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 Saturday storytime

Storytime on Saturdays


More time for stories! We love sharing books, songs and rhymes with our youngest members. Now there are even more opportunities to attend Storytime at our libraries!
Join us at these free, fun-filled sessions at all Libraries. For children 18 months - 5 years.

Saturdays 10:30am
No bookings required.
Run during school term only. 
 Multicultural storytime image

Bi-lingual storytime

Celebrating Cultural Diversity Week

To help celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Moonee Valley we will conduct storytimes in various languages. Bring your child along and experience stories and songs in a variety of languages, whether familiar or new. Free, no bookings required.

Ascot Vale - French
Thursday 21 March, 10.30am-11.15am

Avondale Heights - Italian
Wednesday 20 March, 10.30am-11.15am

Flemington - Vietnamese
Friday 22 March, 10.30am-11.15am

Niddrie - Mandarin
Tuesday 19 March, 10.30am-11.15am

Sam Merrifield - Spanish
Monday 18 March, 10.30am-11.15am

 Storytime session in the park

Easter storytime in the park

Enjoy an Easter storytime and fun activities in some of Moonee Valley’s beautiful parks. Bring a rug, hat, sunscreen and morning snack. Children of all ages welcome. Free, no bookings required.

Library outdoor room (Ascot Vale)
Thursday 4 April, 10.30am-11.15am

Canning Reserve (Avondale Heights)
Wednesday 3 April, 10.30am-11.15am

Parsons Reserve (Flemington)
Friday 5 April, 10.30am-11.15am

Spring Gully Reserve (Niddrie)
Tuesday 2 April, 10.30am-11.15am

Queens Park (Sam Merrifield)
Monday 1 April, 10.30am-11.15am

 Magician's hat and wand

Marvels of Magic

Ignite the imagination of children aged 6 and over with Marvels of Magic, a show and workshop developed especially for libraries. This spectacular production is presented by Elio Simonetti, an artistic wizard of global renown. A non-refundable fee of $4.50 can be paid online or in cash at any branch at the time of booking. Bookings necessary.

Ascot Vale
Tuesday 9 April, 2.30pm-3.30pm

Book online or call 8325 1990.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 10 April, 10.30am-11.30pm

Book online or call 8325 1940.

Flemington
Monday 8 April, 2.30pm-3.30pm

Book online or call 8325 1975.

Niddrie
Tuesday 9 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1925.

Sam Merrifield
Monday 8 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1950.

 Cartoon image of rabbit with with words Peter Rabbit

School holiday film - Peter Rabbit

Peter Rabbit comes to life in this Beatrix Potter classic tale. Suitable for school aged children. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Thursday 18 April, 2pm-3.30pm

Book online or call 8325 1940.

Flemington
Thursday 11 April, 11am-12.30pm

Book online or call 8325 1975.

 Easter parade

Easter Bonnet Parade

School aged children are invited to design & make their own bonnet followed by a parade around the library. A non-refundable fee of $4.50 can be paid online or in cash at any branch at the time of booking. Bookings necessary.

Ascot Vale
Thursday 18 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1990.

Avondale Heights
Wednesday 17 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1940.

Flemington
Thursday 18 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1975.

Niddrie
Tuesday 16 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1950.

Sam Merrifield
Monday 15 April, 10.30am-11.30am

Book online or call 8325 1950.

 OSMO logo

Explore with Osmo

Bring your kids, aged 8 to 12, to these super-fun “explore with OSMO” workshops. Over four weeks we will cover tangrams, art, coding, spelling and maths with OSMO, an iPad gaming tool that helps connect the real and digital worlds. Free, bookings necessary.

Avondale Heights
Tuesday, 4pm-4.45pm
April 23, 30
May 7, 14

Book online or call 8325 1990.

Niddrie
Thursday, 4pm-4.45pm
May 16, 23, 30
June 6

Book online or call 8325 1925.

Sam Merrifield
Monday, 4pm-4.45pm
March 4, 18, 25
April 1

Book online or call 8325 1950.

 Teddy bears in jasmine bush.

Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Come join us for a wonderful Teddy Bears’ Picnic! With all of our favourite bear stories, songs and dances it’s sure to be a surprise! Bring along your teddy and morning tea to share afterwards. Donations for Cancer Council welcomed. Free, no bookings required.

Ascot Vale
Thursday 23 May, 10.30am-11.15am

 

Last updated: Thursday, 21 March 2019, 1:57 AM