Events and Programs

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  • Ashburton 10am-6pm
  • Balwyn 10am-9pm
  • Camberwell 9am-6pm
  • Hawthorn 10am-9pm
  • Kew 10am-6pm

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 26 April 2017
at Balwyn 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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4:00pm Wednesday 26 April 2017
at Ashburton Library

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 to 8:00pm
Thursday 27 April 2017
at Hawthorn Library

Have you ever wanted to write a song? Join acclaimed pop singer Ben Mason for a songwriting workshop. Get tips on the art of turning your thoughts into lilting lyrics and your feelings into melodic grooves. Bring an  instrument if you like, but a song-filled heart is a must.

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1:30pm Friday 28 April 2017
at Kew Library

With literally millions of apps to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start. In Get Appy we go through the basics of the App Store, how to search for an app based on interests, and how to use apps to streamline certain day-to-day activities.

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11:00am Monday 1 May 2017
at Kew Library

Need some suggestions for new authors and good books? Be tempted to discover something different.
Bespoke will introduce you to new reading ideas from library staff or there may be the chance to tell us about your favourite recent reads.

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7:00pm Monday 1 May 2017
at Ashburton Library

Would you like positive parenting ideas to transform tears, tantrums and troubles with your children and create strong family connections?

Lou Harvey-Zahra is a teacher and author of three books, including the bestselling, Happy Child, Happy Home.

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7:00pm Tuesday 2 May 2017
at Kew Library

Join celebrant Sally Cant as she discusses her book Conversations About Death. This book is a result of Sally Cant’s extensive experiences in the death and dying industry.

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10:30am Wednesday 3 May 2017
at Camberwell Library

In our Android Tablet lessons we'll help you with setting up your tablet, show you the fundamentals, and teach you the tips and tricks that nobody tells you about! Most tablets and devices don't come with instructions, so we can help you figure it out!

BYO Android tablet.

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10:30am Thursday 4 May 2017
at Kew Library

Grab your knitting, crocheting or sewing and head down to your library to Stitch with Boroondara Libraries.

This is a free program with no bookings required.

Please note that Stitch runs from March to November.

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7:00pm to 8:00pm
Thursday 4 May 2017
at Kew Library

Are you a wannabe poet? Join award-winning poet and slam performer Emilie Zoey Baker for a fun and stimulating session where you will be introduced to the world of poetry; what it can do and where it can take you.

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Gorilla
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School holiday program at

Boroondara Library Service

Monday 3 April - Thursday 13 April 2017

Program now available for booking.

 

 

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Australian Heritage Festival 18 April - 21 May 2017- Having a voice

Join us for a series of events brought to you by Boroondara Library Service.

Teepee
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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.

Bespoke logo 2017
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Need some suggestions for new authors and good books? Be tempted to discover something different.
Bespoke will introduce you to new reading ideas from library staff or there may be the chance to tell us about your favourite recent reads.

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If you love playing board games but find that you are tired of all the old favourites in the cupboard, come along to Camberwell Library every fortnight to play some games with a difference.  Join in with others or play as a family, to test your skills in games of strategy, collaboration and 'worl

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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.

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

Free sessions, no bookings required. ​Children of all ages are welcome

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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Feeling crafty? Join us to celebrate Easter by making some special crafts to take home. All ages welcome.

No bookings required.

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Want to be more tech savvy and get the most out of your device or computer? Update your technology skills with this fantastic range of hands-on and information group sessions.

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