong Art Series - Artist Zakarya Tahirian
DEC
19
19 Dec 2017 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Greater Dandenong Art Series, Artist Ivan Macarambon will teach the basics of digital drawing...
Library Tech Assist
DEC
21
21 Dec 2017 3pm
Come along and learn how to do more at Dandenong Library with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Drawing with Us - Youth Summer Holiday Program 2018
JAN
8
8 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come along and create your own character as you learn the basics of Manga drawing with the talented Kenny Chan.
Dreampuppets present Dreamer - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
8
8 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come and watch this beautiful Dreamer puppet show...
Kelly Sports - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
10
10 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries summer holiday fun come along and be inspired for the Summer Reading Club theme 'Game On' by warming up with fun and games...
The Great Toy Contest - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
11
11 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun see toys come to life and vie for the title "Most popular Toy in the World!" at this program presented by Carp Productions...
Sammy Hoop Star - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
16
16 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun, Sammy will have you in a spin with her entertaining hula hooping, magic and more...
Lego Engineering - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
18
18 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come and build things with Lego, go from Lego lover to Lego Engineer...
Manifesto - Library School Holiday Fun
JAN
19
19 Jan 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun, come along and watch this extraordinary magician who fuses mime, masks, magic and dance into a riveting performance...
Summer Reading Club - Finale Prize-Giving
JAN
27
27 Jan 2018 2pm
Participants in the Summer Reading Club are invited to come along to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Challenge journey with multi-skilled circus performer Terry Cole...