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STEAM Festival Events

STEAM Festival Events

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, 10am
Dandenong Library

 Library baby bounce  language playgroup logo Family fun

Baby Bounce

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

Language Playgroup

Wednesdays, 10am-11.30am
Springvale Library
Fridays, 11am-12.30pm
Dandenong Library

Family Fun

Saturdays, 10.30am - Springvale Library

Library Tech Assist
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 10am
Come along and learn how to do more at Greater Dandenong Libraries with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Learning help for Adults
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 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...
Virtual Reality (VR) and other stuff - STEAM Festival
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 4pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and discover virtual reality (VR) and other cool stuff in the Library Youth Space....
Conversation Circle - Advanced
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at the Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Citizenship Information Sessions
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Dandenong Library. Prior assessment required...
Greater Dandenong Art Series - Artist Zakiria Tahirian
AUG
21
21 Aug 2018 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Art Series, local artist Zakiria Tahirian will show you how to make paper and paint for miniature art...
The Social Knitwork
AUG
22
22 Aug 2018 10am
If you enjoy knitting or have always wanted to learn how, join our Social Knitwork at Dandenong Library each Wednesday morning (except school holidays) from 10am ...
Baby Bounce
AUG
22
22 Aug 2018 10:30am
Baby Bounce is great fun! By singing and playing with simple musical instruments these early literacy sessions help to develop your baby's motor skills and confidence...
LEGO Mindstorm - Code Club
AUG
22
22 Aug 2018 4:30pm
Come and participate in this exciting unique four-week workshop featuring LEGO Mindstorm...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
AUG
22
22 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Storytime
AUG
23
23 Aug 2018 10:30am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy free storytime for your child and you. This session features storytelling, songs and craft for children aged four and over...
Conversation Circle - Low to Intermediate
AUG
23
23 Aug 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Introduction to Photoshop - STEAM Festival
AUG
23
23 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Come into Dandenong Library as part of the STEAM Festival and learn everything you need to get you started in Photoshop...
Sisters of Mercy English Tutoring
AUG
24
24 Aug 2018 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...
Language Playgroup for Families Seeking Asylum - Dandenong Library
AUG
24
24 Aug 2018 11am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries as you improve English skills through this playgroup session for your child to learn through play, songs, rhymes and stories...
Family Fun
AUG
25
25 Aug 2018 10:30am
Come along to Springvale Library and join in the family fun sessions of Lego, chess, puzzles and games to help encourage everyone to join in a variety activities...
Storytelling Live: Futures| Melbourne Writers' Festival
AUG
25
25 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Join Abdul Hammoud, Courtney Sina Meredith and Wani Le Frere at Walker Street Gallery for this special event to celebrate the Melbourne Writers Festival coming to City of Greater Dandenong...
Local Libraries: Amie Kaufman | Melbourne Writers' Festival
AUG
26
26 Aug 2018 3pm
Join New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman at Dandenong Library for this special author talk to celebrate the Melbourne Writers Festival coming to Dandenong......
Toddler Time
AUG
27
27 Aug 2018 10:30am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free Toddler Time session for your child and you. This session features storytelling, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-3 years...
Peer2Peer Study
AUG
27
27 Aug 2018 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Looking for a place to study? Come along to Peer2Peer Study...
Virtual Reality (VR) and other stuff - STEAM Festival
AUG
28
28 Aug 2018 4pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and discover virtual reality (VR) and other cool stuff in the Library Youth Space....
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
29
29 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
SEP
5
5 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Introduction to Photoshop - STEAM Festival
SEP
6
6 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come into Dandenong Library as part of the STEAM Festival and learn everything you need to get you started in Photoshop...
Bilingual Storytime
SEP
11
11 Sep 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
12
12 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Introduction to Photoshop - STEAM Festival
SEP
13
13 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come into Dandenong Library as part of the STEAM Festival and learn everything you need to get you started in Photoshop...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
SEP
19
19 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Introduction to Photoshop - STEAM Festival
SEP
20
20 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come into Dandenong Library as part of the STEAM Festival and learn everything you need to get you started in Photoshop...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
26
26 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
OCT
3
3 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Bilingual Storytime
OCT
9
9 Oct 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
10
10 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Business Information Session: Taxation Considerations for small/home based business FULLY BOOKED
OCT
15
15 Oct 2018 6:30pm
In this interactive information session presented by the Department of Human Services you will learn about your rights and responsibilities associated to the superannuation system in Australia...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
24
24 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Bilingual Storytime
NOV
13
13 Nov 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...