Events

Moonee Valley Libraries have many special events throughout the year, including author talks, information sessions, films and workshops.

 Well done those men

Barry Heard – Well Done Those Men

It is just over fifty years ago since young Australian conscripts were first sent to fight in Vietnam. Barry Heard’s intensely personal autobiography is a multi awarded classic that describes his experience in this war. Come and listen to him speak about his book. Free, bookings necessary.

Sam Merrifield
Monday 23 April, 7pm-8pm

Book online or call 8325 1950

 Home Maintenance workshop

Home maintenance workshop

Come along to an 8 week basic home maintenance course and learn how to fix a tap, repair a wall, use a battery operated drill and much more. This course aims to empower people who have lost a partner through death or separation or are living alone. This workshop is aimed at adults. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Commencing Monday 7 May, 6pm-8pm
Continuing May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 18, 25 and July 2

Book online or call 8325 1940

 Two steps forward

Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist, Two Steps Forward

Graeme Simsion and Anne Buist talk about their funny, wise and romantic new novel about two eccentrics who meet along the historic pilgrimage walk, the Camino De Santiago.

Sam Merrifield
Monday 14 May, 7pm-8pm

Book online or call 8325 1950

 Biggest morning tea

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea

Be part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. This nationwide event, run in conjunction with the Cancer Council of Australia, supports cancer awareness and research. Join us and share tea, cake and a chat at this community get together. Supported by Keilor East Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank. Free event, but a gold coin donation is appreciated. For catering purposes please book by Tuesday 22 May.

Avondale Heights
Thursday 24 May, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1940

 International Women’s Day: celebrating women everywhere!

Family history online

Begin investigating your own family history with this introduction to the online databases Ancestry, Find My Past and Trove. Learn the skills and techniques needed to discover the details of your family’s past. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 30 May, 1pm-3pm

Book online or call 8325 1940

 International Women’s Day: celebrating women everywhere!

Flemington Community Fun Day

Help Flemington Library celebrate fifty years of providing services to the community. Join us for a community fun day with activities including a jumping castle, face painting, youth and adult workshops, a sausage sizzle, a petting zoo and much more. Free, no bookings required. 

Flemington Library carpark
Saturday 26 May, 10am-1pm

 Stories from the Suburbs

Stories from the suburbs: memoir writing with Lyndel Caffrey

Do you have memories of growing up in the 60s? Did you live locally? Would like to share your stories of living in the area, particularly in the 1960s? If so, we would love to hear from you! Memoirs will be compiled into a publication contributing to the celebrations of 50 years of Moonee Valley Libraries. Participants can submit either a synopsis of their project or 500-800 word draft to librarian@mvcc.vic.gov.au. Participants will work on their draft during workshop. Bookings and submissions close Saturday 26 May. This program is devised for adult learners.

Avondale Heights
Saturday 2 June, 10am-3pm

Book online or call 8325 1940

Last updated: Thursday, 19 April 2018, 1:21 AM