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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, 11am - Springvale Library

Sisters of Mercy English Tutoring
APR
27
27 Apr 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
APR
27
27 Apr 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...
Family Fun
APR
28
28 Apr 2018 11am
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...
The Think Tank: Hydroelectric Generator Workshop
APR
28
28 Apr 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and create a small scale water mill that can be used to generate electricity...
Library Tech Assist
APR
30
30 Apr 2018 10am
Come along and learn how to do more at Dandenong Library with these free drop-in sessions to get on the spot help with online tools and programs...
Toddler Time
APR
30
30 Apr 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
APR
30
30 Apr 2018 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Looking for a place to study? Come along to Peer2Peer Study...
Learning help for Adults
MAY
1
1 May 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
MAY
1
1 May 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
MAY
2
2 May 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
MAY
2
2 May 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
MAY
2
2 May 2018 4:30pm
Join the Library's Code Club and learn to code using Scratch to create your own animations and games...
Storytime
MAY
3
3 May 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
MAY
3
3 May 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Robotics Workshop
MAY
6
6 May 2018 12:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library for free robotic workshops and be inspired and introduced to pathways in engineering, science and IT...
Bilingual Storytime
MAY
8
8 May 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
Citizenship Information Sessions
MAY
8
8 May 2018 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Springvale Library. Prior assessment required...
Greater Dandenong Art Series - Artist Vanessa White
MAY
8
8 May 2018 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Greater Dandenong Art Series, video artist Vanessa White will introduce you to the tips and tricks of editing videos...
Library's Code Club
MAY
9
9 May 2018 4:30pm
Join the Library's Code Club and learn to code using Scratch to create your own animations and games...
Graphic Design Program at Dandenong Library
MAY
10
10 May 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Dandenong Library...
Robotics Workshop
MAY
13
13 May 2018 12:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library for free robotic workshops and be inspired and introduced to pathways in engineering, science and IT...
Citizenship Information Sessions
MAY
15
15 May 2018 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Springvale Library. Prior assessment required...
Greater Dandenong Art Series - Artist Vanessa White
MAY
15
15 May 2018 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Greater Dandenong Art Series, video artist Vanessa White will introduce you to the tips and tricks of editing videos...
Library's Code Club
MAY
16
16 May 2018 4:30pm
Join the Library's Code Club and learn to code using Scratch to create your own animations and games...
Graphic Design Program at Dandenong Library
MAY
17
17 May 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Dandenong Library...
Robotics Workshop
MAY
20
20 May 2018 12:30pm
Come along to Dandenong Library for free robotic workshops and be inspired and introduced to pathways in engineering, science and IT...
Citizenship Information Sessions
MAY
22
22 May 2018 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Springvale Library. Prior assessment required...
National Simultaneous Storytime
MAY
23
23 May 2018 11am
Pre-school children and their parents/carers are invited to attend the National Simultaneous Storytime session at the Greater Dandenong Libraries...
Library's Code Club
MAY
23
23 May 2018 4:30pm
Join the Library's Code Club and learn to code using Scratch to create your own animations and games...
Graphic Design Program at Dandenong Library
MAY
24
24 May 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Dandenong Library...
The Think Tank: Prosthetic Limb Workshop
MAY
26
26 May 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and discover an innovative way to make an artificial limb that will enable people to walk again...
Graphic Design Program at Springvale Library
JUN
7
7 Jun 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Springvale Library...
Bilingual Storytime
JUN
12
12 Jun 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
Graphic Design Program at Springvale Library
JUN
14
14 Jun 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Springvale Library...
Graphic Design Program at Springvale Library
JUN
21
21 Jun 2018 6:30pm
Come and learn the basics of logo creation and graphic design at the Springvale Library...
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...
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...
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...
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...