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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2:00pm Wednesday 3 August 2016
at Kew Library

Have you always wanted to trace your family history but don’t know where to start?

Join Ann Dixon for a session aimed at beginners. Includes record keeping, where to research and basic sources.

Sing baby sing
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10:30am Thursday 4 August 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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2:30pm Thursday 4 August 2016
at Hawthorn Library

Become aware of security issues and learn tips for staying secure when completing important tasks online.

Can’t make it to this event? The next session will be at Kew Library 7pm, Tuesday 29 November.

Tinytots
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10:30am Friday 5 August 2016

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.

Bedtime storytime
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6:30pm Monday 8 August 2016
at Ashburton Library

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

Remember to wear your pyjamas and bring your favourite teddy.

Tinytots
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10:30am Wednesday 10 August 2016
at Hawthorn 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.

Lego
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4:00pm Wednesday 10 August 2016

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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7:00pm Wednesday 10 August 2016
at Hawthorn Library

Do you love hearing and telling special stories about your family? Author, Anna Ciddor, turned her family stories into The family with two front doors, a book for young and old.

Sing baby sing
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10:30am Thursday 11 August 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.

Family history month logo
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2:00pm Thursday 11 August 2016
at Kew Library

Have you started your family tree, but would like to know where to look next?

Join Ann Dixon as she discusses the next steps for people who have begun basic research and made overseas’ connections. Includes discussion of some family tree subscription websites.

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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.

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Come and celebrate Bastille Day at Camberwell Library!

Children's Book Week
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Celebrate Children’s Book Week at your library with these fantastic events for kids and families.

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!

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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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Celebrate National Family History Month 2016 with a series of free events brought to you by Boroondara Library Service.

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

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