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Library Adult Programs

Welcome to Adult Programs Online

These resources and programs support the development of literacy, life-long learning and creativity for all ages.

Programs include the Art Series, Digital Literacy, Conversation Circles and Learning Help for Adults, developed to inspire learning and create community connections.

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Adult Programs

Join our libraries’ team as they share some excellent programs, tools and book recommendations.

Book Reviews

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Workshops

Join our libraries’ team as they share some awesome workshops.

Resources and Services

See what the library has to offer with regards to resources and services.

Library Services available via telephone

Online Library Tech Assist

Library Tech Assist is currently available via our call centre during business hours.

Our Online Library Tech Assist team can help with:

  • Accessing Library eResources such as Kanopy, Borrowbox or Studiosity
  • Setting up an email account
  • Installing apps on your phone or tablet
  • Using Social Media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Viber and Facetime, and more.

To access this service, phone the library Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm on 1300 630 920 and speak with one of our friendly staff members.

Learning Help for Adults

Learning Help for Adults is currently available via our call centre during business hours.

Our Language and Literacy team are available to support library members with:

  • Resume writing
  • Job searching
  • Immigration forms, and more.

To access this service, phone the library Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm on 1300 630 920 and one of our Language and Literacy team members will contact you via phone or email.

Library Resources

Online resources continue to be available 24/7. Access our complete list of free online resources.

Cyber Safety

If you are feeling overwhelmed, you can find support today on our Cyber Safety and Wellbeing page. Discover a wealth of advice and contact support from experts.

Council Resources


Arts in Greater Dandenong

Arts in Greater Dandenong has created virtual content to engage with from your own home, including online workshops, virtual exhibitions, and artist talks.

History and Cultural Heritage

Explore digital collections of City of Greater Dandenong’s art and cultural history and heritage.

External Resources

Support and Connection

Working for Victoria

If you are a jobseeker in Victoria you are invited to register your details on the Working for Victoria site to access new work opportunities.

eheadspace

eheadspace provides free online support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

R U OK?

R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the  people around them and start a conversation with anyone who may be struggling with life.

Beyond Blue

An Australian mental health support organisation, Beyond Blue maintains an updated website of resources, forums, and contact information to support you and loved ones during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Australian Federal Government

The Australian Federal Government hub for regularly updated, accurate information about the current COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Business Victoria

The Victorian government department, Business VIctoria, provides Business support, advice and information to help your business deal with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Study Melbourne

The Victorian government initiative, Study Melbourne, can assist International Students to access services in the community, and provide free and confidential information, support and practical help

Entertainment and Learning

Google Arts and Culture

Virtual tours and online exhibits of museums and galleries from all over the world, including New York City’s The MET, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum, and France’s Palace of Versailles.

PageTurners

PageTurners are short, easy-to-read stories for adults learning to read.

Douban

Chinese language website providing user reviews and recommendation services for movies, books, and music.

SBS

SBS online provides free news and podcasts in English and many other languages.

State Library Victoria

Explore State Library Victoria virtually, from the iconic La Trobe Reading Room to the Velvet, Iron, Ashes exhibition.

Smithsonian Institute

Explore content from 19 museums, nine research centres, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo from the USA through the Smithsonian Open Access portal. Through this portal, you can download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images, as well as explore other resources and activities.

Culture24

Explore content from UK museums and galleries thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation Culture24.

Art UK

View public art from over 3,200 UK collections.

Europeana

Explore exhibitions and more from thousands of galleries and museums around Europe thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation Europeana.

Digital NZ

Discover more than 30 million items across over 200 New Zealand organisations thanks to the curation of cultural support organisation DigitalNZ.

 

Writing Prompt: Kindness
SEP
22
22 Sep 2020 7pm
Greater Dandenong Libraries invites you all to draw on your inner creative self and reflect on the positives by writing something - a poem, a sentence, a short story...
Youth School Holiday Program: FOOST – Cooking Class – Sweet and Savoury Scrolls
SEP
23
23 Sep 2020 2pm
Join a virtual foodie adventure in this live and interactive cooking class...
Wellbeing With Dani
SEP
24
24 Sep 2020 8pm
Library team member Dani guides us in a range of wellbeing exercises including yoga and relaxation...
Wellbeing With Dani
OCT
1
1 Oct 2020 8pm
Library team member Dani guides us in a range of wellbeing exercises including yoga and relaxation...
The Space - Hip Hop Dance Workshop - Youth Spring Holiday Activities 2020
OCT
2
2 Oct 2020 2pm
Join in and learn new dance tricks. An ideal class for anyone who loves to move, groove and dance...
Dungeons and Dragons
OCT
5
5 Oct 2020 4pm
This Melbourne International Games Week, come and play Dungeons and Dragons online with us.
Voter Education Session
OCT
5
5 Oct 2020 6pm
Residents are invited to this Voter Education Session to teach you about voting...
Let's Talk Money: Presented by Connect Health
OCT
6
6 Oct 2020 6:30pm
Learn how to budget better, manage financial wants versus needs, avoid payday loans and lessen financial stress...
Reading Circle by Telephone
OCT
7
7 Oct 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...
Dungeons and Dragons
OCT
7
7 Oct 2020 4pm
This Melbourne International Games Week, come and play Dungeons and Dragons online with us.
Dungeons and Dragons
OCT
9
9 Oct 2020 4pm
This Melbourne International Games Week, come and play Dungeons and Dragons online with us.
Learn How To Be A Dungeon Master
OCT
9
9 Oct 2020 5pm
This Melbourne International Games Week, learn to run a game of Dungeons and Dragons as a Dungeon Master...
Retro Gaming Music: Chiptune Workshop
OCT
10
10 Oct 2020 2pm
This Melbourne International Games Week, create music using retro game software… Learn Chiptune basics with the Melbourne Chiptune Academy. Chiptune is the art of using vintage game hardware to create 8-bit retro sounding music.
Let's Talk Money: Presented by Connect Health
OCT
13
13 Oct 2020 6:30pm
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History Month: Convict Life
OCT
15
15 Oct 2020 2pm
Meet Professor Hamish Maxwell-Stewart as he shares his vast knowledge of convict life in Australia...
Talking Faith? Online Wedding Photo Exhibition - Photo Submission
OCT
16
16 Oct 2020 4pm
Take part in Talking Faith? online wedding photo exhibition - share the photos that belong to your faith's tradition and celebrate our diversity...
Scams: Stay Scam Safe - Presented by Connect Health
OCT
20
20 Oct 2020 6:30pm
Join this free workshop to learn how to identify and avoid online scams...
Reading Circle by Telephone
OCT
21
21 Oct 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...
What’s in a Street Name? Dandenong’s Early History
OCT
30
30 Oct 2020 2pm
Join us to learn the origins of street names in the Dandenong region...
Reading Circle by Telephone
NOV
4
4 Nov 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...
What’s in a Street Name? Dandenong’s Early History
NOV
6
6 Nov 2020 2pm
Join us to learn the origins of street names in the Dandenong region...
What’s in a Street Name? Dandenong’s Early History
NOV
12
12 Nov 2020 2pm
Join us to learn the origins of street names in the Dandenong region...
Reading Circle by Telephone
NOV
18
18 Nov 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...
Reading Circle by Telephone
DEC
2
2 Dec 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...
Reading Circle by Telephone
DEC
16
16 Dec 2020 11am
Do you enjoy chatting and hearing about books? Would you like some ideas about what to read next? Join our Reading Circle By telephone and get inspired...