Events and Programs

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

There’s always an event or activity to attend at Boroondara Library Service.  We conduct occasional Events and regular Programs for all ages.  They are designed for reader and literacy development, creativity or to learn a new skill.  Here’s what is coming up:

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Tinytots
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10:30am Monday 2 May 2016
at Ashburton Library

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old

Tinytots provides an enjoyable introduction to books, storytime, songs and rhymes for your young child and enhances the development of early reading skills.

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4:30pm Wednesday 4 May 2016
at Hawthorn Library

A series of four manga drawing workshops for aspiring young artists. These workshops will be presented by professional artists from Drawing with Us and will focus on different aspects of manga art.

Tinytots
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10:30am Thursday 5 May 2016
at Balwyn Library

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old

Tinytots provides an enjoyable introduction to books, storytime, songs and rhymes for your young child and enhances the development of early reading skills.

Sing baby sing
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10:30am Thursday 5 May 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.

A wonderful opportunity to meet other parents/carers, and discover books you and your baby will enjoy.

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2:00pm Thursday 5 May 2016
at Balwyn Library

Mary teaches Mediterranean style cooking and consults to a cafe, assisting in creating menus, recipes and new dishes. Mary’s style of cooking is seasonal, simple, healthy and delicious. She is the author of the best-selling cookery book My Greek Kitchen and contributes to magazines regularly.

Tinytots
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10:30am Friday 6 May 2016
at Camberwell Library

For children aged 12 months to 2.5 years old

Tinytots provides an enjoyable introduction to books, storytime, songs and rhymes for your young child and enhances the development of early reading skills.

Manga may promotional image
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4:30pm Friday 6 May 2016
at Hawthorn Library

A series of four manga drawing workshops for aspiring young artists. These workshops will be presented by professional artists from Drawing with Us and will focus on different aspects of manga art.

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10:00am Monday 9 May 2016
at Kew Library

Held in conjunction with QArt.  Come and see the artists from QArt working and learn about their work and the gallery. 

Full Neighbourhood House Week Program

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11:00am Monday 9 May 2016
at Kew Library

This program is based on the Sun style of Tai Chi and is supported by the Arthritis Foundation of Australia.

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11:00am Monday 9 May 2016
at Balwyn Library

Need some suggestions for new authors and good books?  Want to be tempted to discover something different?

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

Remember to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy.

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Need some suggestions for new authors and good books?  Want to be tempted to discover something different?

Chinese storytime
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Children of all ages are welcome

Join us at the Balwyn Library for stories and songs in Mandarin and English.

Free sessions, no bookings required. 

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Gallipoli and Beyond 2015

25 April 2015 marked the 100th anniversary since the landing of the Anzacs on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.

Coloured pencils
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Fold, cut, glue, paint and decorate. Creative craft sessions for primary school aged children, using our materials and your imagination!

No bookings required, just come along and create!

English conversation club logo
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The English Conversation Club is a weekly group for adults who speak English as a second language.

Improve your conversational English and meet new people

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Join us for free sessions exploring a range of research and technology topics.

Lego
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Love lego? Love creating?

A club for building and playing with Lego for primary school aged children at Ashburton, Camberwell and Kew libraries. 

No bookings required, just turn up.

Everything is awesome!

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A series of four manga drawing workshops for aspiring young artists. These workshops will be presented by professional artists from Drawing with Us and will focus on different aspects of manga art.

Wednesday 4 May, Friday 6 May, Wednesday 18 May, Friday 20 May

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Celebrate Neighbourhood House Week at

Boroondara Libraries 9-13 May 2016

To celebrate Neighbourhood House Week, the City of Boroondara will be showcasing a range of wonderful activities at Boroondara's Neighbourhood Houses

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