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Greater Dandenong Llibraries 1000 books before school initiative

Greater Dandenong Llibraries 1000 books before school initiative

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

Fridays 11am-12.30pm
Dandenong Library

Family Fun

Saturdays, 11am - Springvale Library

Victorian Tech Savvy Seniors: Greek FULLY BOOKED
JUN
27
27 Jun 2017 9:30am
Greek speaking seniors are invited to come along to this free and fun technology training session at the Springvale Library...
Understanding your Rights and Responsibilities
JUN
27
27 Jun 2017 6:30pm
Come along to free information sessions at the libraries to learn about the tax system and superannuation in Australia...
Learning help for Adults
JUN
28
28 Jun 2017 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...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
JUN
28
28 Jun 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Conversation Circle
JUN
29
29 Jun 2017 6pm
Join the conversation circle at the Dandenong Library and make new friends whilst practising English in a friendly, relaxed and safe environment...
Sisters of Mercy English Tutoring
JUN
30
30 Jun 2017 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...
Citizenship Information Session
JUL
4
4 Jul 2017 6:30pm
Are you considering becoming an Australian citizen? Come along to free information sessions at the Dandenong Library. Prior assessment required...
School Holiday Fun: Mr Ants and the Great Recycling Adventure
JUL
4
4 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries School holiday fun join Mr Ants on an entertaining adventure to a world where everything is made from recycled stuff...
School Holiday Fun: Stars and Planets Workshop
JUL
5
5 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come along to Dandenong Library and gain an appreciation of astronomy....
School Holiday Fun: Dreadful Dragons!
JUL
6
6 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come along and enjoy this laugh-a-minute performance featuring Knights, a very snooty King and a cheeky dragon...
School Holiday Fun: The Wizard's Tale
JUL
11
11 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come along to Springvale Library and enjoy this delightful modern fairytale puppet show...
School Holiday Fun: Zine Making Workshop
JUL
12
12 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come and join artist Celeste Hawkins in this zine making and design workshop...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
JUL
12
12 Jul 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
School Holiday Fun: Pete the Plumber Rides the Water Cycle
JUL
13
13 Jul 2017 2pm
As part of the Libraries school holiday fun come to Dandenong Library and meet Pete the Plumber who loves making music as much he loves water...
Peer 2 Peer Homework Club
JUL
17
17 Jul 2017 4pm
Stuck on a maths question? Need someone to read over your essay? Come along to Peer 2 Peer homework club and receive help from our volunteer tutors...
Scam Savvy
JUL
18
18 Jul 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong libraries and find out more about common scams and how you can protect yourself from being scammed...
Me and My Dad 'Insect-a-mania'
JUL
22
22 Jul 2017 3pm
Come along to Dandenong Library with your 7-11 year old and be introduced to the mysterious world of invertebrates and mini beasts...
Scam Savvy
JUL
24
24 Jul 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong libraries and find out more about common scams and how you can protect yourself from being scammed...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
JUL
26
26 Jul 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Career Support Service
AUG
1
1 Aug 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong Libraries and receive free career support to help you move forward in your career path...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
AUG
2
2 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
AUG
5
5 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
MakerSpace Tech Tuesdays
AUG
8
8 Aug 2017 4pm
Discover electronics, 3D printing and design every Tuesday after school...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
9
9 Aug 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
AUG
9
9 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Me and My Dad 'Animal Life Cycles and Reproduction'
AUG
12
12 Aug 2017 3pm
Come along to Dandenong Library with your 7-11 year old and participate in this wildly engaging program on animal life cycles and reproduction...
Fun with Coding
AUG
12
12 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
Silent Reading Party
AUG
15
15 Aug 2017 6pm
Come and join your fellow readers for an hour of uninterrupted quiet time to read whatever you want...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
AUG
16
16 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
AUG
19
19 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
AUG
23
23 Aug 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
AUG
23
23 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
AUG
26
26 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
AUG
30
30 Aug 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
SEP
2
2 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
iPad - Introduction Session in the Library
SEP
5
5 Sep 2017 9:30am
Get along to Greater Dandenong Libraries as you enjoy a free introductory iPad session and master some of the wonderful features these devices offer...
Career Support Service
SEP
5
5 Sep 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong Libraries and receive free career support to help you move forward in your career path...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
6
6 Sep 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
SEP
6
6 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Me and My Dad 'Rockpool Discovery'
SEP
9
9 Sep 2017 3pm
Come along to Dandenong Library with your 7-11 year old and marvel at the biodiversity of Victoria's intertidal zones and rocky shores...
Fun with Coding
SEP
9
9 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
SEP
13
13 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
SEP
16
16 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
SEP
20
20 Sep 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
SEP
20
20 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Fun with Coding
SEP
23
23 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library for this fun and interactive program where you will learn to code and design cool stuff...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
SEP
27
27 Sep 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Career Support Service
OCT
3
3 Oct 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong Libraries and receive free career support to help you move forward in your career path...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
4
4 Oct 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
OCT
4
4 Oct 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
OCT
11
11 Oct 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Me and My Dad 'Digital Microscopy'
OCT
14
14 Oct 2017 3pm
Come along to Dandenong Library with your 7-11 year old and participate in this interactive hands-on workshop where children get to look at all sorts of things up close with a microscope...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
OCT
18
18 Oct 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
OCT
18
18 Oct 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
OCT
25
25 Oct 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
NOV
1
1 Nov 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
NOV
1
1 Nov 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
NOV
8
8 Nov 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Me and My Dad 'Geology Rocks!'
NOV
11
11 Nov 2017 3pm
Come along to Dandenong Library with your 7-11 year old and learn about erosion, plate tectonics, land forms.....
Career Support Service
NOV
14
14 Nov 2017 10am
Come along to Greater Dandenong Libraries and receive free career support to help you move forward in your career path...
[Sub]urban Studio - Spoken Word
NOV
15
15 Nov 2017 6:30pm
Drop-in to our free workshops with internationally renowned spoken word artist Abdul Hammoud...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
NOV
15
15 Nov 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
NOV
22
22 Nov 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...
Vocational Education and Training (VET) Support Program
NOV
29
29 Nov 2017 10:30am
Come along to Dandenong Library and get one-on-one mentoring support in your Vocational Education and Training (VET) course...