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  • Ashburton 10am-5pm
  • Balwyn 10am-5pm
  • Camberwell 10am-5pm
  • Hawthorn 10am-5pm
  • Kew 10am-5pm

News and Information

tour bike

Have you ever thought about hopping on your bike and riding off into the sunset?  Ever looked at someone on a loaded

Mr Lemoncellos Library Olympics

I try to guess which of my competitors will be the one to beat - while pretending to stretch my calf muscles. Foc

Purple butterfly

You can transform into a social butterfly with so many great events happening across our libraries this August!

Events and Programs

Adult learners week logo
2:30pm Wednesday 7 September 2016
at Ashburton Library

Find out how the library can spice up your kitchen with an extensive range of cookbooks, comic books, eResources and more.  

The light on the water cover image
7:00pm Tuesday 6 September 2016
at Hawthorn Library

Anne Forster, recently divorced and trying to find her feet, takes her daughter Aida on an overnight bushwalk in the moody wilderness of Wilsons Promontory.

Adult learners week logo
1:30pm Friday 9 September 2016
at Kew Library

Discover the principles of English paper piecing, handsewing stitches and finishing your project at this practical session. Materials provided.

10:30am Monday 29 August 2016

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old

Bedtime storytime
6:30pm Tuesday 30 August 2016 at Hawthorn Library

Bedtime storytime is an enjoyable story session for the whole family.

Remember to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy.

Sing baby sing
10:30am Thursday 1 September 2016 at Hawthorn Library

For babies aged 0 to 12 months old.

Sing Baby Sing is an interactive session that will introduce your baby to the joy and rhythm of language.