What's on for kids


 Saturday storytime

Pre-school Storytime on Saturdays

We love sharing books, songs and rhymes with our youngest members.
Now there are even more opportunities to attend Pre-school Storytime at our libraries!
Join us at for these free, fun-filled sessions.

From 6 October until 8 December 2018. No bookings required.

Sam Merrifield and Avondale Heights
Saturdays 10:30am

 

 
 Summer Reading Club

Summer Reading Club launch - Curious Creatures

Create recycled “Curious Creatures” and join the Summer Reading Club.
Suitable for primary school children.
Free, no bookings required.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 5 December, 4pm-5pm

Flemington
Monday 3 December, 4pm-5pm

Niddrie
Tuesday 4 December, 4pm-5pm

Sam Merrifield
Monday 3 December, 4pm-5pm

 

 Christmas Tree Decoration

Christmas tree decorating

Create some beautiful Christmas decorations for the library tree.
Suitable for 4-12 year olds. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Friday 7 December, 4pm-5pm
Book online or call 8325 1940

Flemington
Monday 10 December, 4pm-5pm
Book online or call 8325 1975

Niddrie
Thursday 6 December, 4pm-5pm
Book online or call 8325 1925

 

 Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year

Join in the excitement as we celebrate with a traditional lion dance, drums and fire crackers.
Receive a red pocket or fortune cookie to usher in 2019 - the Year of the Pig. Free, bookings necessary.

Flemington
Thursday 7 February, 4pm-5pm
Book online or call 8325 1975

 

 Harry Potter book night

Harry Potter book night

Young fans of Harry, Hermione and Ron are invited to celebrate J.K. Rowling’s wonderful series. There will be potion classes, wand making, horcrux hunts and much more. Costumes are welcome!
This event is for children in grades 2 to 6 only! Free, bookings necessary.

Niddrie
Friday 8 February, 5.45pm-7.30pm
Book online or call 8325 1925

 

 Drag storytime at Incinerator gallery

Drag storytime at the Incinerator Gallery

Join our fabulous drag artist to hear stories, sing songs, eat fairy floss, giggle and celebrate loving who you are. Presented in collaboration with the Women’s Circus and the Incinerator Gallery.
After storytime, find somewhere comfy in the garden to sit and share a rainbow library book with your family and friends.
Free – register your attendance at Midsumma.org.au

Incinerator Gallery
Saturday 9 February, 11am-11.45am

 

 NGV Kids on tour

NGV Kids on Tour


NGV Kids on Tour encourages children to engage with contemporary art and design through hands-on activities.
This year’s theme, “Make Believe!” will encourage children and families to unleash their creativity and take inspiration from exhibitions onsite at the National Gallery of Victoria.
Exhibits include: “Between Two Worlds: Escher X nendo,” “Julian Opie: Studio for Kids” and “William Wegman: Being Human.”
Suitable for 6 to 12 year olds. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 9 January, 11am-12pm
Book online or call 8325 1940

Flemington
Thursday 10 January, 11am-12pm
Book online or call 8325 1975

Niddrie
Tuesday 8 January, 11am-12pm
Book online or call 8325 1925

Sam Merrifield
Wednesday 9 January, 11am-12pm
Book online or call 8325 1950

 

 Storytime in queens park EB

Storytime in the park

Enjoy stories and fun activities in some of Moonee Valley’s beautiful parks. Make sure to bring a rug, hat, sunscreen and an afternoon snack.
Children of all ages are welcome. Free, no bookings required.

Airport West Green Spine Linear Park
Thursday 28 February, 2pm-3pm

Centreway (Keilor East)
Wednesday 27 February, 2pm-3pm

Woodlands Park (Essendon)
Tuesday 26 February, 2pm-3pm

 

 

Last updated: Tuesday, 20 November 2018, 5:46 AM