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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, 10.30am
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

Citizenship Information Sessions
FEB
20
20 Feb 2018 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Dandenong Library. Prior assessment required...
Language Playgroup for Families Seeking Asylum - Springvale Library
FEB
21
21 Feb 2018 10am
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...
Baby Bounce
FEB
21
21 Feb 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...
The Social Knitwork
FEB
21
21 Feb 2018 10:30am
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 ...
Learning help for Adults
FEB
21
21 Feb 2018 2pm
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...
Storytime
FEB
22
22 Feb 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...
Library Tech Assist
FEB
22
22 Feb 2018 3pm
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...
Conversation Circle - Low to Intermediate
FEB
22
22 Feb 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
FEB
23
23 Feb 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
FEB
23
23 Feb 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
FEB
24
24 Feb 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: Appropriate Housing Workshop
FEB
24
24 Feb 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and develop a model of a floating house from a limited range of materials...
Toddler Time
FEB
26
26 Feb 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
FEB
26
26 Feb 2018 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Looking for a place to study? Come along to Peer2Peer Study...
Conversation Circle - Advanced
FEB
27
27 Feb 2018 6pm
Join the conversation circle at the Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Business Information Session: Starting your Business Right
MAR
5
5 Mar 2018 6:30pm
At this interactive information session at Dandenong Library, Bruce Hall from Small Business Victoria will provide you with practical tips and advice on planning and starting your business...
iPad - Introduction Sessions in the Library
MAR
6
6 Mar 2018 9:30am
Get along to Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free introductory iPad session and master some of the wonderful features these devices offer...
iPad - Introduction Sessions in the Library
MAR
13
13 Mar 2018 9:30am
Get along to Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free introductory iPad session and master some of the wonderful features these devices offer...
Bilingual Storytime
MAR
13
13 Mar 2018 10:30am
Come and join in the fun with lots of singing, dancing and storytelling in different languages each month...
Dandenong Art Series - Madeline Nibali
MAR
13
13 Mar 2018 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Art Series, local artist Madeline Nibali will teach you the essential skills and tools for still life painting... Location: Dandenong Library, Level 2, 225 Lonsdale Street, Dandenong
Business Information Session: Business Planning Essentials
MAR
19
19 Mar 2018 6:30pm
At this interactive information session at Dandenong Library, Bruce Hall from Small Business Victoria will provide you with practical tips and advice on what you need to create a one-page business plan...
iPad - Introduction Sessions in the Library
MAR
20
20 Mar 2018 6:30pm
Get along to Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free introductory iPad session and master some of the wonderful features these devices offer...
Springvale Art Series - Madeline Nibali
MAR
20
20 Mar 2018 6:30pm
As part of the Greater Dandenong Libraries' and Walker Street Gallery's Art Series, local artist Madeline Nibali will teach you the essential skills and tools for still life painting... Location: Springvale Library, 411 Springvale Road, Springvale
The Think Tank: Clean Water Workshop
MAR
24
24 Mar 2018 3pm
Get along to Dandenong Library with your parents and learn how to clean and filter muddy water using commonly available materials...
Business Information Session: Taxation Considerations for small/home based business
MAR
26
26 Mar 2018 6:30pm
This interactive information session at Dandenong Library, presented by the Taxation Office will provide you with practical tips and advice on the taxation considerations for home based businesses...
iPad - Introduction Sessions in the Library
MAR
27
27 Mar 2018 6:30pm
Get along to Greater Dandenong Libraries to enjoy a free introductory iPad session and master some of the wonderful features these devices offer...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...