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What's on in the Libraries

Special events and programs

In addition to our regular activities, we also offer a wide range of educational, fun and interesting activities for the whole community. This includes workshops and seminars, arts and craft programs and school holiday activities. Browse the events list below to see what is coming up.  

Regular events and programs

These events are on every week in the libraries (except during school holidays). No bookings are required, so you can just head down! Please check the booking details as some events are suitable for specific age groups.

Library Toddler Time Library Storytime `Library the social knitwork

Toddler Time

Mondays, 10.30am
Springvale and Dandenong Library

Storytime

Thursdays, 10.30am
Springvale and Dandenong Library

The Social Knitwork

Wednesdays, 10am
Dandenong Library

 Library baby bounce  language playgroup logo Family fun

Baby Bounce

Wednesdays, 10.30am - Dandenong Library
Fridays, 10.30am - Springvale Library

Language Playgroup

Wednesdays, 10am-11.30am
Springvale Library
Fridays, 11am-12.30pm
Dandenong Library

Family Fun

Saturdays, 10.30am - Springvale Library

Family Fun
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 10:30am
Come along to Springvale Library and join in the family fun sessions of Lego, chess, puzzles and games to help encourage everyone to join in a variety activities...
Emerging Writers' - Intensive Workshop
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 11am
Come along to this intensive workshop where Elizabeth Flux will help you develop, explore and experiment with your writing skills...
Emerging Writers' - Podcasting Workshop
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 2pm
Come along and explore the ins and outs of making a podcast, from conceiving an idea to recording, producing and getting it out there...
 Emerging Writers' - Comics Workshop
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 2pm
Join us to illustrate your ideas and see them come to life in this introuctory session for aspiring comic artists...
The Think Tank: Magnets
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and discover the mysterious force of magnets...
Emerging Writers' - The Dandy Slam
JUN
23
23 Jun 2018 6:30pm
Come along to an evening of electrifying performances from the humorous to the heartfelt and the poetic to the playful at this Emerging Writers' performance...
Library Tech Assist
JUN
25
25 Jun 2018 10am
Come along and learn how to do more at Greater Dandenong Libraries with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Toddler Time
JUN
25
25 Jun 2018 10:30am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free Toddler Time session for your child and you. This session features storytelling, songs and rhymes for children aged 2-3 years...
Peer2Peer Study
JUN
25
25 Jun 2018 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Looking for a place to study? Come along to Peer2Peer Study...
Learning help for Adults
JUN
26
26 Jun 2018 1pm
Come along to free drop-in sessions for on the spot help with resumes, job searching, writing letters, using government websites, filling in forms, the Hazard Driving test, internet and computers and also English online practice...
Conversation Circle - Advanced
JUN
26
26 Jun 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at the Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
The Social Knitwork
JUN
27
27 Jun 2018 10am
If you enjoy knitting or have always wanted to learn how, join our Social Knitwork at Dandenong Library each Wednesday morning (except school holidays) from 10am ...
Baby Bounce
JUN
27
27 Jun 2018 10:30am
Baby Bounce is great fun! By singing and playing with simple musical instruments these early literacy sessions help to develop your baby's motor skills and confidence...
Library's Code Club at the Dandenong Library
JUN
27
27 Jun 2018 4:30pm
Join the Library's Code Club and learn to code using Scratch to create your own animations and games...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
JUN
27
27 Jun 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Storytime
JUN
28
28 Jun 2018 10:30am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy free storytime for your child and you. This session features storytelling, songs and craft for children aged four and over...
Conversation Circle - Low to Intermediate
JUN
28
28 Jun 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Sisters of Mercy English Tutoring
JUN
29
29 Jun 2018 9am
Join the Sisters of Mercy's free English tutoring sessions for refugees and asylum seekers at the Dandenong Library Community room every Friday morning...
Language Playgroup for Families Seeking Asylum - Dandenong Library
JUN
29
29 Jun 2018 11am
Come along to the Greater Dandenong Libraries as you improve English skills through this playgroup session for your child to learn through play, songs, rhymes and stories...
Marvels of Magic - School Holiday Fun
JUL
2
2 Jul 2018 2pm
Come along, join in the fun, and bring your imagination with you to this spectacular magic show at Springvale Library...
Business Information Session: Business Planning Essentials
JUL
2
2 Jul 2018 6:30pm
Starting to think about your retirement? Come along to this free information session at Dandenong Library and learn what it is all about...
LEGO Challenge Workshop - School Holiday Fun
JUL
4
4 Jul 2018 2pm
Come to Dandenong Library and enjoy a LEGO challenge workshop showing children how to build motorised Lego models such as amusement park rides, vehicles or machines...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
JUL
4
4 Jul 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Real Dinosaurs - School Holiday Fun
JUL
5
5 Jul 2018 2pm
Come and join in school holiday fun at Dandenong library. Let your imagination come to life and meet the world's best known dinosaur...
Yoga Fun for Kids - School Holiday Fun
JUL
6
6 Jul 2018 2pm
As part of the school holiday fun program come to Springvale Library for an interactive and fun yoga session for children...
Introduction to Digital Literacy
JUL
10
10 Jul 2018 9:30am
Come along to Springvale Library and be introduced to digital literacy. Learn how to set up an email account, how to attach/download documents to email, get connected to the internet and more...
Bollywood Dancing - School Holiday Fun
JUL
10
10 Jul 2018 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come to Springvale Library and join in the fun with a bollywood dancing demonstration and workshop...
Cartooning Workshop - School Holiday Fun
JUL
11
11 Jul 2018 2pm
As part of the school holiday fun program, come along to Dandenong Library and have fun drawing humourous cartoon characters...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
JUL
11
11 Jul 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Robotics Workshop - School Holiday Fun
JUL
12
12 Jul 2018 2pm
As part of our School Holiday Fun program come along to Dandenong Library and join in this educational robotic workshop with NAO humanoid robot...
Fun with Dancing - School Holiday Fun
JUL
13
13 Jul 2018 2pm
Free event Ages 5+ Bookings required
Introduction to Digital Literacy
JUL
17
17 Jul 2018 9:30am
Come along to Springvale Library and be introduced to digital literacy. Learn how to set up an email account, how to attach/download documents to email, get connected to the internet and more...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
JUL
18
18 Jul 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Introduction to Digital Literacy
JUL
24
24 Jul 2018 9:30am
Come along to Springvale Library and be introduced to digital literacy. Learn how to set up an email account, how to attach/download documents to email, get connected to the internet and more...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
JUL
25
25 Jul 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
The Think Tank : Fidgets in Motion
JUL
28
28 Jul 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and investigate the forces at work when fidgets spin. Make a magic jumping bean to take home....
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
1
1 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
AUG
8
8 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Bilingual Storytime
AUG
14
14 Aug 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
15
15 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
The Think Tank : Professor Brains
AUG
18
18 Aug 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and join Professor Brains for an hour of awesome and interactive experiments...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
AUG
22
22 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
29
29 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
SEP
5
5 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Bilingual Storytime
SEP
11
11 Sep 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
12
12 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
SEP
19
19 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
26
26 Sep 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Podcast Workshop at Dandenong Library
OCT
3
3 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library and learn about planning, editing and publishing your own podcast with Lindsey Green in a series of workshops....
Bilingual Storytime
OCT
9
9 Oct 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
10
10 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
[SUB]URBAN Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
24
24 Oct 2018 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Bilingual Storytime
NOV
13
13 Nov 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...