Adult programs


Moonee Valley Libraries offer a range of classes. Whether you are an absolute beginner or looking to improve your skills, you're sure to find something that suits your needs.

The cost for each class is $6.60 unless indicated otherwise.

Bookings are required and payment is required prior to attending classes. All classes are free for seniors and concession holders. All classes can be booked via our Eventbrite page.

All classes delivered in the Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre public internet room are proudly supported by the Keilor East Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank.

Bendigo bank logo

Tech Connect

Bring along your device, share knowledge and meet new friends. Tech Connect is a friendly informal group focusing on exploring technology, gaining a better understanding of devices and their features. Sessions will be facilitated by staff but are not repair workshops.

Avondale Heights
Friday, 9.30am-11.30am
17 November 
23 February

Monday, 9.30am-11.30am
18 December
22 January
5 February

Tech Q&A

Struggling with your computer, smartphone or tablet? Need some help to find your way around a new technology or app? Come and chat with a library staff member for some one on one assistance. Book your 30 minutes now. Free, bookings necessary.

Ascot Vale
Fortnightly commencing Friday 16 February, 10.15am-12.15pm
To book, call 8325 1990

Sam Merrifield
Fortnightly commencing Wednesday 13 December, 2pm-4pm (no session 27 December)
To book, call 8325 1950

Avondale Heights knitting group

Knitting group for beginners or advanced. Knit your own items or donate to charity. Bring your own supplies, share skills and ideas with others. This program is aimed at adult learners. Commencing 4 December. Free, no bookings required.

Avondale Heights
Weekly on Monday, 1pm-3pm

Craft Connect

Craft Connect

Bring your own craft, share your skills and ideas with others and find inspiration for your next creative effort. This craft group is open to everyone interested in making and creating including knitters, felters, stitchers and more. This program is aimed at adult learners. Free, no bookings required.

Weekly on Wednesday, 11am-1pm

Sam Merrifield
Weekly on Tuesday, 1pm-3pm

English conversation classes

English Conversation

In partnership with Farnham Street Neighbourhood Learning Centre, the library offers free conversation classes. These weekly classes are a great way to practice your English and meet new people in a relaxed setting. All levels of English are welcome. This program is aimed at adult learners. Classes do not run during school holidays. Free, no bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Beginners: Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm
All other levels: Wednesdays, 1pm-3pm

Thursdays, 10am-12pm

Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm

Sam Merrifield
Mondays, 10am-12pm
Fridays, 10am-12pm

Chinese book chat

Gather with other readers each month and share your reading experiences. Discussion will be in Mandarin. Free, no bookings required.

2nd Friday of the month, 1pm-3pm

Film screenings

Films in the Atrium

Come along to Avondale Heights and Flemington Libraries for free screenings of documentaries, international and art house films. Bookings can be made via our Eventbrite page.

All films shown at the Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre are shown using audio visual equipment proudly supported by Keilor East Community Bank Branch of the Bendigo Bank.

Bendigo bank logo

Family History Group

Online Family History

Connect with other local people with an interest in genealogy and share stories, research tips and knowledge. The first hour concentrates on a set topic and the second hour is for open discussion, chat, research and skills sharing. Free, no bookings required.

Sam Merrifield
Weekly on Tuesday, 1pm-3pm

Legal services

Legal Advice

Need free legal advice? The Moonee Valley Legal Service can help with free advice and case work. A family violence lawyer is also available for confidential counselling. Final sessions for 2017 will be on Monday 11 December and will recommence for 2018 on Monday 15 January. To make an appointment call 9376 7929

Avondale Heights
Fortnightly on Monday, 1.30pm-4.30pm

Last updated: Sunday, 19 November 2017, 11:28 AM